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Norm's Restaurant

102 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706-2801
+1 714-543-8273
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good44%
  • Average24%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fiesta salad” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
102 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706-2801
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Coffee was GREAT at 10pm! Unusual. They serve milk for coffee if you like it that way. None of the watered down 1%, 2%, skim. fat free etc. Just good ole regular milk. Ahh.. I only use a teaspoon full. The yankee bean soup was...More

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NORMS R, Guest Relations Manager at Norm's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 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.

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My first time visiting Norms was for Dinner and it was down right awesome for the price. We. Suited this past Sunday for breakfast and were quite disappointed. The omelette and biscuit were total yuck. The fruit was fresh so that's a plus and the...More

Thank catarmia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Ordered the sandwich, soup and salad. Spouse ordered the Fiesta Salad. The food was great, They were very busy so we waited a little longer than planned. Previously when there we had trouble with clean utinsels but no problem this time. Maybe they changed management.

Thank AuntCarol01
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Generally when in Santa Ana, I'll stop in to Norm's at this location because its convenient to the downtown amenities, the courthouse, the museums, and the airport. Basically the best meals in town are here. I am not calling this a full-fledged "restaurant" because its...More

Thank N4595KRricharde
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

If you love old fashioned coffee shops / diners you'll love Norm's. Best way to describe it is, it's like you really, truly dropped back in time to the 60's / 70's. Not like some retro looking places that are putting on a show, this...More

Thank MrStUterr
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place always seems to be buzzing and there is a good old fashioned American diner atmosphere here. It's a chain but it retains its retro look and feel. I had a basic eggs bacon and pancake special at the counter and it was great...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The service was ok, but the most disappointing part was the food was cold. It was really busy so they must be found something right, but I would nit suggest going with a large party(more than 6 people).

Thank Klamathcowgirl
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A popular place for a quick break and lunch. Service is good, the food comes out fast and there are always specials.

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We love Norm's. It's a fixture in Southern California. The menu is huge. The prices are great. The service is always pleasant and efficient. We stopped at the Santa Ana Norm's around 10 p.m. on a Saturday night and the place was packed. We had...More

2  Thank Tom078
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We had breakfast at Norm's this morning. The food was very good. Nancy, our server, was excellent. Portions were great for the prices. But, ask the price for add-ons. The menu was very large. There was a good reason for the large crowd.

Thank JackofPBFL
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1 December 2016|
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Response from N4595KRricharde | Reviewed this property |
That's a good question, but maybe you might want to visit their website, or simply call the branch nearest you and simply ask. Sometimes they have secret menu items, specials, etc. It may very well be its a seasonal thing.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 E 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92706-2801
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-543-8273
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