29 Jul
fennel cumin dusted grilled swordfish

Available now through Sunday, July 31, 2022. Try these delicious chalkboard specials grilled swordfish, house-made gnocchi, and a lemon verbena craft cocktail made with the freshest ingredients. fennel cumin dusted grilled swordfish 32cous cous, tomatillo salsa verde broth, mango avocado and yellow heirloom tomato chutney, sautéed spinach house-made ricotta potato gnocchi 20cherry tomatoes, roasted garlic, pancetta, arugula, […]

22 Jul

Taste the sunshine in these homegrown heirloom tomato salads from Chef Humphreys’ garden. Enjoy these seasonal summer chalkboard specials at Plate 38 for a limited time. chalkboard specials chef’s homegrown heirloom tomato crab salad 22jumbo lump crab, avocado, cucumber, red bell pepper, living watercress, pesto, aged balsamic chef’s homegrown heirloom tomato caprese 15burrata cheese, pesto, […]

24 Jun

book your next special event at plate 38. we also provide catering for off-site events at your home or rented venue. we offer full buy outs or partial rentals of the restaurant. have the best drinks and food to make your moment the most memorable occasion.

17 Jun
bottomless mimosas

open for brunch 9:30 am – 2:30 pm this monday, june 20th we’re open early to celebrate juneteenth (a newly appointed holiday in Los Angeles) with bottomless mimosas and your favorite sweet and savory plates.

17 Jun
paella with mixed shellfish, shrimp, rice, lemon

this year for father’s day we’re serving up some dad-sized plates and beat the heat of backyard grilling. father’s day specials are available after 5:00 pm on sunday, june 19th. seafood paella for two 48 (pictured above)mussels, clams, shrimp, calamari, merquez sausage, Spanish chorizo, roasted peppers, english peas, saffron rice, lemon beer battered local halibut fish and […]

27 May
variety of sweet and savory brunch plates for memorial day brunch, bottomless mimosas, bloody marys

we’re open early this memorial day (sunday, may 30, 2022) serving up bottomless mimosas and a delicious brunch menu from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. three meat egg scramble 17bacon, chicken sausage, ham, potatoes, peppers onions, cheddar cheese, toast vegetarian egg scramble 15.5potatoes, leeks, tomatoes, spinach, onions, zucchini, mushrooms, bell peppers, smoked mozzarella, toast smoked salmon & […]

4 May

celebrate cinco de mayo with live latin music, authentic food, and drink specials. dine on one of our open-air patios or order these delicious specials to-go! available for dinner starting at 5:00 pm and music starts at 6:00 pm. drinks mezcal flight 18oranges slice sal de gusano carajillo-mexican spiked coffee 13espresso, liquor 43 mexican zombie […]

15 Apr

spring into plate 38 for our easter specials served all weekend long, this saturday, april 16 and sunday, april 17 for brunch and dinner. our regular menu will also be available. so many delicious options, what plates will you choose? brunch plates liege waffle covered in powdered sugar 7 olive oil lemon poppy seed cake 10chantilly […]

15 Mar
corned beef and cabbage with red potatoes and baby carrots

irish food and drink make a reservation for st. patrick’s day at plate 38 and try irish-inspired plates and libations for dinner this thursday, march 17 from 5pm – 9pm. irish-inspired plates steamed salmon and smoked trout potato boxty 15irish potato cake topped with- lemon scallion and cucumber cream, dill braised bangers in beer 15pickled vegetables-carrots, […]

8 Feb
valentines table with rose petals, champagne glasses, and white linen napkins folded

reserve today for a romantic valentine’s day dinner at plate 38 in pasadena, ca. celebrate your love on monday, february 14th with a valentine’s menu of a la carte specials are sure to impress. reservations are recommended. small plates pan-roasted stuffed quail 20farro, chestnut, butternut squash stuffed quail, shaved, and charred brussels sprout salad, dijon lemon honey vinaigrette, natural jus […]