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The Raymond Restaurant

4.4
1581 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Cozy
The Raymond 1886 offers inspired, seasonal cooking featuring the finest selection of ingredients paired with a diverse collection of wines from top West Coast and international producers and hand crafted culinary cocktails produced in our bar, 1886.

The restaurant is housed in the former caretaker's cottage of the storied Raymond Hotel. It is a slice of Pasadena’s historic past and carries on it's great traditions of hospitality and architecture with it's indoor cottage seating and outdoor craftsman style patios.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Dessert, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation
LUNCH 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Tuesday-Friday 

BRUNCH 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM Saturday & Sunday

DINNER 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Tuesday-Sunday

BAR 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM Tuesday-Thursday & Sunday

BAR 9:00 AM - 2:00 AM Friday & Saturday

HAPPY HOUR 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday - Friday

*Bar food available until 10:00 PM Sunday - Thursday & 11:00 PM Friday & Saturday*


We're open on Thanksgiving!
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Phone number
(626) 441-3136
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Tim Guiltinan
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Catering
The Raymond Restaurant offers full service catering.

Our Executive Chef and Events Manager can assist you in planning a truly memorable affair. Our staff is experienced in planning, executing and servicing your event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
S. Fair Oaks Ave. & Columbia St.
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Parking details
The Raymond offers valet parking Friday through Sunday. There is ample street parking on South Fair Oaks Avenue and a private parking lot adjacent to the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
For inquiries or to book an appointment please call (626)441-3136 to speak to our Events Manager or email us at hostmyevent@theraymond.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Raymond restaurant offers an elegant setting for your special event.

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What 1581 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.5
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4.0
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipBobT (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent brunch, a surprisingly good value.

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DeborahM (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We got a great table on the adorable patio. Service was great, as was food. Very cool, historical craftsman cottage. So nice.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Always a treat. My husband and I love having dinner on a date night here. Never disappointed.

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vipmarcos (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Cozy atmosphere and lovely outdoor patios. Service was professional and the food was excellent.

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HectorS (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing atmosphere. Very calm. Lamb burger is the best!!

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TrendComa (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

We last went to The Raymond about 5 years ago and were impressed. Sadly, the quality of the food has slipped. It's still pleasant and inventive, but the overall presentation and quality isn't quite up to the price. We still enjoyed it and our waiter was very good. My cocktail was perfectly poured.

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JamieM (Central Coast)
1.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Service was incredibly slow. 45 min to get our entrees. I ask the waitress where the food was and she told me it takes 25 minutes for the entrees to be served. That would be fine but 35 minutes had already passed when I asked.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

I had not visited this fine restaurant in several years… I was aware that there was new ownership and it has been recommended to me by a friend. I was so incredibly pleased with every aspect of this dining experience the table was ready at the reservation time the service was top-notch and the food was amazingly good.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Absolutely great experience. The food was amazing. Kudos to the Chef!!! Who knew burnt carrots could taste so good. The Sauvignon Blanc was just OK and having it only filled ⅓ of the way was a little too little. Overall, the dinner was worth every penny!!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

the setting was quiet- outside on a lovely day. lunch with friends was so nice however 2 of us got sick just hours after eating nicoise salad
not good. terrible thing after such an enjoyable afternoon.

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MitchB (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

It was pleasant, but not really memorable. We went for lunch. Certain menu items were not available. Only one item was available for dessert. Just seemed half-hearted.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Raymond continues to re-invent itself, this time we encountered the trendy Asian-Fusion type cuisine. While we love the ambiance and food presentation, the food itself is not on a par with the high cost. I have been to Raymond many times over the past decade and would go again, however, it is no longer on the top of my list for high end cuisine.
Their brunch, however, continues to be a top choice if you secure a garden table.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The waitress was patient and we didn't feel rushed at all. The food was also amazing. Not my first time here & this experience reinforced why I like coming back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

A quant place to go. Drinks for what you get a little over priced. Service was great. Make sure you have the sticky potatoes.

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OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Loved the simplicity and history of this house. We sat inside in a great booth where we were able to talk at leisure. Server was so nice and really knowledgeable about the menu. Turned out to be a special evening.

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