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Beach Fire

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American, Steakhouse, Californian, Seafood
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204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672 (Ola Vista)
OCTA provides a stop in front of the restaurant. You can also take the train and get off at the San Clemente Pier stop. We are right up the hill on Del Mar.
949-366-3232
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great music

Either sit for some excellent food or just stay for the music and drinks. A truly enjoyable evening. The prices are very fair and the service is good but sometimes it can get a little crowded

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Ed P
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Yorba Linda, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

First our request for a quiet booth when we made our reservation was honored, something many eateries fail to do! We had the flat bread appetizer which was delicious; my husband thoroughly enjoyed his BBQ chicken salad and I could dine on the Josh's Chicken every day. I would definitely return here to dine again!

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Yorba Linda, California
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151 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Either sit for some excellent food or just stay for the music and drinks. A truly enjoyable evening. The prices are very fair and the service is good but sometimes it can get a little crowded

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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Appetizers included ceviche tostados and pulled pork sliders. They were quite tasty. The service and atmosphere were great and they had a nice IPA from a local microbrewery, Left Coast that was very good.

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Los Angeles, California
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

San Clemente has no shortage of restaurants & BF is one of the good ones. Service was good, food was great & ambiance was nice. Inside up on the walls local artists show of their skills & works are available for sale. In the back, a decent sized patio w/ modern metal torches a nice touch after dark. The food... More 

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

After a day of shopping and sightseeing, it was time to end the day with an adult beverage. This place not only has ice cold beer but the menu is enough to be dinner. Hubby got ribs -- very tasty and the portions were large enough for him to take some home. I got the cheese burger and that was... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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164 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stopped for a quick bite before a show at the Cabrillo Theatre. We had excellent service with a young and knowledgeable waitress. Started with an order of coconut shrimp. Huge split prawns do we easily shared. I enjoyed the Ahi a Tuna sandwich and my husband loved his fish tacos. For dessert we tried one of their coffee drinks. Did... More 

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Elm Mott, Texas, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stopped for lunch at Beach Fire at the recommendation of our Marine son. He has great tastes in restaurants! All the food was fresh and delicious. They have a great sense of serving good Mexican food with a California twist. We recommend the Shrimp and Lobster Tacos and the cheese burger with the teriyaki sauce. Everything was great! The... More 

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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Visited 3 times when in CA...great food super service...indoor and outdoor service..local art displayed and for sale..definitely a must when we return to San Clemente.

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hemet, ca
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We love to eat at Beach Fire. The atmosphere is laid back and the staff is very friendly. Best of all, the food is exceptional! We stopped by one evening and tried the happy hour and it was so great we have gone back again and again. Don't miss the Sticky Ribs on the Appetizer menu. The ribs are so... More 

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Karnes City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We ate at the Beach Fire Pizza shop across the pier. Delicious and affordable. There was nothing to dislike

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Additional Information about Beach Fire

Address: 204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone Number: 949-366-3232
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Californian, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672
    (Ola Vista)
  • Public Transportation: OCTA provides a stop in front of the restaurant. You can also take the train and get off at the San Clemente Pier stop. We are right up the hill on Del Mar.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-366-3232

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Californian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?