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Italian Cravings

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105 S Ola Vis, San Clemente, CA 92672-4038
+1 949-492-2777
11:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This restaurant is not real Italian in any sense of the term. I hate to give a restaurant a bad or even mediocre review but that is the fate of Italian Cravings. I doubt there is an Italian in the house. So, I apologize to all involved but this would not be my recommendation for Italian food in San Clemente.

Thank Robert M
Palm Springs, California
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Best calzone in Southern California. If you are looking for authentic Italian food definitely need to come here.

Thank vam518
San Clemente, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Small restaurant right off the main drag in San Clemente (Del Mar). It's very rarely overly crowded so it's easy to get in. The food is wonderful and they will accommodate special requests. It's casual enough that you will be comfortable bringing your kids. They also deliver which is a plus! Check them out!

Thank Shari G
San Clemente, California
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good Italian family restaurant, portions are large. I love the spaghetti and meatballs. Street parking but their are local parking lots near by.

Thank Lee192672
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great pizza at a reasonable price. Nice little outdoor patio. I wish we had sampled more of the menu, but I can recommend the pizza!

Thank Diane W
Avon Lake, Ohio
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were on way from LEGOLAND to LAX airport hotel and stopped in San Clemente to have dinner with grandparents and parents and children ages 4 and 6. We were able to find a parking spot and just walked in. We were tired and hungry and it was over the 4th of July week. At about 7pm there was not... More 

Thank sharimathisen
United Kingdom
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772 reviews
571 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were staying in a local hotel and had headed back there and wanted a delivery. I signed up to GrubHub and ordered a pizza from Italian Cravings. It was delivered in around 40 mins and was very enjoyable.

Thank UkSil
Laguna Beach, California
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391 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I just happened to stumble on this restaurant and decided to try it. I was pleasantly surprised. The service was great and a great menu. I ordered the personal calzone which was enough for 2 people. It was great

Thank Ed P
San Clemente, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

IC is a great spot. Once again, a local spot that specializes in Italian basics, served with attention to detail, and great base flavors. This isn't a five star restaurant, this is a local spot that serves up really solid Italian flavors, with no lack of herbs and really good flavors. I hit this spot about once a quarter, and... More 

Thank slvr68
San Clemente, California
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Love the location and that they will deliver. (few options for this in town) - great calzones and pasta dishes.

Thank Karen W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S Ola Vis, San Clemente, CA 92672-4038
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-2777

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