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OC Tavern

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2369 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 542-8877
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10:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly service

We had a very good meal here while staying overnight at Hampton Suites nearby. The service was friendly and the meals big and reasonably prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was convinced by the server to get the pizza, when they found out I was originally from back east. Pleasantly surprised and will be back! Very authentic approach and not even a pizza place! But they have the best pizza in San Clemente for certain!

Thank Cole C
Sydney, Australia
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had a very good meal here while staying overnight at Hampton Suites nearby. The service was friendly and the meals big and reasonably prices.

Thank emdeme
Los Angeles
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151 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Tasty pizza, well made fried ravioli, the most watered down soft drink I think I've ever had. Their burrito was MASSIVE but, sadly, didn't taste as good as it looked. Lots of TV's and noise but it's a friendly multi-roomed place with a stage that's probably in great use over the weekend evenings. I liked our waiter and, in fact,... More 

Thank JesseLosAngeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It was very clean and had lots of choices, while not too expensive. Loved the Turkey cobb sandwich. Very good service and the outside seating was very clean.

Thank Megan O
Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a decent place, not great, not bad, just decent. The service was really slow to start and then became steady as time progressed. The beer was reasonably priced on happy hour and the selection included local to the region, local from the US, and then some import. I had two local beers - an IPA and a red... More 

1 Thank Kim D
Anthem, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We opted to try OC Tavern after a long drive to Cali. Taco salad was excellent and husband's burger was excellent as well. Chili was amazing! We were expecting a small bowl of chili, but it was a meal in itself. Staff was friendly and a gentleman who I believe to be a manager stopped by our table to see... More 

1 Thank htoplak
new jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

I felt like having chicken wings and it was perfect. They were delicious they had 6 different type but I chose the lemon and Orange flavored wings . The server was excellent . It is the typical look of am old sports bar and crowded .great drink menu

1 Thank Bridgetpianos
Kelso, Washington
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We stayed in a hotel just down the road from here. We didn't do the "bar" thing, but found this place to be a great place. Our food was good, and enough of it. Our waitress was fantastic and the outdoor seating can't be beat!

1 Thank tjk90
Parker, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Went there several times during our week in San Clemente. Good food and lots of TV's Fun place to watch sports

1 Thank antegogo
San Clemente, California, USA
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

What happened to this place? It went from nice Casual Dining Restaurant to a SKANKY Hooters Dive Bar. Is SKANKY the new trend? We came here last night for happy hour! (M-F 4-7pm) The HAPPY HOUR menu WAS $3 pints on draft beers, now its $5 pints! I can understand if $5 pints pay for a Beach/ Sunset view --but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2369 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: (949) 542-8877

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am
10:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?