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Mama Cimino's Surfside Pizzeria

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216 Avenida Vaquero, San Clemente, CA 92672-3602
+1 949-498-3400
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Phoenix
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

While in town for the Labor Day weekend, we were at the beach at Dana Point with some friends and their kids. Everyone wanted pizza and we found this place on TA. We ended up ordering this 30" pizza they have. It was way too much food as it has 30 slices but the kids loved it. We also got... More 

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Thank RJ O
Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This place is less than a mile from my house, seems to have gone through several owners over the decades. I tried it tonight, turns out there are new owners and the pizza was very good. Service was friendly and it appears to be family run. Great to have something good this close to home

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Thank Mark M
San Clemente, California, United States
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

I went here as an afterthought since it was next to the liquor store . When I walked in I could tell it had changed for the better , it was clean and had a new menu. The tables had glass on them and it seemed much friendlier. I pleasant young man took my order an a couple of minutes... More 

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Thank Kelly C
California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

We went here as a last minute decision the night before our friends wedding. It doesn't look like much from the road but their pizza is some of the best I've had in California. Service was great, they let us bring in our own wine, and their vegan pizza for two friends who can't eat cheese was delicious. Great little... More 

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Thank Triciammh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

It looks like just another little unassuming pizza place but is so much more than that. The service was efficient & friendly and the pizza was delicious! 1 of the best gluten free bases I've ever had. Was also impressed with the torn fresh basil on the margarita. Yum!

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Thank jodestar79
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2013

Pizza tasted like cardboard. Had a coupon and the cashier told me " Oh, you're one of those people". Our dine in order came in a to go pizza box. Restaurant had no ice, and he had to run to the liquor store to get some.

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capo beach. ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2011

We have been ordering pizza from Surfside for years. Usually get XL pizza & salad delivered about 1-2 times per month. Pros: Tasty, quick, inexpensive, (thin) pizza with delicious cheese, generous toppings and just-right amount of tomato sauce. Large house salad is good deal for what you get as well. Accept expired coupons! Cons: Don't deliver every night, sometimes inconsistent... More 

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Thank capoheaven
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2011

Best pizza in San clemente! Fast and friendly service I'd definitely come back for sure!

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Thank CLE27
ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2009

Stopped in for a quick pizza and pitcher of beer. The owner was really friendly and brought me the best pizza I've had this year. Amazing sauce. right by the beach too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$36
Cuisine
Pizza, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Avenida Vaquero, San Clemente, CA 92672-3602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-3400
Description
Pizzeria. Casual indoor and outdoor dining. Carry out and delivery. Classic and gourmet pizzas. Deep dish and stuffed crust pizzas. Slices, appetizers, wings, salads, sandwiches, calzones, stromboli, cheesecake and cannoli.

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