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1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
949-492-8480
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Ranked #20 of 185 Restaurants in San Clemente
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Californian, Healthy
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English first
San Clemente, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very local feel to this place. Owners are always there, and working their tail off. Breakfast is consistent and always good. Well priced

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Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Adorable, cute (small) place. Sunny decor. Very fresh food. I had the RAE salad with grilled chicken and it was delicious. Brought back some cookies for my husband and he loved them.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We loved this place. The food was fresh, we watched the chef cut the veggies from scratch, and the portions were considerable. The prices are mid-level and WATCH OUT for the drinks price ... $5.00 for coffee and hot tea. This is a locals place, most delicious, greatly friendly.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We happened upon this wonderfully and trippy breakfast spot and since we prefer local restaurants decided to try it. Wow we were glad we did! Even though the sole employee was our order taker, cook and bussed he was friendly. We did not have to wait long and even though I'm very picky about how my eggs are cooked, they... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This husband and wife team are amazing! Food is hearty, creative, and above all, delicious! Plenty of options for everyone... they allow all sorts of substitutions for different diets. Small place so its best first thing one the morning. Do yourself a favor: next sunday, grab breakfast at 8 here and stroll the farmer's market afterwards... :)

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Coleman, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

. . .only because it is already small, a little loud, but oh so worth a visit! We just happened upon this place, but I can say it was and is one of our most favorite places! Friendly, creative menu with specials, and small, but fun! I had the special huevos ranchos with Cuban chicken...so good! We also ordered the... More 

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Park City, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Cute and unique interior. Blueberry, coconut pancakes to die for. I had Cuban chicken huevos rancheros that were fresh and real. I loved the food and the cook and waiter were so personable and friendly. Hope I get to go back again someday.

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California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Is the first time I ate at this adorable little café in San Clemente today. We each ordered omelettes. My sweetheart had a bacon avocado and cheese omelette. I had a sausage mushroom and cheese omelette. Are the owners who are husband-and-wife team are so nice. Jenny is the wife and she makes beautiful silkscreen products. It's a cozy little... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This restaurant is an excellent place for breakfast or lunch. The owner/chef is very friendly as is his wife and the entire wait staff. We love the food there, especially his brisket. We have had it in an omelette and a sandwich. A very casual, relaxed place.

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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

The food was delish! I had an amazing peach pecan pancake and my husband had a brisket omelet that he went crazy over! The brisket melted in your mouth. By far the best omelet he's had.The decor is so colorful and pretty it just makes you happy to be there!

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Additional Information about Cafe Rae

Address: 1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
Phone Number: 949-492-8480
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, Californian, Healthy

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