67 North Raymond Ave
Pasadena, CA 91103
pasadena, ca


Bone Kettle brings the flavors of Southeast Asia to Old Town Pasadena. Come and enjoy our delicious family recipes of bone broth, small plates, desserts and drinks in our modern Java wooden villa inspired dining room.


stroll on in, grab a seat, we’re ready for you.

Citrus Brine Chicken Wings
$ 10

Fried free-range chicken wings, charred lime

Fried Oxtail Tips
$ 12

Spicy fried oxtail tips, lime, chili, Thai basil

Mie Goreng Pedas
$ 10

Traditional Indonesian spicy, wok-fried noodle with sous-vide egg

Gado Gado
$ 10

Indonesian fried rice cake salad tossed with creamy tamarind-peanut sauce

Dadar Jagung w/ Sweet Coconut Chili Sauce
$ 9

Indonesian corn hush puppies with sweet coconut chili reduction sauce

Tar Tar*
$ 15

St Helen's Ranch Prime Filet Tar tar, garlic onion krupuk

Short Rib Rendang
$ 16

Indonesian curry, fried peanuts, roasted pearl onions, cream of avocado & fried leeks

Steamed Oxtail Dumplings
$ 11

Oxtail tips, mushrooms and San Bai Su sauce

Charred Broccolini
$ 9

Sweet sesame-hoisin sauce, lemon string, Fresno chili

Roasted Cauliflowers
$ 9

Four spice, cilantro, cucumber yogurt sauce

Ube Gnocchi
$ 16

Duck confit, apricot cubes, crushed pecans, roasted mushrooms and spiced coconut sauce

The Bone Kettle Broth

It’s all in 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.

  • Bone Broth and Noodle – $10 / person

The Noodle

Long noodle = long life

Sourced locally in Los Angeles, Sun Noodle is a leading provider of artisan hand-torn ramen noodles. Prepared perfectly al dente, great gentle texture and incredibly compatible with our bone broth soup.

The Protein

Choose from our delectable selection of proteins…

  • Braised Ox Tails – $30
  • Fatty Briskets – $24
  • Jidori Chicken Breast w/ Roasted Thigh Mousseline – $16-$29
  • Beef Ribs – $42
  • Prime Fillet – $16

Recommended for sharing. Pricing does not include broth & noodle. Menu subject to change.

East meets West

Cooking Traditions

When Chef Erwin and his family immigrated from Indonesia over 20 years ago, his parents brought only what they could; 2 small luggage full of clothes, an English dictionary & a few Indonesian cookbooks to remind them of home. Little did he know that those cookbooks would be some of his most treasured possessions.

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