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23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
949-768-7340
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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

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Since the renovation last year this restaurant has considerably changed. The food is good; the salad & soup bar are excellent. It seems to me that previously when one purchased a dinner that the salad bar was included; now the salad bar is an extra $ 5.99; when one adds the cost of the salad bar... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
arnold s
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Laguna Woods, California
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13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Laguna Beach, California
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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 

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Laguna Woods, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Since the renovation last year this restaurant has considerably changed. The food is good; the salad & soup bar are excellent. It seems to me that previously when one purchased a dinner that the salad bar was included; now the salad bar is an extra $ 5.99; when one adds the cost of the salad bar and the entree then... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Huge line developed after 5:15pm, so glad we weren't in it. Great buffet spread, very fresh. Huge variety, very impressed by selections. And as busy as it was, nobody rushed us whatsoever. Hadn't been to a Sizzler in decades, would return.

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Mission Viejo, California
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A few years back, they remodelled this location and upgraded the menu. They installed an actual meat smoker outside, and served many smoked meat dishes. However, yesterday we went back, and all the great smoked meat dishes are off the menu. I used to get the smoked Tri Tip for $12.99, a tasty meal with wonderful sides. I asked the... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The steak was cooked to perfection. The salad bar is clean and fresh. This Sizzler is a great example of how all Sizzlers should be.

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Laguna Woods, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The ordering was quick and easy, our seating was comfortable, and the drinks and food were served in a reasonable amount of time. The food was very good and the portion size very filling. Service was good and will be back on another Sun. afternoon

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Juneau, AK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

My only mistake was ordering too much food. For a senior like me, the salad bar all by itself was plenty of food. And it was excellent food too. The first time we went I ordered a salad bar and a steak entree. It was very good but in hindsight the entree was just too much food. They make you... More 

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New York City
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Seriously folks, if you are looking for steak or seafood, do you really want it from Sizzler ? First off, the place is not cheap - my family dragged me here on a Friday evening & dinner for -3- was like $75.00. The food/salad bar is horrible, greasy, fatty foods & everyone's hands touching stuff. The Rib-Eye was dreadful &... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Unfortunately I had to move my overall experience down to average for this restaurant. I have been a regular customer. I use to eat here once or twice a month. Now I have been showing up maybe every 3 months. Lately the management appears to act as if you are inconveniencing them when you have an issue. I rarely complain... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

For the money it is an enjoyable dining experience. The salad bar is well stocked and fresh. The fresh hot rolls are delivered with a smile. They refill your drinks in a timely manner and keep the table cleared.

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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