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Arroyo Chop House

536 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
+1 626-577-7463
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
536 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for a business dinner. Service was excellent, both at the bar and at our table. Waiters were attentive but not overbearing. The food was also excellent, with everything cooked perfectly and seasoned nicely. Prices are high, but to be expected for a...More

Thank lebriznon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service here re unparalleled. It’s on the expensive side but you are likely to have a most memorable experience. The decor is magnificent and for the holidays, they’ll make an extra effort.

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A party of 16 for business dinner , valet parking ,nice decor , polite servers . Menu and wine list extensive . Shared appetizers , crab cake ,scallops and shrimp, different salads ( spinach ,Caesar ) Most ordered bone in ribeye and filet , moist...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a serious restaurant for serious steak lovers. Amazing wine list. Incredible steak selection. Gourmet all the way. Pricey. Fish options as well.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The good: excellent quality steak and they know how to properly prepare it rare. The bad: the sides. Uninspiring corn dish and over cooked/ burned Brussels sprouts. Based on this sample of two, they need to learn how to make sides as outstanding as their...More

Thank Nostromo42
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you want a special night out, look no further. The service from the time we stepped in was great. I had remarked it was my wifes birthday on my reservation, so they gave us a great table and even flowers! The meal and the...More

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very crowded and you are a bit overwhelmed when you step in. Inside the restaurant, I found it too dark. Luckily, we could seat outside and it was great. Service is outstanding. Food is good. Scallops and a schrimps were perfect. There...More

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This place is great for business dinner meeting. Staffs are very attentive despite a large group that of people. Unlike mortons in downtown la, they didn't mixed up our steaks. Water, wines are refill regularly. Pace of foods come out in good timing at every...More

Thank Bogard C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Experience was top notch. Service is as good as it gets. Server had the humor and the patience as we picked our choices. He also made sure we didn't order too much and saved room for dessert. Believe it or not, the highlight of the...More

Thank leep116
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I've been to the Chop House several times over the years, but in my most recent visit, I have to say they are still hitting on all cylinders. The entire dining experience was handled perfectly. We had brought a special bottle of wine with us...More

Thank Rockthevote1
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 536 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2520
    (California Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-7463
  • E-mail
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 experience and are happy to help guide them through the award-winning wine list.
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