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Sun 5:00PM - 5:45PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Mon - Fri 12:00PM - 1:00PM 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Sat 5:00PM - 5:45PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM
The place is a gem. Food is delicious, friendly service. Great ambiance
Excellent food and service!
Absolutely loved it.
The chicken in the chicken salad sub par. Was cut up grilled-dry. Disappointed
We always enjoy Celestinos the only problem is that it is pretty crowded and you really can't hear so you miss half the conversation. There are too many table in the main room and I honestly don't know how the waiters get everyone served/ On the other hand, the food is always good and if you don't mind a 20-30 minute wait to get seated, even with reservations, then it is a great place to have dinner. I recommend going during the week when you can relax and enjoy.
Always a great meal.
Main course was delicious. We ordered Ossobuco, & 2 different pasta plates. The fried calamari was very oily and chewy, I would not order it again. Service was okay.
Only 1 head waiter and 1 assistant for 6 tables, thus service was slow. Appetizers came out at different times for our table, some were finished by the time others arrived. Head waiter was particularly nice, demeanor that he didn’t want to be there. Head waiter and assistant were audibly bickering, one told the other to “shut up”. There was a large table that included several loud teens fighting over possession of a phone (one standing over the seated one trying to physically wrestle a phone away), this went on for minutes and was loud, restaurant did nothing. Food was fine. There are too many good choices in Pasadena to put up with this.
Excellent service and food. Ravioli with black truffle was simply delicious. We also enjoyed the calamari fritti and lasagne.
The food was horrible. I ordered the braised rabbit. It was inedible because it was so tough. My date ordered the gnocchi, which were the gummiest I’ve ever seen. Not sure how they got such high Yelp reviews.
It was our first time at the restaurant and looking forward to it. From the very beginning the service was very lousy and felt degrading. The waiters never came to refill our water never asked us if we wanted more bread or anything else. If I was there to impress a customer, I would definitely would be looked bad upon. It was around 12:15pm and the restaurant wasn’t full so there was no excuse for the poor service.
The food was decent but given the very degrading poor experience of the service and the high expectations we had, we were so discouraged and would definitely not go back! It made the whole dining experience with a bad taste in our mouth.
We were celebrating my mother in laws 83rd birthday and had written that ahead of time. There was no mention or knowledge of it, terrible service and overall disappointing. We had been there before and enjoyed it but tonight was different.
Our table of 6 guests originally did not begin well but the overall meal in the end after switching waiters was very good. We started with an older waiter that was so unappealing. He never introduced himself and yelled the many memorized specials to us. He seemed constantly perturbed to repeat things multiple times for the guests. We asked if a sauce could be put on the side and was told "NO" that is how the dish is prepared. After asking for the wine list, I said- "I don't see wine by the glass" and he said the wine list only has bottles and left....then one of the guests asked again if you have wines by the glass and he ranted off the wines by the glass and then asked immediately what do we want. At that point I got up and went to ask for a new waiter. We were then served and attended by "Oscar". Oscar was a JOY. Oscar was very accommodating, very nice. and very good. And he confirmed that any dish or sauce can be modified and put on the side. The 3 star rating for "service" is an average for the outstanding service of Oscar and the poor service of our original waiter.
The service was strange. Our waiter was rushy and rather unfriendly. He seemed upset at us for the menu items we chose.
The food was very good. It's too bad the service made dining there not very pleasurable.
I have to admit, the food was so-so and the service was pretty bad. I would not go there again
Get service. Always consistent quality.
Always fabulous... superb service, outstanding Italian cuisine.
Very pleasant and cozy; food and service was excellent.
What a lovely restaurant. I love the old fashioned, authentic Italian restaurants. With a great menu, great tasting food and wonderful service.
The pasta is excellent and the desserts are very good.
I highly recommend for a nice dinner.
The food was terrific and the overall experience was good. The device was very good up to the point where we finished our meal. We wanted to order dessert but the restaurant was super busy so we waited quite awhile before we finally had to ask a waiter to come over to our table. At that point, we requested the check as we were running late for a show.
Food is delicious! Best italian in Pasadena in my opinion. The service is always great. The waiters are extremely responsive.
Always the best experience! Best Italian food, best service, best place to be for any occasion. Favorite place in Pasadena.
The wait staff and the owner are great! The food is amazing! Love this cute spot
Romantic, delicious and well prepared meals. Service was sporadic in spite of low attendance, but worth it!
Happened to visit during truffle season and my pasta entree was one of the best tasting dishes I have ever had! Many delicious sounding options to choose from making it difficult to decide.
The service, the food and the old school Italian interior sets the stage for an excellant leisurely dining experience. This more of a fine dining Italian restaurant .
Patio dining avaliable. Plenty of free parking in rear.
Try the Osso Bucco or the Pumkin Tortellini with a bottle of Chianti and a basket of their warm and scumptous bread.
Was really looking forward to coming here. Was let down immediately entering and being told our reservation was going to be 25 minutes later to be seated. The place is extremely loud and bright. The food was not even descent; I could have saved a 100 bucks and put it toward food I could have cooked better in my own home. Ordered an Mixed Salad, it was not very fresh some leaves could have been considered sad. Ordered 2 plates of the Spaghetti Pomodoro and Ravioli and cream sauce. The pomodoro was dry, lacked flavor and it was made up of diced tomato instead of cherry tomato. The Ravioli was better than the spaghetti in the sense that there was flavor int he cream sauce. The Ravioli was really thick/doughy/chewy not in a good way. Neither of dishes were al dente level. Service was descent; the hottest was great and made sure to get us seated as well as making sure all other guests got seated to.
I food meet and exceeded my expectations. The ambiance was good, the employees were very friendly and professional, and the food was superb. I highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely be back.
Great food, fun waiter (he's Italian). Definitely come back.
Great food service. Pasta amazing
Food and service were excellent as usual! One of my favorite Italian restaurants in Pasadena!
This restaurant never disappoints. There are so many good choices on the menu. The waiter was adorable.
Always serves good food and service is excellent and attentive.
Waiter was very curt and rude when asked questions by our friends.
Excellent multi lingual waiter.
This is not our first or last time to Celestino's. Our server was just not on his game and he had our large party of 9 plus 4 other large tables to tend to by himself. We were at the restaurant for almost 4 hours, just for dinner. We were there for 45 minutes before our order was even taken, we had to ask for refills on everything. Our food was very good, just waited a very long time for everything.
Fantastic experience. The dover sole was great. Great vodka martini and artichoke salad. My favorite pasadena restaurant!
This was our first visit to Celestino. The seafood salad was very good and the rest of our dinner was adequate. Our main complaint is that the service was extremely slow, not attentive and less than friendly.
2nd time here. Carlos our waiter was a delight again. Another wonderful experience. Food is spot on.
I came here with my colleagues for lunch and we had a great time. The food was delicious and service was incredible as well. Great ambience and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!