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Guicho's Eatery #2

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440 Camino de Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672-3509
949-248-1910
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

After hearing good things, we decided to give this joint a try. Not really disappointing, but nothing to be ecstatic about either. We did lunch and the bow tie pasta was OK, but a bit bland. The Italian sub sandwich was pretty good actually, with nice flavor and lightly toasted bun. I would give them another try for a dinner... More 

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Anaheim, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Guicho's has the best tasting food for a great price. They have been catering all my parties for years now and everyone I refer to them also loves them! They have seafood and chicken dishes. Check out their online menu and you can have your order waiting when you get there.

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Thank scloangal
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014 via mobile

I pulled off the freeway and figured I would try it based on reviews. I got the special risotto. It was risotto swimming in cheese. Not surprising for an Italian food carry out in a strip mall. Just not what I expected based on the reviews.

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Thank GlennQuagmire
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We stop by every time we drive thru san clemente and have never been disappointed. The food is boxed as advertised because it is primarily a to go restaurant. It's lovely to be able to sit there and eat if we have time or take the food and go. The ingredients are fresh and each meal is prepared when ordered.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Tucked in a strip shopping mall, Guichos Eatery 2 is set up more for to-go or casual lunch than fine dining. Come for the delicious and excellently priced made-to-order fresh pasta, not the ambience. All dishes are served in To Go boxes with plastic utensils. Service was good yet timing was off for 1 of our 4 dishes -- perhaps... More 

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Thank activechica
Cali
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Since opening this 2nd outpost, we eat here 2-4x a month. Well, we TAKE OUT from here that often, actually. Love it. Always order at least one chopped salad and sometimes there's more to it then other times ( I guess depending on who's working that night?? ) but all in all, the salads, soups and pasta are consistently fresh.... More 

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Thank outofthebox
Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

My husband and I eat here all the time. We go to the one in Capo Beach. The food is very fresh. There have been several weeks where we have eaten dinner here several times in 1 week. I love the grilled chicken salad and the chopped chicken salad. If I am really hungry I will ask them to chop... More 

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Thank Amy C
Anaheim, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

I was STARVING and stopped here for a late lunch. I ordered the rizzuto dish and their soup of the day. I was eating there (not take out) and my food came to my table in take out containers and a box!!! The food looked good, but seriously lacked any real flavor. I ate about half of it and threw... More 

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Thank DynamicTermite
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

This little restaurant is in a strip mall-ish center, but don't let the simple exterior fool you. I had an excellent shrimp salad there and the other four in my party also loved their spaghetti and meatballs, chicken sandwich and chopped salads. The dressing I had (can't think of the name but it was a little unusual) was extremely tasty.... More 

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So. Cal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

All dishes are great. I love the hearts of palm salad. The Alfredo is great and comes with shrimp. The pricing is wierd because the Alfredo is the same price with chicken. What cracks me up is the girls behind the counter (and it seems it's almost teenage girls that don't know their menu) expect a tip but it's mainly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Camino de Estrella, San Clemente, CA 92672-3509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: 949-248-1910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?