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204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672
949-366-3232
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Ranked #31 of 186 Restaurants in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ola Vista
Transit: 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.
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San Clemente, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Always a winner for happy hour (or any other meal). We live in town and you can't beat their ribs, spicy calamari or other happy hour menu items. We usually come with friends and order things we can all share and everyone always leaves happy and full. I must say, if you don't want to wait in long lines at... More 

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San Diego, California
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stopped in San Clemente to walk the shopping district on our drive from Laguna Beach to San Diego. This spot drew our attention. We were surprised at the great pulled pork sandwiches that we both enjoyed. Sat outside in the courtyard and had a wonderful lunch. Would go back again.

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Columbus, Ohio
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I cannot wait to go back to Beach Fire for dinner, drinks, and the live entertainment. Friends took me there for a Saturday dinner - and we sat outside on the small patio at a high table so we did not have to wait for seating in the main restaurant. We had GREAT service outside. I had the Razberi Lemon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Had the roast beef sandwich and it was excellent. Also had the calamari appetizer which was great as well. Seared ahi tuna appetizer was decent but could have had a little more flavor

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tikiink, Manager at Beach Fire, responded to this review

Ben, Thank you for your positive review and feedback. We will look into improving our Seared Ahi appetizer so we can get a thumbs up across the board! We hope to see you again soon! The BeachFire Team More 

Santa Rosa, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Pleasant but nothing to write home about. Decent service, cute but dated atmosphere, food is just ok. If you are looking for cheap and casual, this is the place. I would go back if I was entertaining teens but not for date night.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The food was great! The shrimp and lobster tacos were very good, with the habanera adding some extra zing. My wife said her haddock sandwich was outstanding. One minor detail....the manager should empower the bussers to do little things like top off diners' water and iced tea. When we saw our server was tied up taking orders from a large,... More 

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Chandler
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visiting here with family we found this place. We shared a beet salad that was more than enough for the three of us and tasty. All our entrees were outstanding. Tuna steak was like butter. Veggies could have been cooked a bit more. Fish and chips outstanding. Salmon tasty albeit a bit overdone. Service was good given they were understaffed.... More 

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SC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Since quietly re-opening, the Beach Fire has been a reliable spot to have a meal, snack or drinks. The bar is always inviting and the food generally good, the help is friendly, although don't have the polish of their competitors across the street. The overall feeling is that things are layed back, not a bad thing near the beach. The... More 

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San Clemente, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is a good place to hang out in the beautiful downtown area of San Clemente. It has a good menu with a variety of choices, and on days when they have plate specials, the food is excellent and at an affordable price. The bar area is small, but always full of locals and the staff is friendly and helpful.... More 

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San Clemente, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The food is great, good variety, in a fun relaxed setting. Outdoor patio is nice. Live music on some nights. The owner Barry has lots of experience in the restaurant industry. He has done a great job since he took this place over from the former owners.

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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, Seafood, Steakhouse, Californian

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