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“The Value of consistancy” 4 of 5 stars
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Sizzler
707 N Imperial Ave, El Centro, CA 92243-1913
760-353-3454
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Ranked #21 of 91 Restaurants in El Centro
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“The Value of consistancy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

In small towns there is a great deal of variablity in quality and service of local businesses including restaurants. El Centro is still a small town in this regard. A dinning experience may be exceptional once or for a period of time but disappointment follows when managers or employees change. For at least a decade, The Sizzler in El Centro has been consistant; you know what to expect and are not disappointed. The food is tasty and the service is good. I have noticed, however, the steaks, which are arguably the best in town, seem too be shrinking in size.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
El Centro, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great staff, so-so steak, small buffet”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013 via mobile

We don'thave Sizzlers near us in Ohio so I thought we would try it. I expected a "Ponderosa" style steak and buffet...swing and a miss. Buffet is very small, but food is ok. The steak was decent but a little tough. Keep looking if you want a good steak.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Calexico, California
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Great Menu!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The food is fantastic! The steaks are out of this world! The buffet is good as well. The people are friendly and the place looks really clean.

Visited May 2013
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Satisfied”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Food was fresh, buffet was clean and full, employees were a little slow and casual (not super professional) but in no way rude. The prices at sizzler are too high for the quality- but there's ways to find coupons online!

Best for families, couples, not a romantic date... And best time to go is lunch because it picks up for dinner and service isn't as quick.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vancover Island
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64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Yech”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Stooped there today with 5 friends as I was told it was a great place for lunch. Had the salad bar. At $9.99, it was way overpriced. Not a lot of variety...3 soups that were all so,so. Pasta was overlooked & sauce very bland. Taco bar looked better than it tasted. Chicken wings were breaded,greasy...yechy! Greens were the only highlight. Will not go back...

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