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Sonny's Pizza

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429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
+1 949-498-2540
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Laguna Niguel, California
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166 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots in San Clemente. They have great pizza and unique pasta dishes. They have a nice family atmosphere during the day and is still a nice place to have a dinner for two.

Thank Cynthia G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Good as it gets we have been going there for 20 years the food is always been consistently wonderful. Still my favorite thing is the Sonny's origin pizza thin crust extra crispy. Along with Sony's salad with homemade Italian dressing and gorgonzola cheese. The best through the years the best

Thank Mary W
S. CA.
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99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

Great food. Great service (one super waitress after the next). Super lunch deals. Still up there as one of the very best restaurant in San Clemente hands down. We love the pizzas, the eggplant Parmesan, baked rigatoni, anti pasta to name just a few favorites. My daughter goes crazy for the desserts, especially the "Grasshopper"! I try to come to... More 

Overland Park, Kansas
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72 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

Stopped on the way between San Diego and Los Angels. We're surprised by this small family Italian restaurant, great food and smiley service.

Thank Eran R
Irvine, California
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323 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Celebrated our son's birthday here on a Sunday evening. Sat on the patio, almost too hot with the heaters on, a bit cool with them off. Pitcher of Left Coast Trestles to start, a couple of pizzas and some pasta, cannoli for dessert. Had the Napoli pizza with chicken which was pretty rich with all the gorgonzola. The other was... More 

Thank 65oski
Irvine CA
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

I was visiting a friend in San Clemente and we ordered a pizza to go. Got it home..it was hot and good. When we picked it up at around 5PM, the place was full. People know a good place to eat. We will be ordering more pizzas.

Thank Greg_and_Judy
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

On a recent trip to California from New Jersey we visited Sonny's for dinner. My son who is a marine at Camp Pendleton said it is his favorite place. We agree: great service, warm atmosphere, and good food. The portions were very generous and everyone liked their meal. So if you are in San Clemente and looking for good Italian... More 

Thank Patricia A
Las Vegas, NV
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We have dined here often with friends and family. Sonny's continues to be our favorite Italian Restaurant in the area. The quality and value of the dishes is always great. They keep the menu fresh with new delectable items. The service is always impeccable. You can't go wrong with any menu item. Portions are always large, so bring your appitite.... More 

Thank Frank227
Oxnard, California
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I moved out of the San Clemente area many years ago but I still visit regularly. For local dining for lunch or dinner, Sonny's tops my list. The pizza here rates very high with me but I've ventured into some of the other items on the menu and found everything else I've tried, is excellent. I've never had a problem... More 

Thank Ernie R
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

On my way back from Laguna Beach to San Diego, my friend and I wanted to get a bite to eat. I'd been to several San Clemente eateries, but none as note worthy as Sonny's Italian Food. I've been here before, but this visit proved to be the best! The butternut squash ravioli with pumpkin seeds and a hint of... More 

Thank 2016heff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 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: 429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-2540

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