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Arcadia, CA
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good16%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
18 Mar 2017
“Okay food, good service”
29 Jun 2015
“Excellent meal and unbeatable racetrack veiws”
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Arcadia, CA
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the service here and it is a great place to watch the track from, but the food is not very good. Walk into here expecting horse races with okay food as a plus, not the other way around.

Thank Campbell c
Reviewed 30 June 2015

You do have to pay an extra fee (5$) to get to enter this part of the facility. i think it was well worth it to have a beautiful, air-conditioned place to eat and watch the races! Staff was excellent attentive and friendly. The food...More

Thank rhodeygem
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Great food in a beautiful location. The service is terrific. The fun part is watching the horses race while eating lunch.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I don't handle heat well so whenever we visit Santa Anita we always make reservations at the Frontrunner. You are assured of a table for the entire day of racing and can go between watching the horses at the paddock before races, or the horses...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 11 February 2015

Great place to enjoy company of friends while relaxing, eating, betting and watching horse racing. Our waitress Jessica was top notch. She was attentive and quick. The food here is awesome. I ordered the Spinach and Pear Salad and added Chicken. One of the best...More

1  Thank Christine N
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The service is slow, the location is confined. The food has gone downhill. The bar is great. They save the best seats for the owners/trainers who rarely come in.

1  Thank destinationaddict
Reviewed 16 June 2013

Beautiful View from one of the best tracks in the world. If you do not like horse racing thats fine because the food is also amazing. dont go to turf club, spend a couple extra dollars and head up to the frontrunner to have one...More

1  Thank Ryan F
Reviewed 28 March 2013

I was trying to make reservation at Sierra Terrace at Track but not listed on website, so went for FrontRunner which is a bit more upscale and expensive. Food was very good and nicely presented. Had window table right near finish line= perfect! Service got...More

Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 31 January 2013

One of our favorite Date Days is enjoying the races in the comfort of the Frontrunner Restaurant. Comfortable seating, great view of the races, attentive service and good food. What more can you ask for.

Thank SrGrammyLinda
Reviewed 20 June 2012

On 11/10/2011, I ate at the "Frontrunner" restaurant at Santa Anita Racetrack. I've eaten there many times before. There is no better place to spend the day at the track when the horses are running. The views of Santa Anita with the San Gabriel Mountains...More

1  Thank Dwain C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arcadia, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Arcadia
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