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Rocco's Restaurant

203 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714
+1 949-388-7766
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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203 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I first started going to this place when there was only about 6 things on the menu. It has become so popular and now has a full menu to choose from. The food is always fresh and unique. It's small enough to feel intimate, but...More

Thank marilynvalencia
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Entrees are very sophisticated Italian dishes. White tablecloths and linens but servers are easy going and friendly. Restaurant is cozy, made up of several small rooms that can be very noisy when busy

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great small place. Intimate. Great staff and excellent food. You can watch the chef making your dinner. Found it by accident and now Rocco's is one of my fav's

Thank Geoffrey M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is an interesting and small dining experience. some tables are high tops, so if you don't like sitting that way, as for a regular table. You can see most of the chef prep area from part of the restaurant, which also has some charm....More

Thank emcguirk2017
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I just love this place. Great service, awesome food & drink. I live in San Clemente & this is one of our favorite places!

Thank Nur E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food is always good and interesting. The ambiance is pleasant. I like the romantic table for two at the back of the main room. The service is courteous. Went without a reservation a couple of times, and there was no wait.

Thank Carmen P
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a good restaurant with reliable dishes. The specials are a step up for sure. Priced right, good food for families and great location.

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Intimate restaurant where the food is wonderful. Great service and you can watch the chef owner perform his culinary magic.

Thank Lee192672
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at Rocco's several times and have never been disappointed. Menu is an interesting mix of entrees and we've always been pleased with our choices (pasta, fish...). We split a salad during the last visit and they brought it out nicely divided (plenty for...More

Thank GraceM100
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Cosy restaurant very clean and as a bonus you can watch the chef prepare your food. they are also open for lunch. The Risotto is excellent.

Thank Lee192672
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-388-7766