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Beach Garden Cafe - CLOSED

618 1/2 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5369
+1 949-498-8145
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
26 Feb 2016
“Friendly, Small Town Cafe in a Beautiful Setting”
21 Feb 2016
“WOW - should have come here sooner!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
618 1/2 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5369
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Reviewed 27 February 2016

If you're looking for that small-town ambiance with an amazing view, this little cafe is wonderful. I've visited three times and each time the service has been friendly and fast. The food is traditional cafe fare but very good. My fiance and I will wait...More

Thank TravelJunkie2579
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Loved the beach atmosphere. Ladies that owned the restaurant were extremely friendly and helpful. Food was DELISH! Little hole in the wall with homemade items!

1  Thank ColoradoFlyGirl
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

I've eaten at this great cafe a number of times on visits to San Clemente... always look forward to it for the location so near the pier/ocean, the very friendly staff, excellent food, generous portions and good prices. Though it's a tad cozy, it didn't...More

Thank donbvs
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This terrific cafe has been closed thanks to an intransigent building owner who refuses to allow replacement of the kitchen hood vent needed to replace the old one. We have been coming here for the past seventeen years and the location, ambiance, quality and friendliness...More

2  Thank Philcoa
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Love this cafe....great location, great prices, great staff.....unfortunately they are closing after 20 years due to loss of lease and new construction next door!!!

1  Thank Debbi Ramsey O
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A small place on the beach road, only 25 seats. The food is as good as breakfasts get, and the staff is very efficient and friendly. Delicious coffee. Only negative is they don't serve real maple syrup.

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Love this little place. Our favorite is to sit outside to see the beautiful ocean view and smell the the salt water. friendly staff and good home cooked food affordably priced.

Reviewed 30 June 2015

I ordered the tuna salad and also tried the clam chowder. The chowder was New England style, excellent, very thick and creamy. The tuna salad was a disappointment. The tuna was hardly seasoned and lacked interest and the lettuce was old. Overall, I would return...More

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 29 June 2015

After a late morning walk along the beach, my wife and I were hungry for something light. We grabbed an outside table at the Beach Garden Cafe, directly across the street to the entrance to the beach and the pier. The menu and friendly casual...More

Thank ljsamson
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and 12 day old daughter and I stopped here for lunch. This place is nothing fancy and has a dive diner feel. The fish and chips and chowder was great, with a good view of the beach and ocean. My wife did not...More

Thank Kalfgd
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 618 1/2 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672-5369
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-8145
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