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La Siesta Restaurant

) #18 of 175 Restaurants in San Clemente €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin
920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
+1 949-498-3094
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“carnitas” (12 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:30All hours
Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is nothing special but their food is very good and reasonably priced. It is easier to get a table for lunch as dinner usually is a bit of a wait. The place is vey casual and good for quick meal. It is not...More

Thank sace101
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I moved out of San Clemente about a year ago and missed La Siesta. I went back this past weekend and it was not a good experience. First the service was terrible. The new waitress screwed up or forgot our orders several times and never...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

So many people who live in San Clemente just LOVE La Siesta. I don't happen to be included in that group. I'll get right to it: - TACO SHELLS (if you order hard shells) are not cooked on premises. They are the same as you...More

1  Thank redgreen13
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Took my mom to San Clemente for a overnight trip for Mothers Day. We saw this restaurant as we were coming into the city and thought we would stop and have lunch. It was delightful and fun. Everyone in the restaurant (every table filled and...More

Thank Sherri B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican Food excellent take out available. Local favorite with excellent Mexican gourmet food. Great value for family dinners eat in or take out . Family favorite for many years good for all ages.

Thank Mary Jo C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner at 5:00 on a Saturday night. We got the last available spot in the parking lot. We were seated in a booth immediately. The service was prompt. The chips, pico de gallo and salsa were delicious. The shredded beef tacos...More

Thank WorldTraveler422
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My wife travels all around Orange County for work and finds these hidden gems. She brought me here for a date & we we're impressed. The food, drinks, & service was excellent!!!! Will be going back soon

Thank prosailortim
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food is alway's good here but sometimes the wait can be very long and it is always quite noisy. If it is good food you are looking for then this is the place but if you are looking for a quiet meal and conversation...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice during this week and got real top class enchiladas, fajitas etc. incl. great cadilac margaritas. Highliy recommendable not only for their great dishes but also great service.

Thank Steen123456789
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Original and authentic mexican dishes - great fish tacos (grilled or fried). Chunky salsa made fresh and warm chips. This is a local favorite - a bit off the most congested area of downtown, but it still gets pretty crowded. Terrific reasonably priced mexican food...More

1  Thank Todd N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-3094
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