"The bold flavours of the Basque Country are reinvented in Pasadena"
-Diner's Club International The World's 50 Best, Global Selection, USA East and West

"Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants."
- Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles Times

"Basque in its glow"
- Jonathan Gold, Los Angeles Times

"... the tapas are on a wholly different level from what you'll find on all those gastropub small-plates menus around town. Ración offers a cuisine that exists somewhere between San Sebastián and the chefs' idea of it..."
- Amy Scattergood, LA Weekly 99 Essential Restaurants 2014

"When dating websites describe the ideal place for a first date, you'd have to imagine Pasadena's Ración would hit most of the requirements. Located in a quiet stretch of Old Town, Ración feels like something you'd stumble into on a San Sebastián vacation."
- Garrett Snyder, LA Weekly 99 Essential Restaurants 2013

"Racion's tapas is both daring - and daringly fine"
- Merrill Shindler, Pasadena Star News

"Racion is a feast for all the senses"
- Lisa Dupuy, Pasadena Sun

"You'll find yourself unexpectedly transported, if not to the actual high altitudes of Spain,then certainly to the higher realms of its cooking...the food here is quietly stunning: beautifully executed examples of both pintxos and larger plates..."
- Amy Scattergood, LA Weekly, Best of Award 2013, Best Restaurant in Pasadena

"Ración is one of the rare Spanish restaurants that delivers on its promises."
- Garrett Snyder, LA Weekly, Best of Award 2012, Best Tapas Restaurant

"The 9 Hottest Openings of 2012."
- Merrill Shindler, Zagat, Sneak Peak

"...those who revel in Spain's bounty of robustly flavored tapas and small plates will find themselves inexorably drawn to Ración."
- Jean T. Barrett, Westways Magazine

"The Spanish shareables served at Old Pasadena's striking new arrival further blur the line between small plates and tapas."
- LA Magazine, List of Top 150