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Hapa J's

) #12 of 175 Restaurants in San Clemente $$ - $$$ American, ,
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
+1 949-276-6657
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (37 reviews)
“kalua pork” (12 reviews)
“loco moco” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always satisfying when we go and a great spot for happy our or Taco Tuesday with a unique blend of Hawaiian fusion. My kids love the Mac-N-Cheese, also the potstickers and hot wings are crazy good as well. Hinano on draft along with many of...More

1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is just amazing....huge portions of Hawaiian fusion food....great happy hour....got nachos with mounds of pulled pork pile on top...so good

Thank kendallhart
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Taco Tuesday is best night. Pork nachos are amazing and lots of good beers on tap. Kids they hire for service are better than most. Great place to bring families. Not a date place unless you just want a quick bite at the bar.

Thank Goulee
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I have been here several times and the food and service are always consistently Good. Great to walk in and be able to have a conversation and not feel rushed to order. The Seared Ahi Appetizer, Mac Nut Mac n Cheese and Maui Onion Soup...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I tried this place from a recommendation and after living in Hawaii for 3 years I got to love the food there. I tried the Luau plate and it was phenomenal just like the food on the island. I was very surprised and would recommend...More

Thank Jdharris717
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Took the whole family and had another family meet us there too. We love Hapa J's. Food and drinks are always great! We love that it is loud in there so my kids don't distract other patrons. Great place to take the whole family and...More

Thank Lacey L
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Went for Taco Tuesday. Nachos huge, good appetizer for 4 or big meal for one. Tacos all Hawaiian flavored. Don't expect Mexican usuals. Atmosphere is basic and noisy but fun.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Their nachos are killer!! Enough to feed 4 hungry adults. We love this place and cannot find any nachos like this and we have been all over the United States. We will definitely be back again. We recommend this to everyone!! Soo good and very...More

Thank amber c
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and friends love this place, and now I love it. They have a wide variety of food and drinks for a good price. The wait staff is friendly and the atmosphere is really chill.

Thank Julesrulles
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I was warned that this was very large, but geez oh Pete it's enough for probably 6 hungry adults. I got it with the pork added,which was delish. I just felt guilty wasting so much food.

Thank Sharon R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-6657
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