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1008 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-2547
+1 714-541-3020
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Nampa, Idaho
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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this place twice for breakfast for a group of ~100. The first morning, they opened early for us to accomodate our schedule. The second morning, we came during regular hours and used the back room for our group. Food was good and they kept up with our hungry high school group very well!

Thank Jeff A
Irvine, California
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256 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Came here because the location in Laguna closed. The place seemed to be clean. The food was decent although not always 'filled up'. Kids running around the place. The servers seems pretty good about picking up plates from the table. This place is good if you like a little variety. Just a little confusing on where the condiments are but... More 

Thank mooki x
Irvine, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a consistent, reliable option for when you are hungry and want to eat healthy food. Whatever your preferences, you should be able to find some things to your preferences and matching your taste preferences. You can spend more at other restaurants, but here you won't be stuck with an entire plate of food that you thought would be... More 

Thank FredDouglas
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Pulled in with 2 buses full of high school students. Reservations had been set up ahead of time and I called when we left the hotel. Walked in to a welcoming staff who was expecting us. The had prepped more food for our arrival so all dishes where well stocked and the buffet line was clean. Students able to get... More 

Thank Rim2RimFlagstaff
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We should have just stopped at McDonalds! WAY TOO expensive for this type of processed food. Food left on the floor, on the tables (along with dirty rags), dirty dishes left piled up on tables. JUST DON'T GO!

Thank Linda H
Eaton, Australia
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We went for an early dinner on a Thursday night and the restuarant was fairly empty. The service from prompt and friendly. There was lots of food to choose from and what I had was fresh and tasty. The restuarant was clean and tidy. They also have lots of desert choices. I would eat there again.

Thank data-0
Los Angeles, California
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162 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

You can eat all the food you want. Lots of choices but just not tasty. We can about 2 years ago and thought we would try it again and we were not excited with the food.

Thank xxtrasafe
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 July 2013 via mobile

I went to eat with my family the manager jose is a great person who manages the place nice and clean and great people who work their keep up the great work !

Thank coxtinny
Scottsdale, Arizona
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2012

This place is great and very economical. The one thing I want is good service and a good price for food and these people are spot on. We had wonderful food, great service, and total attention to customers. If you have kids, bring them and they will be well received. My wife's birthday was the day before and six of... More 

Thank Kenneth G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701-2547
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-541-3020

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