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Clearman's North Woods Inn

540 N Azusa Ave, Covina, CA 91722-3503
+1 626-331-7444
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“cheese bread” (53 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
540 N Azusa Ave, Covina, CA 91722-3503
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fun place with funky decor. We've eaten at various Northwoods restaurants for over 50 years. They have upgraded their steaks (and prices). Quality much improved, and rumor has it they'll add a tomahawk rib eye this winter. Regulars go for the two salads, red...More

Thank Henry G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love everything from the peanuts where you throw the shells on the floor, to the cheese bread (have to stop myself from eating more than two pieces) to the salads, to the cheese butter on the potato, to whatever the main dish is! A little...More

Thank ozzbound
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have been dining here for 20+ years and they will NEVER let you down. Plan on waiting for a table at dinner time, especially weekends and holidays. I love both salads that come with the main dinner choice, and I mixed them together. Also,...More

Thank Vincent A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The scenery/decor are nice. The food is just o.k. For the price I'd rather eat at a nicer steakhouse/restaurant. Service was ok. Overall not what we expected for the amount of money we spent.

2  Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I can't believe I've never tried this place before! The log cabin decor, sawdust on the floor, peanuts in the shell, stuffed grizzly bear, bar and restaurant were all excellent! My wife ordered the Chef salad...when it arrived we all just started laughing! If all...More

Thank Sarge197
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Some friends of ours who used to live in the LA area were adamit that we all eat here on our last trip to the City. Even they, who used to dine at this place frequently were disappointed. Beside the food being over priced and...More

1  Thank vincent m
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I had been hearing about this place from my GF for years. We decided to go when we were visiting her parents. We let them watch the kids and got away for a few hours for some "just us" time. The atmosphere is really cool....More

1  Thank MichaelinVegas
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This place has some of the best steaks ever. Their baked potatoes are like a small football. The cheese bread is awsome. Love eating here. The service and atmosphere is excellent.

Thank Troy A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

As a meat lover its strange to say, but the two house salads here are the best I've ever had. The steak and baked potato's are fantastic. Service is excellent. Any time I'm within 100 miles, I do my best to go here! One warning,...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Visited site mid week while in town for business. Sat at the bar and service was prompt and professional. Ordered the signature ribeye which for the most part was tasteless. Ordered some auju which did not help. Portions were large and it was a good...More

Thank Joseph B
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3 April 2016|
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Response from Charles R | Reviewed this property |
hen we went there they charged us an $8.00 split charge. The server did inform us of the charge, but I agree wholeheartedly that it should clearly be posted either at the table of clearly on the menu somewhere. Because it... More
Brittany S
10 February 2015|
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Response from Sabina A | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately Northwoods Inn does not accept reservations. It gets very crowded so I recommend if you go at dinner time, be prepared to wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 N Azusa Ave, Covina, CA 91722-3503
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Covina
  • Phone Number: +1 626-331-7444
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