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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” (56 reviews)
“steak” (56 reviews)
“spinach dip” (10 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 4 days ago via mobile

Just had my birthday recently and we usually go to one of the premium steak places in Pasadena. I felt like a Hawaiian ribeye so we headed to Houstons. We got there around five and there was just a short wait. I had the ribeye...More

Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best burgers in town. Fresh ground beef with enough fat to keep it tasty. They'll serve it RARE if you like it that way, and the bun is just right. The fries are thin,crisp and delicious. The coleslaw ( should you feel...More

Thank DingKalis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love love Houston's. You can never go wrong with making a trip here. Start with the grilled artichokes for an appetizer with a pomegranate martini. :) If you aren't into martinis try the old fashioned (awesomeness). Then I would either have the hickory burger...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don't have Houstons in our city so we like to visit when we travel. It's always great. The Thai noodle salad was fabulous. Great blend of flavors and my hubby loves their French dip. Always know we'll get a good meal.

Thank saraQ1098HW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Houston's with a colleague and I was pleasantly surprised with the salad choices they had at this place. You can easily get into and out of the bar seating in less than one hour, and most food items look great, but I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year and last year stayed in Pasadena very close to this restaurant so jus had to go and try. Beef was good, pork ribs - absolutely fantastic. Service was adequate, can't say anything bad about but nothing "super-superior", although, I repeat, absolutely adequate.

Thank Mikhail S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What I'd call a typical business lunch restaurant except too noisy to have a conversation. Food is what you'd expect. $18+ sandwiches. Convenient and ample self parking on the lot.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been fans of Houston's for 30+ years. Spectacular food, service and ambience, and consistent at every location. Their ribs are the best I have ever had, bar none, including the many barbecue restaurants I have sampled from Texas to Tennessee. We recently stopped...More

Thank MarkoLA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Even though this place is a part of a national chain, the food is fantastic. While you wait to be seated (your entire party needs to be there before you get your table), you can watch the cooks make various kinds of items from the...More

Thank 1ack
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Whether you want a great ribeye or salad or prime rib sandwich, you can count on consistent quality and service. This is great food for the price. The artichokes are yummy and the key lime pie is awesome too!

Thank TravelM0M58
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1 January 2017|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
david h
16 June 2016|
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Response from ValentineRosie | Reviewed this property |
It does not! However they have an excellent Prime rib and they make their French Dip with Prime rib.
Richard P
11 June 2016|
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Response from Jalses | Reviewed this property |
It opens @ 11 & then until closing
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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