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Selma's Chicago Pizzeria

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218 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
+1 949-276-2828
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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London, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped by for a late dinner, and this place was exactly what we were looking for. Very friendly atmosphere and big tasty pizzas! As we couldn't really decide what to share, we got a small and a medium deep pan pizzas (I was quite hungry), however it was too much. We got a hawaian and a... More 

Thank MogsEvs
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Selma's is alright, decent for deep dish, but lacking a bit in other cuisine. Good location in San Clemente and favoured by locals. If you were a fan of pizzeria uno, you will love this restaurant. If you are looking for other food, go elsewhere.

Thank sarapishock
La Quinta, California
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Selma's has great service, great beer, and most importantly, the best pizza this side of Chicago. I eat here whenever I'm doing business in Southern California. Great people!

Thank Sandra J
Vancouver, Canada
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230 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Excellent pizza and pasta ...good and speedy service, and very reasonable pricing ...we enjoyed the young waitress, fun and friendly

Thank John L
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was in town on Mothers Day with my wife and we met up with my son and his girlfriend to get some grub. We had a dog with us so wee needed outside dog friendly seating. Selma's had the right look and was dog friendly on the outside. The service was prompt and the beer cold. We got a... More 

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Riverside, California
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1,073 reviews
674 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2015

Visited this restaurant while attending the street market in San Clemente. It looked good from the outside and had a nice patio on the sidewalk side. We were seated quickly. We placed drink orders. The tea was delivered quickly. I ordered a beer that need three requests to get it delivered and then only after the meal was delivered. My... More 

Thank Chuck8700
San Clemente, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food and service at Selma's is always very good. Very authintic Chicago pizza, and a great beer list.

Thank Thomas S
San Clemente, Risaralda, Colombia
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Selma's is Average all around. Not a bad experience but nothing to write home about. It is what it is.

Thank Randy D
Portland, Oregon
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you like Chicago style pizza, stay away from this place. Our pizza sauce was watery and the crust was rubbery. You can't cook a Chicago style pizza in 15 minutes, but they did. This place should go back to the drawing board or go out of business. There was no cornmeal in the crust and it was not laminated.... More 

Thank shakenbaked
Guilford, Connecticut
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed November 28, 2014

Awesome deep dish Chicago style pizza on the main street, very nice outside seating! Great service as well!

Thank proctors1990

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-2828

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