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Nick's San Clemente

213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-2200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“asparagus fries” (34 reviews)
“butter cake” (34 reviews)
“cioppino” (23 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nick of San Clemente is a great restaurant for gathering with friends, the food is delicious and reasonably price. Unfortunately they don’t have a special desert for guest Birthday celebration. They should start that tradition and will attract more patrons.

Thank jenniferdP2057XX
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a very pleasant spot for a date! It’s a bit loud but the food and drinks are well on point! 🍸🍹🥂🍷🥃 As the evening progresses from light outside to dark, inside the restaurant becomes very dimly lit its dark, bring a flashlight if you...More

Thank TradewindsHD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in San Diego for a quick trip and wanted to meet some old friends from Orange County. We met at Nick's and, boy, am I glad we did. First of all, we were stuck on the 5 and arrived over 40 minutes late....More

Thank SKP41218
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to celebrate our 30th at our favorite restaurant Nick’s. If I could give it 10 stars I would. Our server Nicolette was tremendous and the manager Justin made us feel like we were the only ones there. Great attention to...More

Thank sageOC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and cocktails. There is something on the menu for everyone. Reservations are a must or expect a long wait.

Thank TBarbanell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good, good, good, good, good, good been there many times never ever disappointed in food or service very clean I have enjoyed everything from Hamburger to Prime Rib and the fish is fresh n delicious

Thank frank s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and great service. Also have a good beer selection. Tends to get pretty crowded during the summer months so reservations are needed to avoid long waits.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nick's is a good place to get decent food. The place is usually packed in the evenings, especially on the weekend, so plan to wait a bit. There little space inside to wait -- but the street is not too crowded and gives some chance...More

Thank Shekhar517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good here. Really enjoyed the deviled eggs with thick bacon bits and a yummy crust. Cioppino with sourdough bread was delicious. Service was friendly, but a little bit slow. Enjoyed the ambiance and open windows to a nice ocean breeze.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good quality to the food although the bill of faire is rather pricey. We really enjoyed the French Dip it was fresh and not overcooked.

Thank Lighthouse2006
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2018|
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Response from NickCo_Hospitality | Property representative |
We do have wonderful gluten-free options! Please know our menu items are made fresh to order, and some items may be modified to accommodate a gluten-free diet. Simply let your server know and they will guide you through... More
Rick B
1 April 2018|
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Response from Cynthia Bell N | Reviewed this property |
It's a fun, happening place. If want intimate dinner in a booth dine a bit later, or earlier.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Hchan777 | Reviewed this property |
They have their own parking lot right behind them and there is also free street parking as well as several city parking lots.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-2200
  • E-mail
Great food, and warm hospitality. Whether you are looking for a fireside cocktail or a dinner with friends, our carefully chosen menu of sandwiches, steaks, salads, seafood, and handcrafted beverages has a variety of choices to satisfy any appetite. Designed with thoughtful detail, Nick's San Clemente's interior of wood, stone, and jewel like lighting surrounds you in comfort and warmth. A South Orange County Favorite. Enjoy our Patio all year round.
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