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264 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866-1409
714-633-3260
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there--regular salad is HUGE and the side salad is big also! Nice thick slice of salami on the sandwich and chips with the dip were on special. Couldn't pass up the tie dye Tshirt--"Where have all the hippies gone?"

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Thank Cyndee M
Orange, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Been here a few times. Always friendly service staff in what looks to be an older home converted to a restaurant. I think there are three different rooms set-up with different seating arrangements, for 2, for 4 and larger groups. There is some outdoor seating. The menu has soups, salads and sandwiches and more.

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Thank Henry S
Whittier, California
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206 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Avocado chicken salad smashed and mixed up was a winning meal. I also had the Thai wrap (a cold chicken wrap with sweet peanut sauce) which I wasn't a big fan of. Overall, Rutabegorz is a great spot when you're trying to be healthy.

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Thank pgalido
Orange County, CA
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Every Friday evening at the Tustin location, there are delicious off-the-menu freshly made original desserts baked by Debbie, their in-house dessert chef. These desserts are first-come, first-serve & always sell out. DELICIOUS!!! Specialities include Hummingbird cake, Nutella cake, Coca COLA cake, coconut cream cake, death by chocolate cake, etc........all made from scratch.

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Thank Cherylan H
Orange County
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I love this place...the 1$ appetizer is so fun and yummy! Soups are great! the Garlic chicken (anything) is fantastic!!!

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Thank oceanyeesa
Orange, California
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231 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

One of my favorite places to eat in Orange. It has so much character! Patio dining is plentiful, and the menu has TONS of choices. The price is reasonable and the quality is always good.

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Thank oyyveyy
Irvine, California
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107 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This is the last-established location of a small 3-location 'chain.' We really wanted to rate it higher, given their emphasis on vegetarian dining, an overlooked category. However, in the end, we could only give them 3 stars, for the reasons described below. The one piece of advice we could offer would be to pare down their overly extensive menu to... More 

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Thank Rexflash
Orange, California
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Excellent service. Their food is very healthy and tasty recipes. They have a great variety on their menu

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Thank Sue N
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We love Rutabegorz! It's a great place to sit and visit. The gardens are lovely and portion size is huge! Split a salad (spring berry is my fav), or take home another meal! Casual dining at it's best, great wait staff and this restaurant has withstood the test of time! Enjoy! You'll find so many yummy offerings on the menu,... More 

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Thank Barb S
Orange, California
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I've been eating at Rutabegorz for years, starting with their Fullerton location back in the 80s (and have also visited the location in Tustin several times over the years) and have never been disappointed. It's nice to have a casual place to go with a fantastic atmosphere where you can always get a fresh, yummy meal served by an always... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 264 N Glassell St, Orange, CA 92866-1409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 714-633-3260

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