a|k|a bistro yelp

when this place first opened my husband, best friend and I went there and had a lackluster experience. We went back this past Saturday night. It was so good we went back on Sunday. The food was fantastic and the service perfect, The part was the butterscotch pudding! Save room!


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




a|k|a Bistro Address
41 Hugus Alley Pasadena, CA 91103
Call  (626) 564-8111

Sunday – Thursday 11:30AM - 9:30PM
Friday– Saturday 11:30 - 10:30


20% gratuity added to parties of eight or more