The Votes Are In

Apr 4, 2012

Mayor Bill Bogaard helped kick off Pasadena Restaurant Week by preparing a dish at a/k/a Bistro. Photo from PRW website

The results of Pasadena’s Restaurant Week unscientific poll—in which 1,120 diners voted for their favorites in a variety of categories—have arrived.

Favorite American Food
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Green Street Restaurant
a/k/a American Bistro

Favorite Gastropub
Kings Row Gastropub
Haven Gastropub

Favorite Romantic Dining
The Raymond
Parkway Grill
Celestino Ristorante

Favorite Burger
The Counter
Pie ‘n Burger
Clearman’s Northwoods Inn

Favorite Italian Food
Il Fornaio
Celestino Ristorante
Maria’s Italian Kitchen

Favorite Mexican Food
El Cholo
El Portal
Mijares Mexican Restaurant

Favorite Japanese/Sushi Restaurant
Sushi Roku
Toro Sushi
Japon Sushi

Favorite French/Continental/European Cuisine
Café Bizou
The Melting Pot
Quadrupel Brasserie

Favorite Steak
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Arroyo Chop House
Malbec New Argentinean Cuisine

Favorite California Cuisine
California Pizza Kitchen
The Raymond
Bistro 45

Favorite Sandwich
New York Deli
Robin’s Wood Fire BBQ
Pita Jungle

Favorite Full Bar
Vertical Wine Bistro
POP Champagne and Dessert Bar
Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Favorite Wine List
Vertical Wine Bistro
Bistro 45
Parkway Grill

Favorite New Restaurant
Toro Sushi
Pita Jungle
Market on Holly
The Stillroom

Favorite Pasadena Restaurant Week Restaurant
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Bistro 45
Parkway Grill
Café Bizou

So, there you go, the not scientific, purely personal preference poll about what’s delicious, delightful and worth a visit here in Pasadena. Now, go forth and bon apetit!



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