Maison Akira Restaurant

Maison Akira Restaurant

713 E Green St, Pasadena, CA
(626) 796-9501 serving: South Pasadena
open:Sat: 5:30am-9:30pm, Sun: 11am-2pm, Tue-Fri: 6am-9pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, French, $$$$, Brunch, Fine Dining, Group Dining, Lunch Spot, Notable Wine List, Romantic Dining, Special Occasion Dining, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Discover Accepted, Mastercard Accepted, Visa Accepted,

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 the…
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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

Good Stuff
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