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Clearman's North Woods Inn

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14305 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638-5536 (Valley View)
(714) 739-0331
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 17
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good grub & fun ambiance

Enjoyed the peanut shells on the floor and rustic interior. Large portions, very good meat. Only downside was we were in a big room in the back and it was noisy, so hard to hear each other at the table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Atascadero, California
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Atascadero, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Enjoyed the peanut shells on the floor and rustic interior. Large portions, very good meat. Only downside was we were in a big room in the back and it was noisy, so hard to hear each other at the table.

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Hell, Michigan
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308 restaurant reviews
496 helpful votes 496 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Interesting decor with the log walls, taxidermy, fake snow on the outside roof and fake snow on the floor. Service was all right and we liked the lettuce salad with the red cabbage on top. The steaks were prepared correctly and the baked potatoes with the whipped cheese butter were good.

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California
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221 reviews 221 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been a North Woods customer since I was a kid. Their steaks are wonderful, and the sides that come with the meals are what makes this place special. You get two salads, they are both so simple but so good. One is iceberg lettuce with blue cheese dressing, the other is red cabbage with an Italian dressing. The trick... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Should have read the reviews first, only 58% favored this place! Let me start by saying the service was exceptional! They started us off with unlimited salad, two kinds, one was chunks of ice berg lettuce with a scoop of dressing on it and that was the better tasting one! The other was red slaw and it made the ice... More 

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Hamilton, Montana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My wife and I had not been to southern California for several years, but we remembered the North Woods Inn as having great food. We were a bit disappointed to find the one we used to go to had closed, but were happy to find this one still there. We were really excited to find the quality of the food... More 

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CLACKAMAS
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103 reviews 103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have gone to this restaurant since it opened as when I lived in Southern California it was one of the clients of the accounting firm I worked for. But last night was a night that would not have brought me back if it was my first time. We were waiting for two more of our party to show up... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Nice atmosphere. Don't like the menu system. Food was better than average but not great. Our server had the personality of a rock. We were a party of 4, 2 of us arrived 15 minutes early and had to wait to be seated until the other 2 arrived despite the fact the restraunt was half empty. Not only is the... More 

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Boston, MA
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217 reviews 217 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have passed this restaurant numerous times on my way to and from Disneyland ... always wondering why there was a log cabin with fake snow on the top so far (20 minutes or less) outside of Disneyland. While staying at a nearby hotel, I decided to check it out and found one of my new favorite 'dive restaurants' in... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had driven past this restaurant many times and always commented on the fake snow covered roof in the middle of California heat waves and finally decided to stop in for quick meal, thinking they will have some different things as the sign does say, sandwiches and dinner. We were sorely disappointed as the menu prices spiked higher than a... More 

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Los Alamitos, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

When we arrived I felt like I was in the mountains, which I loved. It looks like a giant wood cabin. The salad was awesome, the even bring a big bowl of red cabbage and awesome cheese bread. There are peanuts on the table, and you throw the shells on the ground. The food is not cheap, but it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14305 Firestone Blvd, La Mirada, CA 90638-5536
    (Valley View)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mirada
  • Phone Number: (714) 739-0331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?