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30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
+1 626-578-1404
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (41 reviews)
“croque madame” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We went mid-day and had dinner - terrific experience with great tasty food and portions to fill you up at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend. They had a decadent dessert that interested me that is big enough to share but we had not room...More

Thank TropiCAL2003
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We go to Russel’s for breakfast all the time and it’s never disappointing. They make wonderful omelettes and waffles. My fiancé gets the corn beef hash and she says it’s the best she has ever had. I would highly recommend this place if you are...More

Thank IAN B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We enjoyed dinner and cocktails at this centrally located restaurant. Staff was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Tudball
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We came here to celebrate our friend’s birthday and were not disappointed in ANY way!! The raspberry royale (raspberry mimosa) was astonishingly good, I couldn’t believe it, and we were very happy with the free coffee refills. For the price, the amount of hash browns...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a fun little neighborhhood gem. Great place to take the kids for any meal. Casual with good food. My family love breakfasts there but check out the menu and see what appeals to you. They are great for any meal.

1  Thank up2snuf
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Excellent breakfast choices and food. The service was excellent. We were there on a family get together and hung out for quite a while and they didn’t rush us. Also, they split the check happily rather than begrudgingly. Parking is convenient.

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed July 19, 2018

I ate at Russell's twice during a recent visit to Pasadena and would for certain go back again. The menu is varied and tasty and the wait staff is nice and attentive. The restaurant has been there since 1930 and it is great to dine...More

1  Thank trlett
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We were in our anniversary weekend and stayed at a nearby hotel. We walked there two mornings. The pancakes were flavorful and very filling. The bacon is a thick cut and worthy of special mention. The staff remembered us from the day before and welcomed...More

1  Thank Brad A
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I visited Russels for breakfast, lunch and dinner during my stay in Pasadena. Everything was wonderful and delicious. So good in fact, I was easily swayed to Russels instead of the Cheesecake Factory just a block away. Mornings are quite busy although I had no...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Just went to this very very popular (hour+ wait) restaurant for brunch. Wait was well worth it. The hash browns are crispy and delicious, the omelets (everything from ABC to Mexican to chili) were huge and yummy, and we loved being able to substitute the...More

1  Thank Angieskim
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April 24, 2018|
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Response from lindymiles | Reviewed this property |
Salads and soups are good.
February 12, 2016|
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Response from CONNvacationers | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. We had to wait about 10-15 minutes.
May 10, 2015|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - i don't recall either but i do know their pies looked so yummy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-578-1404
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