The Low Down
The Extras: Hollywood Bowl bento boxes are available for $20, and may include soba pasta salad, smoked duck and a caramel-apple tart.
When to Go: Sundays, a champagne brunch buffet features omelettes, sushi, salads, prime rib, desserts and more for $34. A la carte selections are also available.
Where to Sit: For the most intimate seating, request a window-side table looking out over Green Street.
Know Before You Go: Enjoy a romantic champagne-and-dessert nightcap to go. Selections are kept in a chilled case just past the restaurant's entrance.
Rants, Raves & Reviews
by at Gayot
Kyoto-born chef-owner Akira Hirose boasts quite an impressive resume, having cooked at places like L'Orangerie and Citrus. In addition to those local venues, Hirose studied under France's renowned Joel Robuchon and has even cooked for theâ¦
French Restaurant in Pasadena, CA
By marissab1 at Menuism
It was a combination of French and Japanese food. I ordered the Chilean sea bass, as it is my favorite! My... Read More
Oh so sad
By mh2mh at Menuism
First off, the food was good enough to very good. The service was terrible, so bad that I might spend the... Read More
Fantastic French and Japanese Fusion at Maison Akira
By pleasurepalate at Menuism
It's amazing to me how sometimes the restaurants closest to you are the ones you take the longest to try.... Read More
This is one of the best restaurants, if not the best, I h...
By Efface at Menuism
This is one of the best restaurants, if not the best, I have ever been to. The food here is AMAZING and... Read More
By Linda T at Insider Pages
Whenever I have friends or family visiting I always bring them to this restaurant. The service is great and the food is yummy. It is expensive, t... Read More