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Explore The Gold Line – South Pasadena Station

Steps from the South Pasadena Metro Station, Mission Street is your go-to for unique boutiques and mom and pop establishments.

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Crossings

If you’re looking for some place to take that special someone this holiday season, Crossings is the place to go. This upscale eatery provides endless hospitality, delicious flavors, and artful displays that are sure to keep you wanting more.

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Mike & Anne’s

The delicious food at this stop is worth the wait for a table on the picturesque patio or inside their elegant interior. If you’re looking for something meaty try the juicy Angus beef burger or hearty mushroom risotto. They also have fresh tuna poke or the Mission Street Caesar salad for those looking for a lighter option. Enjoy these delicious entrees with a glass or two of your favorite wine.

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 Mix N’ Munch

Feed your junk food craving at this family-run local favorite. Customize comfort food classics, including their popular Breakfast Sammy, a cheesy cheddar delight with bacon, tater tots, and a fried egg, with over 25 mix-in choices. Mix N’ Munch is the perfect place for the whole family to enjoy – or if you’re an adult just craving your favorite childhood food.

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Buster’s

This hipster-esque café will leave you satisfied and caffeinated as you explore everything South Pasadena has to offer. The cozy and welcoming environment the staff creates has kept this classic coffee shop in business for 30 years. The best part about Buster’s? Their coffee is roasted in-house for each of their drinks. Don’t forget to indulge in a tasty banana split with all the fixings along with your latte.

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Mission Wines 

Stocked with some of the finest wines around, along with a rotating selection of craft beer on tap, Mission Wines will undoubtedly satisfy your needs. If you’re on a budget, they even offer a “10 and under” selection. If you’re not 100% sure on a bottle, head up to the tasting bar to sample wines before fully committing.

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 Mission Tile West

 Look no further when it comes to redecorating your space from floor to ceiling or for just adding a few ceramic details to a boring room. Mission Tile West has finely crafted ceramics in many styles, including whimsical and sophisticated. The design experts are there to help give you advice and opinions while providing outstanding customer service.

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 Vave Studios

This hybrid floral design and boutique shop is sure to keep you coming back for its many charming vintage and handmade goods. Stop in to browse through the soothing scented candles, soft robes, bath essentials and quaint signs for a little homey touch to any place you go. The creative owner duo even offers a variety of workshops and events to engage the community, like “Wine and Cheese Shopping Night” and “Flowers and Wine.”

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Trina Turk

If you’re looking for something bright, funky, and fabulous Trina Turk is a must go to. This boutique carries everything from silky caftans and eye-catching swimsuits to flashy gold jewelry fit for any occasion. Before any vacation or beach trip be sure to stop in to Trina Turk.

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-Caitlin Pallotta

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EXPLORE EVERYTHING HOLLY STREET

Spend your afternoon on Holly Street! It is your one-stop for everything from shopping to food and drinks. Holly Street is located just a step away from the Memorial Park Gold Line Station.

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Homage

This little boutique is your one-stop shop for home goods, artwork, and handmade jewelry that are sure to wow you or a special someone! Nothing can go wrong when stopping in to this shop, other then spending way too much money.

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Elisa B.

Elisa B. is a Pasadena favorite and the perfect clothing spot for any shopaholic! This shop doesn’t just carry couture and contemporary brands, but also shoes and accessories fit for any occasion.

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The Market On Holly

 If you’re looking for a restaurant with organic, local grown ingredients then The Market On Holly is your go to place. Don’t worry; you can even enjoy Nutella French toast to satisfy the sweeter cravings throughout the day.

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Waffles De Liege

In the mood for waffles topped with your favorite treats like fruit, ice cream, and nuts? Stop by Waffles De Liege for community driven, delicious food. If you are on the run, look out for their food truck roaming around the area.

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Juice Served Here

Weather you are looking for a quick energy booster or a juice cleanse to start over, Juice Served Here has it all. Enjoy a freshly juiced drink made with greens, roots, and healthy ingredients.

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Mignon Chocolate

For a little indulgence of your own or a sweet chocolaty gift, there’s no other place to go than Mignon Chocolate. This chocolate shop is like no other, filled with flavors you can’t find anywhere else.

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-Caitlin Pallotta