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Sonny's Pizza

429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
+1 949-498-2540
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (35 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

I always order the spaghetti and meatballs. The spaghetti noodles are perfectly cooked. I love the marinara sauce and meatballs too. If you like veggies, try the eggplant parmesan. The eggplant is fluffy and taste great. Sonny's uses a lot of garlic, so if your...More

Thank Dakineguy
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at Sonny’s for 35 years and have loved the sauce that he made with his mother at Ernesto’s restaurant before he opened Sonny’s. I prefer basic Italian food such as Pasta with meat sauce and have never found any that tops his recipe...More

Thank Don C
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Atmosphere on the patio is delightful. Food is good - we had a couple of pasta dishes and there was enough to take home for a second meal. I've heard the pizza is excellent, we'll try that next time. Prices are reasonable, staff are friendly...More

Thank londonqt
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

This is an exceptional luncheon opportunity. Get there early because it’s packed with locals. Incredibly reasonably priced and sitting in the patio is an excellent experience.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian cuisine. The wait staff is very attentive and helpful. Would recommend the lasagna, eggplant, bruschetta

Thank jjeja
Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

Finished swim meet late and tired and cold. Though the restaurant was a bit breezy, service was attentive and brought hot water for my swimmer to warm up with. Pizza crust was a little on sweet side but with sauce and doneness of the outer...More

Thank DZS007gold
Reviewed December 4, 2017

This is much more than a pizza place, good Italian food, and good salads. It is very popular, so go early (before 5PM) or late (after 8pm). Good pour on their wines, and good bar menu.

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

It's the best for delicious food, good people, ambiance of an eatery by the beach, reasonable, gorgeous sunsets, and tasty vino.

Thank carolynsueh
Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this eatery. Great pizzas and really nice staff. Well worth s trip to. Also had calamari starter/ yum

Thank misscol
Reviewed October 8, 2017

I have eating here since 1990. Local food and local people. It is the BEST place to eat in San Clemente, The pasta sauce is a perfect balance of spices and flavor. I now live in N. Cal. Its a must place to eat every...More

Thank Joseph T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-2540
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