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Amber Waves

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7675 Crescent Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 243-2010
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast or dinner

Visited here most days while staying in the hotel .... Service varied daily one waiter stood out Mario who was very good .... They door a Buffett breakfast but some days was not stocked well and people waiting for items to be replenished .... We ordered off the menu and always had good breakfast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Robbie/stourbridge
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west midlands
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Scottsdale
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service was great. Good beer selection. Food was very good and priced right. We split the appetizer wings and ribs.

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Thank Dave11384
west midlands
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147 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here most days while staying in the hotel .... Service varied daily one waiter stood out Mario who was very good .... They door a Buffett breakfast but some days was not stocked well and people waiting for items to be replenished .... We ordered off the menu and always had good breakfast .... Also ate dinner there which... More 

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Thank Robbie/stourbridge
San Diego, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Amber Waves is okay for breakfast, the only meal I have ever eaten there. The buffet had 2 kinds of scrambled eggs, french toast (I think), bacon, sausage, hash browns, and some break/muffin items. Not exactly a wide range of food. But, it is enough to fill you up. Just make sure you get there early. I had to wait... More 

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Thank Gino1234567
San Diego
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179 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

The breakfast buffet is just about average buffet fare. The waitresses are very friendly, and attentive. We got there just before restaurant opening, and were offered fresh coffee while we waited. Everything was hot and fresh. Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, and different juices. Danish rolls, or oatmeal, and fresh fruit. I would eat the breakfast buffet again.

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Thank email4saundra
Rossendale, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Handy for hotel guests. Nice atmosphere. Good food with plenty of choice and visits from Snoopy who was escorted to each table. Would eat here again even though service was quite slow the server was attentive.

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Thank Rutotadibaco
Lafayette, Oregon
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We ate breakfast here three out of the four days we stayed. It's a small menu and we opted to split breakfast two days just because it's good portions and spendy. The Buffett is $15 a person and splitting a meal we were able to save $20 or so. The appetizers and drinks we had the first night were awesome,... More 

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Thank SImlah82
San Jose, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

When ever I visit for Knott's Scary Farm. I always make it a point to visit Amber Waves Haunted Lounge. I have been visiting every October for the last 9 years. I'm a bit biased because I do love Halloween and love the Halloween themed drinks, food, and decor they have in the month of October. My friends and I... More 

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Thank sleekmr3
Chandler, Arizona
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We visited this hotel twice, once for dinner/drinks/appetizers and once for breakfast. We were there on a Monday, so we wanted to watch the Football game somewhere other than our room. We sat at the bar and ordered their Deep Fried Pickles and Nachos. That was a meal in and of itself. The deep fried pickles were really good! They... More 

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Thank Lora H
Orange County
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We stopped at Amber Waves for dinner. There's plenty of free parking. The restaurant is located right next to Knott's Berry Farm. Amber Waves is clean and reasonably priced with a nice basic menu. The hamburger is tasty and straightforward -- which is the way I like them. At $12, it's a big burger served with a nice choice of... More 

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Thank Tom078
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Happy with the meal especially the baby back ribs. If you are staying at hotel you get 20% off ✔ and kids get under 12 get one free meal with paying adult. Burger average... Would be better with 1/4 pound pattie... More home feel to it. Service was great

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Thank Pana T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7675 Crescent Ave., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Buena Park
  • Phone Number: (714) 243-2010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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