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320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
+1 626-577-6001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (65 reviews)
“steak” (68 reviews)
“french dip” (22 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Although the wait can be a half hour or more it is well worth it. We often go about four for an early dinner and are quickly seated. The ribs are our favorite but the salads are great and the service is excellent. With a...More

Thank wendy4413
Reviewed 1 week ago

Houston's is a fabulous restaurant. The service was attentive and friendly, the food was delicious, and the atmosphere was lovely. If you go during fresh artichoke season, the char-cooked artichokes are delicious. My husband and I have eaten at Houston's a couple of times and...More

Thank 471carolec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been many years since I've been to a Houstons. None where I've moved to in the Palm Springs area. Perfect place for one. Was a frequent customer of their Century City Branch. Everything was just as good recently in Pasadena. Food, Service and Environment. The...More

Thank psfco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Houston’s fairly often and are always impressed by both the food and the excellent service. This time however we were very disappointed because they didn’t have a record of our reservation. Since the was quite a line of people and the we...More

Thank Diana d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Houston's is part of an extensive chain, but it exudes an almost fortress-like sense of old school dimly lit comfort. Club like in its ambiance. Food and drinks are excellent, with an open kitchen being visible on the south wall, and the bistro-formally dressed waitstaff...More

Thank BULLDOG742014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food has always been great at Houston's. I was so excited that they brought their classic chicken fingers back! They may call it something else but that is what they were previously knows as. So yummy! The wine list is great. The service is...More

Thank DuchessDebofPasadena
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Houston's is one of our favorites. My husband loves their French Dip sandwich. It is his go to every time. It is consistent and always good. I typically have their chicken salad with the peanut dressing. It has just the right amount of spice. This...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On business and flying solo, came here for dinner. I was very impressed with the looks of the restaurant, the level of service, and the quality of the food. It was very crowded and with good reason. Locals in Pasadena know what a quality eatery...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I ordered the Hawaiian steak. Steak cooked medium well was neither tender nor juicy. I could have used a sharper knife. There was nothing uniquely Hawaiian about the steak. I did notice a hint of soy sauce which I felt would make it more of...More

Thank TonyNest
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We did not have a reservation and had to wait over 45 min on what seemed to be a busy work day crowd. The place was packed - obviously a popular place. Food was good, limited options for vegetarians. The grilled asparagus was really good.

Thank History4fun
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8 September 2017|
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Response from Renata G | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they don't take reservations. I always go mid to late afternoon, even on Mondays. They are jammed but worth the wait. I'm in LA all the time and this is my favorite restaurant. Especially the burgers... More
8 September 2017|
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Response from HookieHookie | Reviewed this property |
No...see the answer below.
31 December 2016|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-6001
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