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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” (54 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
“french dip” (21 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 yesterday via mobile

My client suggested Houston's for dinner and we arrived early with plenty of tables open. The waiter was in a rush to get us to order and kept pushing even after we ordered a drink. We ordered our dinner including a salad before the entree....More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Houston's is famous for their black bean soup and deservedly so. It is heavenly. I cannot replicate it (despite many attempts!) I've eaten there twice and was never disappointed. Fish is great, as are the salads, but avoid any that have mashed potatoes in them....More

Thank jeanjeni2003
Reviewed 1 week ago

Barbeque pork ribs are mouth-watering, outstanding fabulous service, pricing is kind of expensive , but worth the price, is usually crowded

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here to have a birthday meal for a friend, and it was my first time visiting. The place was busy, but with a fantastic atmosphere. The service was very attentive, happy and nothing was too difficult for them to sort out for us....More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant with one of my local partner. It was very famous among local people. We waited 45 min before we sat down on the table. He ordered me a bbq pork rib. When it came, my eyes were popped out. It...More

Thank jaehok351
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Houston's continues to deliver stellar food and service and has for 20 years. EVERYTHING on the menu (that I've tried) is excellent. The food is always fresh, well prepared, visually appealing and delicious. The service is probably second to none with multiple servers bringing your...More

Thank Chasford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at Houston's on Friday. The wait was about 30mins, which was kinda long, had called earlier for a reservation but it seem like they only take walk-ins only now. The food was good ordered the ribs.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat up at the bar and had great service, food was awesome loved having the classic margaritia! Good classic food done well.

Thank BenSmith21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a business lunch meeting in January 2017 - first visit in almost 5 years to one of my old favorites and first ever for lunch, 3 of us each ordered something different and we all loved our meals. I have always enjoyed...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love everything in their menu. It is a very popular place for locals, so it is always busy. I do recommend to make a reservation, or you may have to wait for a long, long...time. We always call ahead to see what the waiting...More

Thank Marina J
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8 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
8 September 2017|
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Response from HookieHookie | Reviewed this property |
No...see the answer below.
1 January 2017|
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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, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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