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Norm's Restaurant

102 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706-2801
714-543-8273
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Ranked #100 of 594 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Diner
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Placentia, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I'm surprised this chain has never ventured outside So Cal. It's always open, the 24/7 format is great for early risers and late night buffs. Seniors get a break, as well as kids. Good, basic food. Many choices, large portions, fair priced. Bring your appetite, or plan to take some home. Service polite and friendly. This area of Santa Ana... More

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santa ana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

This place definitely needs a renovation it hasn't changed one bit since i started coming here 10 years, which is not good. It seems a bit dirty and old and the the food is also very mediocre

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washgirl
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Don't misunderstand the food was good, but so is the food at Denny's it is "good" A better value then Denny's but the service at this particular store stood out. Thanks you for a great meal!

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Bonney Lake, Washington
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

We were driving along the Pacific Coast Highway and saw the distinctive Norm's sign - looks like it was designed in the 1950's - and looked it up on the smartphone. Sure enough, been around since 1949. We did not stop at that one, instead went to a newer location in Anaheim a day later and were wowed at the... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Went here with the family while we were in CA, I'd compare this restaurant to a village Inn. Casual dining, friendly staff, decent prices for a meal (about 7-12 dollars a plate) the wings they had were good, but I was disappointed with how un-spicy they were. We got the garlic parmesan wings which were really good, but there hottest... More

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San Gabriel, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

the Norm in Santa Ana is very close to my favorite hotel there, the Golden West on Main St., this restaurant has the friendliest staff, freshest foods and I like how the waitresses know my favorite spot already :)

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Placentia, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2011

The first time I dined at this Norm's was in 1976. It still has the great food and prices that I remember. My wife and I went for a late lunch and the place was busy but we got a table right away. Our waitress was delightful and funny as she was suggesting we have appetizers, soup, dessert, etc. "Well,... More

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Santa Ana, California
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248 reviews 248 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

I went by Norm's after church on a Sunday morning and found the place absolutely PACKED. I was so hungry, I didn't want to go to another place, so decided to sit at the counter. My breakfast was their "special" which included much too much food for me, but the server was so kind in bringing me a container and... More

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Yucaipa, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2010

Great family style food. The prices are unbelievable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2007

This is good for one thing Munchies at 330 AM

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