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Cafe Bizou

91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
+1 626-792-9923
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“lobster” (15 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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French, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever we came to visit our youngest, who lives in this area, our lifelong friends from Costa Mesa would drive up to meet us for dinner at Café Bizou. This has been going on for ten years now. We always have so much "catch up"...More

1  Thank NYU62
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We visit often. Great value. Friendly service. Take your own wine for a great corkage fee. Varied menu.

1  Thank Jose F
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Always fun to visit Pasadena, either to come up after the Rose Parade to view the floats, attend the occasional football game at the Rose Bowl, visit one of the great museums in the city, attend a concert or a play. This time it was...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Great place. Food is delicious, staff is attentive. Seafood pasta and mussels from the lunch menu are fabulous. Escargot was fabulous.

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Cafe Bizou is a comfortable, relatively large restaurant near Old Town Pasadena. It is comfortable, friendly, and reasonably priced compared to other restaurants in the area. The staff is friendly and the service pretty good. Having said that, if you are craving authentic, delicious, core...More

1  Thank Robbin C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I went here with a group of 3 others shortly after their 11:30 opening. From start to finish it was very satisfying. Everyone in the group loved each of their dishes and the quantity was good. Service was smooth, polite and perfectly timed. Parking on...More

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We had the March menu, which was great. Really nice food! But we were looking forward to a long evening, sharing a good bottle of wine, enjoying the food leisurely. That didn't happen. I was prepared by the reviews that service was slow... not at...More

Thank Marianne W
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Went here on a very rainy and cold day---had poor food and just as bad for dessert; My wifes' pasta with shrimp was badly over cooked,,,after a promising tuna tartare to start; Then , my blacked chicken/berry salad had nearly no berries plus no blackening...More

Thank 822JohnS
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were driving around looking for a place to eat. When the menu was handed to us I did not see the "Can Not Split Entrees" sign at the bottom of the menu. My husband and I are small eaters. I have metastatic breast cancer...More

Thank cgda2016
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Well, it's just as I remembered from visits years ago to the Sherman Oaks venue. Good but not great food (probably missing great because of the raw materials and basic preparations with little creativity), very good service, little or no wine corkage, and a fun...More

Thank aresverde
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2 September 2015|
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Response from PilotMichael | Reviewed this property |
Yes, their cork fee is only $2. We have a wine cellar and love to choose one of our favorite vintages and enjoy the Cafe Bizou French foods.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
    (Holly Street)
  • Public Transportation: Gold Line 1 block east on Holly Street
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-792-9923
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