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El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best steak around

My husband and I love this place. Total gem. The steaks cut like butter. Such amazing quality. Especially the filet. Love it!!! Sides are yummy and shrimp appetizer (in the boat) is awesome.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Chabbeyjo
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San Clemente, California
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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San Clemente, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My husband and I love this place. Total gem. The steaks cut like butter. Such amazing quality. Especially the filet. Love it!!! Sides are yummy and shrimp appetizer (in the boat) is awesome.

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California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

We went to dinner here this evening. I had the filet mignon prepared medium rare which came with some lovely mashed potatoes with blue cheese I think, and a medley of fresh vegetables. My boyfriend ordered the ribeye and he is quite the foodie, second to me. He ordered it medium and I couldn't hardly get one word out of... More 

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San Clemente, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The ingredients are fresh and good. Not excellent, but good! The service is slow regardless of ordering ahead or not. Ownership has changed hands the last couple years. The inside is very small. I think there is one table outside. It's not in a scenic part of San Clemente. Cafe 207 is in a strip center. Does not have a... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Greeted by the owner who also helps out serving. Friendly, cozy place, awkward entrance. Really good food. Reasonable prices. Nice outside eating area.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We came here with another couple on Valentine's Day and WOW. Just wow. They were amazing. The food was great, the service was great. And the waitresses were so friendly and personable. They ran out of bread at the end of the night and whipped us up a custom cheese tray...how cool is that?! Instead of just saying "sorry we're... More 

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San Clemente, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

My wife and My meals were quiet tasty, but the help (and I mean all of them) seem to be more interested in hanging out with their friends than running the restraunt. When I asked gentleman helping us to speak with the manager or owner, he told me "I am the manager". I told him anything I had would fall... More 

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So. California
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43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I always go with the special...never been disappointed! Fresh food in a nice atmosphere.

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

A must try if in San Clemente. Don't miss this little gem. Local owners & delicious food (with nice wines to match). Love the bruschetta. My husband always gets a NY steak while I love the fish with garlic mashed potatoes.

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San Clemente
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116 reviews 116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

The owners mother operates the adjacent Del Agave Mexican restaurant (also a favorite), but Café 207 is anything but Mexican. I would classify it as upscale Americana. It’s a cozy place full of atmosphere. The counter wraps around the kitchen so if you sit there you’ll be able to watch them prepare all of their scrumptious delights! If the counter... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Was visiting San Clemente on business and wanted a quite place to have dinner. Found this on the internet, boy were we surprised!!!! The resturant is small but the staff and food are GREAT. We chatted with the chef and staff and also watched him prepare our meal. Portions are large and the wine was a great match. We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?