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Arroyo Chop House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Half Garlic / Half Sourdough Bread
Chop House Garlic Bread
Artisan Cheese Board
Seasonal Accoutrements
Barbecued Shrimp
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp
C. H. Prime Chili
Soup of the Day
Market Price
Seafood Platter
Scallops Wrapped with Pancetta
Alaskan Crab Leg Cocktail
Roasted Beet Salad
Micro Greens, Bleu Cheese Mousse, Orange Segments, Avocado, Balsamic Reduction
Barbecued Shrimp Salad
Chopped Salad
Bacon, Blue Cheese, Crisp Leeks, Olives, Dried Cherries
Bibb Lettuce, Ash Goat Cheese
Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Avocado
Caesar Salad
Chilled Heart of Iceberg Lettuce
Burrata & Truffle Salad
Burrata Cheese, Wild Mixed Greens, Lemon Truffle Vinaigrette, Candied Pecans, Sea Salt
Onion Rings
Jalapeño-Corn Souffle
Fresh Caramelized Sweet Corn
Creamed Spinach
Truffle Mac & Cheese
Original A.C.H Mac & Cheese
Black Forest Ham
Baked Potato
Lobster Mashed Potatoes
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
U.S.D.A. Prime Beef: Arroyo Chop House is the ONLY restaurant in the San Gabriel/San Fernando Valleys to serve U.S.D.A. Prime Beef exclusively—every cut. Prime Beef is so exclusive that only 2% of the beef production is graded U.S.D.A. Prime, compared to U.S.D.A. Choice which represents 70% of the beef market. We use a single source supplier of the finest quality beef in the world. All of our steaks are hand-cut daily and are aged a minimum of 28 days. Please be assured that we will continue to serve you the finest Prime Beef available. Add Seared Foie Gras - $17. The following Chop House sauces are available for $2 each upon request: Peppercorn Sherry Cream, Béarnaise, Bleu Cheese Smoked Bacon Cabernet Reduction
Filet Mignon
Petit Filet
24 Oz. $62.0
Prime Beef Skewers
2½ Lbs. - For Two $94.0
New York
Aged for 40 Days
Kansas City New York
The Japanese breed that elevates beef to a luxury. Wagyu cattle stores fat within the muscle which gives the meat its extraordinary flavor and tenderness. Our Wagyu comes from the highest quality Wagyu bloodlines bred domestically with Angus cattle. Our steaks are graded "8+ Ultra" which is the highest grade
New York Strip
Market Price
Fresh Fish of the Moment
Market Price
Australian Lobster Tail
Market Price
Whole Maine Lobster
Ahi Tuna
Alaskan King Crab Legs
Double Cut Colorado Lamb Chops
Marinated Chicken Breast
Veal Chop
Ever-popular in the Pasadena area for the ultimate in business dinners, special-occasion dining and after-work cocktails hand crafted by the mixologists-Chop House has a broad appeal. USDA Prime Steaks, served exclusively, are aged, hand-cut daily, and perfectly seared in a 500 degree oven. Traditional steakhouse side dishes include creamed spinach, roasted garlic-mashed potatoes and massive asparagus spears. All desserts are made in-house including the signature Chocolate and Grand Marnier Souffles. The strikingly handsome restaurant exudes a youthful energy that gives the time-honored dining concept universal appeal. Our seasoned staff makes every effort to ensure our guests a remarkable dining
USD 41 - USD 80
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
American, Steakhouse, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of six for my sister-in-law's birthday dinner. My husband said it was the best steak he ever had and my halibut was amazing. We started with a duo of crab and lobster cakes and the iceberg wedge salad. Both were wonderful....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cheflindy22
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

We had a party of 6 and all met at the bar. Victor made some great cocktails and we all enjoyed his mixology. The hostess was very nice and did not rush us to the table. We all enjoyed a great meal. Steaks were all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

I love this place. The grilled shrimp salad is wonderful! Steaks are also good here. Drinks at the bar are always great too. The bartenders take good care of you. Reservations are a great help to avoid waiting.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank misspomona
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and it has been consistently very good. I highly recommend the "La Poire" cocktail to start. It's so peary, combined with some great spices like clove and cinnamon. It's refreshing - a little sweet but not too much! The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BooII
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Arroyo Chop House is the crown jewel of the Smith Brother’s three Pasadena eateries. Whether seated at the bar on a busy night, or at a table in the garden room, the food, the service, the experience is awesome. Everything is a la cartel with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We treated ourselves to a dinner at this restaurant, and a treat it was for sure. Outstanding food, great wines in a classy ambiance. Friendly and helpful staff. Not the cheapest place in Pasadena but worth every penny.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jacktM9848KB
Reviewed 4 August 2018

While in Pasadena to celebrate our anniversary, we had the opportunity to enjoy our dinner Arroyo Chop House. Reservations were made in advance and we were immediately seated at a comfortable booth. The hotel included a handwritten congratulatory note and flowers--both were a very nice...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 363JosephB
Reviewed 26 July 2018

How many different ways can I say "average?" Six of us were here for a Father's Day dinner. Should have been very special, considering the high prices, but it was only average. Obviously the meat was high quality, tasted good and was cooked in accordance...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank iliketowrite
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Yes, the food is mostly delicious and service is impeccable but $175 for a couple to share a steak and appetizers plus only one had drinks. Whoa. Is a 12 oz. steak alacarte worth $70-80? That’s why 4 stars. Also couple of appetizers were not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Ethanski
Reviewed 31 May 2018

worst filet i have ever had. plus expensive . stay away and have your dinner somewhere else. service was not bad.

Date of visit: May 2018
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5 December 2016|
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Response from Pat O | Reviewed this property |
Not really! California casual is the order of the day. Dress comfortably but warmly because of the air conditioning, but jackets are not required!
Peng L
10 July 2015|
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Response from Gregg S | Property representative |
We are happy to serve children. We do not have a child's menu and the atmosphere, as other guests mentioned, is steakhouse ambiance—dark wood, booths, and dim lighting. We do all that we can to accommodate our guests... More
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