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The Derby

233 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006-3798
+1 626-447-2430
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (70 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
233 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006-3798
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very stable and old fashion restaurant. Steaks are done well with all good side dishes. Enjoy the restaurant style and setting very much.

Thank Yujen15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A classic steakhouse with awesome food, service and drinks. I have never been disappointed and make it a point to visit this restaurant every time I'm in town.

Thank Vjogirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is a little pricey, but worth every penny. I would suggest sitting in the restaurant area if you want personalized great service. If you love history, then this is the place to visit. Santa Anita race track history is running freely through this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you arrive and get your car valet parked you know this is a top class restaurant. We were seated in the patio area which was perfect for an early evening meal. The food was excellent; four of my party ordered the New...More

Thank IainTwaddle
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Everything was done beautifully. You would think a place like this would become old & dated. Instead, perfect service and food. All of the servers were friendly and pleasant. We brought our own bottle of wine and paid the $15 corkage fee gladly. It was...More

Thank lynndds
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I have been going to the Derby in Arcadia for the last 35 yrs, Famous jockeys like William Shoemaker have been going to this awesome steak and lounge since it opened. Santa Anita race track is right up the street and the restaurant is covered...More

1  Thank ccunningham333
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Classic steak house restaurant within walking distance of my hotel. Having eaten there before in the dining room, we decided to try the bar. It was worth it. The steak "sandwich" was a fantastic filet on a slice of toast. Not what I was expecting,...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The food is very good, our server was awesome and the price for what you got was much better than Ruth Chris's. They have an indoor patio that looks really nice, the main dining room is all booths and the bar looks fun. A must...More

Thank Troy-Wo
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a timeless excellent classic restaurant with great food and staff. The entrance has the original owners "Seabiscuit" memorabila under glass. Wonderful experience...not a cheap place....but wonderful experience.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Derby prepares your steak perfectly every time. This is a great place for couples night out, special celebration when you are dressed up, or are in the mood for a very nice steak. My tip is to NOT be cheap. If you want to...More

Thank Ralph G
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Martha B
1 April 2017|
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Response from Sharob2 | Reviewed this property |
Never tried the Chateaubrialand. I just know that everything we had was always very good. You might try emailing the restaurant I am sure they would tell you. Sharon
29 September 2016|
Response from DianaPei | Reviewed this property |
No cancellation fee. You can check with the restaurant about the time limit to cancel when you make your reservation.
13 April 2016|
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Response from Jacglen | Reviewed this property |
I should have read Gregory b's answer b/f I replied. Ooops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 E Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006-3798
    (2nd Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arcadia
  • Phone Number: +1 626-447-2430
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