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All 185 San Clemente Restaurants

Beach Garden Cafe

618 1/2 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5369
949-498-8145
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Ranked #15 of 185 Restaurants in San Clemente
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Hanover Park, Illinois
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This is another little restaurant in an excellent location. We went there for clam chowder soup, because we heard it was so good. It is. It is a nice thick and creamy soup with a lot of clams. They also have some good and very meaty sandwiches.

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KO
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stayed at accomodation a few yards away, and visited the Beach Garden Cafe for breakfast every day. It could get busy, and one day we had to wait 15 minutes for a table. By the end of the week the staff had identified our breakfast choices ( the pancakes, sausage and syrup were excellent), and we did not need... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I eat here every time in SC, right across the street from the pier. Huge plates of food, which is always awesome!

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San Clemente, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just stopped here on my usual walk along the beach trail and decided to have breakfast....were we inn for a surprise...every dish i saw walk by looked amazing! course i had to try the monte cristo as i dont see that option on too many menus these days...wonderful...reasonable price, quick service even on a busy sunday morning and we brought... More 

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Thornton
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We ate outside on the tiny patio overlooking the San Clemente pier. Friendly wait staff, Becky atmosphere, great food no reasonably priced.

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have only had breakfast here, but it has got to be the best. Best food & best value. Can be crowded on the weekends and if you sit outside it can feel a bit like you're in the way of people waiting for tables. If you don't mind that then go have one of your best breakfasts ever. Mimos's... More 

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

We were here for breakfast yesterday. Fortunately we got to sit outside on the patio. The restaurant is across from the beach so the atmosphere was almost perfect (better if we could actually put our feet in the sand but that restaurant doesn't exist here, unless you pack your own). The potatoes are perfectly cooked. I love veggie benedicts and... More 

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Orange, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Across the street from the San Clemente Pier. A small casual spot. Excellent waffle! Very friendly helpful service.

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Naples, Florida
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143 reviews 143 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I lunched here after reading favourable reviews on Trip Advisor. I had the oriental salad with chicken, my husband the shrimp and chips plate. We both enjoyed our meal very much, my salad was fresh with a nice assortment of ingredients and a very good Asian dressing. The shrimp plate was fantastic, huge shrimp that was nicely... More 

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Coronado, California
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156 reviews 156 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Most travelers fly by San Clemente on the I-5 freeway - it's just another nice beach area, right? Well, if one wants a REALLY good meal for a reasonable price for breakfast or lunch, find your way to the train station there and sit down at The Beach Garden Cafe! Parking can be challenging on weekends - OK, maybe everyday... More 

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Additional Information about Beach Garden Cafe

Address: 618 1/2 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5369
Phone Number: 949-498-8145
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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