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Best American Restaurants in Highland Park


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A photo of Dunsmoor restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Eagle Rock
Booked 59 times today
Dunsmoor has earned high praise for exemplifying the best of American cuisine. Patrons commend the fantastic blend of classic dishes and comfort food, with menu favorites like scallops with cream corn, deep fried crab, and Austin oysters. The restaurant showcases original American cooking, judiciously applying modern techniques. Reviews indicate a high level of appreciation for Dunsmoor's ambiance, described as rustic yet upscale, and the thoughtfully crafted dishes. The excellent service provided by Chef Brian and his team is also frequently mentioned. With a top-tier wine selection, Dunsmoor has become a beloved fixture in its local neighborhood.
A photo of Agnes Restaurant & Cheesery restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 32 times today
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A photo of Mi Piace restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 33 times today
Mi Piace, located in the heart of Old Town Pasadena, is widely celebrated as a top-quality Italian restaurant. Many customers consider it their "favorite Italian restaurant of all time", praising not only the delicious food but also the fantastic service and ambiance. Mi Piace's menu offers an exciting variety of traditional Italian dishes, with a particular emphasis on homemade pasta. They consistently deliver superb Italian food while maintaining a high level of energy that diners appreciate. Reviewers have lauded their authentic, excellently-prepared spaghetti and meatballs, and their remarkable homemade ricotta. Whether you're looking for a special location to celebrate a birthday, a comforting place to dine while visiting Pasadena, or a delightful spot for date night, Mi Piace comes highly recommended for the finest Italian cuisine.
A photo of True Food Kitchen - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Pasadena
Booked 45 times today
True Food Kitchen - Pasadena serves quintessential American cuisine, reimagined for modern and health-conscious palates. As mentioned by numerous customers, this restaurant impresses with its high-quality ingredients, excellent service, and adherence to dietary needs. One reviewer highlights it as a "local gem" that caters to their dietary allergies and brings the "American waistline closer to what it was designed to be” through inspired, healthy options. Another praises the "seasonal menu" and consistent quality of food, while others commend the diversity of options that cater to everyone's tastes. Its ability to blend healthiness with tastiness has earned it a cherished place in the hearts of its customers, making it an excellent representative of good American cuisine.
A photo of The Raymond Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 41 times today
The Raymond Restaurant, nestled in Pasadena, offers top-notch contemporary American cuisine that consistently leaves a strong impression. Whether dining for a special occasion, such as an anniversary, or simply seeking a great meal, this restaurant is well-regarded amongst its patrons. Notably, the restaurant's Ahi Poke was lauded an amazing dish, and the rib eye steak and sea bass were highlighted for their perfect preparation and presentation. The restaurant's short ribs and filet mignon were also mentioned as well-seasoned and cooked to perfection. This, coupled with the fantastic service and ambient setting, demonstrates why The Raymond Restaurant is a must-visit for lovers of contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Tam O'Shanter restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • Los Feliz
Booked 37 times today
Tam O'Shanter, a gem nestled in Los Angeles, serves up a delightful American cuisine experience that is a cultural staple in the city. Patrons frequently compliment the excellent food, with reviews often highlighting the top-notch quality of everything served. Renowned for being a "go-to" restaurant for celebrations, this establishment ensures every visit is special, whether it’s for an anniversary, a graduation, or a simple lunch. The ambiance at Tam O'Shanter is often praised, likened to stepping into a charming pub or restaurant in Scotland - but with a distinctive American flair. Patrons' reviews consistently compliment the outstanding food, service, and setting, creating an overall magical experience. With accolades such as "the food was delicious" and "the service was fantastic," Tam O'Shanter seems to consistently deliver a satisfying dining experience that keeps people returning for more.
A photo of Arroyo Chop House restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 35 times today
A modern take on the classic American steakhouse, Arroyo Chop House is one of only a few restaurants in Southern California that serves exclusively USDA Prime beef. This strikingly handsome restaurant, inspired by the Arts & Crafts architectural style for which Pasadena is famous, is clad in rich mahogany and the cozy booths are bathed in seductive light. Our steaks are aged and hand cut daily and then perfectly seared in a 1,500 degree oven. Traditional steakhouse side dishes include creamed spinach, baked potatoes, asparagus spears with hollandaise sauce, and Arroyo Chop House's famous onion rings. We also offer live Maine lobster and fresh fish, Alaskan King Crab legs, fresh oysters, and shrimp. Compliment your meal with a bottle from our award-winning wine list and finish the night with one of our delicious desserts such as a Grand Marnier soufflé, warm apple pie, butterscotch pudding or chocolate pecan pie.
A photo of The Arbour - Pasadena restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 32 times today
The Arbour - Pasadena, hailed as one of the best in Southern California, is acclaimed for its excellent Californian cuisine. Reviews highlight the superb food, from perfectly seared tuna to the delightful dessert, "Baked California". The use of fresh ingredients in creating simple yet delicious dishes such as butternut squash risotto, truffle crusted chicken breast, and wild mushroom soup, has won many food lovers' hearts. The attentive service and Californian ambience that is both outdoorsy and elegant, add to the dining experience. As a popular choice for special occasions, The Arbour - Pasadena, is indeed an emblem of top-notch Californian dining that bedazzles both its local and visiting patrons.
A photo of Gus's BBQ - South Pasadena restaurant
Price: Moderate
• American • South Pasadena
Booked 15 times today
Gus's BBQ in South Pasadena, often considered a go-to place for many, has won the hearts of the diners with its outstanding Barbecue cuisine and excellent customer service. The restaurant offers a delicious mix of dishes perfect for either lunch, brunch, or dinner, with special mentions of their barbecue ribs, fried chicken, and smoked meats. The restaurant is known for its massive portions, enabling guests to enjoy their meals even the next day. According to a food lover who trusted the waiter's recommendation, the weekend beef rib special was fabulous. Many diners rave about their attentive staff, warm and friendly service, and the lively environment. The restaurant is always bustling often attributed to their consistent and solid food. The restaurant's consistent performance over time is evidenced by one customer returning after 30 years and referring to their latest visit as great and looking forward to returning very soon. Clearly, the BBQ at Gus's is the real deal.
A photo of Smitty's Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• American • Pasadena
Booked 22 times today
The Smith Brothers bring you American comfort food at its best. Our menu features iron skillet cornbread, homemade chicken pot pie, BBQ baby back ribs, and more. Smitty's has always been defined by comfort, from the cozy booths and inviting bar, to the helpful staff who welcome each of our guests home.
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