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About Dal Rae

The Dal Rae is the Southern California restaurant where 1950s classics still reign. Lobster Thermidor, Pepper Steak, Chateaubriand, Prime Rib, Fresh Fish, Rack of Lamb, Steak Diane and Cherries Jubilee prepared tableside are among more than 100 items on a truly retro menu, complete with some of the city's best martinis. Opened in 1958, the Dal Rae has maintained its original atmosphere, too, right down to a piano bar with live entertainment. And, most important, it has preserved a tradition otherwise found only in private clubs -- knowing its customers by name and treating them like the most important people in the whole wide world. The Dal Rae is located close to the 5 freeway and half-way between LA County, Orange County and The Valley. It is a perfect location for business meetings or entertaining friends and family.

9023 E. Washington Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Rosemead Blvd.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(562) 949-2444

Website:
http://www.dalrae.com/

Entertainment:
The Dal Rae's lounge features one of the few remaining piano bars in Los Angeles, with live entertainment and a dance floor. It's a place where the "rat pack" would feel right at home.

Parking Details:
The valet parking charge is $3.50.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Private Dining

The Dal Rae offers banquet and meeting facilities for private parties of 20 to 80 people. As well as a wide range of menu and bar choices, they offer live entertainment and state of the art communication and multimedia equipment for both business and social events.

Dal Rae Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (117)
Good for Anniversaries (110)
Good for a Date (91)
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Good for Birthdays (87)
Romantic (78)
Worth the Drive (69)
Business Meals (58)
Neighborhood Gem (54)
Bar Seating (46)
Good for Groups (46)
Cozy (45)
Authentic (35)
Great for Lunch (35)
Notable Wine List (34)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Quiet Conversation (28)
Live Music (25)
Fun (22)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Vibrant Bar Scene (20)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Comfort Food (15)
Seasonal (14)
Hot Spot (12)
People Watching (12)
Happy Hour (10)
Casual (8)
Disabled Access (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Healthy (2)
Live Sports (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 2 days ago

Love this place. Our go to for nice dinner out. Old school classy feel. Wonderful ambiance. Baked Brie is delicious along with petite filet. Great bread and crudités. Grand mariner soufflé a must.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Seasonal, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 3 days ago

Hubby and I first time there for our anniversary is was okay. My hubby was not feel to good after we got home from restaurant. He was in and out of restroom x4 times

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·Dined 4 days ago

One of my favorite places. The food is excellent and the service is outstanding. Can’t wait to go back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Celebrating our 33rd Anniversary

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Lobster with mushroom was too hard...i wished it was soft like.. it was like me chewing gum.. lobster should not be hard

Tags: Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Great spot for an anniversary. Or Valentine's. The food was amazing like always. And the service was great.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Great business diner at this fine long time LA establishment.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Very disappointed! Had a 8:30 p.m. reservation, but we got there @ 7:00 p.m. And got some drinks at the bar(Caddilac Margueritas, and fine wine.) Checked in @ 8:20 p.m. was Sat a little later. From there on everything went sour. First they didn't ask if we had any preference where we would like to sit (we would of stood at the bar to wait to be seated at our preference) they took us straight to the outside where there was no music, then it started to get worse, it took 1/2hr. (Literally) to get any drinks. Plus to make things worse we didn't get our food till 9:40p.m. if I knew the food was going to take this long, my wife and I would have not ordered The Ribeye and Lobster. Then they bring the bill. $460.00 dollars + tip($500.00 bill). I went to Dal Rae for high end service. The only thing I received that night was high end, was a high end check.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentines Day

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

This is a great place to have lunch or dinner. The food is delicious!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Live Music, Bar Seating
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Had not been back to Dal Rae in a long time and the food was just as I remembered, excellent! I had the Chilean Sea Bass, my wife had the Prime Rib and our daughter had the Filet. All cooked to perfection.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Amazing food! Steaks, Chilean seabass, oysters Rockefeller . Great Service. Never disappoints!

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Live Music
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

We had a reservation for Valentines Day. We had a good table. Although the restaurant was crowded, the noise level was not too bad. Great food, great service, terrific atmosphere.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Everything was amazing! They have the best creme brulee I that I have ever had, it is soooooooo good.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

I have heard so much about this place but have never been. So I made early dinner reservations on Valentine’s Day. My personal opinion is that it is way overrated. My wife and I have been to many nice restaurants, but this isn’t one of them. Place is rather worn down but has a rather snobby attitude about it. Waitress had no knowledge of the wines they offered. I ordered the filet mignon peppersteak which they are supposed to be famous for, medium rare. My wife ordered the ribeye cooked medium. My filet came out medium well and hers came out medium rare. We informed the waitress, and all she said was “did you like it? I’ll make sure and tell the kitchen”. That was it, no attempt to make it right in any way. I’m not one to make a scene or ask for management to come talk to me, so we just left, $320+ dinner for 2 disappointment . Never will return. We enjoyed our bottle of Barolo, but that was about it.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food, great service, great drinks! Always walk away extremely satisfied and happy! Looking forward to our next visit!

Tags: Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentines

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

The ambience and decor is much nicer than any photos let on, and the nose level is just right, not too loud but still very quiet. The good was great as well, they make steaks and they make them good!

