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Nick's San Clemente

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213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ladera Ranch, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food, great staff, fun atmosphere. Never been disappointed with our dinning experience. You can experience a bit of a wait if you don't have reservations on a weekend, however, they call/text you when your table becomes available so you are free to shop the stores on Del Mar.

Thank GLC231
San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food is outstanding as is the service and atmosphere! Never had even a marginal meal here. Love the artichokes, asparagus spears and the Scottish Salmon. My husband like the burger and the beef sandwich! Always leave happy!

Thank patriciapayne
Long Beach
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went the for lunch on a weekday. The food was really delicious. Servers were prompt, professional and friendly.

Thank S B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, service, wine celection, with an open warm& and inviting indoor outdoor atmosphere. Love The Indoor Fireplace

Thank Foody07
San Clemente, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been here many times to celebrate special occasions with our family . It's always our first choice when we have out of town guests. We have tried many of their menu items and all excellent quality, flavor and presentation! try going at less popular times for less waiting. Calling ahead can also do done at less crowed times.... More 

Thank mnortiz
San Clemente, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food is excellent, staff is great; however noise level makes it hard to hear/talk to the people at your table.

Thank nelsonm019
San Clemente, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Nick's location, right on San Clemente's downtown. I didn't like Kale until I try it at Nick's. Excellent food and desserts!

Thank Idalia B
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy fried asparagus and tri tip salad! Overall, there is only one table in the whole place that the sound doesn't reverberate through your ear drums-right by the street! Bummer because the salad is tasty! Good place for takeout.

Thank as321hungry
Orange County, California
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Nick's, whether it's just my husband and I, or all 3 of our kids. The food is fresh and yummy, with enough choices to please everyone. If you can get a table toward the front of the restaurant, do it! It's fun to people watch. Although, sitting at the bar or toward the back is a little more... More 

Thank ChristiHamilton
San Clemente, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything I've ordered is delicious but the french fried asparagus is a must! Great date night spot but it tends to get crowded, so reservations are recommended.

Thank BarryHaun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Seafood, American, Gluten Free, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 19494812200
Great food, and warm hospitality. Whether you are looking for a fireside cocktail or a dinner with friends, our carefully chosen menu of sandwiches, steaks, salads, seafood, and handcrafted beverages has a variety of choices to satisfy any appetite. Designed with thoughtful detail, Nick's San Clemente's interior of wood, stone, and jewel like lighting surrounds you in comfort and warmth. A South Orange County Favorite. Enjoy our Patio all year round.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?