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“An old time classic, but really really tired”

Steven's Steak & Seafood House
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Ranked #1 of 62 Restaurants in Commerce
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $40
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Atlantic & Eastern Avenue
Description: It was just yesterday when we opened our doors. If Yesterday was October of 1952. Steven's is America's premier traditional steakhouse. We are committed to providing you with outstanding hospitality and serving you the best steaks. Our acclaimed wine list, rich ambiance and personal wait-service are designed to provide you with a truly memorable steakhouse experience. We also have another side of personality. Our lounge is alive with the hottest sounds of Salsa and many other Latin vibes. I In addition, we have seven private dining rooms for that perfect quiet evening. Whether you are planning a business dinner, graduation, wedding, anniversary, rehearsal dinner, birthday or a large corporate meeting, we will satisfy your needs in a friendly and professional manner. Steven's steakhouse Gift Cards are the perfect gift for every steak lover. We look forward to serving you.
Pasadena, California
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54 reviews
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“An old time classic, but really really tired”
Reviewed June 30, 2012

Steven's is one of the only choices in the limited dining City of Commerce, south of downtown LA. The restaurant appears to survive on group celebrations and business lunches during the day, and locals dining out on the weekend. After a few visits it's clear that they have a niche, which is so-so food presented in a faux classic way, with no windows, red leather banquettes, and harried wait staff. Since it seems dark inside, it also feels a little dirty.

The food is well prepared but the quality is only a "B" level, and not a good value for what it is. Overall it's just OK, but there are better choices in the area.

  • Visited June 2012
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English first
Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
“Excelent”
Reviewed February 21, 2012

Atmosphere, Service, Food.
We had Big Jim's cut (Prime rib) New York steak & some had three is a crowd (N.Y steak, Shrimp & breast of chicken) outstanding quality at rewarding price.

  • Visited February 2012
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New Mexico
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Don't go if you're in a hurry, this lace s real laid back”
Reviewed February 17, 2012

This is an older looking place with a security guard in the lot. Guess it was OK to put my iPad in the trunk as we parked right behind the security guard!
Once inside,the decor inside is dated but kind cool. Waited in the booth for a bit for the waitress who was running back and forth. Maybe someone called in sick or something, but she apologized when she got to us and it really wasn't that long of a wait.
We ordered the salmon and the calf liver, both were very good. I wanted to try the filet but it only comes in a 12 ounce size and there is no way I could eat all that!
I would recommend Steven's as our experience there was good as was the food!

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Brea, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yummy!”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

We have dined here several times and always get the Mediterranean Platter which easily feeds two people. Lobster, crab legs, fried scallops, fried shrimp, grilled shrimp, stuffed mushrooms, and bacon wrapped shrimp, surrounded by tomato, avocado and lemon wedges. It was great.

  • Visited February 2012
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Diamond Bar, CA
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“The Biggest, Tastiest Prime Rib I have ever eaten!”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

My wife and I have been eating here for most of our 42 years of marriage. Birthday's, Anniversaries and just a great dinner adventure out on the town, often before attending the Theatre. If you love Prime Rib, Big Jim's special is for you. 32 oz of pure delight. The wife enjoy's the Twin Toronados of Beef Tenderloin (Bacon wrapped Filet Mignon). We generally start our evening with a fine bottle of Red Wine, Merlot or Cabernet, wineries are either-BV, Sebastiani, Louis Martini, Robert Mondavi,which are some of our favorites.

An order of hot melting Cheese Bread and Crab Stuffed Mushrooms is mandatory! With a great salad or French Onion Soup, and then every dinner includes Jim's famous Spaghetti appetizer, with an incredible sauce. Normally we are already well on our way to being full by the time dinner arrives. Then you get the an enormous portion of food, and there is definitely no room for desert, although there are some incredible selections of Cheese Cake, Carrot Cake, Chocolate, etc. and after doggie bags are filled, sometimes we share one, with a marvelous cup of coffee, served with Cinnamon sticks, whipped cream and dark chocolate chunks. Now the big task is getting to the car, we can hardly walk. Just simply too much joy!
Cory

  • Visited August 2011
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