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Buchanan Arms

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2013 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1318
+1 818-845-0692
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11:00 - 22:00
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Los Angeles, California
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312 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited here intermittently for years - the food is good = traditional Scottish/British food, huge portion sizes, reasonable prices, very friendly staff - big room with classic bar at far end, wee shop selling food/candies to go - where I get my black pudding and real bacon! Also, can pick up British newspapers with latest news for free near... More 

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Thank Yvonne M
Burbank, California
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36 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I take my mom (85) out to eat every month to get out of the house and enjoy some excellent food and this is one of the places on our list! The service is always first rate and you are never ignored or forgotten. The owners who are a very gracious and well versed in first rate service are a... More 

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Thank Sherri B
Detroit, Michigan
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My family traditionally celebrates Burns Night every year and being new to Burbank, we made our reservations weeks in advance to attend the celebration at Buchanan Arms. The cost was $30 a head, so we expected a more formal affair. Upon arriving, we were put in the far corner behind the bar, next to the bathrooms. This seemed fine at... More 

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Thank LivingRichly
Sedona, Arizona
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164 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Cadbury's chocolates are back! Hence spending a lot of money in the shop. Bangers were o.k., could have been a bit spicier. My husband enjoyed his fish'n'chips. Reasonably priced for the LA area, friendly service.

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Thank Linda-wanderer
South Pasadena, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Friend asked me to meet him here for dinner. Balked at first....a pub on Burbank Blvd in Burbank??? But, there is an extensive menu and an extensive beer and ale menu as well. Plus, a relaxing pub feel to the experience. The Guinness French Onion soup was tremendous. Then, there was the 70's music and the singing. Welcome to Pub... More 

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Thank Bill M
California
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404 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I lucked into going to Buchanan Arms on a night when they had music, and it was just a great time all of the way around. The service was excellent, and the food good (although the fried foods were a bit too greasy, perhaps this is the nature of British fried foods, however). The bangers were great. Fries terrific, Gravy... More 

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Thank mrliterature
Los Angeles, California
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690 reviews
370 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Old school since 1977. I ordered the Shepherd's Pie which seems to be as popular as the Fish & Chips. I could've shared this plate since it was more than enough food for me, I actually took a doggy bag home. I like this neighborhood English pub, especially the old school look to it. I don't understand why some people... More 

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Thank Creeping_Death_LA
Pasadena, California
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

A charity org.I belong to had a meeting here amid great pints (Speckled Hen is an old Yorkshire favourite of mine) and fantastic Fish and Chips and traditional savory pies. I had the mushroom pie (I will be going back for their steak and kidney) and was smacking my chops for hours afterward. A great place to watch 'the footie'... More 

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Thank wendy c
Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2014

I come here on the regular for a pint. Very laidback atmosphere and good pub food (fish and chips are so good!) and not overrun by the young, hipster crowd. Lots of older people, families. The service is great and hilarious even (the British waiter made fun of my friend when she said she didn't want peas with her fish... More 

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L.A.
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I have been going there for over thirty years and now that I don't live as close I really miss drinking and dining there regularly. The establishment is run by a Scottish family and all the meals are pretty much traditional. Good array of UK beers on tap as well as others and a full bar to complete the complement... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Bar, Japanese, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2013 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA 91506-1318
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Burbank
  • Phone Number: +1 818-845-0692

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?