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1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
+1 949-492-8480
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06:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon 06:00 - 15:00
Wed - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Palm Springs, California
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun little place to get some great food. Enjoyed the stuffed french toast stuffed with blueberries. Fast service not the best for parking.

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Thank vam518
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten breakfast here several times, just once for lunch. It is just a short walk from our house in San Clemente. It is small, but they use mirrors effectively to give a sense of greater space. The decor, with its bright colors really perks you up in the morning. The first thing you notice when the food arrives... More 

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Thank Johnkinder
San Clemente, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and great service. We come here for breakfast and lunch often. Prices are very reasonable.

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Thank Myrna B
San Clemente, California
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123 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

A nice cafe that has delicious home made soups which I usually get with a half a sandwich. Not cheap but good quality ingredients. Not much privacy but there is enough room so you do not feel claustrophobic. Have not tried the breakfast but it sounds good from the menu.

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Thank Lighthouse2006
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

A very small health food style cafe. We were generally pleased with the food, my wife a bit more than I was. Caution:The entrance does not seem very condusive for a person in a whellchair or crutches to enter or exit easily.

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Thank USC_Trojan_Fan_90275
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Awesome food great service! I had the chicken taco salad and the guacamole was fantastic. I would have liked more chicken but it was still awesome!! Great place! Thanks trip advisor!

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Thank Julie D
San Clemente, California
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I am a big fan of the Huevos Rancheros - unique and very healthy for a diabetic. The owner, Terry, offers a good selection of unique choices, some developed while he was a road chef for rock & roll tours. And he always plays some great music.

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Thank Bob B
Harbert, Michigan
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This place has an amazing variety of dishes. Nothing standard, all have slight creative twist. The Rastafarian decor and soundtrack gives the impression that it is a mid-range Jamaican place. No ting is further from de troot, mon. Go. Now. You'll be back for more.

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Thank zippy521
Southern California
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

I reviewed this place on Yelp as well. We ate breakfast here, and it was fantastic. I recommend sharing like we did, an omelet with a plate-covering delicious strawberry pancake.

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Thank daposton222
Highland, California
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183 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Saw the reviews and had to check it out for breakfast. Very quirky and no complaints. It is very small and popular with the locals. I don't think you can go wrong with anything you order here.

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Thank somrtravl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 N El Camino Real, Ste D, San Clemente, CA 92672-5910
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-8480

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