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Norm's Restaurant

1550 E Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867-5026
+1 714-639-7562
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
5 Apr 2017
“Decent food at good prices”
10 Feb 2017
“Not what it used to be”
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American, Deli, Diner
1550 E Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867-5026
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We all know what sort of restaurant this is. Good prices for average greasy food. Restaurants like this are dinosaurs these days. There is no pretense that their food is disgustingly fatty. Service is decent. Usually no wait.More

Thank jt99941
NORMS R, Guest Relations Manager at Norm's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for your review. Be assured that your feedback will be shared with our entire culinary and service teams. We know that there are literally dozens of places to eat out, and we do appreciate your choosing Norms. Please feel free to contact us...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

I grew up with Norm's. It was the usual Sunday-breakfast-after-church place for our family. And I've been to this Norm's many, many times over the past many, many years. It makes me sad to give such a poor review of a place I've loved for...More

Thank Kristine P
NORMS R, Guest Relations Manager at Norm's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Dear Guest, We are sorry we did not provide you a positive experience during your last visit. We apologize for the poor service you experienced during your last visit. We take guest feedback very seriously and investigate everyone, making corrections wherever needed. We are also...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

This used to be a decent place for inexpensive, good food. I don't know if ownership or management changed, but the wait staff no longer seems interested or available. Service has gone downhill. There's more game playing than food service going on here and I...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Norm's is open 24/7. They have wonderful food, great service, clean place , and its a nice place to enjoy your meal for a reasonable price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good atmosphere and service. Americana at it's best. Good menu with rotating specials. Always a crowd - plan ahead.

Thank Roaddog702
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Came solo on a Tuesday night for Dinner. Was serviced by Raelene. Great food! Has their $11.99 steak and shrimp special with soup and salad. Food was fantastic. Raelene was excellent! Everything was timed perfectly. If you eat here ask to be seated in Raelene's...More

Thank southocguy
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We came here because it was walking distance from our hotel. Serving staff are very friendly, portions were large - it is a challenge to finish all the food on the breakfast plates! We noticed that several local residents were regulars each morning.

Thank Marika50
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A friend and I wanted to eat at a local restaurant or chain and happened to drive past Norm's. So stopped. The service was excellent as were my eggs and toast (which was perfect, unlike many restaurants.) The stake was very good, but the hash...More

Thank GatoRat
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The food is very good and tasty. It is a real bargain. You will be served fast by a friendly staff. Don't sit in the back or you might be forgotten. We have always gotten good sercvice in the front.

Thank Greg554
Reviewed 20 August 2015

We came to this Norm's because I had such a great experience at the one in Riverside CA. This was not as good. The soup was excellent. But my meal was not very good, there was a lot of it, but it was not great....More

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David T
22 July 2016|
Response from southocguy | Reviewed this property |
specials vary based on the season. Right now being summer, ribs are especially priced. Sometimes they run a steak, shrimp, and chicken strip special.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Deli, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 E Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867-5026
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: +1 714-639-7562
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