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The Raymond Restaurant

1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
+1 626-441-3136
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“daily quiche” (2 reviews)
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1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
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Reviews (135)
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

My son and daughter in law hosted a birthday party here for my birthday and her mom's birthday...April 1! We had about 40 people out in the covered patio. It was wonderful. The service was impeccable, the food was good and the atmosphere beautiful. While...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

I had heard very nice things about the Raymond for many years, so my wife and I took the opportunity to go there for lunch when other business brought us into the area. The parking situation, first of all, is daunting. There are some spaces...More

1  Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Did you ever see the Peanuts cartoon where Charlie Brown goes to kick the football that Lucy holds and every time he goes to kick it she pulls it away and he falls flat on his back? That's the Raymond to me. Every time I...More

1  Thank Donotdisturb62
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This eclectic and cozy spot has a great ambience. I've been here with co-workers for lunch and friends for happy hour. They serve some of the best craft cocktails I've ever had. Not only are they strong, they are delicious. Their food is high quality...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

It's been a long time since I left a restaurant embarrassed for my city, but that is the way I felt after leaving the Raymond for Sunday brunch today with out of town guests. The restaurant has the potential to be a comfortable and casual...More

1  Thank Robbin C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stayed at a nearby B&B that recommended the Raymond Restaurant. It was within walking distance to our B&B so we gave it a try. We found the menu to be a bit strange... I'm not sure if that was because we were just looking...More

Thank CTpickytraveler
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends on the recommendation of our hotel concierge the restaurant traces its origins to 1888 the cuisine is new American-farm to table we ordered several different dishes scallops were outstanding as well as the hanger steak the carrot salad and roasted vegetables...More

Thank emorga
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We celebrated my brother and sister in law's wedding anniversary with a fantastic dinner at Raymonds. The reservations were made a few days in advance since the place is packed for the holidays. The cocktails were wonderful, my sil ordered Helen of Troy which was...More

Thank Anagha K
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I was with my mama and she said ohhh happy hour(like she was 22)! I hadn't been here in years and was like why not. Our server was very helpful, knowledgeable about the drinks, and the food was amazing! Especially the onion rings and Mac...More

Thank MarketingDiva
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Really nice bar. No bar seats allowed a more conversational atmosphere. Very enjoyable. We would be happy to come back.

Thank Alan-CPA
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Isyour restaurant wheelchair accessible
17 November 2016|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You need to contact the restaurant directly for the answer.
Don't they have a dinner menu, not just sandwiches?
11 June 2016|
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Response from FredSimson | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely and interesting Dinner menu. Good choice and nice atmosphere to boot!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417
    (S. Fair Oaks Ave. & Columbia St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-441-3136
  • E-mail
1886 Bar Hours Tuesday -Thursday 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Friday 11:30 AM - 2:00 AM Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM Sunday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM Happy Hour Tuesday - Friday 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM