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Arroyo Chop House

536 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
+1 626-577-7463
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Ranked #35 of 583 Restaurants in Pasadena
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: California Ave.
Description: Ever-popular in the Pasadena area for the ultimate in business dinners, special-occasion dining and after-work cocktails hand crafted by the mixologists-Chop House has a broad appeal. USDA Prime Steaks, served exclusively, are aged, hand-cut daily, and perfectly seared in a 500 degree oven. Traditional steakhouse side dishes include creamed spinach, roasted garlic-mashed potatoes and massive asparagus spears. All desserts are made in-house including the signature Chocolate and Grand Marnier Souffles. The strikingly handsome restaurant exudes a youthful energy that gives the time-honored dining concept universal appeal. Our seasoned staff makes every effort to ensure our guests a remarkable dining experience and are happy to help guide them through the award-winning wine list.
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They really know how to prepare steak - but do not miss the gratin potatoes with fresh jalapeno, you have to ask OUTSTANDING. We dined at the bar and loved it.

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Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is an excellent place to dine; the crowd are mostly riches of Pasadena coming in luxury cars passed to valet parking. The quality of the food is superb, the service is topnotch, and the bill will be fat. It is a very friendly environment, and waiters and tenders are super caring. I tried the veal chop, and my food... More

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Culver City
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a business dinner here last night and it was wonderful. We ordered the seafood platter with BBQ shrimp, scallops, oysters, king crab legs to start. Everything on the platter was prepared perfectly and the oysters were some of the freshest oysters I've had. I ordered the cowboy ribeye medium rare for my entree, ribeye is one of those cuts... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We arrived on a busy Sunday without a reservation. The hostess was extremely welcoming and kept us informed about seating while we enjoyed drinks at the intimate bar. Great bartender and lots of friendly people. Excellent place to "hang". The interior is dark and elegant. It's an energetic place. We do not like to be rushed and found the service... More

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Los Angeles, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

4.5 stars! Perfect choice for special occasion dinner. There's free valet parking (just tip). There are booth seatings available, and there's a private dining room as well. The service is good, and the food is delicious. Starters: They offer complimentary sourdough bread, but for $5 you can get half sourdough and half garlic bread. The garlic bread is good, but... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Been here over 10 times....always enjoy food and service. Today, the food and service (in the end) was the best again. Shared an awesome New York with my wife , had a salad, soup, cocktail and bottle of wine and met several people at the "preparation bar" tonight. Perfect Pasadena night...except, it started with us taking a seat at the... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We dined at the Arroyo Chop house during DineLA week. What a wonderful experience. We had the $45 DineLA menu and there was plenty of food, a three course meal that included desert. This was the best steak I have ever had in my life...

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Lake View Terrace, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Arroyo Chop House could very well be the best restaurant anywhere. I have dined there on several occasions for several occasions. The food is worth every penny you spend for it. The staff is very friendly but the "seller" is the food. I have never been disappointed one bit. The Arroyo Chop isn't pretentious as a matter of fact they... More

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Sierra Madre, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Top notch quality steaks. The sides are plentiful and amazing. I also like the very good selection of wine they have.

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Irvine, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

For a "fancy" place, it's TERRIBLE! Let me sum it up by saying: really expensive (charged EVERYTHING...even the bread and side dishes that they made it sound like it came w/the meal); food was flavorless; waiter ignores you and rushed you out; waiter messed up on the orders; waiter took forever to figure out how to charge a credit card... More

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