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Genghis Khan Restaurant

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23615 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4707
+1 949-951-8296
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Hillsville, Virginia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

When we lived in Orange County, CA, this was always one of our go-to places to eat, especially if we had guests. When we go back to visit, it's one of our must-go-to places. It has been run and owned by the same family for approximately 30 years. It is always clean and tidy - and the food is second... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This Mongolian BBQ is average tasting and over priced and the management has a poor customer attitude unless they like you, just not very cordial to everyone. Convenient location and they have been open for many decades without improvements.

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Thank Whimsicalartist
Laguna Beach, California
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611 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Went there at lunch, it as busy at noon on a Wednesday. Mostly locals here as it is hidden in a strip mall. You order your protein and they bring a frozen form of it to your table. You then get up and add your toppings and sauces. You then hand it through a window and watch them cook it... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

This is a very mediocre restaurant. I've been three times (for the novelty factor with different friends/kids). It is always just "blah" and I'm left wondering why I ever went back. The service is particularly horrible. Last night we had a server who looked like she was so annoyed that we wanted water, or the rice that our meals came... More 

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Thank RandRB1
Riverside, California
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Not sure if you're one of those people who are on the hunt for those hidden little gems? Well this little spot I stubbled across with a group. Don't judge a book by it's cover, the outside of the place is not all that, but once you step in the door; it's completely opposite of the outside. The entrance/waiting area... More 

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Thank DS9MW
Mission Viejo, California, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This is the best Mongolian barbecue place we've ever found. It is family owned and has been there many years. They make the best pocket biscuits which are real pockets, not deflated. Unlike some Mongolian barbecue places, they do not charge mainly for noodles. They do not even have them in the ingredients area. You choose your meat (pork, beef,... More 

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Thank Stephen M
Lake Forest, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2013

Used to love it, until one day I saw the owner washing her hair in the kitchen sink! Never go there again!

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Thank jaz l
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53 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2012

Sort of a hidden gem. Tucked WAY back in a strip mall you find this place. When you walk in you might say why did I come here? When you make you first bowl of BBQ and have it cooked right in front of you and taste it you will know why! I have eaten here several times a year... More 

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Thank Coldclipper
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2011

My family loves Genghis Khan. I have 4 teenagers who like to eat and at GK they get all they want of meat, noodles, and veggies. Everyone picks his own veggies and meat and chooses the sauces to put on. Then it is cooked in front of you on a large grill. Really delicious! The line gets long sometime on... More 

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Thank Kathyh80567
Lake Forest, CA
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2009

We have been going here for 13 years. Great food and the restaurant is family-owned by wonderful people. The Chinese food is delicious, as is the Mongolian BBQ. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23615 El Toro Rd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-4707
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-8296

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?