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701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4648
+1 949-498-6379
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Flagstaff
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This quant little cafe has wonderful food and exceptional service. All portions are large, couldn't finish our meal even with sharing

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Thank Charlene C
Apple Valley, United States
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Wonderful hamburgers, and their home made onion rings are super! Service is friendly and fast. Portions are big, and a wide variety of food is served.

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Thank Cheryl D
San Clemente, California, United States
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212 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

this place is a real meat grinder when they are busy they turn out breakfast and lunch means real fast the portions are huge and usually very good its a decent setting and sitting outside if the weather is nice can be fun. Breakfast is where this place really shines so give it a try but come hungry

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Thank Kelly C
San Clemente, California
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place will leave you stuffed and completely satisfied. Good service, quick chefs. Breakfast burritos are large. Stand up flat chef's grill with bar you can sit at. Art for sale off the walls.

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Thank bradsthompson
Billings, Montana
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love having breakfast in San Clemente at Sunrise! It's just a good, down home kind of place. Portions are large, so make it brunch!

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Thank Ladd & Heid... P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

We where referred by better breakfast owner they where closed, sunrise breakfasts, you won't be disappointed or hungry my husband had scrammbled eggs vegetable and biscuit and gravy, i had walnut pancakes yum, we shared everything and could not finish it all, coffee was good, staff .are very friendly, busy and very fast with coffee menus and once you order... More 

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Thank Marty C
San Clemente, California
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238 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

Sunrise has been around forever. New owners within the past 10 years but they own another SC restaurant Café Calypso. The food at sunrise is still as good as always and the coffee cant be beat. great place to grab a bite and sit on the sidewalk enjoying the fresh air.

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Thank Dooz85
Mission Viejo, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

The vibe, the food, the location all speak of how we live in California. Great place. So impressed with the story of the owner. The newspaper article on the wall is a must read when you go here.

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Thank rbcoast
CA, USA
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Always wondered what the crowd was about...... The food here is very good and very filling. My wife had a scrambled egg dish w/ biscuits and gravy (she took most of the eggs home-too much) and I had the basic hamburger w/ onion rings (no extra charge)..I ate the whole thing and it was GREAT! Lots of outside, dog friendly... More 

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Thank Marc L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

The best breakfasts in town. Great service, people, and food in a great beach town. I've been going here for over 20 years. Never disappoints.

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Thank Shelly B

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4648
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-6379

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