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Saddle Ranch Chop House

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Universal City Area
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100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608 (Universal Citywalk Entrance)
+1 818-760-9680
11:00 - 02:00
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On our way into Universal Studios we had lunch at the Saddle Ranch. Friendly staff, large portions and a great atmosphere. You can even ride the bull if you want.

Thank Mike H
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Left Universal Studios early to get dinner before a long drive. The restaurant hardly had anyone in it- they made us wait for 15 minutes to sit at a table. Food was pretty good but it took 2 1/2 hours. Dessert is awesome but takes 1/2 hour after your meal. They ruined our experience by making us wait- only a... More 

Thank shm56100
Santa Clarita, California
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family (6 people) ate dinner at this restaurant after a day of attending Universal City. The " Pick 2 "dinner of Ribs and Tri Tip was really good. Our waiter. Nicholas, was very competent , but his section responsibilities were too large so the service was spotty. We waited far too long for our check.

Thank cwalter2014
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Severely over-priced food, exploiting unsuspecting tourists with heavy-handed up-sell the whole meal through. Bar drinks are pricey yet ALL, including wine are served in scratched-up, plastic cups! Truly embarrassing if you bring a client or date here... It's a tacky place complete with requisite mechanical bull, bad lighting and hard sell waiters/"managers" who are constantly in your face. Do not... More 

Thank OutyAbouty
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our trip in LA we decided to go to Universal City Walk. While there, there were many restaurants to choose from, this one caught our eye. It's right near the Universal Studio Ball. The place is fairly big. The selection of food pretty good. The restaurant has a mechanical bull. A few customers gave it a try, most of... More 

Thank Elena V
Regina, Canada
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89 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped out of Universal Studios to eat here and enjoy a sit down meal. The portions were large and the quality was great for the price. The drinks are refillable and the service was very prompt. My Thai Peanut Noodle salad was amazing. As we finished our meal, the waitress brought us a complimentary s'more platter with enough marshmallows,... More 

Thank WineNerd
Taupo, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was amazing but the portions were huge so don't over order unless you are starving..... As we couldn't get through the appetisers

Thank dianneknight2017
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This place has good food and huge portions. The service is usually pretty good although our last visit on a weeknight was a little rough.

Thank Robyn C
Fontana, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We came on a Sunday night. We were seated right away. wait time was average. Food was OK not the best but was decent.

Thank rvgagui
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Notably, this place serves a complete breakfast and is open early when much of Citiwalk is closed. The service is great and the food is good.

Thank Elizabeth R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
    (Universal Citywalk Entrance)
  • Public Transportation: The LA Metro Rail Red Line stops at Universal Studios Hollywood, just a short stroll or Universal Studios Hollywood shuttle ride to Saddle Ranch.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-760-9680
  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?