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.
Bistro 45 Private Dining
Sample Menu Options
On our Terrace, in our Private Room or our Main Dining Room
Served Family Style or Passed
Heirloom Crust Pizza
Carlsbad Mussels & Littleneck Clams
Creamy Madeira reduction, lemon-thyme, Gilroy garlic, Magic Valley shallots
First Course Selections:
Soup of the Day
Scarborough Farms Little Gems
Organic radish, avocado, toasted pumpkin seeds & green goddess
Entrée Course Selections:
Rocky/Petaluma Half Chicken from Our 800 Degree Oven
Pee Wee potatoes, Rainbow chard, shallot/herb essence
Grilled Niman Ranch Pork Chop
Soft polenta, caramelized Star Crimson pear,
Boscovich Farms spinach…creamy garlic sauce
Pan Roasted Scottish Salmon
Arborio rice, grilled lemon, white asparagus “salad” & sorrel creme
Greater Omaha Hanger Steak
Cabernet/fresh horseradish demi, caramelized
onion & mushrooms, whipped potato with garlic chips, Brussels sprouts
Dessert Course Selections:
Organic Berry Trifle
Red wine-soaked berries & brioche, pastry creme & strawberry sorbet
Chocolate Peanut Butter Terrine
Salted caramel ice cream
San Marino Cheesecake Crepe
House made ice cream & strawberries
All food and beverages are charged on consumption.
We are happy to suggest wine from our cellar that fits your menu, tastes and budget.
Bistro 45 is open for dinner Tuesday through Sunday, but we are happy to open exclusively for your party at times we are not normally open for a $2,000 food and beverage minimum. We can 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 32 for a presentation; the Main dining room can accommodate 60, the Main and the South together 108, and our fully heated, enclosed terrace 75 (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 10.25% 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, during the holidays we have a 60-day cancellation notice is required for a private space).
~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 private events manager Deborah Simon.
Thank you! We look forward to helping make your event
a personalized, memorable success!
Robert, Deborah and the entire Bistro 45 staff
For interior and patio shots, please watch video below.