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Fratello's Family Italian Restaurant

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638 Camino de Los Mares Ste E200, San Clemente, CA 92673-4827
+1 949-661-5200
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Fratello's is my 'go to' Italian place. If my wife is visiting her mother or if I am by myself and I don't feel like cooking I head to Fratello's. Being as I am Italian, I judge Italian restaurants by their bread and by their sauce. Fratello's scores on both accounts. The food is good and the portions are large.... More 

1 Thank Robert M
southern calif.-- USA
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This entire menu is good-- I've had most of it---- friendly staff--- Very comfortable----seems like much care goes into everything here.....If you like about any Italian food you have to try this joint!!

1 Thank surfer55
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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82 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, great service and the staff is extremely friendly and outgoing service was efficient and quick eat here every time I'm in town.

1 Thank Joe L
Dana Point, Ca
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We have been to Fratello's 2 times and each time we were greeted and hosted by wonderful happy personnel. We ordered a split spaghetti and meatballs with meat sauce and a salad. The waitress (Maddie) split everything. Food was better than Mama makes. The bread melts in your mouth. The wine was just perfect for an addition to the meal.... More 

1 Thank normaredk
Laguna Niguel, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Enjoyed an evening here recently with my husband, in-laws and 11-year old twins. The food was very good, serv

Thank ShazzieT
Glendora, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The BEST halibut premivera I have ever had. Spomoni ice cream is delicious, and the waitress even comp us seconds on the ice cream. Very family oriented. Brochette is to die for.

Thank Cindy M
San Clemente, California
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172 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Large portion dinners, Large screen TV can be seen from most tables if you want to follow sport games. Service is good and the food is tasty.

Thank windiveski
Capistrano Beach, California
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This family restaurant is owned and operated by two cousins...inspiring the name Fratello's...like brothers. Their offerings are house made but tend to be very heavy with garlic. Their Minestrone is hearty. I always enjoy thier meatballs, too. Not too much cracker meal like some recipes.

Thank rokitlady
1 review
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Altogether a lousy meal, with food that was inedible even after two tries to get it right. And then I fail to get the logic of being offered a chocolate cake dessert that would induced insulin shock as compensation. Bottom line: never coming back,

Thank Michael19690
Dana Point, California
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131 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I've visited Fratello's on many occasions and the food is consistently very good. Reasonable prices. It has become my favorite Italian restaurant in south county. The owners and staff are generally very friendly and there is a steady stream of regulars. Very welcoming for families and sports fans alike.

Thank Tom M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 638 Camino de Los Mares Ste E200, San Clemente, CA 92673-4827
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-5200

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?