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Hapa J's

$$ - $$$American, ,
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
+1 949-276-6657
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“kalua pork” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
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Reviewed 20 August 2009

Having just arrived from the East Coast a few hours earlier, our stomachs were still on East Coast time so we arrived at Hapa J's before the kitchen was ready to prepare meals. No problem - we had drinks and munched on the fresh soybeans...More

1  Thank MJDrake5
Reviewed 19 August 2009

This place is a mainland treat for anyone who truely knows Hawaiian cuisine. I had lunch and the staff was very friendly, This place had one of the best Loco Mocos I have ever had both, on the mainland and the islands. After my plate...More

1  Thank OCTraveler72
Reviewed 12 August 2009

upon entering you get a friendly hello and you get a feeling of welcome via the decor and staff! the food is scrumptious - fresh, healthy, and beautifully presented! i always start with the white ginger cosmos - to die for with a piece of...More

1  Thank hapajs
Reviewed 5 July 2009

Started with a rum martini that was soooo smooth and then had braised short ribs that fell off the bone. Reasonable prices, great service, Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Taelyn
Reviewed 25 June 2009

HAPA J's is by far one of the best dining experiences we have ever had! We are huge critics of food so this says a lot. We tried three of there appetizers which were all deliciously devine from start to finish (the trio of ahi,...More

2  Thank WonderTraveler
Reviewed 17 June 2009

Wife and I went here last Saturday for lunch on a recommendation from our neighbors. We are glad we did. First, what a great physical transition from the prior restaurant that used to be there. Beautiful decor, and its clean, very clean! Second, all the...More

1  Thank HungryTravelor
Reviewed 15 June 2009

A wonderful surprise! Took the whole family including 5 gkids under 4....the staff was gracious, patient and attentive...The food, particularly the appetizers were fresh and delicious. We had a variety of food from burgers to steak, fish as well and all raved...We eat every meal...More

1  Thank theoldcoach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2016 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-3248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-276-6657
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