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320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
+1 626-577-6001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (60 reviews)
“steak” (60 reviews)
“spinach dip” (10 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went there 4 times in past 2 years. The food is good , workers are very kind, convenient free parking lot for your car. However every time I’ve been there I need to wait about 30 to 45 minutes.

Thank The-Mr-Erik
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I only get the baby back ribs at Houston’s in Pasadena on Arroyo! They are fall off the bone tender!

Thank 204lawrencel
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The wait was a pain, but worth it. Love the baby back ribs. We visited a few rib restaurant but I have to say the Houston's was the best. Service was also great.

Thank AllanMason
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been going here for years, this place is consistently excellent, their menu is small, but everything I ever had is excellent and cook to perfection, reasonably price, excellent bar, and great place for everything date night, hangout with friends at the bar, family meal with...More

Thank Andres F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t think this should be classified as a moderate price restaurant. Do not trust the menu listed on Trip Advisor, it is lower than in the restaurant. Our waiter came by to see if we wanted a dessert (no menu), we ordered one and...More

Thank RickandJan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually go for lunch and was surprised st dinner our dinner came cold and the food my brother ordered was also cold I was surprised You are on a time restriction when you eat so I was surprised we had to send food back do...More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good through the years. Beverly. I distant across all their Restaurants in all the states that we have tried. Great ambiance. Comfort food as well as good with a twist. A great staple in Pasadena. Easy access too.

Thank Cape-SoCal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a nice evening out, my date and I ended up at Houston’s for a late dinner on a Saturday. We ended up waiting for an hour because it was a packed house. We managed to keep each other entertained, so we didn’t mind. Once...More

Thank Priscilla Q
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The menu varies from location to location but this one is particularly good. Clean atmosphere and professional service. The salads are outstanding

Thank anagorski
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The restaurant is beautiful! Our waitress Liz M was engaging and an outstanding server! We will be back and will make a Point of asking for Liz M!!!

Thank msavages
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7 September 2017|
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Response from Renata G | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, they don't take reservations. I always go mid to late afternoon, even on Mondays. They are jammed but worth the wait. I'm in LA all the time and this is my favorite restaurant. Especially the burgers... More
7 September 2017|
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Response from HookieHookie | Reviewed this property |
No...see the answer below.
31 December 2016|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105-2516
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-577-6001
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