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Sonny's Pizza

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429 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
(949)498-2540
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 90
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 4
    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
East Coast Style Italian Place In San Clemente

This was recommended by a friend who used to live nearby so on a recent drive through the area I stopped here for dinner. I had an eggplant and ravioli special that was really very good. It reminded me of places I've eaten growing up in NJ and the servers were really sweet. Overall I would eat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Los Angeles, California
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309 reviews 309 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

This was recommended by a friend who used to live nearby so on a recent drive through the area I stopped here for dinner. I had an eggplant and ravioli special that was really very good. It reminded me of places I've eaten growing up in NJ and the servers were really sweet. Overall I would eat here anytime I'm... More 

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Shoreline, Washington
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12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times. I really like the Caesar salad and pasta with sausage. The calamari is too spicy. It can get crowded and loud. I like it best when not crowded and it's very pretty at night with the lights. Can be romantic if not crowded. It's s family owned business and it's nice to support... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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219 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I don't know, it's just me, but I think I'm in Hawaii when it's warm, and beautiful and we sit outside in the patio. The pasta is the best. I always have stuffed shells pasta. It's just such a pleasure to eat here when we're in town. Service is great. Parking can be a little challenging, but look around on... More 

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minneapolis
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26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I had the lasagna and I was very happy with it. The staff was, as always, very helpful. This is the place to go in San Clemente for Italian food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Make sure you get there early. This place can get packed fast! Tasty food For sure. Beer and wine are ok. It can cost some coin. But I think it's worth it. The staff is helpful and nice. But some times they can be rude. Perfect in the summer time to eat on the patio and enjoy the California air.... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had pizza take-out from sonny's one evening. The pizzas - one meat & one veggie was above average, but the salad I had was simply delicious. All the components & the dressing of the salad just complimented each other so well - I can still taste the deliciousness of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Had the homemade lasagna and it was delicious! I will definitely be back here again! Friendly staff and nice atmosphere! Would recommend sitting outside.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

How can a restaurant be out of ice and serve warm drinks? Especially when there is a convenient store across the street? I ordered the stuffed chicken with Marsal sauce. It had so much sauce it was like soup. Even the waiter said " oh my they over did it".The sauce was horrible. It will be a very long time,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

To start waited 45 minutes then they tell us that they're are out ice so our soft drinks were warm you think they could send somebody to the market &get ice then they tell us that they're are out of chicken so we order the stuffed chicken with marsalasauce and to my dismay they used sweet instead of dry it... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Just dropped in after a year to have Stuffed Shells, one of my favorites. Pigged out and had a bowl of Minestrone soup. Both Excellent. The restaurant is in a quaint part of San Clemente and it's always a memory maker. Staff is outstanding, very helpful. Coffee was very good as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 429 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: (949)498-2540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?