best brunch diners choice 2023

It’s no debate, the people have spoken. Plate 38 serves the best brunch in Pasadena and San Gabriel. Generous pours and portions offer guests a great value for upscale dining in a casual atmosphere.

daily brunch hours

mon, wed, thurs, & fri 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
sunday & saturday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

bottomless mimosas 24
until 2:30 pm, 90-minute limit (now available daily)

niçoise salad 24
seared tuna, olives, haricot vert, butter lettuce, egg, avocado, anchovies, creamer potatoes (wednesday lunch special)

southwest guacamole burger 18.5
guacamole, roasted poblano pepper, crispy shallots, pepperjack cheese, butter lettuce, tomato, chipotle aioli, brioche bun (weekend brunch only)

smoked salmon & potato rösti 19.5
shredded potato cake, sunny side up eggs, smoked salmon cucumber chive crème fraîche, heirloom tomatoes, mixed greens

We’re located on the intersection of East Colorado and Sierra Madre Blvd in East Pasadena, California. Conveniently close to surrounding local towns and neighborhoods of Sierra Madre, Altadena, Arcadia, Monrovia, San Marino, East San Gabriel, and South Pasadena.

Try our brunch when you’re local or visiting nearby attractions! These places of interest are less than 15 minutes away.