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The Cellar

$$ - $$$American, ,
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
+1 949-492-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (24 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Cellar is a fun Sunday late afternoon place ro wind down the weekend. I also go for happy hour during tbe week. They offer a good assortment of cheese and you can create a tray of your favorites. It's a nice relaxed atmosphere. Great...More

Thank tssca2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We eat here frequently and have never been disappointed. Fun atmosphere, always busy and great food. Be sure to try the cheese platter! great wine selection too.

Thank backgammon65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to The Cellar in San Clemente to meet friends for wine and dinner. Enjoyed a nice evening with a variety of reasonably priced wines-by-the-glass. The cheese plate was tasty (if somewhat restrained in volume), and the other appetizers that we tried were all good....More

Thank mjd496
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Great service and helpful waiters who know their wine. Reasonable prices We did not eat there by but the food looked and smell great. Tables, wine bar, cheeze bar and comfy chairs and couches were in the restaurant. Highly recommended

Thank waimea2vail_12
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I had the fried chicken on brioche and it was honestly the most delicious and decadent chicken burger EVER. The wine selection is awesome and the service friendly with an attitude. My fiancé ordered the burger on a gluten-free bun, which was served on a...More

Thank Yoganista
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well...what can I say? I met a wonderful woman online and made The Cellar the venue to do our first 'Meet and Greet'. The atmosphere was great as we dined on the patio where we enjoyed appetizers, wine, and of course the great company. We...More

Thank jhammo
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Unique place to bring out of town family and friends. Love the cheese and meat trays, mac and cheese, sooo 😋 yummy. Great happy hour menu.

Thank casey2001338
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We love the relaxed vibe at this bar/restaurant/night spot/cheese shop. Live music! Wonderful Sunday wine bottle specials. Yummy, foodie but actually appealing, small plates during happy hour. Sirloin tips were the best.

Thank NLV-E
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Friends recommended this place and now we know why. Amazingly, it feels like a new restaurant "concept." Cheese trays come from the front and are artfully arranged, beautifully presented and thoughtfully explained. Wine list is interesting and varied. Food is freshly prepared and excellent. Mid-way...More

Thank SPINDOCDENVER
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ordered several dishes and drinks from the happy hour menu as well as a regular entree. Enjoyed them all, but can't say we were blown away by any except the Sidewinder Fries. Yum! Service was friendly and, even though it was busy, we easily found...More

Thank EmBentley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3663
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Description
Cheese shop, wine bar, small plates, live music
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