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Cafe Rae

1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
+1 949-492-8480
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We visited for a late lunch, they are open for breakfast and lunch only. The menu is varied and interesting. We went for brisket burrito, cafe Rae salad and some chocolate chip pancakes. The serving sizes are best described as 'generous'. The salad was really...More

Thank Faith_and_Me
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Chef Terry gives Huevos Rancheros a different take. Can't describe it, so you've got to try it yourself. Terry also offers different takes on pancakes, omelets, and other breakfast dishes. Several specials daily, good lunch menu, soups. Small and quaint, a true gem in San...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 9 February 2018

What a neat place, both in appearance and food. Sort of a throwback to the '60s, with tie-dyed shirts and other items on sale, an colorful decor. The chef-owner knows what he's doing; my soup and half-sandwich lunch special was an excellent Thai-spiced bisque and...More

Thank bartr
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This is a charming little cafe that serves healthy generous portions! They serve breakfast & lunch. This is a unique cafe that also sells t shirts. The colors are beautiful. Employees are all very friendly. Our food was delicious., I will return next trip!

Thank cfulky
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This used to be one of my favorite hang outs for breakfast or lunch, not because of the food, but because of the atmosphere. NO MORE. They treated me abominably when I was last there and I won't be going again. I waited patiently for...More

1  Thank delaur
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Your arrival is greeted by the scent of growing flowers and herbs that are just outside the door. Cafe Rae is a small place, seating about 25. But it has a big heart which shows in it's bright colors, unique decoration, and an excellent chef...More

Thank TouristThruLife
Reviewed 28 December 2016

it was nice quaint place for breakfast with really nice servers! the only thing, i wish they had soy or almond milk for the coffee. but everything else is great.:)

Reviewed 15 December 2016

I looked up good breakfast places on our way to San Diego and found this little gem. Small with artsy vibe, the breakfast was to die for. I had the veggie omelet with smokey flavoured vegetables, the best potatoes and whole grain toast. Sounds like...More

Thank tmboc
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Fun little place to get some great food. Enjoyed the stuffed french toast stuffed with blueberries. Fast service not the best for parking.

Thank vam518
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here several times, just once for lunch. It is just a short walk from our house in San Clemente. It is small, but they use mirrors effectively to give a sense of greater space. The decor, with its bright colors really...More

Thank Johnkinder
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-8480
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