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Houston's

320 S. Arroyo Pkwy., Pasadena, CA 91105
626-577-6001
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Ranked #10 of 585 restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

So went with my parents to eat at lunch time. First thing I notice on the Menu was the price which is like 15 for a burger?? My mom said, I should try the french dip. So I order the french dip, and the way they present it is like a regular family restaurant. I just gotta say, even thou... More

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Whittier
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I have been going to Houston's for many years with a group of friends for our annual Christmas dinner. The service and atmosphere are great and their BBQ ribs and spinach dip are delicious. Look forward to enjoying them every year!

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Los Angeles, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Best fast food in California. There beef dip is awesome, there artichokes are delicious. Lots to choose from, no corkage! good service, nice cozy atmosphere. The booths in the bar are perfect for two and the full bat has a good selection.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Can't say how good the food, wine and waiter were at Houstons', Pasadena. Sushi, Filet Steak, wine, service, welcoming, all 5 star.

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West Hollywood, California
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Houston's has a great tasting burger, higher calories for sure ( their bun is soft, sweet and full of sugar but hard to out down) and at $17.00 a bit on the high side. Their sides are good but a bit lean, we like their kale salad but perhaps two bites. It gets a bit crowded and not worth the... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Houston Pasadena is great for lunch and dinner. It blends Asian food with American. Great hamburgers and sushi.

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is fabulous. One the minus one-star. Well, if you go too close to closing you get a bit of the shaft. They want to go home (staff) and they make it known.

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Pasadena, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Houston's in Pasadena has always been our "go to" restaurant whenever we were in the mood for sushi, hamburgers, French dip or their Thai chicken salad…all of which are our absolute favorites…and we have not even tried their signature baby back ribs which seems to be a popular favorite. The service is always exceptional, especially in the bar, where we... More

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Pasadena, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is always fresh and delicious! We ordered the cheese bread and burgers. While we waited we ordered a freshly squeezed grapefruit juice greyhound. The wait staff is wonderful and always attentive. Make sure you make a reservation, or you will be waiting at least an hour, more on weekends.

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Hacienda Heights, California, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Houston's is the place for the excellent baby back ribs! Very good personalize service set at your own pace. Be sure to arrive and book early as by 5:30 the house is packed.

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