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The Riders Club Cafe

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1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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los angeles ca
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a day of shopping at the outlet on my phone search for great places to eat in they area. This burger shack came up. I love trying new places omg it was the best cheese burger I have in along time. kettle chips and a side of fresh beets comes with your burger. There ice tea is freshly brewed.... More 

Thank Camie41
Lake Arrowhead, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic burger! I ordered a beef burger with blue cheese, grilled onions and mushrooms. You can also get veggie and quinoa burger. Also ordered their brown ale. They have a great selection of homemade brews on tap. Simple and fresh yet real messy! One of the better burgers I've ever had!

Thank Keith A
Newport Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great, great, GREAT Burger!!!my way: mediu, with goat cheese spread, avocado and bacon. Definitely get the pickled beets! Or if you head to the San Juan location, do the fries. Did I mention a fantastic beer selection?!? And dog friendly on the back patio :)

Thank OCDoc
San Clemente, California
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I love Hole in the Wall, locally loved and casual restaurants. The Riders Club is just such a place. Don't confuse this with motorcycle bikes , think more in terms bicycles and touring. At first I didn't want to go there because I had the wrong idea of the place. It is a small local restaurant that have fantastic burgers,... More 

Thank Arpad P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

A little burger shack with a whole lot of local attitude, The Riders Club makes great big juicy burgers and serves local brews on tap. This the place to go: simple, unadorned tasty burgers and lots of locals every day!

Thank Lois Michelle G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Great burgers. Also the best people watching if you want to people watch and learn about the local culture as this joint is frequented mostly by locals.

Thank Chris E
San Clemente, California
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Great craft style burgers. Pick your patty, cheese etc and build your own with nice choices like beau cheese and carmelized onions and beer. Not cheap, but good quality.

Thank bradsthompson
Lafayette, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

Great little hole in the wall with amazing burgers! Quick service and friendly staff. Glad it popped up on my trip advisor app!

Thank Shanjanze
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We drove into SC after the dinnertime and found Riders. Many of the area eateries close early. We had their regular hamburger with grilled onions and a glass of beer. Well I should say we had a great burger and an excellent cold draft beer. The burger was the best of our stay in SC. We had met family and... More 

Thank Patsy A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

My wife and I ate breakfast and was pleasantly surprised. The rosemary potatoes were delicious and there were generous portions of sliced brie in the crepes.

Thank brandon c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-388-3758

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