fbpx Bone Kettle- Southeast Asian Kitchen & Bar in Old Town Pasadena
67 North Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103

Dinner Menu

Serving original Southeast Asian dishes in the heart of Old Town Pasadena
sharing is recommended

small plates

family style is the best style



Half dozen daily selections – sambal cocktail sauce, seasonal mignonette & granité. Half & Full Dozen portion available.

Steak Tartare

St Helen’s Ranch hanger steak, chili vinaigrette, lemongrass, krupuk

Spicy Papaya Salad

Green papaya, mangoes, tomatoes, chili, cilantro, green beans, peanuts, shrimp

Gado Gado

Tofu tempeh salad, green beans, cabbage, bean sprouts, tomatoes, apples, quail eggs, peanut sauce

Garlic Krupuk w/ Peanut Sauce

Fried onion based chips, pecel peanut sauce


Bone Marrow

Scallion confit, grilled baguettes, red endives, baby frisse, mizuna, apples rhubarb dressing

Clams & Donuts

Savory black pepper sauce, scallions, basil, cilantro, Fresno chili

Oxtail Dumplings

Oxtail, seasonal mushrooms, leeks, San Bai Su

Baby Bok Choy

Sautéed shallots, Fresno peppers, garlic chips

Prawn Cake

Garlic, shallots, avocado, chili cane vinegar reduction sauce

Chicken Satay

Grilled marinated chicken thighs, peanut sauce, kecap manis, pomegranate, pickled onion, cucumbers



Fried potato ball, smooth ground beef, carrots, peas, sweet pepper Hoisin sauce

Chicken Wings

Fried citrus-brined free-range Pataloma chicken wings, charred lime

Fried Oxtail Tips

Marbled potato chips, lime juice, fresh herbs, Thai chili

Mapo Tofu Fries

Twice-fried Kennebec potatoes, ground beef, tofu, chives

Fried Cauliflowers

Coconut lime aioli, roasted pinoli, savory shredded pork floss, cilantro, Thai basil

Char Kway teow

Rice noodles, sweet sausage, prawns, bean sprouts, egg, fried shallots, chives, black peppers, chili oil

the broth

Bone Kettle’s bone broth is made using time-honored cooking techniques and fresh, ingredients reflective of Southeast Asian traditions, made by boiling beef in filtered water with onions, garlic, ginger and a specific to Bone Kettle mix of dried spices, for 36 hours.

Prime Top Sirloin
Ginger Seared Chicken Breast
Prime Fatty Brisket
St Helen's Braised Ox Tails
Crispy Tempeh
chef's specialties


Nasi Goreng

Indonesian fried rice, eggs, green onions, chicken chicharrón gremolata, Nam Pla. Protein add-ons include Garlic Steak, Crab, Chinese Sausage & Bone Marrow

Rendang Carbonara

24hr braised short ribs, fried shallots, scallions, cilantro, parmesan cheese, Fresno chili

Big Mouth Seabass

Turmeric batter, pan-fried Okinawa soba noodle, scallions, quail eggs, fried shallots

Singaporean Chili Lobster

Maine lobster, confit tomatoes, sweet and spicy egg sauce, fried onions,herbs

Beef Ribs

Bone marrow jus, fried onions, herbs

sweet endings


Trio of Creme Brulee - Pandan, Banana & Ube

Southeast Asian take on a classic creme brulee

Cassava Cake w/ Ube Ice Cream

Warm baked cassava, powdered sugar, homemade avocado ice cream

Black Sesame Panna Cotta

Black sesame, cream, vanilla beans, dried strawberry

Jackfruit Turon

served with sweet banana pudding

Join us for dinner

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