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30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
+1 626-578-1404
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“hash browns” (40 reviews)
“croque madame” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the wait! We simply put our name in and shopped for an hour. Very pretty restaurant and great food! Reasonably priced and very good service. Will return!

Thank Paige68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have walked by a few times but never stopped in until last week. Incredible ambiance (diner feeling from a bygone era) great staff, and delicious food! Great place to have a business meeting, which we did, or hang out with friends.

1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not far from our hotel and noticed how popular it was on an evening. We visited for Brunch and the usual American fare was on offer. I ordered hash brown with bacon - couldnt face another huge American offering. It was delicious and our waitress...More

Thank patbean
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Excellent breakfast. Although line was long, wife and I grabbed a spot in the bar and ordered a full breakfast. Pancakes and sides were delicious. Unfortunately, biscuits and gravy tasted pretty average and could be better, but a solid breakfast for the price nonetheless. The...More

1  Thank mgriffis22
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Walked here from the Courtyard Marriott. We arrived at 720am (opens at 7am) in a Saturday and we got the last table with no wait. The place is small so not a lot of tables; however the food was good. My omelette was cooked perfectly...More

Thank mdsmit2
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Russell’s while visiting Pasadena. I really like the atmosphere of the restaurant-lots of art on dark walls. Very pleasant staff, and helpful with ordering. The food was just so so nothing special. It was a nice quiet break from the bustle...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The place has been around forever. Although it really doesn't have that much "feeling" of history inside. The food is good. Not the best omelet ever, but good. There have been some reviews on the crispy hash browns - I personally found it pretty tasty....More

Thank s00h0
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Can here with friends. The wait was about 45 minutes. Service was fast. Omelette was pricy. Overall good experience.

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Instead of waiting 1.5hr this am, we waited a bit & sat @ the “counter”! Great coffee, eggs looked organic (bright yellow), hash browns thick & nicely browned, a small order is more than enough! Daughter said the waffles were the BEST anywhere! I liked...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Russell's because this is my dad's name. I am not quite sure how to describe the menu, it had a French and Italian blend. The food we ordered was good: Lemon chicken, chicken fettuccini Alfredo, vegetable soup, and a French sandwich. We...More

Thank ALinCA5512
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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!
Heather S
24 December 2014|
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Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - I don't know but if they do have the facility it would be a great central location in Pasadena
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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