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The Cellar

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Villa del Sol Shopping Center, 305 N. Harbor Blvd. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92832 (Wilshire Blvd.)
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Anaheim Hills, CA
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109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't know what happened to this place since we were here two years ago. But it's changed. We went with another couple. We raved about this place to them and were so happy to share the experience. The ambiance is still nice, dark and cozy. We ordered 4 glasses of wine, nothing special. Our drinks did not come for... More 

1 Thank Lynne L
Huntington Beach, California
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for someplace different for fine dining, look to the Cellar in downtown Fullerton. Reservations recommended, extensive wine offerings along with cuisine and service fit for royalty. Class act, refined and well trained staff. The sommelier was charming as was his historical and sometimes hysterical stories offered. Be sure to sweep by the E.Taylor/R.Burton table. Finish the... More 

Thank Jane S
Fullerton, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here several times, dinner is always good, but husband prefers a nice view. Menu is French cuisine mostly.

Thank ejrj2016
Omaha, NE
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We used Open Table to find The Cellar. We were looking for a nice meal with good wine. The Cellar delivered for us. The wine great. They staff helped walk us through options. The special that evening was a filet. It was prepared perfectly. We had mac and cheese along with mushrooms as sides. Both were prepared perfectly.

Thank nkromberg
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We visited The Cellar for the first time the other night. It was a great experience. Our Waiter, Jimmy R., was very attentive and knew the menu (both drinks and food) inside and out. We had a couple of drinks (Arctic Rose and Marco Polo) which were excellent. The food was exceptional (Chateaubriand, etc) and was perfectly cooked to order.... More 

Thank 1Traveler44
Fullerton, California
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The wife and I had a wonderful dinner of Chateaubriand that was outstanding. Started with an excellent cheese platter, split wedge and finished with their signature soufflé. Service was excellent. Here are constructive comments, beef was tender and ample portions, but undercooked from our request but not enough to send back. If you want medium-rare, order medium. Onion soup was... More 

Thank Michael P
Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

We had an amazing dinner here last week. I had the duck and my husband had the steak and both were delicious... but my fav thing by far was the lobster bisque! The only thing that was just ok was the chocolate souffle... other than that everything else was really good! This place is a bit pricey but well worth... More 

Thank mamafinds
Long Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

PLEASE READ ALL CELLAR DISCLAIMERS BEFORE MAKING A RESERVATION. We had reservations for New Years eve 2015 and were informed 24 hours inadvance that the Cellar has a family dinner policy on some days. This means the intimate dinner for two could become and intimate dinner with total strangers. Kaitlyn called to inform us of the policy with 24 hours... More 

2 Thank mdark
Yorba Linda, California
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

"One of a kind?" Yes, somehow they manage to stay in business. That's "one of a kind." The bar graph explains it well enough. The consumers have voting results all over the place. Appears their inconsistency is equal. You don't know what you're going to get. They're like a blind date. Looks good, but be cautious.

Thank foodcritic010
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Dark and quite. Great wine selection and the Ossobuco was the best I've ever had. Service is attentive but a little pretentious and the atmosphere was a little stuffy.

Thank Dave A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villa del Sol Shopping Center, 305 N. Harbor Blvd. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92832
    (Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fullerton
  • Phone Number: 714-525-5682

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