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San Clemente Pier

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Address: Del Mar Street, San Clemente, CA
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Best pier in Orange County

Beautiful wood pier. Best in LA, Orange and San Diego Counties. Bar and restaurant at the beginning of the pier. Birds are kept at a minimum. Pier is clean. The view of San... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful wood pier. Best in LA, Orange and San Diego Counties. Bar and restaurant at the beginning of the pier. Birds are kept at a minimum. Pier is clean. The view of San Clemente from the end of the pier is just beautiful!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The SC Pier is a great place for family and friends to take in the beauty of the Pacific Ocean. Surfers riding waves while you dine and great sunsets make this a great way relax and enjoy a good meal. While the food is not the best I have ever had it is certainly good enough when combined with the... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Pier is in good condition and the views are amazing. Great that is has the Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar on the beginning of the pier.

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Thank alr464
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

YThe Pier in San Clemente is beautiful, clean and a great place to walk, fish and dine on fresh sea food. You can eat on either side of the Pier. Having a glass of Pino Gri and Mussells, or a full meal, watch the surfers then walk, or take a short drive into town to shop.

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Thank TonyFi18
Tri-Cities, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to go and relax and have a few drinks. Go to the outside patio and watch the surf, and the people on the beach.

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Thank 112amc
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well maintained pier. Beautiful, clean beach. Very scenic area. Just down the street from historic old town San Clemente. The Fisherman Restaurant is attached to the pier. Very good food. Ask to sit on the outside deck and listen to the waves lap at the shore and watch the occasional surfer while dining.

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Thank mrsdenbob2012
Orange county
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love to stroll on the pier. There is a beautiful old pelican that likes to hang out there. You may get something to eat or coffee. there is a picnic table with an umbrella to enjoy the food. You can buy nick- nacks, very reasonable.

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Thank Frostieone
Irvine, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I always make my way down to the pier as I come visit. I would recommend to run along the railroads in the early morning. It is a little rocky on the upper beach part, but it is none the less gorgeous.

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Thank Melissa s
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Long pier with plenty of benches to sit and view the Pacific Ocean and see stunning sunsets or watch local fishermen try their luck. Easy walking surface and public restrooms on the pier make it visitor friendly and convenient. Great place to watch the local surfers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving on PCH you wont automatically find this beautiful spot. You have to drive down Del Mar street. The view before you even get to the pier is spectacular. Classic sandy beach surrounded by palm trees and of course a parking lot. We had lunch on the pier as we were on the way north to San Pedro. Lunch was... More 

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