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Los Patios Restaurant

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111 W Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672-4763
+1 949-631-1017
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Reidsville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

WOW! Carlos was a great waiter; the Marquita was tasty and the atmosphere was neat. The only problem with the place was making a decision on what to get to eat; lots of choices and lots of food on each. My Spinach burrito became 2 with rice and beans...a Giant duo of food. Hubby's was the same...big and a lot... More 

Thank Robin S
San Clemente, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Los Patios has been a long time favorite of my family. We love the atmosphere, the friendly service, and of course the food. Carlos, the owner, is always around, and the servers are kind and attentive. We have come here as a couple, with our entire extended family, and with our newborn and they have always made accommodations. I will... More 

Thank Spencer H
San Clemente, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I hate to make it sound as good as it is because I do not want it overcrowded as some of the other good Mexican restaurants in San Clemente are. But to be honest with you this is our favorite Mexican restaurant in town. As I mentioned in the title the Rellanos del Mar are to die for. They are... More 

Thank Steve J
San Clemente, California
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131 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a rather pricey Mexican Restaurant that is not a comfortable dining experience. The indoor table that we chose is next to where the owner hangs out and plays with his computer that emits sounds. We guess he is playing a game but it is annoying to us. Two visits and he did the same both times. Food is... More 

Thank Lighthouse2006
Aliso Viejo, California
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105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We have visited Los Patios twice now and both times, the food was fantastic. The salsa and chips are good, a little heat to the salsa. The menu has all the standards and quite a few house specialties that are a little more creative. Being near the beach they also have a good variety of seafood dishes. The ceviche is... More 

Thank Roadtrp23
Laguna Beach, California
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230 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We evaluate a Mexican Restaurant by the salsa and we were right! It was average. Excellent service, cute and quaint with just OK Mexican food. Needs spice! Good margaritas and large menu selection. Parking at their lot. Happy hour available.

Thank Kelly R
Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 December 2015

My husband and I went for lunch on a Saturday. We were concerned at first because the restaurant was almost empty at noon. It started filling up shortly afterwards. I had a fish taco and a carnitas taco. The fish taco was great! The carnitas taco was large but had little flavor. My husband had seafood enchilidas. They were quite... More 

Thank LABeyer
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This place was a bit of the beaten path alright! Food was excellent, service was phenomenal. We both had soups (sopas) my wife had Posole, I had Caldo de Pollo(chicken soup) Servings were humongous, chips where freshly made, everything was great! I had read reviews with horror stories about them not accepting the Groupon voucher, (NOT TRUE) Everything was the... More 

Thank junebugulas
Laguna Niguel, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We visited with a group of 6 on a Tuesday night. they have a taco Tuesday promotion, so it was pretty busy. We waited about 10 minutes for a table. I had the chicken enchiladas with mole sauce. The sauce was excellent. It was a good consistency with just the right amount of chocolate flavor and spiciness. I loved that... More 

Thank Jim F
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great service. Very attentive waiter. A place with good food with good prices. Margaritas hit the spot on a hot summer day!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Avenida Palizada, San Clemente, CA 92672-4763
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-631-1017

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