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Calafia Beach Cafe

250 Avenida Califia, San Clemente, CA 92672-4429
+1 949-492-4132
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30 Oct 2018
“Beach stand ”
1 Sep 2018
“Good food, great prices”
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250 Avenida Califia, San Clemente, CA 92672-4429
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This really isn’t a restaurant or café, it is more a snack bar where you order at the counter and they give it to you. Seat yourself and bus your table. Seating is outside. It is located in the parking lot at the south end...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MarcoSeattle_WA
Reviewed 1 September 2018

After a walk on the beach trail, my daughter and I decided to stop at this concession for lunch. It is just a beach food stand, but the prices for many food items are super cheap and the food is good. It was a weekday...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pwillard
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband was hungry and we thought lunch at a cafe sounded perfect. This is not a cafe. It is basically a snack bar where you order at a window, and pick up at another. Most people were getting ice cream and you cant go...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank loveitoutdoors
Reviewed 6 September 2016

It is a typical food source found at many beaches. Emphasizes small snacks, ice cream, drinks, hamburger, and other similar foods. Prices are somewhat high but also typical of these types of food vendors at beaches. There is a bathroom attached to it that sometimes...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank travelnice
Reviewed 23 July 2016

So this is just a little cafe on the beach. It is nothing fancy, calling it a cafe is even a bit of a stretch but if you are at the beach and hungry or want a coke they don't rip you off. You can...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank parrottheaded
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We walked the 1.3 miles Coastal Trail from the San Clemente Pier. It was a hot day and it was mid afternoon. We stopped to refresh. The Gatoraid was cold, the Klondike bar was frozen so they both hit the spot. The menu included eats...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank themccullochclan
Reviewed 5 March 2015

This place is only open on weekends during the summer. When it is open the menu is quite ordinary. Writing a review of a place like this would be like writing a review of an ice cream truck.

Date of visit: March 2015
1  Thank zippy521
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We rented bikes by the San Clemente Amtrak station and rode South past the pier to this small café near one of the train crossings (pedestrian byway to beach from parking lot). There was a line that moved slowly but they had soft serve ice...More

Date of visit: May 2014
3  Thank socaltravelmom_fun
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  • Address: 250 Avenida Califia, San Clemente, CA 92672-4429
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-4132
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