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Beach Fire

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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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9:00 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: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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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
Nice Stop for Lunch

We had lunch here on the patio one afternoon. We came specifically for the coconut crusted tilapia for my wife. I had the fish and chips. The tilapia was good but a bit overcooked and the fish and chips were very good. The batter was light and crispy and not overly soaked in "oil" as some are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Alan B
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Orem, Utah
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Great place, better food. I travel all over the US andI have to say that this place is a really nice place. Good food and friendly staff

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Orem, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here on the patio one afternoon. We came specifically for the coconut crusted tilapia for my wife. I had the fish and chips. The tilapia was good but a bit overcooked and the fish and chips were very good. The batter was light and crispy and not overly soaked in "oil" as some are. The fries were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I THOUGHT THIS PLACE WAS A LOT OF FUN! Loved the atmosphere and fun vibe! The food was good but not fabulous! I had the fish tacos and they were really good! I also had a signature martini which was delicious! I would absolutely go back for another trip and take lots of friends! It is also in a great... More 

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Cedar City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Chicken lettuce wraps were super! Large portion, very fresh ingredients. Pulled pork sliders were yummy, with fried onions and red cabbage slaw. Kids had popcorn shrimp and fries, jumbo portion even 16 year old was full.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Okay, so Beachfire isn't Nick's but it's not a bad alternative when you can't get into Nick's. Lettuce wraps are a little different than anywhere else, and they are really good. Nice outdoor seating area.

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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Been here in 2012 and again in 2015. The grilled peppered Ahi is still my favorite. Good food, good beer, good music. Great place.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

What a fun restaurant! The interior is hip and eclectic and they have a few seats outside the bar at the sidewalk as well as a patio out back. We had a fabulous lunch on the patio consisting of an ahi tartare, shrimp tacos, avocado, bacon, cheese chicken melt, sweet potato fries, and house salad. Everything was super fresh, tasty,... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We were walking by Beach afire and the hosts were very persuasive in asking us to join them. The menu looked great and we thought we'd give it a try. The food was phenomenal. Caribbean Skirt Steak, shrimp and steak skewers, and avocado chicken sandwich were our choices for the night. All prepared perfectly and served to us in our... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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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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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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, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?