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2319 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3256
+1 949-498-0684
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07:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 14:30
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Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On a business trip from San Diego to Anaheim, looking for a good place for breakfast. Obviously went based on Trip Advisor reviews and they didn't disappoint. Friendliest staff with great food and huge portions.

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Thank Lisa M
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is delicious. The coffee and omellete are to die for. The service was great. My wife were treated with a lot of respect and attended well the entire time. Is a must breakfast place if you are in Dana Point.

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Thank lakrrs24
Huntington Beach,CA
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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in for breakfast after our stay San Onofre Marine Base Campground. Mid Week and Sugar Shack was not busy. We ordered Eggs with Hash Browns and Biscuits w/ Gravy. Good coffee also. The eggs and hash browns were pretty standard. The Biscuits and Gravy were over the top good. Biscuits were homemade and sooooo light.... More 

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Thank Rondo
Laguna Niguel, California
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

New to the area and trying different locations. Glad we stopped the folks were nice. Our coffee cups did not get half empty before the were refilled. The cinnamon roll was one of the better ones we have had and the huvoes rancheros were nice. The prices were very good. I am sure we will go back.

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Thank Bob L
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730 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Large portions and great choices. Very busy on prime weekend breakfasts. Outstanding service and well worth a visit.

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Thank yogiacomo
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 2 September 2016

We usually come to the Sugar Shack for breakfast with a coupon to make it affordable. The ham served with the ham and eggs is outstanding—it makes the meal. Too often ham has a formaldehyde taste—not at the sugar shack. Lunches are just OK and the other breakfast items are serviceable but nothing special. Come for the ham it is... More 

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Thank Lighthouse2006
San Francisco, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Rose's is a special local family run restaurant that does extra touches to the meals. Loved the ambiance and exceptionally friendly and attentive service. Had breakfast here. My wife had the Salmon Benedict (extra touch of crispy "flash cooked" spinach). I had their C'Dragon - eggs, sausage, and waffle (extra touch was the "waffle" was actually 4 mini-waffles (Belgium style)).... More 

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Thank RaimerT13
Phoenix, Arizona
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

So sometimes you go to a place and you have such a great breakfast that you want to give it five stars, you NEED to give it five stars even though you know it was because you just had a great server who was in a great mood and took great care of you. I can only hopw you get... More 

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Thank parrottheaded
Orange County, California
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Rose’s Sugar Shack is one of my favorite breakfast spots in San Clemente. Nothing fancy, family friendly and good food. If you get there early enough, you have to try the homemade cinnamon rolls. Extra love and fresh ingredients make them the best in the West! On our recent visit I had scrambled eggs, bacon, fresh fruit and an English... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

A simply wonderful place with delicious food and excellent service! Comfortable, cozy, yummy and fun. Can't wait go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2319 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3256
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-0684

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