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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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Today
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: Brunch, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Great breakfast!

We were looking for a dog-friendly place for breakfast and found Antoine's Cafe to be just perfect! We sat outside and received excellent service and the food was great. We all built our own omelette and probably should have shared because the portions were large. We will definitely go back next... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Pam G
via mobile
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a dog-friendly place for breakfast and found Antoine's Cafe to be just perfect! We sat outside and received excellent service and the food was great. We all built our own omelette and probably should have shared because the portions were large. We will definitely go back next time we are in San Clemente.

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Thank Pam G
San Clemente, California
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Indoor or Outdoor seating and you can bring your dog. Great Breakfast options with wonderful coffee and service. We go here at least once a month.

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Thank Karen W
Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The place is always busy for lunch, I don't know how. They cannot cook eggs benedict right. I had the bad experience 3 different times, and when your hard boiled eggs ( instead of running) are sent back, they can't figure it out again. Very noisy place. Avoid if you want service and food cooked right. Every employee is in... More 

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Thank jpcapiton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

The best local cafe on the planet. Simply,great, generous portions. Omelets, burgers, sandwiches, salads and more. Cozy, friendly and attentive service rank this cafe as "one of the best on the planet" Tellem UncaSteve sent you..

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Thank cjsc
San Clemente, California
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a nice casual restaurant . Oftentime there is a wait because the seating is limited by amount of tables inside and the occasional stragglers that want to visit after the meal. There is seating outside and on a nice day this is the way to go.

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Thank mauigirl582013
San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This local little shop is truly well loved by the locals. The owner is actively involved in the day to day activity of the restaurant making sure all is flowing along as it should. The coffee if amazing and the food is fresh with large portions. They close around 3PM so get there for breakfast or lunch. You will not... More 

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Thank MDurkee
San Clemente, CA
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We've been coming here regularly since 2001 and love it. The food is always good, which is why it usually wins "Best Breakfast in San Clemente" in our little newspaper year after year. The Price family are wonderful hosts, and the staff - some of whom have been there for more than a decade - are efficient and friendly. It... More 

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Thank slogans7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

An early Saturday morning with the fog lifting from the beach calls for a great breakfast at Antoine's Cafe. The usual breakfast offerings are on the menu and they were able to serve the Croque Madame / with an egg on top - from the lunch menu. Antoine's Benedict on GF bread was also excellent. Vincent , our waiter, treated... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great place for breakfast after a walk on the beach or just lunch. Omelets are fab as are the melts, salads and Quesadillas. Always a special coffee of the day.

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Thank Craig E
Mesa, Arizona
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have visited this restaurant for the last few years while visiting San Clemente and found it was as good as the praise we had previously heard. If the size of the crowd was any indication of its popularity, it was evident again this year with standing room only outside along the wall and at tables. They also have a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?