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The Northwoods Inn

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Azusa Avenue, Azusa, CA
+1 714-739-0331
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Exeter, California
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Northwoods Inn has been around for ages -- the food has always been consistently excellent. Flavorful and tender steaks, delicious cheese bread (one of their signature items). The ambiance is old-school class -- with peanut shells on the floor. I love this place -- and when we came back into town for a family visit, we decided to visit the... More 

Thank ReadLit247
Pomona, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere here is very good, peanut shells go on the floor. Very fine dinning has been established for many years. The red cabbage salad is amazing. Our service was superior. I have no complaints. The best French dip I have ever had it had caramelized onions on top and the Au Jus was not overly salty like most places... More 

Thank whaledaker
Glendora, California
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We only had to wait for a few minutes. Some friends brought us here for dinner. I had the steak and crab! YUM!! As always the bread, and salads were amazing.

Thank catbatham
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food is OK, but if you love huge portions this is the place for you. I do like the cabbage salad and cheese bread but the entrees are just ok.

Thank Cindy B
Burnet, United States
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134 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

As a young child, it was a treat to have my parents take us to the Northwoods Inn. I always had a favorite meal and would consistently order the same thing . . . Chili Size on rye bread. Sounds freaky but, it was actually very good. As a matter of fact, over forty years ago, and my last time... More 

Thank Bryan B
Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stop in to this long time local favorite for a great steak with all the trimmings. Throw your peanut shells on the floor while swigging a tall brewski. You get 2 great salads with your meal and the steak filet dinner is great. Great service to boot and lots of mints to choose from on your way out!

Thank Biztraveler11
San Gabriel, California
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I've been going to NW Inn for many years. Decided to treat myself to a steak and lobster dinner which comes with the 2 salads, baked potato, rice pilaf. In years past, the server always offered to mix the salads (a tradition) but not this time. She just put them on the table and asked if I knew about the... More 

Thank Leone T
Georgetown, Texas
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43 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I lived near the original Northwoods Inn and frequently ate there until I left CA in 2000 for Texas. While back in CA last week, 8 of us dined at the Azusa location and it was nostalgic because nothing has changed (except prices). You still get a bowl of peanuts to start and still throw the shells on the floor.... More 

Thank John D
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have been dining at Claremans restaurants since the early 1950's and the Northwoods Inn in Azusa and the one in La Mirada are both a real treat. The buildings look like a mountain lodge both inside and outside, and the food is delicious. They specialize in steaks (their filets are my favorite, but they also have chicken and seafood...my... More 

Thank Ron K
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This place used to be great. Prices have jumped and portion has gotten MUCH smaller. Long waits. Ok place for a special occasion. Food was ok, but the price of it got to me. Sorry. This is a pass from now on

Thank Upland909

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Azusa Avenue, Azusa, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Azusa
  • Phone Number: +1 714-739-0331

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?