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Nick's San Clemente

213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-2200
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love Nicks!! The food is excellent and not expensive. It has great atmosphere. The cocktails are yummy, especially the Pear Martini. I highly recommend this place.

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was there for 5th time and will go there again. Everything is refined there. What you definitely must try is there berry mojito. It's fantastic. Well done Nick's!

Thank George_D74
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were famished. Tired. Crabby. Needed some T.L.C. And then came Nick's. LOVE this place. We ate twice in a three-day period. Best food we experienced in San Clemente (we ate in three other places during our short week; this was the best of the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant! Parking is difficult though. Had a really great appetizer and the drinks were tasty. Would definitely go back.

Thank BJsmom10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The BEST food! Unique menu. But a little pricey. We visit once or twice a year when we are in the area and always look forward to it.

Thank TYPEB50
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good although a limited menu. Great atmosphere with open front to the street. Extremely popular, especially on weekends starting on Thursday. But other nights can be crowded as well. Best to make reservations.

Thank SoCalBill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are Here following a local recommendation as we were traveling. we hade a blackened fish sandwich The restaurant is particularly loud if you're looking for a quiet place you may want to looking

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food and wonderful service.....parking is slightly difficult, although not a problem on weeknights

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a Tuesday lunch. It was the first time we had been back there since 2012. We were promptly seated at a front window table looking out on Avenida Del Mar. My wife ordered some Chardonnay and I had a local beer....More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We got there late for lunch and the services were very good. The food were super and each recommended dish has a unique taste and delicious. We had to wait a little bit, but it was worth the wait.

Thank Tony T
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13 May 2017|
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Response from Hchan777 | Reviewed this property |
They have their own parking lot right behind them and there is also free street parking as well as several city parking lots.
13 May 2017|
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Response from bottmansc | Reviewed this property |
Parking in downtown San Clemente requires a little time and patients - don't be afraid to park on side streets and walk- it is a great little beach town and if you like to eat, the walk is good for you
26 November 2016|
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Response from NickCo_Hospitality | Property representative |
We have breakfast until 12:30. Technically not a "brunch".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
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: 213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-2200
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Great food, and warm hospitality. Whether you are looking for a fireside cocktail or a dinner with friends, our carefully chosen menu of sandwiches, steaks, salads, seafood, and handcrafted beverages has a variety of choices to satisfy any appetite. Designed with thoughtful detail, Nick's San Clemente's interior of wood, stone, and jewel like lighting surrounds you in comfort and warmth. A South Orange County Favorite. Enjoy our Patio all year round.
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