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The Raymond Restaurant

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
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Ranked #65 of 593 Restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $31 - $80
Tue - Wed 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Continental
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: S. Fair Oaks Ave. & Columbia St.
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We love the patio for lunch or brunch and the inside of the cottage for dinner especially in fall and winter. Reservations are a must as this is a popular place for those who love great food and service. Use their valet parking as it is difficult to park in this area.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed an anniversary brunch at the lovely Raymond. We asked to be seated outdoors and found ourselves seated next to a lovely outdoor fireplace, so Christmasy. I ordered the cinnamon roll off of the starter menu. I am ever hopeful about cinnamon rolls, but am often disappointed. This roll was. . . Perfect. Perfect cream cheese frosting. Perfect doughy,... More 

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La Canada Flintridge, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Eight of us went to lunch yesterday at The Raymond for a birthday lunch. The Raymond has a wonderful reputation being an upscale restaurant in Pasadena. It is very dark so be prepared. We did get the room in the back patio area so there were windows all around They brought us fruit to start, which was a nice touch.... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

The setting is very nice in a restored old home. The noise level is low enough to allow conversation. The wine list is extensive and the servers are knowledgeable about its contents. The menu is varied and interesting. Now...the few negatives: Service was "American".. Not professional (eg. Stretching over diners to serve others, not bringing all the entrees at the... More 

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Florida, Uruguay
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168 reviews 168 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We just had a congratulatory dinner for one of my coworkers who just got her MBA. It was a great place! It is a bit small, but very quaint. The service was excellent. The servers were attentive, courteous, and expedient. The food was amazing with many ecclectic starters, small plates, and entrees, from tandoori cauliflower, mussels, and scallops, to beets,... More 

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San Diego, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It was built in 1866, burnt down, rebuilt in the time of the depression, sold for land and the only thing left is the "guest cottage" which is huge. It is like a house on inside with different areas for dining. The outside has a huge deck with a nice subdued waterfall. The service was great!! The waitress was quite... More 

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Burbank, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

What a great menu! The chef is very inventive with taste pairings. We had nine appetizers to share and every one was a delight - ask for the pork tacos, which are on the bar menu but not the main menu - there seems to be a bit of apple or something sweet which nicely offsets the side of hot... More 

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Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

When you are tired of the same old boring meal, go here. They have such a diverse and interesting menu that I think I will be going back until I have tried everything! The stone fruit and buratta salad was out of this world.

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The people of the San Gabriel Valley are fortunate to have this jewel of a dining experience. Liked it so much went 2 nights in a row!

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South Pasadena, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Took my mother to the Raymond after Easter services hoping for a special day & meal. First off , when I made reservations they took my credit card and informed me that I would be charged $25 per person if I did not show for Easter Brunch. When we arrived there were empty tables and plenty of room for walk... More 

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Additional Information about The Raymond Restaurant

Address: 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
Phone Number: 626-441-3136
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, Continental

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