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The Riders Club Cafe

1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
949-388-3758
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Ranked #13 of 180 restaurants in San Clemente
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very good burger with the perfect bun! You can tell they use high quality ingredients. The only thing that could be improved is the side.... The chips they serve are just whatever. I would love if they made a homemade fry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The burgers are great. They ground their own chuck roast in house. The carnitas sandwich is "out of this world" good. They rotate their draft beers weekly and always have a good selection. Depending on the time, the place be packed and parking is limited. Their is street parking in the back so just be cognizant of that.

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Tucson, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Over rated burger joint with poor parking, indifferent staff, but the burger, while tasty and messy, was good. Frys would compliment the burger, chips do not for the price.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

You will wonder how you lived without it. Great burger. Beer tastes. Beets. Yum. Locals love it. You will too.

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Vancouver, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This place is what a person meant when he said greasy spoon. And I mean that in a good way. You need at least five napkins to eat the great burgers served here

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westlake village
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Great vibe. Great burgers! I have bacon grilled onions and goat cheese. Really one of the best burgers I've ever had. Beer on tap is cold with a nice selection. My only complaint is I wish they had fries.

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Green Bay, Wi
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

Walked down the street from our hotel and had a few burgers. I had tried the burger a few months ago when I was in town for my son's Marine graduation and told my family the burgers were great! After taking a few bites, my wife agreed. She said "Best burger" she has ever had! They cook it just the... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Well to be blunt I was very skeptical as my wife read all the Rave Reviews about the "Best Burgers" ever, but as my title states, I am now a Converted Skeptic. I have had great burgers over my years but can not really remember one that was any better, if as good. The quaint, out of the way, Riders... More

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Seattle WA
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great quality burgers! As well as vintage feel to the restaurant itself. As some have mentioned the parking is very tight at best. A bit on the pricey side, but worth the stop. Decent beverage selection as well.

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San Clemente, California
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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Great burgers and I love that they use grass-fed beef, the only local place I'm aware if that does. Beers on tap are always interesting. The menu is short, but to me that is a good thing. I'm always suspicious that a place with a long menu won't make anything very well because they are trying to make everything. A... More

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