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Nick's San Clemente

213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
+1 949-481-2200
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Sat by the open window on a warm breezy San Clemente afternoon. Food was great. Service was warm and helpful. All in all, it was a great addition to a great So Cal day.

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 4 May 2016

WAY OVER PRICED!!!! We were a party of three and we all walked away disappointed AND FELT RIPPED OFF!!. 2 of us ordered one of the specials of the day " fish and chips", 1 person ordered the other special of the day "blackened halibut...More

1  Thank ricstv
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food was just ok, but the deep fried deviled eggs were the bomb! My wife's steak sandwich was tough to say the least. My sea food was ok and the rest had steak, which was ok, but overall for what you got, I say that...More

Thank Marine-0311-Grunt
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We are local in San Clemente, Nick's is are go to restaurant all the time. With two very young boys its very hard to have a restaurant that is not just pizza and they would eat here.

Thank nadiaserna
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is a very nice restaurant on Del Mar. They open up the huge windows to the street when it is nice out. Gets a little loud, but it is a treat.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Although the prices have risen in the last year and the caesar salad is gone :( from the menu, Nicks is still one of the best and most fun restaurants in San Clemente. A bonus is to bring your own bottle of wine and there...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

They have great food, great ambiance & I've always had great service in the middle of the menu they have a trio that you can order. Perfect size meal & a good price. Would highly recommend

Thank maureen r
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The atmosphere is nice, a little loud, but good. The food was a little expensive for the quality and taste. Food was not bad, just average. We would visit again.

Thank Taggarts
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great atmosphere and food. Love the chicken pot pie. Always very friendly waiters. Also enjoy Nicks North for Mexican food and the large fireplace.

Thank nussund
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We came across Nick's whilst out walking around San Clemente with the kids and decided to pop in and book a table for later on that evening. We returned at 8pm and were seated straight away. The restaurant was bustling, busy in a nice way...More

Thank Mandp40
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Nearby Attractions
San Clemente Pier
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.81 km away
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1.24 km away
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.62 km away
San Clemente North Beach
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
where to park???
12 May 2017|
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Response from Hchan777 | Reviewed this property |
They have their own parking lot right behind them and there is also free street parking as well as several city parking lots.
what about parking?????
12 May 2017|
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Response from Patricia L | Reviewed this property |
Free street parking.
Do they have Sunday brunch?
25 November 2016|
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Response from NickCo_Hospitality | Property representative |
We have breakfast until 12:30. Technically not a "brunch".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672-4006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-481-2200
  • E-mail
Great food, and warm hospitality. Whether you are looking for a fireside cocktail or a dinner with friends, our carefully chosen menu of sandwiches, steaks, salads, seafood, and handcrafted beverages has a variety of choices to satisfy any appetite. Designed with thoughtful detail, Nick's San Clemente's interior of wood, stone, and jewel like lighting surrounds you in comfort and warmth. A South Orange County Favorite. Enjoy our Patio all year round.
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