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POP Champagne Bar & Restaurant

784 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
POP Champagne Bar & Restaurant is a warm and welcoming place where friends gather for good times and where dates enjoy a romantic setting. POP is located in Old Pasadena in a historic building that retains many of its original features — brick walls, plank floors, an open- beam ceiling, and Batchelder tiles.

POP’s dinner menu starts with appetizers like jalapeño tuna tartare and beer-battered vegetables, and goes on to include entrée favorites such as champagne chicken, a morel risotto, and filet mignon with truffle mashed potatoes. It also includes salads, cheese and charcuterie platters, and small plates such as pommes frites and a seasonal soup. Our much-praised dessert menu presents classics such as crème brûlée and a soufflé du jour, as well as inventive temptations such as a Meyer lemon tart with homemade basil ice cream. All of our offerings are made in-house, including our breads.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Contemporary American, Dessert, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00 - 10:00
Friday - Saturday: 5:00 - 12:00
Sunday: 5:00 - 10:00

Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 - 2:00
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Phone number
(626) 795-1295
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ray Vasquez
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Private party facilities
POP Champagne & Dessert Bar has a dedicated event space for any kind of event. Because our event space is separate from our dining room, you can have an event any time of the day, any day of the week - even during our business hours for no extra charge.

Our event space is 1230 square feet, has its own restroom, a separate entrance, a lounge area, and a 150 inch movie screen for a custom wall graphic, slide show, movie, presentation or anything else you might want.

Please visit the below link to inquire about hosting an event.
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Private party contact
Ashley Hauser: (877) 497-4310
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Cross street
Fair Oaks
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Parking details
Metered street parking and a public parking garage that tops out at $6 located immediately across from POP.
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Public transit
Gold Line Memorial Park metro stop is 2 blocks away.
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We have a live jazz duo, trio, or quartet every Sunday evening from 7:00 to 9:30.
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Special events & promotions
Our private event space is perfect for:
Bridal Showers
Birthday Parties
Wedding Receptions
Rehearsal Dinners
Holiday Parties
Company Meetings
Bachelorette Parties
Memorial Celebrations
or anything else!
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 784 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined 3 days ago

The food and price is great but the servers were pretty rude. We had to call them each time for anything. At first we waited at least more then 20 min just order glass of water

4.0Dined 3 days ago

Chilaquiles were excellent, veggie omelette tasted like sausage-but it was good, trout eggs benedict were just ok.
Tasty buffet spread with good variety.
Waiter was attentive, but too few waiters which delayed him checking in with us - not his fault.

3.0Dined 3 days ago

The food was good but a bit overpriced for what you get. I wasn’t blown away by it. I’d be willing to try their brunch in the future but most likely won’t go back for dinner.

1.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My husband and I wanted to celebrate an important occasion by having brunch at this place. It seemed really nice, we've walked by POP countless times since we live in the area and the food looked amazing. Unfortunately, we were hugely disappointed with the service and "priority" of patronage.... and I'm not sure there's really an excuse here that makes it right. We waited a solid hour for food that never made it to the table (was always coming in the next 3 minutes...). We did not have breakfast because we knew we were having a hearty brunch.

After asking twice and watching a party of 30 people get fed first for an hour we decided our time was best spent elsewhere for brunch (because now it was lunch anyway). We asked for the check for just the bottomless mimosa that everyone else was having... maybe it was wishful thinking to receive it complimentary relative to the service received, but we gave them $20 anyway and left it at that. The most important "tip" I can leave here are for the hosts:

If you knew you had a large party reserved and your chef(s) is still unable to keep up with more than half the available seating capacity's food order it is best to make your patron aware of it ahead of time. Time is so valuable and even this small notification would make for happier customers even with the wait.

POP likely doesn't deserve a one-star, but there's a lesson to be learned here and only then would we give this place another shot!

4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Fun and very good. The dessert bar was excellent.

2.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Good food, worst service I have had in a while. The service was so bad it ruined my wife’s birthday.

5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Omgosh everyone was lovely- best birthday ever!

3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The deviled eggs were my favorite (especially the truffle chive). The champagne chicken was very moist and tender. Overall a very good dining experience.

4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

POP always delivers. Great food that always tastes fresh and inventive. Loved the live jazz on Thursday night. It's a cozy gem in Old Pasadena that never disappoints.

5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

The food was fresh & delicious. We went with a group of eight everybody ordered something different and we got to taste a variety of food. The beer and wine was also very good.

5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Good food and nice staff make it a pleasant place to eat.

5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

It’s a great place for friends to meet and chat. Also it’s has a cute dining place cozy and fun. Food portion are great price is great too. I enjoyed it.

5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Went on a Wedn night. Place was quiet, no reservation needed but made one just in case. Not knowing what to expect, the food was surprisingly good. Waiter staff was friendly. Recommend it highly.

