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Celestino Ristorante Reopens with New Summer Takeout Menu and more!

Over thirty years ago, the famed Drago Brothers set out to show Los Angeles what true Italian Sicilian food consists of and have since made a name for themselves.

Los Angeles powerhouses of fine Italian cuisine

For over twenty-five years, Celestino Ristorante has been Pasadena’s mainstay for fans of authentic Italian cuisine, changing its menu with the seasons to reflect the nonpareil flavors made within signature house-made pastas and risottos, while always offering the best seafood, organic meats, and the freshest produce Southern California has to offer. Showcasing the verdant flavors of the season.

Calogero Drago & Mario Tello

Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago Reopens Celestino Ristorante and introduces his New Summer Takeout Menu!

Celestino Ristorante introduces their New Summer Takeout Menu created by Owner and Executive Chef Calogero Drago which features a signature selection of guest favorite Italian Soups, Salads, Appetizers, Traditional Italian Pastas & Risottos, Meats and Desserts.

Pasta spread / Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

Executive Chef Calogero Drago wanted to make sure each item was thoughtfully presented on his New Summer Takeout Menu, as the quality and presentation of each and every dish is of the utmost importance to him, whether they are being served in his restaurant, or in someone’s home.

Penne Pasta / Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

Celestino Ristorante also wanted to make sure their guests are treated as if they were dining in the restaurant, so Executive Chef Calogero Drago will be offering Daily Specialsfeaturing a Fresh Fish of the Day along with other Daily Special surprises, a special Celestino Family Package for Four ($90) that will include A Family Style Salad, Choice of Pasta or Fish, a special Side and Dessert for all to enjoy.

Burrata // Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

And, for food lovers that want something special, Chef Calogero and his kitchen team will also create a one-of-a-kind Celestino Special Chef Menu for two or more guests ($38 per person) to be shared at home which will feature a Salad, Pasta or Risotto, Special Fish Dish, Special Meat Dish, and Dessert, so guests can ask the Host about this when they call the restaurant.

Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

To ensure that all guests (21+) can have a perfectly proper Italian experience when ordering from Celestino Ristorante, Calogero Drago is also offering a sublime selection of Daily Special Italian Wines including a Red, White, and Sparkling Wine.

Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

For those who prefer something just a little stronger, Celestino Ristorante steps it up a notch by offering their Open Bar To-Go which offers Daily Aperitifs, Digestives, Spirits, Grappa, Limoncello, and Celestino Cocktails To-Go to perfectly complement a beautiful meal at home!

Photo Credit: acuna-hansen

Celestino Ristorante is open for Takeout and Curbside Pickup every Monday through Sunday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. For more information or to order directly, please call Celestino Ristorante at 626.795.4006, and to view the new Celestino Ristorante Takeout Menu, please visit

Joe Wehinger
Joe Wehinger (nicknamed Joe Winger) has written for over 20 years about the business of lifestyle and entertainment. Joe is an entertainment producer, media entrepreneur, public speaker, and C-level consultant who owns businesses in entertainment, lifestyle, tourism and publishing. He is an award-winning filmmaker, published author, member of the Directors Guild of America, International Food Travel Wine Authors Association, WSET Level 2 Wine student, WSET Level 2 Cocktail student, member of the LA Wine Writers. Email to: [email protected]
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