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The Raymond Restaurant

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
626-441-3136
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Ranked #112 of 585 restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $31 - $80
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
Sacramento, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I had been wanting to eat at this historic restaurant which is in the caretaker's cottage for the long gone Raymond Hotel. We had reservations for Easter dinner for the patio. Charming interior with lots of nice art. We entered The empty restaurant and asked for a table outside per our reservation; we were sent to the bar, where apparently,... More

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california
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We waited 1/2 hour for a bloody mary .The wait didnt worth it! No taste of votka and no special cocktail for the price! Waiter and overall service wasn't great. Just for the price the entire experience was terrible. Eggs benedict are similar to an average breakfast place and the patio is near freeway...car noise bad music

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Los Angeles, California
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We had a Sunday lunch with fresh and tasty salads, and excellent deserts. A nice secluded and green place, despite being next to a major road.

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Oregon
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We recently ate for the first time at The Raymond in Pasadena, for brunch, with about 9 of our family members. The patio area that we were all seated in, was such a nice area, very pleasant, nicely shaded so the sun wasn't beating down on us. All the staff were very attentive to us, we ordered our food, and... More

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Irvine, California
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We came here for a birthday large party. Omelets, eggs Benedict, quiche, salads, baked eggs. All happy. Service is attentive and caring. Bloody Mary best I've ever had. Don't believe the haters. It's a great place and nice people good food and great value.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Average service , average food , not fine and sophisticat. Reminds ,me of a pub in england. Had to wait 10m to be seated, manager said hostess was attending to clients when she was more likely on a cigarette break.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Sat on the beautiful Patio. Share a lot of different dishes. Service was warm and friendly. Parking can be difficult. It was a fun atmosphere to dine with friends.

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Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I wrote a rave review of this restaurant in March, after a fabulous birthday dinner. My husband and I went back for our anniversary, expecting another fabulous and elegant dinner but we were sorely disappointed. We ate dinner on the new patio which is pleasant but not terribly elegant. The noise level is higher on the patio than inside the... More

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