2.0Dined on February 21, 2018

We made the reservation at 9:45pm, but when we arrived the restaurant is closed.

5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great Customer Service

1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Worst, we ordered the soufflé ahead of time. Knowing our dessert was already in the process, we ordered more desserts and drinks because the soufflé was confirmed at the time available. We made this clear we wanted the soufflé at the beginning. While delivering the drinks and other desserts out to the table, we are then notified that there are no more soufflés. We felt obligated to stay as there was extra orders were brought to the table. Unsatisfied, of course we’ll return but this restaurant is far from 4 star service.

5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Amazing service, delicious peach bellinis. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10-2.

5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

My boyfriend and I always have such a great time at POP. We came for their Valentine's Day dinner and the food was great! They had a fixed 3 course fixed menu which was delicious and live music for that romantic touch.

5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine's Day date prix fixe menu was expensive, but deliciously tasty.
Service was attentive at the table but hard to get him to come to the table.
Even with the night's live singer it was a quiet environment, allowing us to talk.
Overall we'd be happy to return.

3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Great ambiance, Deserts w/knowledgeable staff. A bit over priced & the food left something to be desired. 3 out of 5

5.0Dined on February 2, 2018

The service was excellent. The server was very knowledgeable and hospitable. The singer on Thursdays is amazing as well.

4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Enjoyed the food very much, from the nuts and olives appetiser to the sliders we shared, each with a unique taste. And the topper? Cookies & Cream Souffle!
Service was a bit slow, though, and the ambience is play.

5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

First time trying out

3.0Dined on January 23, 2018

service was exceptionally slow on a tuesday night, & no consideration for the birthday occasion.

4.0Dined on January 23, 2018

dineLA good experience.

4.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Attended for the DineLA event with prefix menu. Service was ok, nothing special. However, the food was exceptional. Champagne butter chicken was to die for! Champagne flight was great too.

A cute restaurant for special occasions, not so much every day evening dining.

4.0Dined on January 18, 2018

First timer at POP. The ambiance eas really cute. We were there early and were seated at this corner with no room. When we asked the waiter if we can move to a booth which was empty he have this rude response "I guess..its super dead right now anyway just move your drinks" I thought that was a bit rude. Anywho the food was good. I got the Mac and cheese and my mom got the champagne chicken. All in all the place is cute. I would say try it out and you be tge judge.

5.0Dined on January 18, 2018

Loved it and would come again, for sure. Service was great but a little slow. Fox was amazing!!

5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

Went here with a friend to celebrate her birthday. She loves Champagne! This place did not disappoint! Beautiful, quiet setting with chandeliers. Service was amazing thanks to Spencer our waiter! Food was delicious and we were very lucky to have went when they were having the Dine LA menu, so we got to taste a little bit of everything! Champagne chicken was amazing and my friend said the Jalepeno Tuna Tartare, was incredible. I didn't have a drink , but she ordered a flight of champagne, again, amazing!! I would definitely recommend this to a friend!!

1.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Granted our server was alone and he valiantly tired to salvage our brunch, everything came out cold and wasn’t worth the $25. This places definitely seems better suited for just dessert.

5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

We love everything except the steak not too great😘

4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Normally I don't like to drink sparkling wine nor champagne. But this was the first time I tried this place and ordered sweet sparkling wine....Love it.
For sure will go back with friends

5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Food has been great every time I've been there. Service is friendly and they take great care of their customers. Their souffle dessert menu (a different flavor every night) is posted online with their menus, so you can pick a night based on your favorite flavor for dessert. (I miss the Irish Car Bomb dessert, but the right souffle can certainly make up for it.)
The place is small and frequently full, so definitely make a reservation!

5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

People stop at "Pop Champagne Bar" and tend to miss the "& Restaurant" part, but should not. Excellent Champagne (of course!) and other fermented beverages list, but the food, from appetizers and salads to full meals, is always creative and delicious. And don't miss dessert! They have a dedicated (in more ways than one) dessert chef, and it shows in the quality. And they have live entertainment on Thursdays and Saturdays. Do NOT miss Inbar Horowitz, who plays roughly every other Thursday. What a voice!

5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We were recommended by Pasadena locals and were pleasantly surprised that our New Years eve dinner was perfection, with 5 star service!

Already recommended to a few people and it's only the 3rd of January.

You will see us again Pop C!

5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great way to ring in the New Year

3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We attended Pop early on New Years Day. It was nice that there were very few people in the restaurant. I wouldn’t make an effort to return. It was average food, quality and service.

5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great New Years Dinner. Excellent service and atmosphere.

5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Absolutely one of the best. We've been coming here since they opened and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious and the Champagne option are vast. The service is excellent and it has a lovely ambience. Charming.

5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

I’ve been to Pop a few times and I’ve always had a great time. I wish the wine menu included more French reds, though.


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