San Clemente Pier

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San Clemente Pier
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  • San Clemente Pier Station • 7 min walk
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Sandy L
25 contributions
We enjoyed walking the pier and then eating at the outstanding Fisherman's Restaurant right on the pier. The beach next to the Pier is lovely with some shaded areas and a few swings for children. We also enjoyed the ocean view from sitting overlooking the beach in front of the parking area. The Coaster train goes right through here along the beach and water.
Written October 26, 2021
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Alexandra T
Murrieta, CA1,794 contributions
From the pier you can watch the surfers and swimmers. The lifeguards are stationed here on the pier so they have a good view of all the water activity. Parking can be difficult on especially crowded days, but keep trying-it's worth it. The pier makes a great foreground for sunset photos.
Written October 4, 2020
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James Weaver
Irvine, CA2,171 contributions
Couples
After a nice lunch at Fisherman’s on the pier, what better way to end a lovely afternoon. First, I had amazing luck in finding a parking spot on the street, just a short walk back down to the pier. I always carry a plastic bag of quarters to feed the meters, $15 to $20 worth. And every quarter at the end of the day goes into that bag. We started out with a dream of being a party of 8. But the four from Northern California who are spending several days at Disneyland, could not find parking. They have a long, giant pick up truck and it just doesn’t fit most spaces in Orange County. So it was just four. We had on tap beers, white wine and Procesco. For our meals it was a Tuna Salad, Salmon tacos, fish and chips and cup of clam chowder and a Shrimp Cocktail. I think no one took anything for leftovers home. The pier was nearly empty as we walked out to the end and came back with just enough time left on the meter.
Written February 16, 2020
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WireWrapGems2
Tucson, AZ775 contributions
We met friends and ate at the pier. Another evening we were able to park for free after 5 p.m. to watch the sunset which was spectacular. From the pier, saw a sealion eating a crab. People were fishing and saw some catch a fish. Nice place to stroll and enjoy the ocean view.
Written October 25, 2021
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Staidthere
Jakarta, Indonesia2,546 contributions
Parking is always a challenge. We parked in the neighborhood because the parking lot was full. The reasonably long pier provides great views of the ocean and the coastline of San Juan Capistrano. We especially like the views looking back toward the city because the coastline is pretty, especially when the train is running along the coast. We didn't visit any of the restaurants on the pier, but we enjoyed the atmosphere and the activity of the people who were fishing.
Written January 20, 2020
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Peter W
Shrewsbury, UK731 contributions
Stopped off for a break from driving on a very hot day.
The pier is a great old fashioned structure and ideal to stroll along or just watch the world go by.
Fishermen and surfers abound here and we spent a very pleasant couple of hours chilling out.
Parking can be difficult in busy times.
Written March 31, 2020
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Steven D
Chatham, MA14 contributions
Town parking just up the hill. Free after 5PM. Either a tunnel under the railroad or a gated crossing. A few of the trains actually do stop here. Stiff walk back up the hill to town center. When clear good views. Sun pretty much sets into San Clemente island not the ocean.
Written March 6, 2021
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Priffle
Rio Rico, AZ397 contributions
Family
We are at a local fish restaurant; afterwards, we decided to stroll out on the pier.
What a delight. We saw some sea life (whales) about a 1/2 mile from the pier.
Pros: free, pleasurable, great exercise with family!!
Highly recommend the Pier st San Clemente!!
Written January 7, 2020
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penahill
Hollister, CA629 contributions
Couples
This is a very nice place to visit. This pier has a fisherman restaurant and a snack shack. The pier does not allow dogs.There is a walking path that goes along the coast. You can walk you 4 legged friend on this path. There was benches and umbrellas so you can relax in comfort.
Written January 26, 2020
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Marsha G
White plains10 contributions
We stopped at the pier for a break on our travels to LA. It was beautiful and worth the short detour. The sea lion pups were on the shore and a beautiful sight.
The area is clean , and in the summer I am sure a wonderful place to picnic and enjoy the beach. It is a nice place for a walk in the Spring.
Written February 15, 2020
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