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Steer'n Ale Restaurant in Pasadena?

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SoCal Foodie Jun 26, 2008 11:39 AM

Have driven by Steer'n Ale Restaurant in Pasadena (Foothill & Rosemead Blvds) many times and wanted to know if this place is worth checking out. Thanks!

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    heckonwheels RE: SoCal Foodie Jun 26, 2008 01:34 PM

    A bit better than Sizzler and at a lower price. Definitely not Ruth's Chris or Morton's by any stretch of the imagination. They do have a good New York strip deal on Tuesday nights that includes salad, baked potato, and a small dessert for $8-9.

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      Michelle RE: heckonwheels Jun 26, 2008 07:32 PM

      We like them from time to time, it's not fancy but it is good. I happen to like their chili bean soup. They also have really good fried chicken.

    2. ipsedixit RE: SoCal Foodie Jun 26, 2008 01:49 PM

      It always gives Northwoods Inn a good run for its money.

      In my book that's about as exciting as the sound of one hand clapping.

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        MaryT RE: ipsedixit Jun 26, 2008 04:41 PM

        The salads, soups, and most side orders are really poor (I guess it is pretty hard to screw up a baked potato, so those are passable). I actually tried them again (out of desperation in really bad weather and horrid heavy traffic), and they had raised their prices.

      2. monku RE: SoCal Foodie Jun 26, 2008 08:31 PM

        Worked in the area and went for lunch once and it couldn't have been that memorable otherwise I would have returned...otherwise when I see it "Steer 'N Clear".

        Sounds like it was a knock off on Clearman's Steak 'N Stein down the street on Rosemead.

        1. HoundDogz RE: SoCal Foodie Sep 8, 2008 09:54 AM

          I like it. Maybe not Ruth's like the other poster said but I like it. Like it better than North Woods Inn. Better than Sizzler in my opinion. I'd go there again. Been there about 4 times.

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