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Fisherman's Restaurant and Bar
Ranked #4 of 222 Restaurants in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and good food... A little pricey but the view of the ocean is so beautiful and relaxing

Thank Evelyn D
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Right on the pier and always busy. This is a very busy, cozy place that serves really fresh seafood as well as other items. I had the mesquite-grilled scallops and they were awesome. Large and cooked just right. The catch of the day was ono which the rest of my family ordered and it was also very good. They have an "early bird" dinner menu that includes soup or salad, warm bread, entrée with two sides and ice cream....a good deal for sure. Have been here several times and have never been disappointed in the food or the service. You do need to get there early or make a reservation because they are always packed!

Thank CharCzar366
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are in San Clemente we stop at the Fisherman’s Restaurant on the pier. The food and view never disappoint.

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Very big affair with no real time to enjoy the view or the atmosphere.
In, fed and out in less than an hour.

The meals were good but lacking in terms of imagination and final touch.

We had the impression that we were being fed rather than enjoying an evening meal.

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Thank Derek P
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Regarding Fisherman’s Restaurant, review
Sept 6, 2018 - Eight for dinner; we have been going to Fisherman's for about 35 years; we take guests here all the time sometimes monthly for several months in a row; we have never been disappointed except for this date: salmon not fully cooked, dessert plates dirty; food portions smaller than in the past; clam chowder had to be ordered in a bowel and not a cup and had to pay extra for their well-deserved reputation of a good clam chowder. Oh, and prices continue to increase. With increased prices, reduced quantity, under cooked salmon and no clam chowder cups for the dinner menu, we have decided to reduce our visits. I want to see portions come back to their original sizes; I want to see clean plates; I want food cooked properly; I want clam chowder in a cup included in the dinner menu as it had been for decades!

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