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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 - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 6:30 am - 3:30 am
Wed - Mon 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    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
You wont be disappointed!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Craig E
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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52 reviews
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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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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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San Clemente, California
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

French crepes and breakfast are the best! Great coffee, too! Everything is good! Small and cozy with local art on the walls for sale. A must if visiting the city and you need breakfast!

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High Point, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We came here for breakfast and having visited Italy for the past two summers, this place felt like a little Itslian bistro. Service was very friendly and food was great! I got the commuter breakfast sandwich. The sourdough toast exterior was outstanding and tomato and lettuce were beautiful! My husband had the oatmeal which again was great!

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Orange County, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Not much atmosphere but there is a wait on most weekend mornings. The breakfast is good and nice coffee.

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a great little local breakfast spot for my family. I emphasize the word "little" because it is a real hole in the wall place that can get some crazy long waits, which is why I did not give it a "5". If you can catch it on an off day (not a weekend or summer), it is great.

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Antoine's breakfast offerings are great. This Cafe is a San Clemente icon.Outside seating along El Camino Real lets you people watch to your heart's content.

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laguna beach, ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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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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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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?