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Mrk Public

1402 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4209
+1 949-441-7621
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“banh mi” (5 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1402 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4209
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This was our first time here. We were looking for a central meet-up spot for dinner with family from OC. The near freeway location is so easy, as is parking. You can see a nice view of the ocean from the parking lot and parts...More

Thank L1098MAmelaniem
Reviewed 1 April 2018

MRK Public's burgers are delicious. Make sure you have fries so you can dip them into the homemade ketchup. It is wonderful! Their salads are also excellent. MRK Public opens at 5:00pm during the week so don't go for lunch. However, it is worth going...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been to MRK a handful of times. The food is very good, there is a great variety of beers and the service is always great. My husband has no problem ordering since he eats meat and fish and always loves...More

Thank omlil
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Great place .... small menu but everything is cooked really well. The bahn mi in particular are excellent. The beers are typically all SoCal local brews and rotate regularly. We go once a week if not more

Thank D9912EQPeterB
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Just wanted to acknowledge that in my book this is till one of the best restaurants in San Clemente. Casual, the food was great, the service was great too. We love the french fries and their homemade ketchup. Had some vegetarian people with me and...More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We come to San Clemente from Italy, this is undoubtedly the best restaurant in town! The staff is very friendly, the food very good! Great lentil soup! Atmosphere top!

Thank Lorenaive
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Best Hamburger in town, and the thickest meat patty! They have an Onion relish and Aioli mayo on their house burger that is delicious. They just stopped serving lunch and we were disappointed but we go back for the dinner time experience. They have every...More

Thank ranae l
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We had the pork belly bahn mi and it was amazing, so fresh and really good value for the price. Fries and home made ketchup were a bonus. I'll definitely be coming back!!!

Thank Kristen46341
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The high-end, modestly priced food, wine and craft beer has attracted a huge fan base. Every age, every background was there last night when we stopped by for their incredible wings and a salad after a day outdoors. There were toddlers, teens, couples on a...More

Thank DiveSanClemente
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I go here a lot, and we all LOVE it! The Tuscan toast is super good, along with all of the other items on the menu. When you are done eating, definitely get the beignets with lemon cream. They are AMAZING! I...More

Thank Ethan J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1402 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4209
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-441-7621
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