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Eating Out in Anaheim

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Eating Out in Anaheim

Can anyone give us some ideas on good but not to $$ places to eat around Anaheim ?? :)

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1. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

I answered on your other thread, but if we are looking for budget...

Subway has a shop on the corner of Harbor and Chapman, a good basic option with $5 footlongs. There is also a Chinese Fast food place in the same complex.

I mentioned Fire+ICE earlier, an all you can eat place at the Anaheim GardenWalk.


Mimi's Café is also good for a decent priced meal.

In Downtown Disney, my two lower priced (but not cheap) options are Earl of Sandwiches and Wetzel's Pretzel's Pretzel Dog.

Hope that helps.

One place NOT to eat, Captain Kidd's Buffett as part of the Best Western Plus Park Place Inn and Suites, always gets bad reviews.

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2. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

LOL, my children remember Captain Kidd's with fond memories! Blue milk or something like that.

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3. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

What is your budget when you indicate $$ ?

Will you be driving and where are you staying?

There are way too many decent places that should be mentioned before Subway and Wetzels Pretzels gets a nod.....

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4. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

If you're that way inclined - Carl's Jr (burgers etc) is at 2119 Sth Harbor Blvd. We like 'em - better than Macca's etc - and they do decent salads too.

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5. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

Our families fav restaurant/cafe to eat at was MIllies - tripadvisor.com.au/Restaurant_Review-g29092-…

We are coming back from Australia in March and this was the first request from the kids - to eat at Millies!!

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6. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

We liked both Millie's and Mimis. We also liked Tony Romas, and Denny's. Our favourite of all was In N Out Burger. We ate it multiple times on both trips. It's a must for us!

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7. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

Of you want something more than maccas etc the cheesecake factory were reasonable prices for decent meals and,soooo delicious! We ate there nearly every night and look forward to going back

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Our family didn't care for "Millie's" as we found it too greasy, but maybe it's changed as that was about 5 rears ago. More recently we really liked Mimi's, and wow it was cheap. They had these "just right" menu options which seemed to be designed for Canadians who are accustomed to smaller portions than you normally see In The US, and those were perfect and around $10, including dessert and all you could eat carrot loaf and bread...that was 3 years ago. Kids' options were around $5 and had turkey dinner as one option....the onion soup was amazing! Otherwise, we have tried to eat in our rooms quite a bit. Not out of total cheapness but also because we just don't like to eat out non stop. One trip, we were gone for 2 weeks (including the drive to Anaheim) and only ate out 4 times....we had a car and made runs to Von's for pre-roasted chicken and bags of salad. Had a fridge in the room for leftovers....

Another good idea is to get a place that includes breakfast. It may not be haute cuisine, but it helps save your $$ for dinner and lunch.

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9. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

Do you have a car? If so, the town of Orange has some great affordable restaurants with quality food. There's a Cuban restaurant which has huge portions and cheap. A good Italian restaurant right around the corner. Haven Gastro Pub has wonderful food and a great burger. Bruxie waffles is yummy and very filling....good for all times of the day. Many options and price points in a small space.

We usually stay on Harbor when we visit our son at college, but eat in Orange as it's a cute town, not the typical chain restaurant stuff.....Claim Jumper, Crab Shack, Cheesecake, etc.

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10. Re: Eating Out in Anaheim

Are you limited to areas you can walk to from your hotel? Or will you have a car?

Instead of the mediocre national chains mentioned in the other thread and here, I'd look at local spots like Marri's Pizza & Pasta, Los Sanchez for Mexican, Doug's Downtown Grill, Ho Toy's, Mas' Chinese Islamic Restaurant, Fa-Sai Thai Cuisine, Varsity Burger, Punjabi Tandoor and more. Without a car some of these would be a short bus ride, but far better food than the chains.