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The Cellar

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156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
+1 949-492-3663
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (20 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
Bar, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Friendly service and really good food. The atmosphere is delightful. The menu is interesting and diverse. The food is good. The soup of the day was amazing. I suggest sharing a salad since the salads are large and sharing will allow you to try another...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christine L
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Our first visit, went with friends that were regulars. Totally enjoyed the house wines and cheese platters. Shared an excellent burger.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I probably go to The Cellar at least once a week if I'm in town. If I have company, they always want to go daily! Laid back, great wine list, awesome cheese plates!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kerry7259
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We stopped at the Cellar bar/restaurant for lunch based on a tip our daughter received from a friend. The tip was good as this is a cool place for a cozy, comfortable meal. I enjoyed the Cubano sandwich and wife and daughter split a big...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shinbun
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Love the happy hour at the cellar! They have a great selection of wines and an awesome cheese plate!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This was our first time at The Cellar. We had a great meal, great service and an overall fantastic experience. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DebbieBorst1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have not had a bad dish here. If you can get here in time for happy hour, you can get some great deals, and try some different dishes. This place does tend to get crowded, and it is seat yourself, so be prepared to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jdyan1
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Great wine selection, live music. Amazing food and really nice staff. Completely packed on a Friday night. Would definitely go again!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank S0lveigM
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Went early in the afternoon on a hot hot day. The restaurant is very dark - which I usually like. They had a great Happy Hour menu. Service was good, and the food was great. But there was no air conditioning - common in San...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is tiny place that has a decent selection of wine and a surprisingly good selection of beer for a wine bar. The food is very good. I love the lamb. Sometimes they have a piano player. The biggest problem with this place is it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank markd6749
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3663
  • E-mail
Cheese shop, wine bar, small plates, live music
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