45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena, CA 91106 (626) 795-2478




    Bistro 45 Private Dining

    Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

    Sample Party Menu

    Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

    Four: $16.45 per person; Six-Seven: $24.45

    Minimum of 20 guests

    Assorted Artisanal Pizzas

    Crispy Portobello Fries with jalapeno aioli

    Scottish Salmon Tartare with Avocado on Hothouse cucumber

    Goat Cheese Apple “Beignets” With lemon dipping sauce

    All-Natural Beef Meatballs with Bordelaise

    House Duck Confit with Creamy Fennel Served on Chinese spoons…pomegranate drizzle

    Organic Vegetable Tempura…lemon yogurt-aioli dipping sauce

    Burrata & Organic Tomatoes on Soft Crostini…fig Balsamic

    Sautéed Monterey Calamari Spoons…organic beans, tomato & garlic

    Sliced Organic Pear & Heirloom Tomatoes…red wine vin VG

    House Soda Bread with Auvergne Blue Cheese…walnuts, Napa honey & kumquat jelly

    Chef’s Chicken Mouse Pate on Brioche…port aspic & micro greens

    Heirloom Beets & Artichokes with crumbled goat cheese on Chinese spoons (can be vegan)


    Short Ribs with Polenta Served on a spoon

    Duck Confit Tortellini with blackberry gastrique

    Seared All-Natural Beef Skewers…Cabernet reduction

    New Zealand Lamb “Lollipops”…Thyme demi

    Seared “Dry” Scallop on Spoons with heirloom carrot/coconut puree

    Niman Ranch Pork Tenderloin …seasonal chutney

    Grilled Wild Pacific Shrimp …Chef’s cocktail sauce

    Blue Crab Salad on Crispy Wonton with avocado mousse

    Smoked Scottish Salmon rolled with asparagus & chive creme



    ~ Bistro 45 Interior & Patio Shots ~

    For interior and patio shots, please watch video below.

    All food and beverages are charged on  consumption.

    Wine, we are happy to suggest wine from our cellar that fits your menu, tastes and budget.

    ~Particulars ~

    Bistro is closed for dinners on Mondays and lunch, but we are happy to open exclusively for your party.  We offer lunch and dinner, served in your choice of the South private room, Main dining room or our fully enclosed, heated Terrace: perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, wedding receptions, client entertaining or Board meetings in a private environment.

    ~ For the restaurant to open for service when we would not normally be there is a minimum of $2,000 that can be applied towards food and beverages but does not include tax and gratuity.  Our South dining room can accommodate up to 44 guests and 34 for a presentation; the Main dining room can accommodate 60, the Main and the South together 110, and our fully heated, enclosed terrace 85 (can be divided into two sections).

    ~ A $500 deposit is required to secure the date of your event ($1,000 for a buy-out).  The balance will be due upon the completion of the event, and is payable by check or credit card.  A 20% gratuity on food and beverage plus 9.5% sales tax shall be added to the total.

    ~ In the event that you might have to cancel, a 2 week notice is required for refund of your deposit (60 days for a buy-out).

    ~We will provide votive candles and white cloths for the table.

    Parties of 12 or more guests are required to order from a limited menu with choices, created by the host, up to four selections for each course from our regular menu, charged on consumption.

    If you are interested in reserving Bistro 45 for an event or if you have further questions, please contact our catering managers Deborah Simon or Gigi Rivera


    Thank you!  We look forward to helping make your event a personalized, memorable success!

    Robert, Deborah and the entire Bistro 45 staff


    We look forward to helping make your event a personalized, memorable success!

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