The Original Tops Celebrates 60 Years

The Original Tops on East Colorado in Pasadena, celebrates its 60th anniversary with a TOPS Special “special.”  To thank the loyal customers that have helped make The Original Tops a Pasadena institution since 1952, the popular TOPS Special will be sold for 60 cents (regular price $6.29) on Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20

 The TOPS Special – one of the most popular items on The Original Tops’ menu – is a ¼ lb. Old Fashioned Hamburger (with lettuce, fresh tomatoes, sweet red onion, dill pickle and homemade Thousand Island Dressing), topped with Tops’ Famous Pastrami, Mustard and American Cheese.    

 Have a personal story or special memories about your experiences at the Original Tops?  As part of the 60th anniversary celebration, the restaurant is also encouraging fans to post their personal Tops stories on their Facebook page, for a chance to win $60 gift cards.  Look for more information on the Facebook page.    

 About The Original Tops

The Original Tops, celebrating 60 years in business, is a restaurant steeped in history and tradition and a local symbol of the “American dream.”  Founded by a hard working immigrant from Greece, Steven Bicos, who sought out to provide good “family food,” this former old school coffee shop turned bustling walk-up window was one of the first pioneers to create the fast casual concept of true American dining.  Today, the restaurant, now owned by Steven’s sons John and Chris, still prides itself in making everything “from scratch,” using the freshest ingredients and staying true to the philosophy of homemade food at reasonable prices. 

“They say you only turn 60 once. So my recommendation is to be there on Oct. 19th and or the 20th and order the Tops Special. It’s great at it’s regular price, but at 60 cents it is a special NOT TO BE MISSED.  Cheers to Tops on turning 60!” –Mr. Pasadena


2 responses to “The Original Tops Celebrates 60 Years

  1. I am bummed that i won’t be there for the celebration. May have to have at least 1 before that date!!!

  2. Ditto. I’ll be out of town, too. I’m not big on burgers, but I must say their grilled chicken breast salad is so, so good!

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