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Thu, 2/22
9:30 PM

Florentine's Grill

183 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Neighborhood Gem (173)
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Florentine’s is an independently owned and operated restaurant located in the quaint historical area of downtown Fullerton. If you’re looking for that easy-going local eatery that offers everything the “chains” don’t, this is your kind of place. Friends and family gather here often to celebrate just about any occasion or, just hang out. Entertainment is offered nightly right next door at their Tuscany Club. Dancing is available there on the weekends and happy hour is offered 4-8pm Monday through Friday.
Florentine’s some of the best BBQ in the OC. Their new menu still offers some of their old favorites like pastas, steaks, salads and seafood. They've reduced prices and increased their portions so come on down. Florentine's Grill has received numerous high ratings for their outstanding food, and friendly service. Kids’ menu is available. This truly is, one of Orange County’s best kept secrets!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Barbecue
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Saturday and Sunday 11:30am - 4:00pm. Dinner: Daily 4:00pm - 9:00pm.
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Phone number
(714) 879-7570
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cuahetumoc Diaz
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Private party facilities
Florentine's dining room may be reserved for private or semi-private functions up to 120 guests. Their Tuscany location may be reserved for private events up to 60 guests.
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Private party contact
Joe Florentine: (714) 879-7570
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Florentine's catering offers full food and beverage for any off-site location. Owner Joe Florentine is the person in charge of event production and is capable of coordinating and customizing any event. He may be reached at 714-328-0404.
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Cross street
Commonwealth Ave
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Parking details
Public parking in the rear of restaurant or nearby street parking.
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Public transit
Fullerton Amtrak runs right through the Fullerton train station about 150 yards south of the restaurant and has easy access to and from the restaurant.
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Live entertainment including DJ's and dancing Thursday - Saturday at Florentine's and DJ's and Karaoke Tuesday - Saturday at their Tuscany location which is right next door.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 183 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.7  based on all time ratings
Noise · Moderate
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Jacksonville)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Don’t judge a book by its cover. Great food! Great service!

Mine247 (Orange County)
1.0  Dined 5 days ago

We showed up to the doors closed saying it was closed for a private event. No one told us ahead of time
Luckily the good old standby chomp was down the street.

cardgal (Orange County)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

I made a Open Table reservation thinking it would be busy but it wasn't at all. There was maybe 14 people counting us and we were greeted by manager who was very nice. Then we didn't see him or a waiter/waitress for at least 8 minutes. Ordered drinks and that took at least 10 minutes and the bar had 4 people. Finally we ordered our meal and it took extremely long to get considering it wasn't busy at all. Had to go to the bar ourselves to get refills on our drinks. Not sure why the service was so bad unless they were out back visiting. Food was good and I only ordered appetizers. We won't be going back sorry to say.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

We enjoyed a beautiful Christmas Eve dinner wi5 our family. Great servers and amazing food for all.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

This was a spur of the moment pick that had our kind of food. Our visit was early evening and the atmosphere was quiet and pleasant . The food was pleasingly good.

coggle (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Florentine's is our go to Restaurant for weekend dinners. We normally bring family and friends but this last visit was just my wife and myself. The service is outstanding. We normally are attended by Silvano but all the servers are great. We have never had a bad dish here.
The food is always temperature hot and tasty. The pasta is always prepared properly and not overcooked. The Rib Eye Steak, my favorite is large and great tasting.
I guess that you can tell that I like this place.
Try it and you would be hooked.

vipgigi56 (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on July 27, 2017

Food was good. Service adequate. There was no one in the restaurant but us. It was a cute place but nothing that special. Don't know if we'll be back.

coggle (Orange County)
5.0  Dined on July 21, 2017

This restaurant has excellent food and reasonable priced drinks and wine.
Good selection of Pasta Dishes, Seafood and Steak/Ribs.
Service is always top notch. Ask for Silvano and he will take great care of you.

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
2.0  Dined on June 4, 2017

If you expect a burger place you place you probably won't be disappointed as much as I was

June5HB (Orange County)
3.0  Dined on June 4, 2017

Our server was new, a little nervous, but very attentive and provided excellent service. The food was good. But, the garlic mashed potatoes seemed processed or pureed. The vegetables were not overcooked. The veal piccata was very good and a nice portion.

I remembered Florentine's from the early 2000s and took business associates with me for dinner. The restaurant was not as well maintained as I remembered and mostly empty (Monday @ 6:30 pm). Prices were reasonable.