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Carbonara Trattoria

111 Avenida Del Mar Ste B, San Clemente, CA 92672-4001
+1 949-366-1040
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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111 Avenida Del Mar Ste B, San Clemente, CA 92672-4001
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

This has to be the best Italian Restaurant with in 50 miles of San Clemente. It is warm and friendly. The service is spot on and the prices are very fair. My wife ordered the Veal Parmigiana and I ordered the Fruits De Mer in...More

Thank 4happyfeet
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Went there for dinner & it was not busy. Had to wait a few minutes though since they had no hostess. Noticed new menus but waitress said they were temporary & they still had eggplant Parmesan (which I normally get but wasn't on this menu)....More

Thank SupSoCal
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

This used to be a favorite when we visited. They have completely lost concept of good restaurant. Service is terrible, don't pour water, dirty silverware, no salt & pepper, s-l-o-w. Service. Italian restaurant that does not have Ravoli and other main Italian dishes? They act...More

Thank 87vette
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants and could always count on a delicious meal served by attentive staff. Ownership has changed and so has everything else. The delicious ravioli was no longer offered. Salad was an add on. The food was not...More

Thank Zoofreak12
Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

An annual holiday tradition, at Christmas time, with the best gal pal in all the world! Always a good time, with good food, and the best of friends. Luckily, managed to get to Carbonara's early enough to enjoy happy hour drink specials with our meals,...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed December 9, 2016

Good Bye forever Carbonara! What a disaster indeed! Pasta served in cold plates. A TV dinner has more taste than this dishes. My Vongole (linguini with clam sauce) was cold, dry and salty. My hubby's lasagna was cold and dry. Service was terrible as we...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed November 16, 2016

I always plan to have dinner at Carbonara. All of their food offerings are excellent. Please leave room for the chocolate mousse dessert.

Thank laketbird
Reviewed October 21, 2016

We love this restaurant! Great food, view, awesome customer service! Intimate setting. We came for our Anniversary and our server gave us a free dessert. How special was that!

Thank Elisa L
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Was part of a wedding party & had the rehearsal dinner there. It's a very small place so they arranged to have us outside in the courtyard. We had to wait until evening because they share the outside area with other shops and vendors. It...More

Thank Gail G
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Although we have lived within walked no distance of this restaurant for a couple of years, we had never tried it until last week when we decided to give lunch a shot. We shared a lasagne and a strawberry and cantaloupe salad. Both were great...More

Thank wagr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Avenida Del Mar Ste B, San Clemente, CA 92672-4001
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-366-1040
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