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821 Via Suerte, Ste 101, San Clemente, CA 92673 (Vista Hermosa)
949-388-5757
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Upbeat California cuisine, served in a smart casual environment. the...
Upbeat California cuisine, served in a smart casual environment. the restaurant has a long and creative wine list, at reasonable pricing. Black and white photos of Hollywood gone by adorn the walls while jazz and aromas of garlic waft through the air.
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    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mother's Day Brunch was very nice

We had Mother's Day brunch here and the selection was good, the quality of the food was overall very good and the service was good despite being very busy. The waffles and french toast were bland even with syrup and fruit. The rest of the food was tasty including the desserts. I wish that a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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SAN CLEMENTE
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I have been to SDT Cafe in San Juan Capistrano but I prefer the San Clemente location. It is a larger restaurant and the bar is great. We usually sit at the bar for dinner and get our drinks from Paul the bartender. Best Margaritas and Chocolatetinis anywhere. Oh YUM!!! He is super nice and very professional. Everyone seems to... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Five cousins in 70-80s getting together for a long catch up meal. We wanted a warm atmosphere and good food. And that is what we had. Portions too large, but so good that there was no choice about finishing them. Interesting combinations of foods. Many that we had never had.

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California
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156 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We had Mother's Day brunch here and the selection was good, the quality of the food was overall very good and the service was good despite being very busy. The waffles and french toast were bland even with syrup and fruit. The rest of the food was tasty including the desserts. I wish that a non-alcoholic beverage was included with... More 

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Lititz
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wanted to grab dinner after taking train home from San Diego zoo. Had good server and food. Nice atmosphere.

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San Clemente, California
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113 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The restaurant has been around for awhile and the menu is getting a little stale. The portions are as big as the prices but the food is flavorful and most times the meal is satisfactory. A few years back there was much more innovation and pizazz in the restaurant and menu. A few adjustments and seasonal specialties would enhance. We... More 

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San Clemente, California
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

As far as the bar area goes, it is nice and there are usually a lot of locals enjoying drinks. The beer selection is poor, but they have televisions and a cool outdoor area for eating or happy hour. There are better places to enjoy a game and go to happy hour. The food is average but the menu is... More 

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San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

There are very few restaurants/bars in San Clemente that I would highly recommend because for me they have the perfect combination: service, food, and drink. In my recent experience, Sundried Tomato in San Clemente has this combination. During my visit, they were especially good with service. I sat at the bar and was served by Jordan. Not only was he... More 

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San Clemente, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This review is based solely on or experience this evening. It was so bad I was motivated to create an account to warn others! We have been here numerous times and always had a decent experience, until today! We knew that with bringing our two children time was of the essence, and already had a game plan and our menu... More 

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Orange County
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant before, but it seems tonight was an off night for them. The server kept forgetting what we had requested, pint glass for glass beer, bread, different olives for our martinis, etc. The club sandwich was awesome, but the steak salad was not good.

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Oceanside, California
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364 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Loved the Sundried Tomato Cafe! We sat at the bar and ordered drinks first. The beer selection wasn't that large but what they has was pretty good. They also have an amazing cocktail list. I have one of the special cocktails of the month and it was fantastic. I ate the "comfort combo" which is grilled cheese and a tomato... More 

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Additional Information about Sundried Tomato

Address: 821 Via Suerte, Ste 101, San Clemente, CA 92673
Phone Number: 949-388-5757
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 821 Via Suerte, Ste 101, San Clemente, CA 92673
    (Vista Hermosa)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-388-5757

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Upbeat California cuisine, served in a smart casual environment. the restaurant has a long and creative wine list, at reasonable pricing. Black and white photos of Hollywood gone by adorn the walls while jazz and aromas of garlic waft through the air.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?