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All 186 San Clemente Restaurants

Carbonara Trattoria

111 Avenida Del Mar Suite B, San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 366-1040
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Ranked #22 of 186 Restaurants in San Clemente
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Dana Point, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One of San Clemente's best restaurants, Carbonara has been serving wonderful Italian food for years. On our recent visit, our party enjoyed Salmon (was the special), Spaghetti and Meatballs, Filet with mushrooms and Lamb Chops...all excellent. Oysters to start were amazing, salads were fine if slightly uninspired but server was attentive and no corkage fee for month of January! We... More 

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Orange, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Excellent food and service! Risotto cooked to perfection every time. The food here is consistently great, service as well and the price is right.

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Coronado, California
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168 reviews 168 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Lovely setting for a nice lunch in San Clemente, CA. the service was excellent and the food was delightful. The Love Cup dessert stole the show, however.

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Newick, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

There are alot of Italian eating places in Orange County but this one is outstanding. Large portions, well prepared and a wide selection of traditional food. Baked oyster appetizer is a winner. Veal excellent. Penne arribiata delicious. Very attentive wait staff. Street parking.

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Page, Arizona
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I were in town for the Battle of the Paddle and had the opportunity to stop in and have dinner here. We were very pleased with both great tasting food and fantastic service. The Veal Piccata was fantastic, some of the very best I have ever had. We will be back for sure

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

One of the best Italian Restaurants in Orange County. We've been several times and it is always wonderful food! Risotto lovers, absolutly fantastic! Prices are reasonable, service excellent and ambience average.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stumbled across this restaurant. The food was authentic italian & the portions were large! Good value for the amount served. We will definately come back!

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san diego, ca
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91 reviews 91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This is a solid favorite of locals in San Clemente...Good menu including veal dishes--food is good (not great) but reasonably priced. All entrees come with soup or salad. Can be a little noisy at times, but overall, a pleasant dining experience. We shall return.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The restaurant was selected on the basis that there were many people of all ages plus families all enjoying the food. My wife and I both had the filet minon which were cooked to perfection. Any entre comes with a salad or soup as well so it was good value as well as being excellent food.

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Woodinville, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was travelling alone and went on a friends recommendation. Based on my first visit I went back a second time. Fred is a fabulous bartender and it's a very friendly atmosphere. Talked with lots of locals for a great evening.

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Additional Information about Carbonara Trattoria

Address: 111 Avenida Del Mar Suite B, San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone Number: (949) 366-1040
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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