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1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
+1 626-799-4774
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“catfish” (29 reviews)
“loup de mer” (4 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Fusion
1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a spectacular experience. I have never been a big fan of Asian fusion, previously coming away feeling that ingredients and flavors were being concocted or forced into a new and different culinary experience intended to demonstrate inspired creativity....which ultimately didn’t quite work for me....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

June 14, 2018: Our party of four, staying at the Langham hotel, arrived at Shiro's for a first time dinner - and we would definitely return again and again. Pastel walls, dark wood, pleasant lilting music, tables with good spacing and in intriguing menu. Drinks...More

Thank jbeaudill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time dining at Shiro for me and my friend was this past Saturday. From the moment we entered we were captivated -- simple but gracious décor, fine ambiance, excellent and friendly service and, oh yes, the food - very creative and tasty, one big...More

Thank aresverde
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is Asian fusion and very delicious. Great atmosphere, excellent food and competent wait staff. They serve dinner specials as well as their regular menu. Reservations are a must.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The ambiance, food, and service consistently combine for the best dinning experiences my wife and I always look forward to. We make it a point to calendar a date at least once per month knowing that all the dishes are superb. Chef Shiro runs a...More

Thank JGSand
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We had read good reviews but frankly this was just an ok meal. We had the tasting menu - watercress soup was fine and tempura halibut was good fish well cooked. Both dishes let down by poor presentation. Wine flight all came at once with...More

Thank HMAAmersham_England
Reviewed 2 April 2018

As you can read from the other reviews, the Catfish here is excellent. One note, when calling for your reservation and you know you want the catfish, let the restaurant know and they can sell out. The cocktail are excellent along with a nice wine...More

Thank tmboc
Reviewed 13 March 2018

I have been going there for quite a while. I try to be honest in my reviews. And to be honest the only thing I ever eat is the deep fried whole catfish. I have eaten this in a number of places. Shiro is the...More

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Shiro in South Pasadena is removed from the bustle of downtown LA, which is nice in itself. (Free on-street parking!) I’ve eaten here several times; always superb. The food is imaginatively prepared— such as the asparagus salad starter — and perfectly cooked—as was the loup...More

Thank PSeib
Reviewed 15 November 2017

After an evening stroll down Mission St. during a street fair, the GF and I were looking for a bite to eat. We noticed Shiro, and she had heard good things about it. We were seated immediately, and a cheerful waiter was ready with menus....More

Thank DonaldYokum
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11 January 2016|
Response from Shiro1505 | Property representative |
We call our dress code "Smart Casual". We are not overly fussy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$55
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 Mission St, South Pasadena, CA 91030-3215
    (Fair Oaks Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: South Pasadena Metro Station .4 miles from the Restaurant
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-799-4774
  • E-mail
Our food is only the best of the ingredients presented so that their excellence shines through. Our caring staff is here to help you enjoy your meal. We have a full bar.
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