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30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
+1 626-578-1404
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“hash browns” (39 reviews)
“croque madame” (7 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a fun little neighborhhood gem. Great place to take the kids for any meal. Casual with good food. My family love breakfasts there but check out the menu and see what appeals to you. They are great for any meal.

1  Thank up2snuf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast choices and food. The service was excellent. We were there on a family get together and hung out for quite a while and they didn’t rush us. Also, they split the check happily rather than begrudgingly. Parking is convenient.

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I ate at Russell's twice during a recent visit to Pasadena and would for certain go back again. The menu is varied and tasty and the wait staff is nice and attentive. The restaurant has been there since 1930 and it is great to dine...More

1  Thank trlett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in our anniversary weekend and stayed at a nearby hotel. We walked there two mornings. The pancakes were flavorful and very filling. The bacon is a thick cut and worthy of special mention. The staff remembered us from the day before and welcomed...More

1  Thank Brad A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Russels for breakfast, lunch and dinner during my stay in Pasadena. Everything was wonderful and delicious. So good in fact, I was easily swayed to Russels instead of the Cheesecake Factory just a block away. Mornings are quite busy although I had no...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went to this very very popular (hour+ wait) restaurant for brunch. Wait was well worth it. The hash browns are crispy and delicious, the omelets (everything from ABC to Mexican to chili) were huge and yummy, and we loved being able to substitute the...More

1  Thank Angieskim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few weeks ago, we saw a long line outside Russell’s. Thought we have to come back and try this. Glad we did. I had the corned beef hash and eggs. A must! It was great. Served with hash browns, poached eggs and a toasted...More

1  Thank jtlerman
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good and substantial. So don't try to ask for your Hamburger to be cooked well done. They don't even bother trying. However we ate there twice and the lack of customer service was very evident. For example a new waitress from...More

Thank Binky_610
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Russel's is the perfect place to go when you don't know what you want to eat. Huge menu, all well prepared. Friendly staff and convivial atmosphere.

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

It’s very clear why everyone loves RUSSELL’s. Upon entry you are greeted by warm colors and a friendly staff. The restaurant is the most clean of anywhere I have ate in a very long time The navy bean soup was outstanding. The Salmon picatta was...More

1  Thank ddmullis
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25 April 2018|
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Response from lindymiles | Reviewed this property |
Salads and soups are good.
12 February 2016|
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Response from CONNvacationers | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. We had to wait about 10-15 minutes.
11 May 2015|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - i don't recall either but i do know their pies looked so yummy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-578-1404
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