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2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
(714) 992-6685
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Ranked #49 of 320 Restaurants in Fullerton
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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  • English first
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English first
Fullerton, California
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442 reviews 442 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have been coming here since they opened...can't believe I have never written a review for it! Islands is a chain restaurant which has burgers, tacos, salads, chicken sandwiches, etc. They have a bar and a restaurant section. They have plenty of TV's around...so you can talk your husband into going out to dinner! I absolutely love their grilled chicken... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

As title says, good food, but the service could be better. Restaurant was almost empty, yet food was slow to come out. My mahi mahi tacos were not that great - tortilla was raw. Will I come back? Yes. But it would not be my first choice.

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Kingsburg, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Went to go visit my husbands family & they wanted to show us a good time they decided to take us to Islands it was so good and the waitress was helpful with all the questions we had being our first time & she didn't seem irritated at all. We ordered appetizers we ordered 2 one was enough, the hamburgers... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Friendly service and pretty attentive although very busy. Food was good. Restaurant was clean and inviting.

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Fullerton, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a chain restaurant with it's "corporate menu". I have been to this location a number of times since it's opening. With very few exceptions the service has been very good. The food quality is good. The portion sizes are satisfying. For the best value Islands has a happy hour menu at the bar which offers a reasonable variety... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I both love the hula burger. Can't complain about the bottomless fries either. Servers can be a little slow on refilling drinks or bringing us our condiments. Overall, come for the good burger. Price is decent to excuse the par/below-par service.

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North Orange County CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This location has consistently gotten OC Health Dept high marks and reviews for their food and cleanliness. We always find the food fairly consistent on quality. This time my Hula Burger was slightly greasier than normal but very good. The extra grease may have been because I added their "red onions," which I wouldn't do again. Hubby had the Hawaiian... More 

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Fullerton, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great atmosphere (although the music is a little too loud) and the food is really tasty. Cheerful obliging servers and the service is FAST. Managers are hands-on.

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North Orange County CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Located in a shopping center with parking to the rear (north side). Have been going for years, as hubby claims this as one of his 3 favorite places to eat. You can get your burger with wheat bun and order sweet potato fries instead of regular fries. They took my favorite off the menu (Cabo Loco Taco's - but I... More 

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Fullerton, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Half price appetizers during Happy Hour in the bar--love it. Even better when chips and salsa used to be free but even at $1 they're some of the best in town. Taco choices, burger choices, salads that satisfy, love their passion iced tea. Plus the staff always make me feel like they're glad I came.

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Additional Information about Islands

Address: 2201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2106
Phone Number: (714) 992-6685
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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