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23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
+1 949-768-7340
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
May 24, 2017
“everything is average”
Mar 29, 2017
“Not your Daddy's Sizzler!”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

everything is average usually quick get the unlimited buffet with the meal try the steak and lobster

Thank marilyn k
SizzlerTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Sizzler, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts, Marilyn. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoy our steak and lobster meals and hope that you'll be dining with us again soon. - Your Local Lake Forest Sizzler Team

Reviewed March 29, 2017

Since the remodel several years ago this Sizzler has become one of the nicest restaurants in Lake Forest. I love taking guests to this location because their reaction is always the same..."This place Sizzles!". The salad bar is great and the steaks are excellent. If...More

Thank TripTalkerSoCal
Reviewed March 12, 2017

So, Sizzler is kind of a cross-breed - stand in line and order, then be seated and food is delivered (unless you opt for the full-tilt salad bar). Lots of items to choose from. Being a 'senior' - they have some very significant values. We...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed October 8, 2016

We had not gone to Sizzler in quite a while. First impression was sticker shock. Prices are those one would expect from a good steakhouse. Service was fast, probably because there were not many customers at 5:45pm. Both my wife and I had the sirloin...More

Thank Christian M
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I go here about 3 to 4 times a month. The good: Food is fairly fresh and easy to self serve salad bar. The salad bar is a decent variety of choices The bad: Television! Sports stations like football, baseball ... etc .. I am...More

Thank bobN6078XO
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This is our third time at this sizzler while in town Food is fresh and tasty, orders come out quickly. Great price for what you receive. Order takers and waitress are very friendly and always clearing your table.

Thank Maria B
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This was definitely in of the nicest steak houses for the price. I had steak and lobster. The steak was angus. It was cooked just right. The lobster was also tasteful. The salad bar had a good variety of cold and hot dishes. It would...More

Thank seenmanyplaces
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Over the past 35 years I have dined at this restaurant and originally I called it a 5 star in disguise because of the value and the quality. Although the new owner has built it up with a great interior appearance wise and the choices...More

Thank Whimsicalartist
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Sizzler, leastways the one on Lake Forest Drive, Lake Forest, is a good place for basic steaks, not extreme quality but good. Service is very good with a nice staff. We go there when we want a reasonable priced meal that's tasty and prepared well....More

Thank michael k
Reviewed June 8, 2016

Friendly, courteous staff, the minute you get to the order and pay in line counter, until the very end of your visit. Our waiter, Tim, was so solicitous of our needs, he stopped by every so often to check if we needed anything, to replenish...More

Thank Luz C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23501 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4755
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-768-7340
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Sizzler is home to U.S.D.A Choice hand-cut steaks, seafood, including fresh, sustainable Salmon, all complimented by our Unlimited Craft Salad Bar.
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