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23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Good lunch

Good size stake and delicious all you can eat salad bar what more could you ask for. Clam chowder was perfect. I really couldn't go for dessert or ice cream

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ben A
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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228 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good out alternative close to interstate 5. Looks brand new. One of the best Sizzlers I have been to. Will have it in mind whenever I'm on this road.

Thank golflover26
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good size stake and delicious all you can eat salad bar what more could you ask for. Clam chowder was perfect. I really couldn't go for dessert or ice cream

Thank Ben A
Albany, New York
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

My father loves this place - I rated it as poor because it was dirty - food on the empty tables, food on the floor. Tables need to be washed off once cleared. Food was ok as expected in a chain restaurant. Servers were pleasant and efficient.

Thank c_b_c123_12
Lake Forest, California, United States
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

This location was one of the first to be brought into the 21st century a few years ago. Flexible seating, updated decor, and more options than just a salad bar. Still family friendly but comfortable enough for a couple. If you haven't been in a Sizzler in a while this is a pleasant surprise!

Thank Rebecca B
Laguna Hills, California
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The salad bar itself was not as big as Sizzlers I've been to in the past, but maybe this is a new design so they don't waste food. Still, everything was fresh, clean and delicious and the tri-tip and baked potato were on par with big steakhouses, so we were very happy with everything. Greta place for families and kids... More 

Thank Margo M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Once you get past the cashiers in the front dealing with the pokey people that don't know what they want, it is a good experience. We were seated, given drinks and headed to the salad bar. It was fresh and clean with several creative salads. Lots of kale! The cold stuff was cold and the hot food was hot! Loved... More 

Thank DebraG500
Redondo Beach, California
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201 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I haven't been to Sizzler in a long while. I visited the Lake Forest Sizzler with my two local friends on Wed. June 10th, 2015 - it was a late dinner after 8pm. We were able to order quickly and got a nice booth to sit down and enjoy, as there were very few diners (mostly elderly folks) - I... More 

Thank goriajk
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went in for lunch and walked out $28 dollars later, unsatisfied. $11 for a an endless salad bar that has minimal choices. So disappointed.

Thank Jennifer D
San Bernardino, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Buffet offers excellent soups, salads (an interesting selection including kale/mint salad and some with quinoa), other items on the hot bar like pasta and hot wings. This is one of the better Sizzlers unlike others who don't seem to care as much. The only other one that is comparable is in Hesperia.

Thank Astrodog614
Laguna Beach, California
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182 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I like Sizzler because it give's you an option to have a good quality steak at a reasonable price. We signed up for Sizzler's E-club which sends you a coupon for a free "add on" salad bar with purchase (a $5.99 value)! This Sizzler is remodeled and has a great ambiance the old Sizzler's are lacking. We did experience a... More 

Thank Calitripgirl

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: 949-768-7340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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