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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful Valentines lunch. Our favorite place to go every year for good food and attentive but non intrusive service.

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 (Orange County)·Dined 6 days ago

We live in Orange County, but the Dal Rae is our favorite restaurant. It has been for 25 years. There food is the best. Bar none.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

This is truly one of the last of this style of restaurant left in Southern California. There used to be more of these, including "Tail of the Cock" in Beverly Hills area. The old standards that are still around are Musso & Franks (which has lost it's charm and the food and service the last time was way below par). "Lawry's" has also slipped quite a bit from where it was once. So, the Dal Rae is now the place to go if you are looking to turn back the clock to mid-century. The decor is right, the service is exceptional and they still make certain dishes table side--Caesar Salad and flaming Bananas Foster are two examples. Plus, yes . . . a relish tray to start. Want to impress your friends, this is the place. Make it special and dress up and get ready for a retro experience. Their Pepper steak keeps me coming back. Well worth the drive. Enjoy! Denito

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 7 days ago

My wife and I went for a early Valentine’s day lunch today. Doing this today avoided a Special Valentine’s Day menu, long waits and the crowds.
We started out with delicious old school cocktails from the bar, that were prepared perfectly.

We started off with chopped salad, (Crisp Bacon, Peeled Tomato, Avocado, Turkey, Onion, Egg, Grated Bleu Cheese & Marinara Dressing). We asked to split the salad as it is quite large (Entrée size) and big enough to split.

They delivered a breadbasket that was plentiful w/ delicious sourdough, spicy cracker bread & traditional wrapped breadsticks. It went perfectly with the salad.

For my entrée I had the poor man’s pepper steak. It is a ground angus beef patty smothered in green onions and bacon, omg so good!
It came with their extra creamy mashed potatoes that looked like clouds and they taste amazing light airy and smooth. It also had roasted asparagus on the side....simply great

My wife had the Chicken piccata it looked delicious, but I actually didn't try it. It came with the mashed potatoes and sautéed zucchini. It was a little different presentation for chicken piccata as it was prepared with an airline chicken breast (boneless chicken breast with the drumette attached). My wife said it was excellent.

From the valet to the server the service was exceptional. I would definitely recommend it. Lorin the owner dropped by to say Hi.

Thanks Kevin and Lorin for continuing the tradition for all these years.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 12, 2018

AS PER USUAL, SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT STARTING WITH THE VALET, HOST, AND CONTINUING WITH THE WAITRESS AND BUS STAFF. MY FRIEND HAD THE STEAK SANDWICH WHICH WAS COOKED TO PERFECTION AND ENOUGH TO TAKE SOME HOME. I HAVE THE CRAB LOUIE SALAD WHICH WAS HUGH AND EXTREMELY TASTY. THE ONLY COMPLAINT I HAD WAS THAT IT TOOK A LONG TIME FOR THE FOOD TO COME OUT OF THE KITCHEN. PART OF THAT WAS DUE TO THE DATE (DAY BEFORE VALENTINE'S DAY) AND TIME (12:15). THE RESTAURANT WAS VERY, VERY BUSY. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO OUR NEXT VISIT, BUT WILL TIME IT DIFFERENTLY.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

When my wife and I want to sit down and experience a delicious steak there’s no other place we would rather go. This is an old-school steakhouse experience that you can’t pass up

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Dal Rae is our favorite restaurant. Never disappoints. Highest quality foods and best service. The prime rib is the best. The Lawry’s restaurants would be second. My wife had the sea bass. She loved it.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We took some friends out to dinner and enjoyed ourselves tremendously. Great food, drinks and ambience. The only difficulty is trying to walk through the restaurant because they pack it in so tight but it’s well worth it.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 7, 2018

This is one of our special occasion places and once again, it did not let us down...

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 7, 2018

A really great “old school” restaurant. You get the feeling this is a go to place for this area. From the relish tray and great bread basket, to the signature sea bass and the peppercorn steak, it was phenomenal .

Service was great too.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Anniversary

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 3, 2018

had a Reservation and Was on Time but still had to wait.. the wait was longer than expected,
the food was great and the atmosphere was fantastic.. Server Michelle was the best ask for her when dining there

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fun
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 (Orange County)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was excellent and so was the service. Eating here is a fun dining experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent food and service as always!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Very nice anniversary dinner

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 31, 2018

We have been going here for years and it has always been good but this last time it was exceptional.
All of us were commenting how much we enjoyed our food, service and the comfortable setting.
We should go more often and probably will.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2018

What a great experience! Loved everything! My prime rib made me HAPPY! It so delicious. We’ll be returning soon.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Service was great. We had limited time with my client. I ordered my steak medium well and asked for very small amount of pink. It arrived medium rare mostly rare. Maybe next time,,,

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Hadn’t been to the Dal Rae in many years. It was our anniversary and wanted to go somewhere special. I grew up in Pico Rivera and went there with my parents. Once inside, it brought back many fond memories, and hopefully new ones too.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Always a great experience. Lobster, prime rib, and pepper steak was fantastic!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 28, 2018

It is always a wonderful, delicious, special treat to dine here. We love it!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very nice. Ate and chatted for three hours...Didnt even know it!!

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