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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 591 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
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
Farmers Branch, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Parkway Grill is a great place to celebrate special occasions. The food is always very tasty, he service superb, and the atmosphere is elegant but still fun!

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Torrance, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went to celebrate two birthdays in November. First, there was a birthday card on the table when we arrived. We had a fabulous meal. The Creme Brûlée Napolian was to die for. The birthday girls got a birthday cupcake. We also got a bouquet of orchids. it was a thrill to get 4 stems of purple orchids. It was... More 

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Pasadena, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a long standing high end restaurant, that consistently delivers excellent food and top notch service. The wine list is extensive with several great selections. The prices are a bit high, but there are a few good value wines on the list. Great for business or special occasions.

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Carmichael, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is truly a fine dining experience. the black bean soup (always on the menu) was extremely flavorful. My three dining partners had the sea bass special which was exceptionally well done. I enjoyed the Thai pasta with duck breast. Wonderful service, great food, nice live music in the bar: who could ask for more?

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Danville, California
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120 reviews 120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Came here for a bday celebration for my husband and another couple. The appetizer menu is fantastic! My friend ordered the date wrapped figs and they were great. The accompanying brussel sprouts were large and under cooked. I ordered a simple gem lettuce salad and it came with a very nice burrata cheese. It was simple, fresh, good. Ordered the... More 

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san francisco
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our party of four was seated quickly and on time. The wait staff was terrific and did their jobs with service in mind. Unfortunately the food fell short of the mark. My rib eye steak, while cooked as requested, was tasteless. My guests fish was mushy and probably frozen. The Caesar salad was good and the breads were also tasty.... More 

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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

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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260 reviews 260 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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111 reviews 111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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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