We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

371 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 360: English reviews
Arcadia, California
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very good food. Excellent salmon with side of roasted vegetables and mashed potatoes. Average small salad. Very good spinach artichoke dip and cheese toast for appetizers. Very good, attentive service. Free parking.

Thank ak744
Pasadena, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My two women friends, in their mid-60's and myself, in my mid 50's, went in for an early dinner yesterday. We were RUDELY RUSHED through our meal by our two servers, then when we were still chatting (after only being there an hour) not one but TWO managers came us to ask us if everything was OK. Clearly they were... More 

Thank J D
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

suggest that one make a reservation otherwise a long wait. There food is always good and the service is very well organized.

Thank gardenerlove
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My only complaint is that they started broiling their steaks a year or so ago, instead of grilling them. They say they do it for consistency, but the grilled ones taste so much better. The good news is that you can still ask them to grill it, and they are great when you do!

Thank arthure18
Pasadena, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love the Prime Rib! It is cooked just the way I like it (med rare) and seasoned to perfection. I also love the Thai Tuna Roll. Houstons is a family favorite with great service and a cool ambience. When you visit you cannot pass up the Apple Walnut Cobbler. It's a little bit of heaven!

Thank ShoeMom535
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Service and food is always great! I had the clam chowder and cheese bread while my hubby had a burger. Both were yummy and our iced tea was always filled. The restaurant is very clean and the ambiance is very intimate.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Pasadena, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, but over priced. Best prime rib sandwich ever but for $20 it should be. Also good is the Thai steak salad, tender steak but dressing can be too spicy, get it on the side.

Thank foodfan42
Pasadena, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this restaurant is always busy. You have to go really early or forget getting in without at least a 45 minute wait. You can luck out sometimes and eat at the bar. We go there a lot "spur of the moment" for their French dip that we share. The service is great and food is always good. They won't take... More 

Thank Barbara Y
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Houston's Pasadena and Houston's Irvine are always consistently great for food, drinks and service. The wait staff are friendly and provide excellent service while not putting on a rush.I wish Pasadena had the wonderful smoked salmon that is served at their Irvine location. It is a fabulous dish!

Thank SugarmomPasadena
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
93 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food at Houston’s was excellent. We had a great server with helpful recommendations. Either make a reservation or come early because this is a popular restaurant for good reason. The prime rib was plenty for two people and amazingly tender and flavorful. The French dip was a sandwich version of the prime rib with tender slices of beef and... More 

Thank G H

Travelers who viewed Houston's also viewed


Been to Houston's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
American, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: 626-577-6001

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Houston's and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
1 month ago
1 month ago
7 months ago
Sunland, Ca.
8 months ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Houston's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?