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Sonny's Pizza

429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
+1 949-498-2540
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (23 reviews)
“pasta” (36 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We sought something on our way from LA to Oceanside. This village is so much nicer than Oceanside! The food at Sonny’s was such a relief and best pizza we ate in ages (better than we’ve found thusfar in NYC...funny enough). Plenty of garlic on...More

Thank WietsTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a crowd, always a wait. Weekend nights can be painful waits. This restaurant started out basically a pizzeria. Sonny ran the kitchen and created the ultimate pizza. Gradually it upgraded the building and added a full Italian menu. Still a family owned and operated...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This place is busy! Sometimes a wait, especially in Tourist season. It is worth it, small, family owed, GREAT food. Be prepared the garlic is strong but good flavor. The Antipasta salad is made to be shared, and the creamy garlic dressing is awesome. The...More

Thank maliksam
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Perhaps one of the best pizzas in Orange County. Next time I'll try one of their other dishes. All smell and look great. I'll be back!

Thank Dwnptrl
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This place is one of my all time favorite places to eat . I have been eating here several times a year lately and twice a week when I lived here growing up. The pizza is amazing with a thin crispy crust and a slightly...More

Thank smassey1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

A total must do in San Clemente. Good is tasty and have a great variey. Portions are plentiful to share of take some home. Lemon chicken is a favorite of mine. You can buy mainara to take home.

Thank bodybasics2
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My daughter and I happened on this place while looking for a restaurant to have lunch in San Clemente. It has a convenient little parking lot at the side of the restaurant. We shared a veggie pizza and they were happy to leave the cheese...More

Thank anon03
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We celebrated my sister's birthday last Sunday at Sonny's, her favorite restaurant. I had been there before, and had some good dishes. Although I would not rate the food as excellent, it was very tasty, even though my lasagna was burned a little on the...More

Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Sonny's is one of our favorites in San Clemente. On weekends expect a wait in the evening. The heaters on the patio feel great on a cool evening. My favorite dish is stuffed shells. They never disappoint. The inside is crowed with tables very close...More

Thank tssca2
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

BEST RESTAURANT in town. Family owned and has a awesome veggie lasagna to die for !!!!! But you have to leave room to try the mud pie for dessert. It's awesome but very large !

Thank Pitbull168
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-2540
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