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The Raymond Restaurant

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1250 S Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105-3417 (S. Fair Oaks Ave. & Columbia St.)
+1 626-441-3136
Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:30
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Rome, Georgia
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 appetizers were great wines were great as well. We ate in the patio area service... More 

Thank emorga
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 delicious and unique. I had my first 18 year old scotch. The wait staff was... More 

Thank Anagha K
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83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 n' Cheese. But as someone who has family that owns restaurants, anytime the server has... More 

Thank MarketingDiva
Salem, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Irvine, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

After a visit to the Huntington in San Marino, the family went to the Raymond for dinner. Hidden behind foliage on Fair oaks, it is a it hard to find, but worth the wandering! It is a 20s-30s cottage with charming tree-covered grounds and outside patios. It retains its original rooms, all decorated in a time appropriate way, with nice,... More 

Thank CityLibrarian
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I was very delighted when my family and friends surprised me with a visit to The Raymond yesterday. It's been about a year since the last time I had a meal here and the quality of the food is as good as ever. Though we had a very rare cool and rainy day in LA, the larger covered outdoor patio... More 

Thank Jemima W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The Raymond restaurant is a hidden jewel. Located in a California craftsman house turn restaurant. It is very quaint with lots of unique space indoor and outdoor with a fireplace. Nice place to meet They have a menu buffet with some decadent specialities like CI Simon rolls with raisins. I did go there go there to celebrate his birthday and... More 

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Glenn Dale, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

While the restaurant was not crowded, service was afflicted with long lags between courses. Portion for the salmon was a bit stingy, for the vegetable platter and lamb overwhelmingly large. Desserts were inventive and delicious,

1 Thank Diane F
West Hollywood, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fantastic food in a beautiful environment. The hand harvested & perfectly prepared scallops simply melted in my mouth. :) Did I mention the pork belly yet!? OMG! Fantastic!!! That was my second time there and it has become one of my favorite in LA.

Thank CulinaryLiz
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The patio is quite lovely, and the inside tables looked quite cozy as well. The food on the other hand was rather disappointing. The descriptions sounded innovative and appetizing, the presentation was well done, but the flavor was just not there. We tried multiple small plates, and other than the golden beats I would not recommend any. Service was adequate,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
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

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