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Hapa J's

) #13 of 175 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” (37 reviews)
“kalua pork” (12 reviews)
“loco moco” (6 reviews)
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

The menu has many great options, and one of my favorites is the pulled pork quesadilla. Taco Tuesdays can get pretty crazy and I normally try to go another day for lunch or dinner. The Nachos is definitely a 'share' item, super loaded with great...More

Thank Nanci M
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Can't get to Hawaii this week?? Go here. Island style food and drink. This low key, spacious restaurant / bar is a go to for that fast comfort food. Nachos, fries burgers and a long list of other tasty plates "break da mouth bro". Always,...More

Thank cjsc
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

First of all the BEST our server was so on top of it and helpful and genuine let friendly. THANKS BETSY :)) The beef stir fry and that original sauce says this place doesn't open cans like Chili's seems to have gravitated toward. A real...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Well worth the trip. Family of five for late lunch, early dinner. Nachos with pulled pork. "HIGHLY recommend". Three orders of "Street tacos", 1 burger, and one order of chicken wings. To say we were amazed at the Nachos would be an understatement. Delicious. But,...More

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Service was fantastic. My daughter had the teriyaki burger and I had the best bleu cheese salad. The serving amounts were very generous. Location is great. Parking was not a problem. Seating is both bar area and open restaurant. It is a very casual restaurant....More

Thank ElmoSanDiego
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great eclectic food selection from the islands, even have Spam. Drinks are good. Very small desert menu. Went when it was busy on a Friday and it was loud. Very hard to hear. Service however was fast and kitchen was even faster. Great portions, go...More

Thank echo8kilo
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Great quality and portions. I have been here many times now and can make some suggestions based on my favorites and those of my family and friends. Though I assure you- you won't try anything and not like it. If with a group of 4...More

Thank MandyandShamus
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Had a family dinner here with 9 kids under age 10 and we fit right in. I grew up in Hawaii and ate a lot of plate lunches, poke and Kalua pork. This was a sad imitation, I would call it Hawaiian inspired at best....More

1  Thank Luvtosafari
Reviewed 28 June 2015

4 of us went there for dinner and drinks. The gravedigger drink was very good and a fair price. The Kalua pork nachos are HUGE, 4 of us loved them (pic attached). One of us got the garlic steak, sounded good but was just ok...More

Thank atlagunabeach
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This place needs to close before I have a heart attack or become an alcoholic because, clearly, I have no self-control. Kalua pig is one of my favorite styles of pork, and they pile it like a tractor dumped it on those amazing nachos. Plus,...More

Thank Deborah M
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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
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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