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Village Mediterranean Rim

123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-361-8970
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tagine” (19 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to enjoy great, it's a small venue, perfect for intimate conversation. Great wine selection, or bring your own. Love this restaurant

Thank casey2001338
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The minute you enter the restaurant you get the sense of being in Europe at a small town bistro with attentive servers. The menu is genuine with offerings for anyone with a taste of Mediterranean dishes. Wine selections are great.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

only open for dinner, small but nice. excellent service, never an empty glass and always there to ask how it is. We tried a chicken Tagine dish and a flat iron steak. both were excellent, very well prepared, very good sauce and well presented. for...More

Thank jamesbF6512WD
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try the Village Mediterranean Rim out tonight - glad we need! Service was very good. We sat outside and watched people walk by. We started with hummus which was good. Nice bottle of Cab Franc. My wife had pasta...More

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The restaurant is a small space, but that only adds to the intimate feel of the restaurant. My meal was fantastic! I had a braised antelope short rib in a reduction/sauce with hints of malbec, black cherry, and Moroccan spices (the server said more than...More

Thank Sharkhunter2010
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wonderful Lamb Entrees that just melt in your mouth. I didn't try the fish or poultry items. Small restaurant with great waiter service. We went twice in one week. I would highly recommend dining during the week as our Saturday night was very crowded and...More

Thank SCGMA2014
Reviewed 10 February 2017

First class food in an amazingly intimate atmosphere. Great for red meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Suggest ordering the day's special, whatever it is. Usually a great piece of meat in a wine reduction. The Tangines are also spectacular.

Thank Goulee
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you're in San Clemente and up for trying something different - don't miss Village Mediterranean Rim. What my husband and I call a small "hole in the wall" restaurant - you'll find some wonderful, flavorful dishes like Antelope, Lamb or Chicken Tagine. Don't think...More

1  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We were attracted by the several Tagines on the menu, and the rest of the menu sounded fantastic. This is a lovely restaurant in San Clemente with a great ambience and service. The menu is one of the best I have seen. And the Tagines...More

Thank sjfletch52
Reviewed 22 December 2016

What a surprise to experience this delicious Mediterranean cuisine! The restaurant is intimate and charming-like something you find in Europe. I suggest making a reservation or coming early. Its a great place to be if you are a "foodie." The service was personable and attentive;...More

Thank Satoria
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-361-8970
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