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Sundried Tomato

821 Via Suerte, Ste 101, San Clemente, CA 92673
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Ranked #63 of 180 Restaurants in San Clemente
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Vista Hermosa
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.
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64% Recommend
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English first
San Clemente, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
Top Contributor
274 reviews 274 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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San Clemente, California, United States
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97 reviews 97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We go here often as it is close to home and pretty good . The service is always passable even when they are crowded and the food is not fancy but of good quality .As stated the tomato soup is really good and I have never had a bad steak there yet . The wait staff is up beat and... More

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San Clemente, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whether I’m dropping in for Happy Hour at the bar or sitting in the dining room for lunch or dinner, I’m always satisfied with the menu at Sundried Tomato. My last visit was an impromptu quickie at the bar one evening with a friend and we feasted on Happy Hour menu appetizers (Crispy Stuffed Artichoke Hearts and Prime Angus Sirloin... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The choices are few and far between on holidays in San Clemente, CA. If you are looking to dine on Thanksgiving or Christmas or any evening in between, I urge you to give Sundried Tomatoes a try. They are known for their sundried tomato soup but the price fixxw dinners on special occasions are delicious. Located near Talega in the... More

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Kailua, Hawaii
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Our first visit to Sundried Tomato and until I started writing this, I had no idea they were part of a chain (I usually avoid chain restaurants). The food was outstanding! We had a grilled artichoke with parmesan, steamed mussels in the most fantastic, creamy broth, and kobe beef sliders. Everything was so delicious!

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San Clemente, CA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We dine here at least once a month and have always had great food and professional service. I do not understand the negative reviews of some. This is an upscale restaurant with nice atmosphere and quality food. One of the top restaurants in San Clemente. Whether you're looking for steak, fish, rack of lamb, or just a gourmet sandwich, there... More

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