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Selma's Chicago Pizzeria

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218 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
+1 949-276-2828
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Dana Point, California
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I occasionally really enjoy a really good deep dish pizza with its layers and layers of sauce, toppings and cheese. Sadly, Selma's so-called Chicago deep dish is not at all authentic. It's just very thick dough with a very light layer of sauce, few toppings and cheese. The usual spices in a sauce are missing. The side salads are tasty... More 

Thank Tom M
Belton, Texas
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to order some deep dish pizza to take home and enjoy sunset on the deck. Some of the best pizza I have ever had. Quick service with friendly staff. The pizza is thick, full of cheeses and loaded with toppings. A few pieces and you are definitely full. Would certainly make it a stop if in the area.

Thank trouthook69
San Clemente, California, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a fun place to have lunch. I like to eat on the patio so I can watch people go by. It is a very friendly and relaxing place.

Thank Mary C
San Clemente, California
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I love Selma's. I think it is sometimes overlooked but they have a great and diverse menu and really good prices. The servers are always friendly, and the Chicago Style deep dish pizza is divine!

Thank Judy B
Laguna, CA
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Husband and I came here for lunch on a Saturday and it was pretty much deserted. We decided to sit in the front patio where there was one other party. Waiter greeted us promptly and got our water for us and we asked him to give a few minutes with the menu. He did not come back in a few... More 

Thank likesc0mf0rt
Foothill Ranch,Ca
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

They advertise as Chicago Pizza but it really isn't Their service is slow and they aren't really organized I came there and put my name in and they told me 15 minutes Another couple came in after me so for some reason they seated them first When I questioned them they had no answer as to why so I promptly... More 

Thank canadiangonebad102
San Clemente, California, United States
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited with family from out of town - pizza and beverages - very tasty and it was packed. Had a deep dish style with mushrooms, black olives, ham and onions.

Thank Mark S
Phoenix, AZ
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in Monday evening for an early dinner. The fried cheese appetizer was ok. My wife enjoyed the italian sub sandwich, and I had the basil chicken pesto (which was ok). Our server was very friendly and helpful. With two drinks our bill came to ~$45. Not bad value for the money. In hind sight, we... More 

Thank Arizona_RoadRunner
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Go to Selma's for a good meal from lunch until dinner. Good Happy Hour menu too. Their lunch special is a good value and great. Sit outside on their patio.

Thank davidfQ9022LO
Renfrew, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We happened in here on our final night in San Clemente, and were very pleasantly surprised. The guy playing guitar was very good and not so loud as to prevent dinner conversation. All four of us LOVED our food, and our server even had the chef whip up some cocktail sauce, which they don't normally serve. The server went waaay... More 

Thank pjg612

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-2828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?