a|k|a bistro yelp

One of my favorite places of all time! They treat us like rock stars and serve amazing farm to table unique dishes. Today we are going with the duck breast, grilled Caesar salad, and watermelon Greek salad paired with two watermelon margaritas.


About Us

"Our bistro offers the ideal combination of unsurpassed, impeccable ingredients delivered in a memorable, personalized manner by our devoted staff. We are a casual restaurant, yet always strive to present beyond expectations. WELCOME!”
a|k|a Bistro came to Pasadena in 2010 by way of the Napa Valley as well as over 27 years of restaurant history in Pasadena. Family owned and staff run, a|k|a is inspired by all things sustainable and organic, with a focus on quality with no short cuts. Local craft beers, 45+ wines by the glass, as well as a mixology program second to none that features both house-made Shrubs and Kamboucha cocktails...a|k|a has all the ingredients plus the best patio in Pasadena! Available for private parties from 6-200 and superb catering!
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  • Walk-Ins Welcome
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Kids
  • Take Out
  • Catering
  • Waiter Service
  • Outdoor Seating




Alma De La Rosa Address
41 Hugus Alley Pasadena, CA 91103

Call  (626) 564-8111
Sunday – Thursday 12:00PM - 9:30PM
Friday– Saturday 12:00PM - 10:30PM


20% gratuity added to parties of eight or more