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The Cheesecake Factory

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42 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6537
+1 949-364-6200
11:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Dana Point, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food and amazing variety. The Decor is right out of 1990 and this location needs a really thorough cleaning.

Thank mark b
San Juan Capistrano, California
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260 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Came here with our family who are visiting from New Zealand. There were 9 of us in our party so we had to wait a bit to be seated but once we were service was really good, friendly, and attentive. Everyone in our party enjoyed what we ordered which included for appetizers Nachos (super BOMB) and guacamole and chips. Gumbo... More 

Thank qhunnyb
Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Food excellent , staff great Close to home and shopping. Like to go there with my grown grandsons cause they eat large.

Thank Arleen101950
Orange County, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We have eaten at here for years and can always tell when there is a new chef, new manager or new staff as the food and service is not consistent. While the menu for the Cheesecake Factory is voluminous (not recommend for the extremely hunger or those who have issues committing!), the quality of the preparation of the menu items... More 

Thank Cori A
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very busy but good service. Waitress was there soon after being seated and was very pleasant. We were seated in a quiet area so the activities around us were not distracting and most people around us were enjoying themselves.

Thank Patricia B
Orange County, CA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This cheesecake factory is always busy but worth the wait. Their bread is always warm and delicious. The menu is extensive and we tried something new tonight - tuna carpaccio. It was amazing. I attached a picture. We got the pesto-wasabi sauce on the side since boyfriend doesn't like spicy things. It was delicious plain and with the sauce. They... More 

Thank BeachGirl021
new jersey
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547 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

It was good but not anything special. Don't order the crab artichoke dip it is very spicy the pot stickers excellent bread delicious flat breads very small and the Greek salad tastes like a regular salad . Their pasta are good but I don't think I will go back.

Thank Bridgetpianos
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Cheesecake Factory has great entrees and the cheesecake is the best. Love the plain cheesecake with sour cream topping. It is always fresh and a hit when I bring it to parties.

Thank Star H
Mission Viejo, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Excellent food add service. Nice atmosphere but a little loud. Numerous choices of cheese cake. Full bar.

Thank Judy S
Mission Viejo, California
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Whether we eat light by going into the bar for "bar food" or into the regular dining room, we always have great meals here. Service is very good and the food is always spot on. Been coming here since they opened and will keep coming back.

Thank Dick G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Italian, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, CA 92691-6537
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Mission Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-364-6200

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