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Rutabegorz Restaurant

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211 N Pomona Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-1926
(714) 738-9339
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 37
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Timeless Classic

I've been coming to Rutabegorz since moving to Fullerton in 1976. The vibe of coffeehouse, hippie health food hasn't change. It is located in downtown Fullerton in an old house and expanded to the north into another house. Mismatched tables and chairs with lots of pictures and artwork on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
MaryLouise H
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Fullerton, California
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Fullerton, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I've been coming to Rutabegorz since moving to Fullerton in 1976. The vibe of coffeehouse, hippie health food hasn't change. It is located in downtown Fullerton in an old house and expanded to the north into another house. Mismatched tables and chairs with lots of pictures and artwork on the walls complete the ambience. While the general gist of the... More 

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Escondido, California
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92 reviews 92 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

great food, seated quick, the place is huge inside. great sevice, fod came quick, prtions good sized. have a cookie for dessert, beats anything else around, friendly atmosphere, can't wait to go back and try the rest of the menu. lots of locals, that should tell you something. fresh and delicious...definitely worth the 90 mile ride...will do it again soon.

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Fullerton, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I eat here at least once a week. The food is fresh and healthy, and the portion size generous. I usually call ahead and get it to go and they have it ready within 10 minutes. Really friendly staff too.

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FULLERTON, CA
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Always fresh - always tasty - always worth the trip. No way for me to pick a favorite salad here. I am working my way through the menu - and am in no hurry to finish the adventure. They have locations in Tustin and Orange as well - but this is my go to!

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Fullerton, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of Fullerton's go-to restaurants. The food is always delicious, and plentiful. Great soups, fantastic sandwiches, snacks and salads. My personal favorite sandwich is the Turkey Cranberry Bliss. It's a huge pile of Turkey layered on squaw bread with cream cheese, cranberry sauce, walnuts and other goodies. Big enough to split, (maybe add a cup of the Cocky... More 

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Fullerton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the hummus, excellent sandwiches! Home made cookies are a must and the cakes are like mom used to make

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Fullerton, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Rutas is my favorite eatery in Orange County. The menu is massive as is the food. The options are endless and many of them are vegetarian and healthy.....You can get a few beef and chicken items and they are all delicious as well. Cute ecletctic Cafe style seating and a few bench seats for those who aren't comfy in the... More 

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Fullerton, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a great place to go have a quick, lite, fresh veggie lunch or dinner. The menu is packed with every kind of interesting and unique salads, wraps, Southwest, Thai...you name it. They also do a great job with takeout. The ambiance is eclectic but friendly. Great palce to eat with family , a friend or just go enjoy... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I began eating at Rutabegorz in the 70's when I was in college. And I return every time I visit Fullerton. The menu is so extensive, everyone can find something to eat. I love the enormous salad bowls. But their sandwiches and other entrees are always good, too. The prices are reasonable, the atmosphere is casual, and if you have... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I love this place. While the service may be slow the food is great. My friend and I shared two dishes and mentioned it to the waitress. So she split the plates w/ an extra charge. Got the Chicken Salad kissed by walnut. It came w/ a small pasta salad. That would be have been a great for the two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 N Pomona Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832-1926
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: (714) 738-9339

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 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?