Some good restaurants in Old Town Pasadena include Picnik and Union, according to the Los Angeles Times. For coffee and baked goods, Lavender & Honey Espresso Bar is good, while AltaEats is BYOB.
Picnik is a beer-and-sausage restaurant that specializes in serving pork from Heluka-raised pigs. The restaurant also has a wide selection of craft beers. Union is a farm-to-table restaurant that specializes in several pasta dishes covered in pork ragu or arugula pesto. At Lavender & Honey Espresso Bar, customers can order a coffee and choose a Berolina pastry in the morning or an Italian sandwich for lunch. AltaEats is a low-key restaurant without any signage out front that serves a limited menu. Some items the restaurant offers on a seasonal basis include pate and confit.