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




    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.

    ~Particulars ~

    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



    ~ Bistro 45 Interior & Patio Shots ~

    For interior and patio shots, please watch video below.


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

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