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Sonny's Pizza

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429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
(949)498-2540
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11:00 am - 10:00 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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San Clemente, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoy this place. The gnocchi is good. Also good spaghetti and meatballs or sausage. Down side is the garlic bread...too oily. And the pizza is just average. Word of warning - if you ask for garlic on your pizza it is put on after cooking and is RAW ! I like garlic so I don't mind, but many people... More 

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Thank carlandkati
Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best San Clemente pizza places. Also the rest of the menu is great. Just not as great as the pizza!!

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Topeka, Kansas
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to California to visit a friend's son & he suggested eating here. Atmosphere was quaint, service was good and the pizza was WONDERFUL!!! Definitely, a go to anytime we come back!!

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Thank Lori M
Herriman
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, awesome pizza and is a fun place to go. Great for everyone. Right down town with out door seating

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you go here on the weekend, be prepared to wait (but the wait will be worth it). No only are all the pasta dishes great...but for a special treat order the "white pizza" you will NOT be disappointed. This is one of the "classic" hidden places in San Clemente.

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Fallbrook, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We have been enjoying Sonny's for about 20+ years. It is a family restaurant with good food and plenty of it. The wait staff is very friendly and the service is good but it does get busy.... We like to sit on the patio and enjoy the cool breeze and the casual atmosphere. It is in the beach community of... More 

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Thank Rebecca R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

My wife and I have been going to Sonny's for about 20 years. We love his food. His red sauce is consistently one of the best in the area. Get there early because it does get crowded.

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Thank Robert M
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Sonny's every year for the last 10 years. We look forward to eating pizza when we are in San Clemente. It's always excellent! We've had plenty of appetizers to start. Some of our favorites are the bruschetta and calamari, and the Caesar salad is very good.

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Thank Eileen R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Even my Gluten-free dish was awesome! We had a party of 7 (from ages 5-60), and everyone had a wonderful dinner. We sat on the patio, which was lovely. Everyone loved their food, and the prices were reasonable. The birthday treat they brought one of the kiddos was big enough for the whole table.

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Thank Dawnetta W
San Clemente, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

There's usually a long wait, which puzzles me, because I don't think it's that great. It's certainly adequate, but I think there are a number of better options in South Orange County.

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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
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: (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?