Hungry for dinner? Claremont, California is a food lover’s paradise, offering a diverse range of restaurants and culinary experiences. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply looking to explore new flavors, Claremont has something to satisfy every palate. From cozy cafes to upscale eateries, the city is brimming with talented chefs, creative menus, and a commitment to quality ingredients. So, whether you’re seeking a taste of international cuisine, farm-fresh delights, or innovative fusion dishes, Claremont has it all. Indulge in the vibrant food scene, create unforgettable dining memories, and savor every delicious bite. Your culinary adventure awaits in Claremont, where food is more than just nourishment—it’s a celebration of flavor, culture, and community.

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Dishing On Dinner

Aruffo’s: Delicious authentic regional Italian restaurant offering traditional dishes, including fresh plates of pasta, seafood, prime meats, mouthwatering desserts and imported fine Italian wine. 

Bardot: A modern bar and grill offering inventive California cuisine. Dine on the beautiful patio with mist in the summer and heaters in the winter. 

Casa Maguey: Contemporary flavors of Mexico using only the freshest local fruits and seasonal vegetables in the sauces and salsa.

Blue Fin Sushi and Teriyaki:

Eddie’s Italian Eatery: Serving Italian-American staples like pizza, pasta and veal in casual digs with checkered tablecloths and vintage photographs.

Elvira’s Grill: Traditional Mexican cuisine and modern American fare for breakfast-to-dinner dishes with rustic Southwestern interiors and catering options. 

Espiau’s: A casual outpost with patio seating offering Mexican and American grub. Enjoy your meal while watching your favorite sports on one of the 24 flat screens—or occasional live music on the weekends. 

Eureka!: A hip dining spot serving elevated burgers, craft beer and whiskey in industrial-chic surroundings. 

50 Fifty Asian: 50-Fifty Asian Fusion Cuisine is the place for delicious, local Chinese cuisine. With a variety of food, there’s an option for everyone!

Gus’s BBQ: Since 1946, Gus’s BBQ has served true Southern hospitality and some of the best real pit BBQ around. Housed in the iconic Claremont Packing House, Gus’s is traditional Southern cooking. 

House of Pong: Asian fusion Grill & Bar serving appetizers, seafood, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, stir fry, rice bowls and dessert.

Lounge 425: Begin your nights in Claremont here. The courtyard is a spacious and inviting alfresco atmosphere with delicious eclectic California cuisine. The Happy Hour features savory small plates and a full bar. Casa 425 Lounge offers an intimate venue for friends to come together in the evening. 

Magnolia Bistro & Wine Bar: A comfortable and casual food and wine bar in Claremont. This unpretentious, buzzing little restaurant features limited and specialized wine from local and worldwide vineyards They are also proud to feature craft beer from local breweries. Their innovative menu offers delicious options, and everything on the menu is delicious. 

Pizza N’ Such: A Claremont institution since 1977, Pizza N Such offers a variety of classic pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. Their outdoor patio is a great place to enjoy a slice of pizza on a sunny day.

The Back Abbey: This Belgian gastropub offers a variety of craft beers and gourmet burgers made with locally sourced ingredients. They also offer a variety of appetizers, salads, and sides.

The Meat Cellar: Rustic, industrial restaurant offering steaks, chops, and more fine dining. Plus, enjoy craft cocktails, beer, wine and to-go items from the butcher shop and deli.

The Orchard: The Orchard is located within the Hilton DoubleTree Claremont Hotel. It’s a relaxing, full-service restaurant and lounge with California Fusion Cuisine. The Orchard serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and room service.

Quarter Creole: A family-owned authentic New Orleans, comfortable, warm, and inviting restaurant. With recipes from 5 generations of great New Orleans Moms, Grand Mommas and Great Grandmothers, prepare to indulge in the delicious flavors of N’awlins.

The Whisper House: This speakeasy-style restaurant and bar offer a variety of craft cocktails and a menu inspired by Prohibition-era cuisine. They also have a selection of live music on some nights.

Tutti Mangia Italian Chophouse & Grill: The menu includes Gourmet Italian cuisines with prime steaks and chops. It’s fine dining in an elegant setting and a memorable experience.

Union On Yale: This upscale restaurant offers a contemporary American menu focusing on seasonal, local ingredients. They also have an extensive wine list and craft cocktail menu.

Uno Tres Otto: Homemade and organic Italian cuisine that provides the experience of celebrating eating well while always honoring both land and labor that makes it possible.

Viva Madrid: Family-owned and operated tapas restaurant serving authentic Spanish flavors and experiences since 1998. 

Walter’s Lounge: Eclectic fare from Mexican omelets to plates of pasta to Afghan dishes in a relaxed and lively space with a patio.

Wolfe’s Kitchen and Deli: Gourmet market featuring meats, seafood, prepared foods, sandwiches and wine. 

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