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The Cellar

€€ - €€€American, ,
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
+1 949-492-3663
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese plate” (18 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely breakfast with friends. I would highly recommend the Works Toast, perfect amount of food and the combination is fantastic. Great little restaurant.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 13 May 2018

From the moment we walked inside I knew this was my kind of place. It's a very welcoming and friendly atmosphere. After a nice day of shopping in San Clemente we popped in The Cellar on a whim. We we're immediately impressed with the general...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We loved the atmosphere of this restaurant. We had a cheese and meat board that was delicious. The wine is great at the blues trio was just great. A great place to enjoy San Clemente evening.

Thank Fontenell
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a beautiful cheese board tastefully presented with five cheeses, each one paired with a special flavored tidbit of sweet or savory! Chose a delicious cabernet wine flight to taste all while relaxing in comfy chairs. Then later moved on to dinner at a table,...More

Thank nanaonabike
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We visited the Cellar for lunch and were very impressed. Loved the cheese platter! Each type of cheese came with a wonderful complementary sauce. Also we had the works (avocado toast with egg and bacon) and a hamburger which were also excellent.

Thank K C
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The Cellar is the best place to go for wine and cheese. They have an amazing cheese selection both to eat there or to take away. The take away cheese options are at the front in a cold case and one of their friendly staff...More

Thank ryantravelor
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The Cellar is a fun Sunday late afternoon place ro wind down the weekend. I also go for happy hour during tbe week. They offer a good assortment of cheese and you can create a tray of your favorites. It's a nice relaxed atmosphere. Great...More

Thank tssca2
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We eat here frequently and have never been disappointed. Fun atmosphere, always busy and great food. Be sure to try the cheese platter! great wine selection too.

Thank backgammon65
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went to The Cellar in San Clemente to meet friends for wine and dinner. Enjoyed a nice evening with a variety of reasonably priced wines-by-the-glass. The cheese plate was tasty (if somewhat restrained in volume), and the other appetizers that we tried were all good....More

Thank mjd496
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Great service and helpful waiters who know their wine. Reasonable prices We did not eat there by but the food looked and smell great. Tables, wine bar, cheeze bar and comfy chairs and couches were in the restaurant. Highly recommended

Thank waimea2vail_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3663
  • E-mail
Cheese shop, wine bar, small plates, live music
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