For Pasadena residents staying safer at home, the choices are abundant when it comes to great restaurants offering takeout and delivery in the neighborhood. From decadent burgers to fancy pasta dinners and Armenian baked goods, here now are 18 excellent restaurants keeping everyone calm, cool, and well fed during the novel coronavirus pandemic.Read More
18 Superb Pasadena Restaurants Serving Takeout and Delivery
Italian hoagies, classic cheeseburgers, and Armenian dumplings
Su-Beoreg & Monta Factory
Pop into Su Beoreg & Monta Factory for takeaway trays of Armenian dumplings called sini-monta. The beef dumplings are seasoned with sumac and red pepper before slathered in a spicy pepper paste and a tangy garlic yogurt sauce.
Seed Bakery on Washington is serving its full menu for pick-up from a special social distancing window. Order avocado toast with za’atar or a ham and cheddar panini, and grab a loaf or two of the bakery’s rustic loaves for later. Credit and debit card only.
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Old Sasoon Bakery
Everything at this Armenian bakery is reasonably priced and incredibly comforting, especially the khachapuri — a boat-shaped flatbread topped with a blend of cheeses, one or two runny eggs, and a few pats of melted butter. Also great are the savory hand pies and flatbreads. Come in for takeout or place an order through DoorDash.
Visit Roma Market for a sandwich or two to eat now, and stock up on quality groceries including fresh fruits and vegetables, dried pastas, imported olive oils, and canned tomatoes for later.
Super Burger is offering its decadent wares for takeout, just be sure to observe social distancing when ordering at the window as the stand’s two owners are over 65 years old.
Open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., this restaurant slash market is serving its menu of freshly made Indian fare for takeout and delivery. Namaste Spiceland is also offering grocery deliveries for everything from huge bags of rice to dried spices and hand sanitizer.
Chim is open everyday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and offering a 10 percent discount on all takeout orders. The roti bread with curry dip is especially good here.
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Tibet Nepal House Restaurant
For a taste of the Himalayas, look no further than Tibet Nepal House. The restaurant’s beloved momo dumplings and soul-warming curries and gravies are available for takeout and delivery from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Osawa is serving Japanese comfort food for takeout. The menu includes a variety of noodles, sushi, rice bowls, and bento boxes.
Bone Kettle is serving a limited menu available for pick-up and delivery through Caviar from noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays through Sundays. While the restaurant’s signature bone broth noodle soup is not on the menu, there are plenty of great choices including dan dan noodles, oxtail dumplings, and mapo tofu fries.
Union is comforting the neighborhood with its solid Italian cooking available for takeout and delivery Mondays through Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Fridays through Sundays from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pre-orders are encouraged by calling the restaurant directly.
Modern Mexican darling Maestro is open from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily for takeout and delivery. Don’t forget to add a few mezcal-forward cocktails to pair with tacos, tamales, and ceviche.
Tatsunoya’s deeply rich pork ramen is available for takeout and delivery through UberEats from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Ding’s Garden’s very good Shanghainese cooking is available for takeout and delivery through Postmates. Order soup dumplings, beef rolls, and stir-fried rice cakes for a Chinese feast at home.
The Luggage Room Pizzeria & La Grande Orange
La Grande Orange and the Luggage Room Pizzeria are serving a special mash-up menu that features popular items from each restaurant, like LGO’s prime rib and the Luggage Room’s line of pizzas.
For a finer dining experience at home, it’s hard to do any better than the Arbour. The restaurant is offering curbside pick-up and delivery through Postmates for dinner only. Don’t forget to order dessert, especially if the milk chocolate mousse is on the menu.
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This Pasadena institution is coming through for the neighborhood with juicy burgers and pies by the slice served to-go. Open Mondays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
There’s no reason to go long without an awesomely over-stuffed breakfast burrito from Lucky Boy. Though the restaurant has reduced its hours, it’s still possible to grab a burrito for takeout or by using curbside service.