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2369 South El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 542-8877
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Today
10:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
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

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tradition sports bar

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Anthem, Arizona
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 

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new jersey
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372 reviews 372 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 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

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Kelso, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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!

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Parker, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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

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San Clemente, California, USA
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Orlando, Florida
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167 reviews 167 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My boyfriend and I visit this place we was a little hungry since we was drove a couple of hours from San Diego, so we decide to see what around to lunch we found this little tavern, we notice it have some seat outside so we think that will be nice, the personal is very friendly and this place a... More 

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Telemark County, Norway
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I was traveling through California and arrived Can Clemente late in afternoon, got a nice room at Hampton Inn & Suites and was just looking for some food and a couple of beer before bedtime. OC Tavern is located a couple of blocks from the hotel and I walked in. I’m not a sport guy so all the televisions and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Service great, food good, and lots of TV's for watching sports. Or patio outside to enjoy Southern Cal weather. Walking distance from Hampton Inn & Suites, San Clemente

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Denver, CO
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We stopped by there one night because it was close. They have live horse betting and things there and tons of TV's. They also have a game room for the kids. (Although when we were there, no parents were watching their kids and they were thorwing pool table balls and jumping on the pool tables.... Didn't like that as we... More 

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San Bernardino, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

stopped just to check it out...server didn't know have the things they were saying let alone getting our order right, place was more interested in us going to gamble in their gambling area....we ordered drinks and I'm assuming the bartender was fresh out of bartending school...sorry but never again.

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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
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?