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The Calypso Cafe

114 Avenida Del Mar, Ste 4, San Clemente, CA 92672-4009
949-366-9386
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Ranked #37 of 180 restaurants in San Clemente
Cuisines: Healthy
Description: Its in front of the San CLemente Inn, and has a large patio seating in front.
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Description: Its in front of the San CLemente Inn, and has a large patio seating in front.
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san clemente
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Cafe Calypso is a regular stop, usually once a week. This place has great food and people. I order a surprise breakfast or lunch and have never been unhappy with the results. Everything is top notch quality, tasty, and great presentation. It has a cool setting in the patio area of the San Clemente Hotel. You can also sit inside... More

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Branson, Missouri
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216 reviews 216 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The location is on Del Mar in San Clemente, in the middle of the beach scene in San Clemente. The seating is mostly outside under umbrellas, very scenic and quaint. Sandwiches are excellent and soups are very tasty. Parking can be a little troublesome, so be patient and you'll find a place.

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Sacramento, California
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144 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Primarily a breakfast place, seating outside and inside when it is raining. Food is good, order at counter and they bring it out. Portions are quite large, and everything we tried was very tasty.

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Mojave, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I ordered albacore tuna with fresh onion, tomatoes on squaw bread and it was tasty. Nothing exceptional but okay. I think it is a bit expensive for a sandwich with a small bag of chips for $12.

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Mission Viejo, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

Friends met for lunch and each person tried something different from split pea soup, tuna salad, pizza and wraps. Everyone enjoyed their choice of food. Very casual as you walk up to counter and place your order. The cafe is located in the courtyard of old historic hotel. Patio faces on to the main street in San Clemente. Fun shopping... More

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San Clemente, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

It's our regular destination for a quick sandwich and fabulous salads. Yesterday I had the wedding soup and it was OMG!!!!! People need to try this.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you're looking for a spot to sit outside and enjoy a fresh, healthy lunch, this is the spot. Sandwiches and salads are consistently good. Fun place to people watch too.

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San Clemente, California
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Sitting on the front patio on a sunny day (of which there are about 330 per year), people watching and enjoying a nice lunch or beverage, is a truly mellow San Clemente experience.

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new jersey
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166 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I had lunch outside on their patio. It is located inside an old San Clemente hotel. I had the wedding soup and a huge turkey sandwich. They have a really good sandwich and salad selection. They have flavored coffee which was perfect.I definitely will go back.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

I drive from LA to come down to cafe calypso just for their incredible sandwiches. I have never had a sandwich OR salad as amazing as the ones at calypso, they make their own amazing dressings and everyone who has ever joined me here has become obsessed. I grew up here in San Clemente and this is by far the... More

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