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Hapa J's

) #12 of 171 Restaurants in San Clemente $$ - $$$ American, ,
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
+1 949-276-6657
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (35 reviews)
“kalua pork” (12 reviews)
“loco moco” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I tried this place from a recommendation and after living in Hawaii for 3 years I got to love the food there. I tried the Luau plate and it was phenomenal just like the food on the island. I was very surprised and would recommend...More

Thank Jdharris717
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Took the whole family and had another family meet us there too. We love Hapa J's. Food and drinks are always great! We love that it is loud in there so my kids don't distract other patrons. Great place to take the whole family and...More

Thank Lacey L
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Went for Taco Tuesday. Nachos huge, good appetizer for 4 or big meal for one. Tacos all Hawaiian flavored. Don't expect Mexican usuals. Atmosphere is basic and noisy but fun.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Their nachos are killer!! Enough to feed 4 hungry adults. We love this place and cannot find any nachos like this and we have been all over the United States. We will definitely be back again. We recommend this to everyone!! Soo good and very...More

Thank amber c
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My husband and friends love this place, and now I love it. They have a wide variety of food and drinks for a good price. The wait staff is friendly and the atmosphere is really chill.

Thank Julesrulles
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I was warned that this was very large, but geez oh Pete it's enough for probably 6 hungry adults. I got it with the pork added,which was delish. I just felt guilty wasting so much food.

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Must try - delicious flavorful food reflective of the Islands. Relaxed atmosphere, great service, great for family dining

Thank ppajer2017
Reviewed 23 February 2017

had a wonderful dinner! Was looking at the items coming out to other tables. We ended up having Poke Bowls. Must have been a half pound of Tuna, scoop of brown rice, scoop of macaroni salad, seaweed salad, and green salad. It was just amazing!...More

Thank kathleens924
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a round trip from SD to LA. We love mix plate style restaurants and frequent them while in Hawaii. As such we have had a chance to try many. I rank this high on my list as it has an extensive...More

Thank agg2011
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This local spot has great Hawaiian food and customer service to match. We are always happy to recommend it to all the visitors to our retail store "HeavyTshirts" and have heard good reviews from them as well. We go here as often as possible for...More

Thank MDurkee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-6657
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