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Los Patios Restaurant

111 W Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672-4763
+1 949-631-1017
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
111 W Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672-4763
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Reviews (22)
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently discovered this little gem in my own town! Do you want authentic Mexican food that you would find across the border in Rosarito or Puerto Nuevo? This is the place!! Their margaritas are the best in town and the street tacos are nothing...More

Thank SCLauraB
Reviewed 25 April 2017

WOW! Carlos was a great waiter; the Marquita was tasty and the atmosphere was neat. The only problem with the place was making a decision on what to get to eat; lots of choices and lots of food on each. My Spinach burrito became 2...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Los Patios has been a long time favorite of my family. We love the atmosphere, the friendly service, and of course the food. Carlos, the owner, is always around, and the servers are kind and attentive. We have come here as a couple, with our...More

Thank Spencer H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I hate to make it sound as good as it is because I do not want it overcrowded as some of the other good Mexican restaurants in San Clemente are. But to be honest with you this is our favorite Mexican restaurant in town. As...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a rather pricey Mexican Restaurant that is not a comfortable dining experience. The indoor table that we chose is next to where the owner hangs out and plays with his computer that emits sounds. We guess he is playing a game but it...More

Thank Lighthouse2006
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have visited Los Patios twice now and both times, the food was fantastic. The salsa and chips are good, a little heat to the salsa. The menu has all the standards and quite a few house specialties that are a little more creative. Being...More

Thank Roadtrp23
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We evaluate a Mexican Restaurant by the salsa and we were right! It was average. Excellent service, cute and quaint with just OK Mexican food. Needs spice! Good margaritas and large menu selection. Parking at their lot. Happy hour available.

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 27 December 2015

My husband and I went for lunch on a Saturday. We were concerned at first because the restaurant was almost empty at noon. It started filling up shortly afterwards. I had a fish taco and a carnitas taco. The fish taco was great! The carnitas...More

Thank LABeyer
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This place was a bit of the beaten path alright! Food was excellent, service was phenomenal. We both had soups (sopas) my wife had Posole, I had Caldo de Pollo(chicken soup) Servings were humongous, chips where freshly made, everything was great! I had read reviews...More

Thank junebugulas
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We visited with a group of 6 on a Tuesday night. they have a taco Tuesday promotion, so it was pretty busy. We waited about 10 minutes for a table. I had the chicken enchiladas with mole sauce. The sauce was excellent. It was a...More

Thank Jim F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672-4763
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-631-1017
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