Euro Pane

950 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106


  • Sun., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • $
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Sumi Chang's bakery may be the center of civilized life in Pasadena: a place to buy excellent-to-superb scones and baguettes and pains au chocolat, of course, but also the heart of a certain sort of society, the Caltech professors, theology students and writers who worship at the twin altars of caffeine and conversation, a place where you are likely to bump into a zillion-dollar chef, a man who helped design the Mars rover, or the star of the play you saw last night at the Ahmanson. On a good day, Euro Pane's magnificent croissants could be mistaken for France's best in a police lineup, and, the natural-starter sourdough is superb. Toss in the homemade granola, the epochal bread pudding, the rustic fruit tarts and the gooiest egg-salad sandwich in town, and it's no wonder that Europane's regulars treat the bakery more as a permanent residence than as a café.

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