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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%
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“cheese plate” (19 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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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 December 2016 via mobile

Just had mimosas and shared the breakfast skillet with my husband. I'm a foodie; he is picky, like an 8 year old. We both loved it! Breakfast is available 'til 3 on Sundays - perfect for a stop after the farmers' market! Food is ALWAYS...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

yesterday I had the pleasure of enjoying Avocado toast and Latte at this charming location. They have an extensive wine bar; cheese bar and food menu; breakfast; French press coffee; charcuterie; soup; comfort food: basically something for every taste. The patio is small and lovely;...More

Thank Specialkoc
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a bottle of wine w a cheese and meat platter our first evening in San Clemente. Wonderful wine and a very tasty cheese/meat platter. Was very fun casual place with a pianist performing that evening.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good happy hour. The house Pinot is great. Beers on tap as well. Try the burger. Great every time. Live music starts at 7:00 pm. Can get loud later in the evening.

Thank amberh705
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for a couple of years now. I always have a nice time. Great wine section and the food is always great. I love the cheese trays here, about the best selection of any place I have gone to! I try to...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent "ecstatic hour" food and wine on a Friday night. Busy place, so get here around 5 to get a table. It's first come first serve. Particular specialties are the cheese plate and sweet potato fries. Great for small groups, but too loud for five...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a very cool place any time of the day. I love to go there for my morning coffee. The sea salt cookie is an extra treat. Great place in the evening as well.

Thank IzzyBB
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If I lived in San Clemente, the Cellar would be my local hang out. But I don't live there and we were waiting to check in to our room, so we strolled up to Ave Del Mar and discovered this cozy little eatery/wine/cheese shop for...More

Thank KathyP21842
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I call this San Clemente's Hidden Treasure. Great Menu! Great food& so fresh!! I am in love with their cheese platters. Wine Flights are great. Breakfast• Lunch•& Dinner are all wonderful here!! Servers are really good& are attentive. You can not go wrong here. If...More

Thank Foody07
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small, but great, knowledgable servers, nice small plates and limited entree menu. Really nice wines and beers. Great local hangout. I highly recommend the grilled peach and burrata salad.

Thank Karen M
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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, Romantic, Bar Scene
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
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Cheese shop, wine bar, small plates, live music
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