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Maderas Steak & Ribs

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3642 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
5625980401
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 19
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and good service

Nice atmosphere, although the music is too loud. The food is tasty,big servings and nice staff. I recommend the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Los Alamitos, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Great food, great customer service. Nice romantic atmosphere. Come here on Fridays and Saturdays for their live music!

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Cypress, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

we took out of town guests there on March 15 2015 for dinner. The restaurant was empty, so was the service. We ordered kalamari, overdone and dry, same with the fried shrimp. We were embarrassed for our guests, their beef ribs were also very tough . I called several times to speak to the owner , and every time I... More 

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SoCal
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went to Maderas as a gift from our kids. They had purchased a Groupon certificate for a Christmas gift to us. We were treated especially well by Peggy was our server. She is very knowledgeable and made great suggestions. We both selected the TriTip for our entree. The TriTip was the most tender I have had in a restaurant!... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Looking for a steak house I chose this one to avoid the common chains, hoping for something a bit special. Steak was Ok but not exceptional, service was OK, reasonable value but probably would not go back.

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Turku, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nice atmosphere, although the music is too loud. The food is tasty,big servings and nice staff. I recommend the place.

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San Diego, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great menu! We tend to always go for the ribs. They are fall off the bone delicious! They also bring additional warmed sauce! Their steaks are known to be amazing, will try those next time! The staff is very friendly and makes you feel like a local. We frequently stop here to break up the drive from San Diego to... More 

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Los Alamitos, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

support local businesses. This place has great food. We bought the groupon they had, great deal and we got to sample a few things. Great service. The owner was even there and said hello.

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Long Beach, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I can almost guarantee you will never taste better Tri-tip! But make sure to ask for extra BBQ sauce on the side. That makes ALL the difference. Now I can guarantee you will never have better green beans or asparagus. We order 2 extra sides of the green beans when we go in. The bartenders are always great and the... More 

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melbourne
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The hotel concierge recommended this place to eat, when we asked where to go We where walking up the street to the restaurant, passing many other restuarants along the way, wondering why he hadn't suggested one of those? We almost stopped and went into one of the others along the way. This was about 2-3 blocks up but we continued... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

MMMM MMMMM MMMMM. Very well cooked and to perfection. I can get a well done steak here and not worry about it being burned or dry. My daughter enjoyed her New York Steak and was very tasteful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3642 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Los Alamitos
  • Phone Number: 5625980401

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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