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Maison Akira

713 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2111
+1 626-796-9501
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“bento box” (8 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Japanese
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
713 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2111
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to find a quiet, understated restaurant that truly was fine dining. Rack of lamb was superb. Chocolate souffle was big enough to split. Only thing that kept this from being a five star review was that we seemingly had three different waiters. One took...More

Thank P S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Very mixed feelings about this restaurant. The food is interesting and good - we tried the Bento Box and the LA Dine menu and it was quite enjoyable. However it the mediocre service that stands out. Our waitress was curt, to the point and could...More

Thank onep39
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We ate at the restaurant during DineLA week and experienced very sub-standard service. I have had enough experience dining at fine dining establishment to know what level of service to expect. Based on the menu and type of food this place serves, this place is...More

1  Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Was invited for a 80th birthday person. It was set up in a private section of this restaurant. Was able to ordered anything on their menu. They bought in their own birthday cake.

Thank dsai
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This was my cousin's choice to celebrate her birthday. The menu was a combination of French and Japanese, and I believe keeping in harmony with the owners. We chose the five course menu and were not disappointed. The presentations were as much of a delight...More

Thank Travelinspeacher
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have been at Akira several times. Most of the times, we had wonderful food. The chef mixes French cuisine and Japanese ingredients, and the results are surprising and very interesting. the service and atmosphere are also good. Some times, the food was not so...More

Thank Eleonora_673
Reviewed 9 November 2016

On business trip in Pasadena. Paid with cash, expecting to keep change and leave a separate tip. Server did not return with change and said she threw the receipt away. Since no receipt, I could not expense the meal. Needless to say I did not...More

Thank richtergr
Reviewed 27 October 2016

previous visits to Maison Akira have led us to have high expectations. this night, they were not met. the fish special was just satisfactory, if a generous portion. the romaine salad was tasteless, and the romaine leaves were definitely NOT young. the portobello mushrooms were...More

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was a restaurant we come whenever we felt like having a romantic and authentic French experience cuisine. We love the whole setup, the variety of exotic French cuisine, fresh sea bass and of course their foie gras. It is a quiet with low background...More

Thank Dorothy Y
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Really good food, upscale type of place, dinner for 2 was about $105 and that was on the low side, but don't let that keep you away! Food was excellent and the service was fantastic! You have to try this place at least once!

Thank Rob B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 713 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2111
    (El Molino)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-796-9501
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