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The Cellar

$$ - $$$, , American
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
+1 949-492-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (20 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Wine Bar, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Our first visit, went with friends that were regulars. Totally enjoyed the house wines and cheese platters. Shared an excellent burger.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I probably go to The Cellar at least once a week if I'm in town. If I have company, they always want to go daily! Laid back, great wine list, awesome cheese plates!

Thank kerry7259
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We stopped at the Cellar bar/restaurant for lunch based on a tip our daughter received from a friend. The tip was good as this is a cool place for a cozy, comfortable meal. I enjoyed the Cubano sandwich and wife and daughter split a big...More

Thank shinbun
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Love the happy hour at the cellar! They have a great selection of wines and an awesome cheese plate!

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This was our first time at The Cellar. We had a great meal, great service and an overall fantastic experience. Will definitely be going back.

Thank DebbieBorst1
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have not had a bad dish here. If you can get here in time for happy hour, you can get some great deals, and try some different dishes. This place does tend to get crowded, and it is seat yourself, so be prepared to...More

Thank jdyan1
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Great wine selection, live music. Amazing food and really nice staff. Completely packed on a Friday night. Would definitely go again!

Thank Solveig M
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Went early in the afternoon on a hot hot day. The restaurant is very dark - which I usually like. They had a great Happy Hour menu. Service was good, and the food was great. But there was no air conditioning - common in San...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is tiny place that has a decent selection of wine and a surprisingly good selection of beer for a wine bar. The food is very good. I love the lamb. Sometimes they have a piano player. The biggest problem with this place is it...More

Thank markd6749
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Had a lovely breakfast with friends. I would highly recommend the Works Toast, perfect amount of food and the combination is fantastic. Great little restaurant.

Thank Debbie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-3663
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Description
Cheese shop, wine bar, small plates, live music
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