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Parkway Grill

510 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
+1 626-795-1001
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Ranked #2 of 583 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Steakhouse, Contemporary
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: California
Description: Since 1984, Parkway Grill has specialized in a seasonal, market-driven approach to cooking that incorporates diverse influences and classic French technique. Demonstrating the ultimate commitment to fresh produce, the Parkway Grill planted its own organic vegetable and herb garden behind the restaurant. Tiki Salad, Brick-Oven Baked Cambozola Pear Flat Bread, and Whole Ginger Fried Catfish are long-time favorites. The design of the Parkway Grill is a study in casual sophistication, striking a perfect balance between elegance and rustic approachability. The brick walls are adorned with elegant paintings by Millard Sheets and mixologists prepare hand-crafted cocktails at the expansive bar, an original from 1920's Chicago. Parkway's award-winning wine cellar, comprised of upwards of three thousand bottles, includes a broad selection of wines served by the glass.
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English first
Surfside, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

For the special occasion & royal treatment, come to Parkway!!! We celebrated my beautiful Auntie's 89th Bday there tonight & they did not disappoint. Daniela paid special attention to us & literally made my Bday girl feel like a queen!!! Special THX 2 Parkway for the easy handicap access. There was no need for awkward transfers from her wheel chair.... More

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San Francisco, California
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242 reviews 242 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After reading that Parkway Grill was one of the top restaurants in Southern California and a Gourmet Magazine “Top Table in America” eatery, we made reservations to celebrate our double anniversaries at Parkway Grill in Pasadena. All four of us are in agreement that Parkway Grill is one of our most delightful dining experiences ever. From the moment that our... More

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New York
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94 reviews 94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Inviting well appointed dining room with good service and high quality cooking. The dishes were large and the cooking is rich so dieters beware!

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Pasadena, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We went here as a "special occasion" for my daughter's eighteenth birthday. And what a great choice it was. The food was great and the service was even better. But best of all, the restaurant went out of the way to make this experience memorable. They started with a hand written card on the table, ended with the obligatory cake... More

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Pasadena, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Parkway Grill is a long time "resident" whose standards have always been excellent. Pricey, yes, but in many ways well worth the special occasion. Food and service are near impeccable.

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Pasadena, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have dined at Parkway grill on a monthly basis for years and alway given it an outstanding rating. I no longer believe that Parkway Grill is outstanding. The most recent meal was bland and the service was poor. Our server was new and not fully trained. You may want to try Secco of Smitty's, if you like the Smith... More

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Nice place. Food was creative and well done. We had fried catfish - the fish was enormous but Jose our waiter helped debone it. Also had tuna tartare and some lamb. Lamb was nice but plate was cold so it cooled too fast. All around delicious. Wine list was too pricey - just not enough selections at the more affordable... More

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Pasadena, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

In this day of quick meals and little ambiance, Parkway Grill is somewhat of a nostalgic experience. The decor is elegant with an edge. With the wide open kitchen being the first view you have as you enter the door your eye will then travel to the comfortable dining areas that remind me of old dinner clubs. Although we were... More

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127 reviews 127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My friend treated me to lunch for my B-day in July. First class service and food. I had a salad that I was barely able to finish....could it be I had too many different kinds of bread from their incredible bread basket? Got a complimentary dessert and a sprig of orchids for the occasion...no singing either. A very pleasant lunch.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We save Parkway Grill for our Special Event Restaurant. It is pricey, but worth every penny. From the trouble free parking to the ambiance within, to the efficient and knoweldgeable wait staff, to the carefully crafted Martinis; all those amenities help make dining at Parkway a special experience. The food itself is the crown on the experience. Always thoughtfully prepared... More

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Additional Information about Parkway Grill

Address: 510 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
Phone Number: +1 626-795-1001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 80
Cuisine: American, Pizza, Steakhouse, Contemporary

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