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Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar

611 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92673
949-498-6390
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Ranked #7 of 176 restaurants in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Fallbrook
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The halibut was cooked to perfection. Staff friendly and attentive, the view was gorgeous, especially at sunset. You can dine inside or outside. You have a view of the ocean with either choice. Food worth the money

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Brisbane, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

One of the guys at our hotel recommended this place and he was spot on. Not only did we get an amazing view of the sunset, the food was simply superb. We shared the prawn feast and there was so much food, we were embarassed by how much we left. The clams were fabulous as was the chowder, the prawn... More

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San Clemente, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Awesome views, great outdoor seating, nice food, and friendly service.The fish and chips are heavenly. Must try.

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Tustin, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Oysters for days! Great Clam Chowder. Fresh fish daily. Friendly servers and a nice atmosphere. A bit of a wait on the weekends but well worth the food.

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San Clemente, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We go here often. The location can't be beat! The food is good, as is the service. They also have a nice Sunday brunch. We eat here for Sunday brunch more than for dinner, especially when the weather is perfect!!!

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San Diego
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Being a local resident to SC, we have eaten here a couple of times bc of the view. If there was a competing restaurant on the pier we would probably eat there instead. The food is okay, nothing great.

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OC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We always recommend Fisherman's for the view and location to tourists. The food is just ok, and once in a while, it is surprisingly good. I personally prefer the appetizers-like the smoked fish and the buckets of steamed clams. Along with their hot sourdough bread, it's very good. Drinks are fun, sometimes weak. We live 1/4 mile down the beach... More

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Los Angeles
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38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Some local friends who knew I liked mussels took me there for a Friday lunch. Beautiful spot with great ocean and surfer views, excellent service, very polite staff. The mussles were outstanding! I'm used to getting a dozen mussels when I order them, maybe two dozen. TRY 4 DOZEN!!! The bucket of savory broth and delicious mussels was overflowing.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been coming here for over 20 years and always have a great time because you cannot beat the view. The service can lag sometimes though they are as you can imagine extremely busy pretty much from open to close on any given day. There is also not a lot of room for the servers to get between all the... More

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Catskill, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I came here with some friends. Unfortunately you couldn't get the lunch menu and the dinner menu was VERY LIMITED. I had soup which was really great and a Dungeness crab. That was very good but it's served cold. I would have thought they would be alive and cooked hot with butter. Friends food was good. Wouldn't go back.

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