45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena, CA 91106
Bistro 45 is an authentic New American and French-style cuisine restaurant that encompasses both a traditional and contemporary setting.
Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
Sample Party Menu
Four: $16.45 per person; Six-Seven: $24.45
Artisanal Pizzas from our 800 Degree Pizza Oven
Cured Scottish Salmon Crepe …herb crème & salmon caviar
Gillis White Florida Shrimp on Skewers …House cocktail dipping sauce
Seared Albacore on Crispy Wonton With avocado
Albacore Tartare on Crostini With avocado mousse
Goat Cheese Apple Beignet With lemon dipping sauce
Short Ribs with Polenta Served on a spoon
Handmade Meatballs With Bordelaise sauce
Duck Confit with Creamy Fennel Served on Chinese spoons
Crispy Pork Dumplings With Asian dipping sauce
Berkshire Pork Tenderloin on Belgian Endive …chutney
Sliced Prime Beef Skewers…horseradish crème
Mini Chicken Wontons…lemon-cilantro dressing
Organic Vegetable Tempura…lemon yogurt-aioli dipping sauce
Burrata on Crostini, Grilled Fig…fig glaze
Organic Vegetable Risotto With Grana Padano in a martini glass
Sautéed Monterey Calamari & Eggplant Puree Served on a spoon
Heirloom Beets with Crumbled Farmstead Goat Cheese
Daily Soup Shooter
On our Terrace, in our Private Room or our Main Dining Room
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.
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