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1409 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4210
+1 949-498-7000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“egg omelette” (3 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1409 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4210
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the area our hotel people said try this diner. OK Arrive before 6:00 PM. Seated, drinks, they take our order. Place not full but not empty. We wait, we wait, 30 min. Goes by. We wait, we wait, 30 more min. goes by. We...More

Thank Snowbirdtrav
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Needing lunch we found Tommy's conveniently situated near to the Interstate. Being from the UK we REALLY appreciated the feel of this authentic American Diner. Great food, very reasonably priced, large helpings, friendly service. What more could you ask for?

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Best breakfast I had in San Clemente, with a nice large mug of coffee to top it off, not those small gone in four sips cups you get elsewhere. The bacon was perfect and the omelette was huge. The service was great also with the...More

Thank Tom-A-Carroll
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My family of 5 ate here on Labor Day Weekend. Not packed in the evenings. Only one server so we had to wait, but she was great...kept checking on us and telling us she'll be right there...and when the dinner crowd left we got the...More

Thank Hawaiibeachnut
Reviewed 7 September 2018

After passing this restaurant for many years and seeing the parking lot nearly full, we finally tried at a time the lot wasn't as full and found why business was good. The food and service were good and the theme had you looking around to...More

Thank bernicone
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I had a terrific Club san with fries- Great! Well made, good portioning, beautiful presentation, good prompt, friendly service- all around great experience - can't wait to go back again, want to try breakfast next time!

Thank Melanie A
Reviewed 8 August 2018

While on vacation, discovered this great 60's style diner with great food at a great price. The meatloaf was delicious, and lots of it. Fish and chips also delicious. Other great menu items, especially big breakfasts. Service was friendly and family oriented. We'll make this...More

Thank PlayaNorte
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Tommy's restaurant is owned by a great San Clemente family and they take special pride in their establishment. Decor reflects a 60's diner and is bright and fun. Homemade soup recipes are authentic and created by matriarch. Huevos Ranchero is an original recipe as well...More

Thank oceanloverme
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Had dinner there with the family while on a one week vacation, Tommy's quickly became our go to place to eat.

Thank Don F
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Classic American diner with a great range of menu options. Portions were huge, tasty and very good value.

Thank Michelle P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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 92672-4210
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-7000
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