Posted November 30, 2007 in Eats


Great Italian fare, especially the Aglio Arrostito appetizer—bruschetta, bread, fresh garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, olives and a variety of pestos to dip it all in. Yum. 126 Yale Ave., Claremont, (909) 624-9624. $$


BC Café

Not the most beautiful place on Earth—looks like a regular old Ihop or something, BCC scores big points on fantastic food and friendly staff. The stuffed pancakes are to die for. 701 S. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont, (909) 482-1414. $

Danson & Espiau’s Restaurant

Formerly two separate restaurants that a few years ago decided to merge. They serve American and Mexican dishes and are most known for their salad, dressing and chips. 109 Yale Ave., Claremont, (909) 621-1818. $$ 


Darvish Restaurant

This Persian palace offers all your favorite kabobs and there’s a belly dancer on weekends, we hear. Call to confirm. 946 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, (909) 447-4556. $$$


Harvard Square Café

Not a huge menu, but the eggs benedict are some of the best we’ve ever had, the penne arrabiata is killer, just like the shitake-encrusted pork loin. 206 W. Bonita, Claremont (909) 626-7763. $$


Hero’s Bar and Grill

Casual Dining with 46 beers on tap, full bar and large portions of great food. 131 N. Yale Ave. Claremont, (909) 621-6712 $


Hip Kitty Jazz And Fondue

Come and enjoy an assortment of cheese, meat and vegetable fondues served in an intimate jazz supper club and cocktail lounge showcasing live music nightly.  Don’t forget their signature Hip Kitty Cocktails, delicious cheese platters and dessert fondue. 502 W. 1st St., Claremont, (909) 477-6700. $$


Inka Trails

Peruvian food is the thing at this little known, but often passed by spot on Foothill Blvd. Small, intimate, with excellent food, try out the Lima-styled fare and check out the Peruvian artwork. 1077 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, (909) 624-8299. $$


The Press

Mmmmmmm. The Press. Vegetarians and carnivores in the I.E. can finally get along. And bottles of wine are half off on Wednesdays! Try the sweet potato fries. Mmmmmm. And the vegan chocolate cake. 129 Harvard Ave., Claremont 91711. (909) 625-4808. $


Tutti Mangia
Known for its jerk chicken and crawfish crepes.

102 Harvard Ave., Claremont 91711. (909) 625 4669. $$


Viva Madrid

Artistic and eclectic décor and the occasional flamenco band complement an extensive Spanish menu featuring paella and various potato, vegetable and warm fruit appetizers. 225 Yale Ave., B, Claremont (909) 624-5500. $$$

Yiannis Greek Restaurant

Everyone I know loves this place. 238 Yale Ave., Claremont, (909) 621-2413. $$



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