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The Press Restaurant

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129 Harvard Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4717
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8:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Dinner

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast lunch

This is a very small restaurant, ideal for lunch - business man's lunch with the usual fare, nicely prepared and served. Liked the fast service. Didn't like the limited menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
La Verne
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New York City, New York
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

It starts from the minute you arrive. There is nothing fancy about the place, but the space is huge and while you can have an intimate meal, its not at all crowded even when the restaurant is full. We had a great meal, and every single thing on the menu looked inviting. Sometimes it's foolish to order plain grilled fish... More 

Ontario, California
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a very nice cozy restaurant in the Village in Clairemont. Service was great, no issues using groupon (which was nice) and the food was really good. Prices are very reasonable, nice small selections of beer on tap (also bottle beer if you want) and wines. Looking forward to returning and enjoying another meal.

Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

The Press is excellent in every way. Service, appetizers, steaks, wine list all near perfection. We sat outside by the fireplace, which is definitely the best table in the house. Only problem was that the hostess had great difficulty ordering us a taxi to return to our hotel. She just wasn't A-type enough to get a cab to arrive in... More 

Los Angeles
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Great food, friendly service. This is just a great little hometown place. I love the fresh ingredients and menu options. Potato tacquitos are simple but awesome.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

My children and I and a few friends went to The Press for dinner a couple of weeks ago...on Wednesday (half off bottles of wine), Everything was wonderful....from the cheese plate appetizer to our meals...and, of course, the wine. The servers were attentive and prompt. The atmosphere welcoming. Although we had to leave around 9 pm, they have music most... More 

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La Verne
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a very small restaurant, ideal for lunch - business man's lunch with the usual fare, nicely prepared and served. Liked the fast service. Didn't like the limited menu.

Upland, CA
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We have gone to the press several times. We have gone for dinner, we have gone several times to see a band play and our favorite and last visit was on a Saturday. We were excited to find they had happy hour on Saturday with a good selection of beer and wine and yummy snacks.

Claremont, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Friends and I thoroughly enjoyed, once again, the food at The Press. It has long been a standby of ours for both quality and great creativity. Never have we been disappointed. Its soups are unusual and delicious. Its salads are gorgeous, ample and delectable. Its entrees never disappoint and its desserts are the tastiest. Its hot rolls and tapenade always... More 

Vancouver, Washington
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137 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place had a great band on Friday night and was standing room only. Their drink menu was varied and mixed drinks were definitely delightfully different. I had one with Jasmine Liquor, which I didn't know even existed. The food looked appetizing, although we were there only for drinks. The wait staff scurried about carefully weaving in and out of... More 

alta loma
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I ordered a hamburger and it was $12. It came with fresh vegetables and very good fries. The paddy was very small for the price. The service was good. Drinks were $3.50. However, it was very noisy and not for a family. It is really a place for a business lunch and veggies are their best feature. If you want... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 Harvard Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-4717
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: 909-625-4808

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 21
  • Cuisine: Contemporary


Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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