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Mr Pete's Burgers

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420 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4165
+1 949-366-8323
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

This is an old school burger joint and has a cool nostalgic feel to it. It's a bit run-down, but that adds to its authentic no-frills charm! I had a Mr Pete's burger that had Pastrami on it...sooo good! My son had a regular cheeseburger and he liked it a lot . If you want a down and dirty burger,... More 

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Murrieta, California
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154 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Mr Pete's for coffee and a cheap lunch and it was cheap. The place was kind of sketchy but the food was great and fresh. The service was exceptional!!!

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Thank Alexandra T
CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

It is what it is..its quick casual drive thru and its pretty damn decent! Good burgers, great fries and it has a drive thru. hard to find in town other than fast food.

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Thank BriA143
San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

I usually go to Mr. Pete's for the Chili but my wife and I stopped in for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised. The All American for $6.25 is a real bargain. Three eggs, 4 rashers of bacon or three good sized link sausages, hash browns, and your choice of toast. The eggs were fresh everything was cooked to our specifications.... More 

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Thank Lighthouse2006
CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Like fries with that burger?? Yes--they are the best. They have been cooking burgers and fries, making milk shakes and a list of many other burger restaurant items to tempt you. Everything is cooked from scratch..Lots of seating indoors and out. Lots of parking .A go to whenever I crave a burger.

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Thank cjsc
Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Loved the food and perfectly priced! This is the first time that I have ever tried a chorizo burger and theirs did not disappoint. The store manager was really friendly too!

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Thank reed0928
Dallas, Texas
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped on the way from LAX to Carlsbad for a late breakfast. The chorizo and huevo burrito was great as well as huge. The fried zucchini sticks were so good we stopped 5 days later on the way back for more. Large food selection and pleasant staff. Well worth a visit.

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Billings, Montana
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21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We only tried Mr Pete's once. The burgers were ok. We are big In and Out eaters so we would rather drive 30 minutes then eat here again.

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Thank KCfromMT
Central Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Loved the choices and I could try a differently topped burger every time I go. The fries (which I could only manage to eat half of because the portion is so huge) were crispy and hot. Great place!

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

We stopped here after driving from Las Vegas. It was the only thing open on a Wednesday night......so glad we did! The burgers were AWESOME! The onion rings tasted good but were actually too crunchy. I know, weird but true. Kinda hurt my mouth. I would definitely stop by again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4165
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-366-8323

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