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Doug's Downtown Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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12900 Main St, Garden Grove, CA 92840-5115
+1 714-539-4334
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner with our friends before a show at the Gem theatre. We arrived alittle early and sat at the bar. We talked with the owner Doug. Great guy and made great drinks. We were seated at our table when our friends came our waiter was great and told us all about the specials and what was... More 

1 Thank Budda11
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good food. Menu has something for everyone. I had the tri-trip, which was very tasty. My husband had the salmon (he said it was very good) and the boys had hamburgers The waiter was very nice and the prices seem fair.

1 Thank Lee N
Apopka, Florida
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I visited this establishment based on a recommendation from locals and tripadvisor reviews. I ordered the top sirloin prepared medium. The plate came with veggies and scalloped potatoes. The potatoes were very good. The veggies were okay and the sirloin was prepared medium well instead of medium. My friend had a pasta and she said it was very good. The... More 

Thank William D
Garden Grove, California
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I would say I am regular here. Once a week my girlfriend and I come here. They never go wrong here. The place makes you feel like family. Kevin is our favorite guy that makes sure we get good service. Lately they have been really busy but you can tell they are really trying to provide good service. The food... More 

Thank David V
San Clemente, California
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We were going to the Gem theatre to see a play and choose Doug's Downtown Grill because it was right next to the theatre. Arriving at 6:30 the restaurant only had a few booths occupied so we thought we had plenty of time for the 8:00 play. Wrong! We told the hostess we wanted quick service and she said she... More 

Thank Lighthouse2006
El Cajon, California
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a really nice local restaurant with yummy food. We had the daily fish special (Halibut with macadamia orange sauce). The flavors were so wonderful, and the size of the serving was huge! The service was so friendly and happy. I like that. A couple of minor mishaps (forgot our appetizer but didn't charge us), but we were made... More 

Thank fairgirl59
Sydney, Australia
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265 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

As we were travelling from Australia, a good friend and local Anaheim local wanted to take us to a quality 'non touristy" restaurant in the area. We we immediately impressed with Doug's Downtown Grill and we were made welcome, as soon as we entered the restaurant. The service was superb and our waiter was very attentive with our drinks and... More 

Thank aussiejohn69
La MIrada, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

We were greeted when we arrived by the owner, Doug and were promptly seated. Our server, Donna, had some very nice suggestions for us, which we took her up on. Her service was great, never an empty water glass or Wine Glass, she also suggested a wine to accompany our meal, and afterward was offered a dessert and after meal... More 

Thank Riley B
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207 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

We had a party of six including three pre-teens and we stopped for a late lunch/early dinner. There was only one table being served at the time but when we left an hr and a half later it was busy on a Saturday night. The menu had a lot to choose from and the food was very good. I believe... More 

Thank mrsnutpop
Garden Grove, California, United States
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166 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

We were out shopping for plumbing supplies and decided to stop for lunch. Wanting to support the businesses along Main st., we decided to give them a try. Quiet, not very full, very clean looking and friendly were my first impressions. I ordered a half Asian chicken salad and my husband got a burger...made to order. The warm bread and... More 

Thank Diane D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12900 Main St, Garden Grove, CA 92840-5115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-539-4334

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