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The Raymond Restaurant

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
+1 626-441-3136
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“pork belly” (7 reviews)
“scallops” (9 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A pleasant local restaurant in Pasadena serving good dishes, with generous portions. The decor resembles a pub. Good for families, we are 12 with 8 children, as well as couples. In good weather the outside assessing is lovely, but inside kids come too. The service...More

Thank CossyWombat
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Three of my friends and I went to the Raymond to celebrate a birthday for one friend and a new job for another. Turned out to be a great choice. Our table was outside next to the fountain and it was so comfortable and relaxing....More

Thank Evelyn Q
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to go for lunch and it was so good we came back the next day for breakfast. Between the 4 of us we had 8 dishes and all were perfect. The staff was friendly helpful and attentive

Thank Mitch G
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A great place for your next lunch or brunch with a wide variety menu to please your food desires.. Established in 1886 it's a place with a old world ambiences. The hotel was built atop Bacon Hill which lies between Pasadena and South Pasadena and...More

Thank sogonblick
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I'd give it more stars if I could. We had 3 different appetizers and 4 different entrees and all were superb. I rarely see a menu where there are so many things I really want to have. Pork Belly ... maybe best I've ever had....More

Thank magzweig
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We came to The Raymond Restaurant based on a recommendation from a friend. Made reservations for brunch. The inside of the restaurant is really nice, but the patio is fantastic. We sat in the patio and you feel really isolated from the street. Our waiter...More

1  Thank thematrix
Reviewed March 21, 2018

We enjoyed an amazing birthday meal this weekend at The Raymond. I had expected a typical "old school" meat-ish restaurant, but was delighted to see the amazing menu! So many creative offerings, prepared beautifully. Especially delicious were the scallops. Before dinner we enjoyed some creative...More

Thank SuburbanWife
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

These guys have been around since 1886 so they obviously are doing something right. There is indoor and outdoor seating. We had a wonderful table in the patio and enjoyed a great brunch over hibiscus mimosas. The food was quite good as well.

Thank Paulo E
Reviewed February 26, 2018

The menu is quite inventive and portions are very large. Sitting outside on the front or back patio would be preferable on a nice day because the interior while nice and charming has an almost unbearable noise level if the restaurant is crowded (not their...More

Thank Lv2Trav
Reviewed February 21, 2018

My wife and I had lunch here during the DineLA restaurant week in January. We've been wanting to dine here for awhile now and finally had the opportunity to go. It was a great experience. It's a house turned into a restaurant. The place has...More

1  Thank ugooli
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Response from FredSimson | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and interesting Dinner menu. Good choice and nice atmosphere to boot!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
    (S. Fair Oaks Ave. & Columbia St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-441-3136
1886 Bar Hours Tuesday -Thursday 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Friday 11:30 AM - 2:00 AM Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM Sunday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM Happy Hour Tuesday - Friday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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