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30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
+1 626-578-1404
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (36 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

The name "Russell's" sounds like this restaurant would be some sort of quick little diner, but don't be fooled! The lines out front are for a reason...the food and service were both top-notch. We found Russell's via Yelp and by reading a small sampling of...More

1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed August 12, 2016

I was in Pasadena for the weekend and stopped at Russell's for breakfast. it's conveniently located close to my hotel as well as Old Town Pasadena. Comfortable atmosphere. I enjoyed sitting on the counter. The server promptly took my order - I had the egg,...More

1  Thank Monkeyed
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Menu includes everything from burgers to pasta and breakfast. The salads are freshly prepared before your eyes. The food is fantastic. If you complain about the service go eat at McDonalds. They serve it fast...Here the food is prepared to order in an elegant setting...More

1  Thank L I
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic! Bacon is rediculous, hash browns were perfect and almost too much to eat. $1 to upgrade to a fresh muffin? Sign me up! Actually the coffee was really good too, I wish we had more time to spend. There may be a wait, but...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Decided to follow the reviews and head to Russell's for dinner. So glad we did. First off the kids ordered lemonade and wow, so glad they did it was delicious Pink lemonade. Then we had caesar salad (came with garlic bread), plain burger (came with...More

Thank hendojojo
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We were staying in courtyard Marriott and just few minutes walk to this diner. The breakfast was so good in here. Definitely give it a try if you are around in this area.

1  Thank HongKongTrojan
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Had a nice breakfast at the counter without too much wait, the line for a table was endless. They give you a large amount of food which was pretty decent, but the place is very rushed because of the crowds so if you had wanted...More

1  Thank 321KMD
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We had breakfast at Russell's on a Tuesday and had no problem getting a booth. It looks like it may get crowded there on the weekends though. They serve large portions and the food is quite good. Service was also quick and attentive so we...More

1  Thank Teresa F
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Delicious breakfasts -- everything you could ever want -- from fruit to egg dishes to oatmeal to pancakes. All served quickly and efficiently with a friendly staff, in wooden booths and classic art hanging on the walls, including a large computer screen that changes art...More

1  Thank Adryan2013
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful, traditional breakfast and lunch food with great service. Arrive early because it's often crowded. The location is very near Old Towne and and the restaurant itself is in a very cute remodeled building.

1  Thank Sue S
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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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December 23, 2014|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know but if they do have the facility it would be a great central location in Pasadena
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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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
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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