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The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria
The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria

The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thekitchenpasadena.com
  • Phone: (626) 796-9802
  • Hours of Operation:

    Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Sunday - Thursday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
    Friday & Saturday: 3:30pm - 11:00pm

  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Delivery, Wine
  • Catering: We have full catering for all occasions from 5 to 500 guests. Please call for more catering inquiries.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: North De Lacey
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is ample street, public garage and valet parking options.
A word from The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria
Come to The Kitchen Italian Cafe and Pizzeria for New York, Sicilian or Chicago style deep-dish pizza. We also offer authentic entrées, pastas, salads, calzones and sandwiches.

We specialize in a wide variety of Italian delicacies for lunch as well as dinner. Our clients especially love our Pastas and Pizzas just to name a few. What's more, we serve you with everything cooked in-house. We accept reservations for parties of 5 or less. If you would like to make a larger reservation, please call the restaurant directly.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Just waht the doctor ordered, when we needed a low key dinner in a neighborhood restaurant. The calamari was better than found at the two otehr nearby italian restaurants, and the pizza hit the spot. They won me over!!!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Chicago pizza is the best I've ever tasted, the overall experience was great "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Our dinning experience was great and we will do it again soon. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We found the service good, the food was basic and simple."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Nice restaurant. Good food. Good ambiance. Recommended."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "This is a nice little Italian restaurant in our neighborhood."
    Dined on 11/1/2013
  • "I've been going here for almost fifteen years. The food is delicious and it's a charming place!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "The Italian Cafe is a great find for Italian food prior to attending UCLA football games at the Rose Bowl. We park at Parsons and walk to the restaurant which allows us to place any uneaten pizza back in the car prior to taking the bus to the game. When we return after the game our car has the wonderful smell of The Italian Cafe's pizza. Unfortunately the pizza never makes it home because it is too good to resist eating the leftovers. Reservations are a must on game days."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "Its been awhile since we have been to The Kitchen, bit it was still as good as our last visit! The menu is varied, something for everone. Food was wonderful and very reasonable prices. Service was also terrific! You will not be disappointed!"
    Dined on 9/28/2013
  • "The Kitchen is a very small but outstanding restaurant. The Italian food is scrumptious. The portions are significant so bring an appetite. We had a pepperoni and fresh basil pizza before the UCLA vs New Mexico blowout. The pizza was outstanding, the game not so much!"
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Service was average.. We did not get pizza but wish we had."
    Dined on 5/10/2013
  • "This is a regular spot for us. The servers are very friendly and attentive. The menu is limited, but solid traditional Italian food. Love their penne pomodoro and chicken parmesan. Pizzas are great too!"
    Dined on 3/20/2013
  • "Food was good. They unfortunately did not have our reservation in the system even after I showed them my email confirmation from open table. It's a small restuarant that seemed to be family owned and run. The woman who greeted us at the front door was not very accommodating following the incident and there were no "special" accommodations made for us after. Fortunately they were able to sit us shortly after our 8pm reservation but I felt they could have offered a free drink or free dessert to make up for the miscommunication on their part. We were visiting from out of town and if we returned would probably not go back because there are so many other food choices in the area."
    Dined on 12/28/2012
  • "This is becoming one of our favorite "week night" restaurants in Pasadena since we moved here 2 months ago. We have been here three times and each experience was great. Food is simple authentic italian ( my husband is 100% Italian and judges all food against his mothers version!). Prices are reasonable and the staff is attentive. I would recommend it for a easy, comfortable neighborhood place where you can always count on consistant service, prices, and food. Paying for Parking is the only negative."
    Dined on 2/20/2012
  • "quality pizza and salads.....nice atmosphere....friendly staff"
    Dined on 11/11/2011
  • "This is our first time at The Kitchen and we were not disappointed. Food was outstanding! Loved the interior of the restaurant and we will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 9/26/2011
  • "Tiny restaurant at the corner, look friendly, but NOT!! Services kept rushing for drink and food order, but asking "ARE YOU READY TO ORDER?" Hey idiots!! I just sat down!! These servers didn't know anything about services!! All they want were fast table turnover and quick tips!! Guess what?? Not tip for you!! Foods were lousy!! Basic pasta meal that look like from a frozen meal."
    Dined on 9/2/2011