Beer & Claw
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Disappointed in the outdoor dining (to be fair, in the age of covid, what can they do), and the seafood fried rice had zero flavor, although it looked gorgeous. The serving staff was very friendly and professional.
Tables were set up in the alley. Great service and food.
You guys, this place is bomb. Get the platter, its like 140 bucks and you get a whole lobster 🦞, crab 🦀 legs, potatoes, sausage, crawfish, mussels, clams etc with sides and literally the best selection or beers, I prefer IPA but everything they carry is credible and delicious 😋!
The waitress was annoying and kept saying “oh yeah” like the kool aid man. She also went missing when we actually needed her. Had to order our own drinks from the bar. Probably won’t be back.
Food was great. Service was great. Will most definitely be back.
Went for lunch. Very courteous & Covid cautions were taken. Service was prompt. Not rushed. Everyone was socially distanced. I went on weekday.
The lobster with cheese had no lobster in it, which was very confusing. The oysters were very good and the sliders were delicious.
We arrived at noon and were the only diners. After about 10 minutes the waitress came out with menus. She returned shortly and took our selections from the Dine LA menu. Drinks were supplied about 10 minutes later and 30 minutes after ordering we were informed they didn't have any oysters (my selection as an appetizer). I was offered two other choices which came at 12:45. The poke was overpowered by the teriyaki sauce and the octopus and shrimp in the ceviche. By 1 there were 3 other tables seated (a total of 7 other people) and no one had their food. Shortly after we did receive our entries but at that point had lost our appetite. Dining in alleys may be one of our only options during the COVID restrictions, but it's not someplace I want to linger while the delivery trucks arrive and the smokers walk through.
I had heard good things about the restaurant and was so disappointed in the meal I immediately e-mailed the restaurant letting them know the situation. So far I have received no response from them. For a lunch costing more than $70 I expect FAR better service and food. This was over priced, over cooked, and under served!
Good food, good staff
Came here for DineLA and was seated in their outdoor patio area. It wasn’t busy so it felt safe, but nonetheless, staff took extra precautions that made us feel comfortable. Food came out in a timely manner and tasted great. Service was excellent and they were attentive while keeping their distance and super friendly. I would definitely come back again to dine/do take out.
There were 3 tables at the highest time of traffic and our server was almost always no where to be found. End up being served by another server.
Excellent. A bit overpriced, but great fresh seafood. Great!
I brought my fiancé here for Valentine’s Day and we had a great time. Food was great, our server Anna was outstanding. Did not see a single employee without a smile on their face. Everyone was very kind and attentive. We stayed for about 4 hours because time flys when you’re having fun. The only little complaint I had was that the light bulbs where we were sat would flicker quite abit but we easily ended up ignoring it. Overall had an excellent experience and we will be returning soon. :)
The service was amazing. The staff was great. The flavor of the food did not stand out. I wanted my mouth to dance, I was really looking forward to be blown away. But fell short pretty hard. Fried shrimp had no flavor. The gyoza was probably the best tasting thing on the menu. Even desert was weak, chocolate cake? No, it was more of a moose, and was tiny. The atmosphere was great. Again staff was awesome and super friendly!
Great food, good prices. Cocktail were okay but I’d go back for the crab legs.
Family friendly, friendly servers, good bartenders, food is good, somthing for everyone, I just had my birthday dinner here and it's a fun place to have a party
$60 for dinner. Came with a cocktail, appetizers, entree, and dessert. Very great value for the amount of food. Not sure if that would be the case for regular prices for dinner.
Our server Richard was A1! Very calculated and came by at the right time to check on us. Had great suggestions. Food was great. Would ask for extra spicy next time. Would def go back.
Poor Boy was good.
Fettuccine with seafood was good, but lacked salt and needed more sauce.
Onion rings were greasy and somewhat soggy.
Poke appetizer was somewhat bland.
No coffee—told they were out.
Waitress very nice but lacked experience.
Place was empty compared to other area restaurants.
Maybe does better for happy hour?
Great dineLA deal.
Food is mostly very good: skip dessert. Service was very variable and dishes came out singly and at weird intervals.
Exceeded my expectations! Food was great. The drinks were tasty too.
The place is small but you cant miss it. The dinner area is bigger than the happy hour area and I thought that was weird. The menu is a tad bit expensive, the Dine LA options they give were minimal so i opted for happy hour.
I ordered the pork belly, ahi tuna crisps, buffalo wings and a shrimp po boy. I looooved the ahi tuna crisps but did not enioy the pork belly or the mushy buffalo wings. The shrimp po boy had some sauce on it that was not appealing but the fries were good. I would definitely recommend happy hour, dinner, I dont know
the place was neat and lots of room the service was outstanding and food was great plan to go back in the future
Great food, great location and great customer service.
Food was good. Except for the peaches desert, they were grilled, but they must of not cleaned the grill cause they tasted like meat. The drinks were ok they could be better. Overall it was ok.
Our server was great. Food was delicious. Pricing was a bit high. I am glad that this facility was part of the DineLA experience. Although it took awhile to obtain our food, it was worth the wait.
Vibrant environment, friendly servers, fresh high quality seafood, but most of the dishes were WAY too salty! The garlic noodles were tasty except it was too salty. After two bites, it was hard to keep eating. The seafood platter was good sized but again, salt overpowered every other flavor. The loaded pork belly fries were good, though it's basically fries with bacon bits and cheese sauce. I wouldn't come again because the food was just very mediocre.
We were there for Dine LA and dinner menu was fantastic! Great value and many, many delicious things in the menu to choose from. Will definitely go back very soon to try other things. Service was also very good!
The food was good but too salty. No need for extra salt, cajun seasoning has enough sodium. Other than that we enjoyed our experience.
Food was flavorless and for the price it was not worth it.
Great atmosphere. Good food. Good food portion. Could do better on the deserts, but service was impeccable.
The staff was very nice however they did mention that they were short staffed. Once we sat down...it was a very long time before we were helped. Many of the entrees and drinks we ordered were not available. We spent about $300 in all and I would rather have gone somewhere else to spend that kind of money.
If you love Cajun food, you will love this place. The quality of the food was excellent. I will eat here the next time I am in Pasadena.
Restaurant and food was great! (Especially the crab wontons). Only challenge is parking in Old Town Pasadena, with the one way streets in scope. Not very “driver” friendly. Outside of that, it makes for a great experience!
They were not managing open table reservations well. Had to wait 20 mins for our table. Another 10+ mins for a waitress to stop by. When finally ordering, we were told the kitchen was backed up so it would be at least 25 mins for our food. It ended up being an hour from our original reservation time when our food arrived.
Dinner for 3 early New Years Eve. First time visiting Beer & Claw. We were pleasantly surprised by how generously sized the plates were. The food was all outstanding and the service was friendly and reasonably quick. Amazing beer list, huge menu, we will go back.
We really enjoyed trying this restaurant in Pasadena. The service was amazing and the food was fabulous!
This is a great place for casual dining - esp with a large group. We lunched here for a family Holiday gathering and the staff was so accommodating. It was clean and spacious and most of all, the food was delicious! The heat level was spot on. We like our food spicy and they delivered! Recommend the house made chicharones and even though they are named Beer & Claw, their cocktails are really good as well. What a great find in Old Town Pas!
Beer & Claw does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Beer & Claw also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (626) 460-8511.
Beer & Claw is rated 4 stars by 90 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.