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The Cheesecake Factory

Certificate of Excellence
American, International
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442 W Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4222
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently good.

Service is always solid, food is reliably good given the variety and prices are reasonable. Haven't had a bad experience yet.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Ventura, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Ventura, California
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Service is always solid, food is reliably good given the variety and prices are reasonable. Haven't had a bad experience yet.

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Mexia, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great as usual. Went at 8 on Saturday night with 50 people. Took forever- but we knew it would. No reservations on Saturday night.

Thank mojomexia
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food quality service is great, little loud for my taste, long lines, lots of choices and fabulous healthy choices.

Thank Vildeee
Moorpark, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and diverse menu. It can be very crowded with long waits. Service is good. Atmosphere is great.

Thank coberenson
Redondo Beach, California
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126 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu offers something for everyone and everything I've tried has been very good and good value. The cheesecake is amazing and there are so many types that you should have too many choices - a good thing and a reason to return.

Thank UltimateWines
Springfield, Virginia
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100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I am a huge fan of the Cheesecake Factory but this was not a good experience. It was a Sunday night and we got there around 7:00 and there was an hour wait. We were celebrating someone in our party's Birthday so we couldn't go anywhere else. When we finally got seated, our Waiter was so busy that we got... More 

Thank Jan S
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Always love to go to Cheesecake. They have great food , good service and friendly staff. What more do you want? I've been to the restaurant twice in 2 weeks. If you want a quiet table it's a good idea to get a table outside. It s a lot more quiet. Overall, a great place and a great selection of... More 

Thank Debbie H
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I have to say, we eat here often and the food is always fantastic and plentiful. The service can be fantastic or spotty, it all depends on the server. With the Cheesecake factory the benefit is that the food is consistent, served in large portions and always delicious. We had the Skinny-licious Garlic shrimp and it was amazing.

Thank Hmarton
Thousand oaks ca
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Love their chicken and biscuits. Comes with mashed potatoes , peas, carrots, mushrooms and gravy. Also love Renee's special. Soup, salad and sandwich. My second choice. Best cheese cake is vanilla bean. Although there are so many other choices that are all terrific

Thank nursecarlah
Fremont, California
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3,247 reviews
943 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,863 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

We went for a late night dinner. We shared a beet and goat cheese salad and then had a pear and goat cheese flat bread. For dessert we had cheesecake., We both had cocktails; with mine being a mojito. Service was very good. Since it was a nice fall evening out, we sat outside on the patio. The Cheesecake Factory... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 442 W Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Thousand Oaks
  • Phone Number: 805-371-9705

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups


Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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