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“Not what it used to be”

Original Roadhouse Grill
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Ranked #7 of 275 Restaurants in Whittier
Price range: $10 - $29
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Colima Ave
Description: Original Roadhouse Grill features an authentic roadhouse menu and a down-home, fun lovin' atmosphere. You'll find peanuts served in buckets and peanut shells on the floor. Country music, classic rock and blues can be heard coming out of our jukebox. Bring in the whole family and crew in for a fun and delicious experience at an All American Steakhouse. Our signature rolls and mouth watering food cooked on our open-window grill will keep you coming back for more.
southern cal
Level 5 Contributor
79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Not what it used to be”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We had been going to Roadhouse for years but had not been since we had moved to another city . Recently we returned and there were many changes. First they served a large dinner salad with outsanding house dressing. The salad is now half the size and the house dressing is gone, They have added a trip tip which is served as a whole piece but tasted like pot roast.
The baby back ribs are still excellent; fall off the bone. The bbq sauce is average.. On a Friday night at 7:00 the restaurant was 3/4 filled; in the past you would wait an hour for a table.

  • Visited March 2013
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Yorba Linda, California
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“NOT WHAT IT USE TO BE”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I ordered bacon wrapped filet - well done butterflied. It was cooked properly, however, it tasted horrible. Took a few bites and didn't eat anymore of it. Kind of feared food poisioning...it tasted that bad.

Can definitely say will not be going back here.

I know business is not what it use to be with people not eating out as much and all, but at least serve something decent. It was not. The peanuts were good and so was the large glass of water.

  • Visited January 2013
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Oakland, California
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226 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Good Eats at the O R H G in Whittier,CA”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Good selection of Steaks, Seafood,Bison & Chicken Dinner. I had the BBQ sliced bourbon tri tip slides & the wife had the southwest egg roll for starter very very good, for the main I had a bacon wrapped filet Mignon, the wife had the jim beam rib eye steak with hay bale onion rings, they also have a lite menu too and very good salads and slaw. the Bison burger is very good , it not your reg burger, try the mojito lemonade its great. very good food, good service, decent prices,very good value Definitely Recommend and will return

  • Visited November 2012
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