Raymond House Restaurant: "A Pasadena Landmark" Top 5 Page for this destination Pasadena Restaurant Tip by GracesTrips

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  • Crispy Maple Leaf Duck, Bok Choy & Potato Emulsion - Pasadena
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      Rack of Lamb and Lamb Shank
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Very cozy setting in what was once an actual home. The history of the Raymond goes back to 1887 as a hotel but the hotel has since been long gone due to tragedies. The food was exceptional. We had brought our own wine. I ordered the Crisy Maple Leaf Duck. The potato emulsion was amazingly creamy and smooth unlike anything I have ever had. The duck breast with some skin was cooked perfectly and seasoned just right. My boyfriend ordered a lamb dish that came with both rack of lamb and lamb shank. He really enjoyed his meal and said the meat was very good.

The Raymond recently added a quaint outdoor eating area, patio if you will. It's quite nice and cozy. We went there for brunch and I really enjoyed the brunch menu!

Address: 1250 S. Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: There is parking in the street but if you pull into the driveway of the restaurant, be prepared to valet park for a $7 fee.
Phone: 626.441.3136
Price: US$31-40
Rating: 4
Theme: Eclectic/International
Website: http://www.theraymond.com/

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  • Updated Sep 23, 2013
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