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Antoine's Cafe

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218 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4045
949-492-1763
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6:30 am - 3:30 am
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Hours:
Tue 6:30 am - 3:30 am
Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Taste of France by the Beach

This is a replica of the typical Bistro one find's in France ( I used to live there ) . French onion soup is good, as well as French Toast with hash browns and fruit. Other breakfasts are great as well as many lunch items. Good service. I have been back many times and will continue to do so. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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laguna beach, ca
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laguna beach, ca
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a replica of the typical Bistro one find's in France ( I used to live there ) . French onion soup is good, as well as French Toast with hash browns and fruit. Other breakfasts are great as well as many lunch items. Good service. I have been back many times and will continue to do so. A... More 

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I like everything about this place. The atmosphere was relaxed, service friendly, breakfast menu mouthwatering and all at not so California prices.

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Live locally so often pop in for brunch or lunch ... often the line is long to get a table but worth it when you do. Brunch dishes are all good and the coffee is good as well

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San Clemente, California, United States
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love the bagel and lox and the eggs benedict. Arrive early unless you like to people watch - it can get busy after 8:30 on the weekends. Also like the oversize latte~

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San Fernando
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Got off interstate 5 looking for something to eat, drove into San Clemente trolling for a coffee shop -- found it where people were gathered at tables set up outside and parking lot was almost full. Were seated quickly and offered various form of coffee immediately by a friendly staff. Our food order was handled with the order arriving soon... More 

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San Clemente, California
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Country style eggs Benedict, giant cups of frothy coffee, extensive and delicious breakfast menu. Can't go wrong here. Always busy, may have to wait for a table. It's worth the wait.

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CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Thee best breakfast place in San clemente. Be prepared to wait unless you get lucky and grab a spot at the counter. Ladies that work there are super friendly! Food is always great! And,the nutella strawberry crepes....to die for!

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Orange County, Ca.
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a totally casual sidewalk café, teeny-tiny, and the outside seating is literally in a space or two in the parking lot. Along the side of the street. It soooo doesn't matter though! Eat inside or outside and you'll enjoy great food and special coffee. Awesome coffee. Not watery, weak, charbucky coffee, but real, flavorful, perfectly roasted and brewed... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Delicious and large portions. I had the chorizo scramble served with corn tortillas _ so good I barely touched the hash browns. Husband had delicious pancakes. Fast service too - didn't wait at all 9 am on Saturday morning

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Shaken not Stirred!
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84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Nice cozy restaurant, with good selection of homemade options, great coffee selection! Expect a wait w/o reservations. This place gets busy quick...

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Additional Information about Antoine's Cafe

Address: 218 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4045
Phone Number: 949-492-1763
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 218 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4045
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-492-1763

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Vegetarian, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm

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