Watson Soda Fountain & Lunch

116 E Chapman Ave
Orange, CA 92866
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Traditional American

Customer Reviews (10 reviews)


on Citysearch Jul 07, 2009
I walked in and stood around for 5 minutes while the watiesses ignored us. I ordered a "full ribrack" of ribs for only $15. I got 6 ribs! I asked the waitress is this a full ribrack? she went to the chef and she came back and... (more)

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on Citysearch Jan 05, 2008
Step into Watson's and you'll feel like you're in an old fashion malt shop.This swank restaurant is designed like the malt shops of the old days, with the booths, jukebox, and counter. But not only is it a restaurant,... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 26, 2007
When ever my friends and I go there, we would always order curly fries and onion rings. Even when we can't walk there, we would send someone to go and get food for us and order the same stuff. It is a place filled with nice... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 26, 2007
Walking through the Orange Circle looking for a good place to eat? Go to Watsons! They offer a variety of delicious meals and at great prices. Everyone is welcomed, from young children and teenagers to adults and the... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 24, 2007
Wastons is an old fashioned restaurant located in Orange County's Circle. With it's vast menu and delicious food, even their french fries will have you coming back for more. (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 19, 2007
A trip to Watson's means a memorable trip for your senses. The decor is cluttered, but so cozy and interesting to look at. It's like walking into a time capsule and everything is perfectly pristine. Often times, the... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 11, 2006
Atmosphere rules at Watson's. Walk inside and you're stepping back in time when lunch counters and ice cream soda fountains were a staple at the local pharmacy. The food is comfort food and the quality is average.... (more)


on Citysearch Jul 03, 2006
The food is great, it's comfort food to the hilt. The milkshakes are to die for and best shared. It's like walking into the past where there's a casual vibe, great people who are serving up great eats.... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 26, 2005
food is not that great. the malt delicious! a must have. interesting place to see and take out of towners. (more)

Nancy Hunter

on Citysearch Jun 29, 2004
<b>In Short<br></b>Watson's has been serving up authentic all-American fare for more than a century. Established in 1899, this classic diner is a local favorite and has become a must-eat O.C. landmark. Chomp on a... (more)

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