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The Grill at Surfin Donuts

202 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4713
+1 949-492-8450
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“donuts” (33 reviews)
“burrito” (10 reviews)
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202 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4713
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

What prevents me from liking this place is the staff. The owner is not friendly and his staff follow suit. Just don't want to spend my money at a place where I feel they are doing me a favor by taking my order

Thank casey2001338
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Chicken tortilla soup is always delicious, you can tell it's homemade and with care. My husband usually orders the tuna melt or breakfast burrito. Personally I do a soup and sandwich. Have to share a donut and coffee for dessert.

Thank Neelia H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This little gem is on the corner of El Camino Real and it is easy to drive past it on your way to Baskin Robbins. But, stop here first. The place is very small and gets crowded on weekend mornings but so worth the wait...More

Thank BeachGirl021
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Acai fruit bowl with warm granola is a must. Once you get it turn west on Avienda Del Mar drive 5 minutes to a hidden oasis beach with early morning surfers and joggers.....paradise.

1  Thank DennisTerryJ
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My sister-in-law took us here for breakfast for which I am thankful. Small interior for this café and good outdoor seating. My wife had corn beef hash with eggs over the hash and potatoes. I had a burrito with eggs, potatoes and Louisiana Hot Links,...More

Thank bbqmaster69
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed a lot of great breakfasts, but this one satisfied the whole family the most. We started with 3 different massive breakfast burritos: 1 with eggs and potatoes, one with machacha beef and one with chorizo, eggs, and potatoes. They were all AMAZING!!!!!...More

1  Thank Icarl
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is really good. It is inexpensive, and you get tons of it for the money. The donuts are also delicious and flavorful. It is a great place for a quick breakfast.

1  Thank Ethan J
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Thus is a great pit stop leaving the hustle and bustle of LA in your rear view mirror. A quaint town by the sea. A great cafe and restaurant by the Pacific Highway 1, with ample parking at the back, rest room, smoking area and...More

Thank FirebirdG2
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to go on a Saturday Morning for Breakfast. Reasonable with great Breakfast Burritos that can actually feed two. The Acai Fruit Bowl is terrific. The coffee is good too.

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The donuts are pretty good. The breakfast portions are pretty generous. The acai bowls are awesome! They do not have good coffee though...

Thank IzzyBB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-8450
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