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Jan 15, 2007 02:05 AM

Cozy but Cool Places for Drinks in Pasadena

As the nights are getting chillier, does anyone know of warm cozy places for drinks, either alcoholic or hot beverages like cider/cocoa, in the Pasadena area?

Fireplaces are always good, but just nice comfy sofas and a cozy environment would be great.


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  1. Try Magnolia's on South Lake. Cool and intimate. Drinks are strong and very friendly environment.

    1. I really like the wine bar at the Crepe Vine. It is cozy, a little dark and has good food.

      1. For wine, try VERTICAL WINE BISTRO.

        For hot chocolate or mocha, try ZONA ROSA or CAFE CULTURE.

        1. I second Crepe and Vine for wine. Equator coffee shop is laid back and casual for hot chocolate.

          1. Try the cute, English-style wine bar (small, dimly lit room) at Madeleine, on Greenstreet.

            The handsome bar (with music playing) at the Ritz Huntington is also a great place to wind down.