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1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
949-388-3758
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Burgers and Beer

Great burgers with steamed buns to top them off. Good selection of toppings. Nice and simple. No clutter of sides like truffle fries, or slaw, just chips and beets. Great beer selection to top it off. Order and have a seat and they bring it out to you then clean up the mess. Would have given... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Ronnie K
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great burgers with steamed buns to top them off. Good selection of toppings. Nice and simple. No clutter of sides like truffle fries, or slaw, just chips and beets. Great beer selection to top it off. Order and have a seat and they bring it out to you then clean up the mess. Would have given a 5 star but... More 

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Sheridan, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

You order at the counter from the chalkboard from a selection on mostly burgers & hot variations. The guys are cooking your order on the other side. There draft and bottled beers available. Seating is available inside, in front, and on a rear patio. The place stays pretty busy with local customers, and the food is decently priced. It is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The burger is so good it doesn't matter that they don't have fries! Seriously if you are on a quest for the best you must EAT THIS BURGER! Beef, cheddar, grilled onions and whatever else they add. Don't worry about tomatoes, their sauce is better. Buns are the freshest most squishy awesomeness. The beer selection is always an amazing adventure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My daughter had TWO hamburgers for the first time and wanted a third. My son had TWO DOUBLE burgers. The food was out of this world. AMAZING!!!

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Dana Point, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Small place, very friendly staff, long line but very quick service. Only burgers and beer and probably one of the best burgers ever! A little wet but that could have been the egg... A very well made burger, a icy cold beer, that is how to have a Friday business lunch, cannot wait to return with my wife.

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Conyers, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great homemade Burgers! Small, rundown location, parking is terrible, lines are long, but all is worth it - the burger is GREAT.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

This place is tiny! But oh so good! My truck wouldn't even fit in the small parking lot without blocking access for others! It smells amazing before you even get inside! Super friendly lady at the cash register, she was more than willing to help me build my burger. Sometimes I just have to talk it out with the people... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

two cheese burgers ran $22 and came with potato chips the burgers were good still seems popular & was referred by the clerk that checked us in @ the Best Western 1 block away

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While this place isn't a lot to look at, the food is great, and the custom burgers are unreal. ...made any way you want them, and the beef is ridiculous. ...juicy, tender goodness. No views to speak of, and the prices are $$$, but you're getting your monies worth on whatever you order. Would highly recommend for any foodies that... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Awesome little dive spot with some of the best burgers you'll ever have! I've only been once (so far) but I was very impressed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-388-3758

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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