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1409 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
+1 949-498-7000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Diner
1409 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a good home cooked meal, Tommy's is the place to try. Menu is extensive and the portions large enough to take home and enjoy later. Desserts are a must try.

Thank elizabethjF2411RU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-located in San Clemente, this retro 50's-style diner pairs a fun decor with delicious, plentiful food. Although Tommy's "majors" in hamburgers and shakes, we ordered their special of that day- a ribeye steak with potatoes- and thoroughly enjoyed it. Tender and flavorful, one order was...More

Thank dianeramsey
Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you are looking for a 50's decore diner with great food and lots of it, don't miss Tommy's. And the staff are very friendly.

Thank George S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

If you like Diners, this is a great place to go. The place has been here for decades. It's close quarters classic booth and dinette seating. The food is fast and fresh. The service is great. An efficient and affordable meal. We three stopped in...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We are here for dinner and for breakfast, great prices and delicious food, 50’s style diner. Definitely would recommend.

Thank kerriedoane
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

On our American road trip from San Francisco to San Diego, one of our short stops was at San Clemente. After reading TA reviews, we decided to visit Tommys. We were not disappointed. We were greeted with the most friendly of welcomes by the staff....More

Thank Iloveholidays66
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I’ve passed this restaurant a dozen times but never gave it much thought. However, that changed on a recent drive north on PCH through San Clemente. What changed was the fact that I was very hungry and it was right in front of me! So,...More

Thank ChiefDennis
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I only dropped by Tommy's Family Restaurant for lunch, on my way back to Los Angeles from San Diego. What strikes me most about the restaurant is atmosphere—fun, '50s-style diner with a friendly staff. I had their club sandwich for lunch, which comes with a...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Great food (excellent fries) fresh turkey and excellent sandwich roll. Great service with unending coffee re-fills.

Thank chrisgormley1
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We were promptly greeted with a smile and seated at a comfortable table Our waitress was very attentive to our needs and made us feel comfortable. We had a very nice breakfast the portions were very large & enough to share. The homemade corn to...More

Thank DVK3816
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1409 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-7000
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