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“Pretty good all around”

La Siesta Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 223 Restaurants in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Busy and fast-paced Mexican restaurant. Service quick and good. Food was very ample and fairly tasty, not very spicy but it's easy to spice up rather than tone down. We were lucky and didn't have to wait for a table but the next night we drove by and the line was out the door and down the sidewalk.

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Came here for the first time while camping in September. Busy restaurant. Small inside. Had to wait about 45 minutes to be seated on a Friday night, which is a good indication of great food if people are willing to wait that long. Service was good. Food came out quickly. Tasty albondigas soup! Had the taco/enchilada combination plate and loved it. Large kid's menu portions. Great cadillac margaritas!

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Reviewed August 20, 2012

They have some of the best carnitas around and if you can grab it when on special, the carnitas plate is only $8.95 which is an excellent deal for the quality of the meat. I have been coming here for a long time, and over the years have seen some of the money going into improving the restaurant as they grow more popular. The full bar is an added bonus and they make a good margarita. My mom loves their chile relleno. Definitely recommend if you are in the area!

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Reviewed August 2, 2012

Best overall dining experience in San Clemente for Mexican food. Salsa is tasty without being overly sweet. Chips are fresh and crunchy. Salads are fine with the dinner but our favorite is the
Albondagos soup. Delicious. For the entree, I prefer the Chili Verde, tender pork & sauce with just enough kick and not to much. The beans and rice are also good to accompany it and I get the fresh warm corn tortillas with it. My wife prefers the shredded beef taco plate and says the
tacos are the best in town. For the quality and the quantity of the food the prices are just fine.

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Thank Lighthouse2006
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

The portions are big, the service is great and the price is reasonable.
My family eats here at least once/week.

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Thank scloangal
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