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Islands

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American, Bar, Pub
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250 S State College Blvd, Brea, CA 92821-5820
+1 714-256-1666
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California
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404 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had lunch here, and since we've been to other Islands we decided to eat here. The initial part of our experience didn't start off well: The table where we were seated was kind out out of the way, and I knew that this meant that service would suffer, and it did. Still, the staff tried. To add to it,... More 

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Thank mrliterature
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This rating is mainly concerning the experience at Island and not the food. We came to Islands to celebrate my son's 8th birthday because he loves Hawaiian food. Though i'm not sure if its Islands company policy or that specific Islands but it seems they do not celebrate birthdays, which is bit rare. Most restaurants of this type come and... More 

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Thank Ruben S
Anaheim, California
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395 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Hula Bay IPA ($6.50 - regular, $8.35 – large, limited time only) is handcrafted exclusively for Islands by Left Coast Brewing Co. This classic West Coast IPA (6.0% ABV) has aromas of citrus, grapefruit, tangerine, and pine from the generous use of Amarillo hops. Hula Bay IPA is a light bodied, dry brew which pairs perfectly with the Heat Wave... More 

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Hacienda Heights, California
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My son and I wanted a good hamburger and decided to try Islands, which has numerous kinds of hamburgers. My hamburger had blue cheese dressing and blue cheese crumbles - I would never order that again. My son had a BBQ hamburger and it was ok. For an extra $1.79 they will give you Onion Rings instead of french fries... More 

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Thank donisland
southern cal
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

With all the new gourmet burger stops, Islands seems to lost in the shuffle. They offer quality types of hamburgers (favorite being the Bluenami) and seem to add new ones all the time. Cheese fries and nachos are excellent as area the Mai Tais. The decor has changed recently. Gone are the bits the kids seem to like but it... More 

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Thank exrammfan
Gilbert, Arizona
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Chicken sandwich was the meal of the day for us. Wheat bun was fresh on the chicken sandwich but chicken seemed like it was boiled then threw across the grill to gain it's mark. Service was fine and friendly but the food was not the hype I remember of going to Islands.

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Thank Sharkerisme
Agoura Hills, California
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702 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Went here for early lunch and food was great and in and out pretty quickly. I had chicken sandwich, fries and iced tea. Tasted good and reasonably priced. I want to go back in evening to try some of their beer.

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Thank Craig-World-Travelle
Fullerton, California
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93 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We share a salad or order a lunch special--we're always served quickly and by friendly and fun wait staff. That's why we come EVERY WEEK!! Try the Wiki Waki Chicken Salad or China Coast salad--or come back at Happy Hour for half price sliders and $1.25 chips and salsa. Yum.

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Thank JenniKey
Brea, California
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86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We go there sometimes, bottomless fries, BUT the amount of sodium will kill you very quickly, They have to change that! Prices not too bad, not on top of my list, I can taste the salt right now as I type this.

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Thank David H
Brea, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I know they have several good things in the menu, but the hamburgers are great, they have several choices.

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Thank Waldozzie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 S State College Blvd, Brea, CA 92821-5820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Brea
  • Phone Number: +1 714-256-1666

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