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The Flame Broiler in Lake Forest on El Toro Road is one of the more inexpensive Chinese restaurants in the area, offering a flavorful menu that won't empty the wallet. The laid-back atmosphere and reasonable prices allow customers to focus on what matters: the outstanding food.
Thanks to its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when you feel like soaking in some of that California sun. There's no specific recommended attire, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably. Also, while the prices may be low, you can bet that the ingredients will be fresh. In fact, you should certainly be able to enjoy a good meal for $9 or $10 here, and can probably get in and out for $5 if you try.
With several healthy items on the menu, there really is something for every taste and if you're searching for the perfect spot for a family gathering (or a birthday meal), it's rated as a nice local option for big groups and families with children. In addition to its standard menu that's well-suited for take-out, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town.
A dependable option for lunch in Lake Forest, this The Flame Broiler won't leave you disappointed. Don't worry about trying to find a spot on the street, as visitors to the restaurant do have access to a private parking lot nearby.