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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (36 reviews)
“taco” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 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 3 May 2016 via mobile

Today I was looking for something different and found it! Great food and cocktails and get service at a reasonable price. Inside feels like any restaurant that you might go to in Hawaii casual laid-back .. Nothing too fancy . You must try the MAN...More

Thank FoodandWineReviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

we had friends come in and they wanted something different so took them to hapa js and it was good again . We have loved this place since it opened but its had its struggles . I may never eat in the dinning room again...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We had 2 Great lunches there last week Poki bowl and Poki salad were amazing. Great Island drinks as well. My Husband enjoyed there loco moco Fish is so fresh and delicious. Will come again love this place

Thank mgreenlees
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This is a great place for lunch and a bowl of Poke! Surf films on TV come in shorts or swim suits with flip flop enjoy a Poke Bowl and a beer. Great for kids and families, friends or couples friendly staff and good food.

Thank johnkT9794WC
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Tuesday is crazy 'Taco Tuesday'. The combinations are a cross between Japanese, Hawaiian, and Mexican. All on fresh made tortillas. My favorite was the tuna poke, the sauce was very good. The roasted pig and coconut shrimp were good too. The staff is personable and...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great food! Amazing staff! We stopped in for a late lunch. I couldn't decide between the pineapple fried rice and the Katsu chicken. The server suggested Katsu chicken WITH the pineapple rice. Perfect!! We finished our meal with the excellent bread pudding. I want to...More

Thank wheelsUpMama
Reviewed 17 March 2016

While visiting my Marine son, I was told as soon as I arrived in San Clemente "You have to go to Hapa J's and get the Man Fries." I'm sure glad I did. These things are delicious! One plate fed 3 of us! Everything else...More

Thank TheHonorableBS
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We eat there all the time. Good Atmosphere good service good food. Always consistent. Hawaiian style cuisine

Thank jaiaj57
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Take a friend. Hell, take 3 friends and place an order for Man Fries... All you need is one order and all of you will have plenty to eat. The portion size is mind blowing. Just don't waist your time looking for Man Fries on...More

Thank jabii1969
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Very casual dining. Hawaiian California fusion cuisine. Inexpensive and generous portions. Try the pig nachos, enough for 4 people easily unless its 4 hungry teenagers. Great happy hour deals.

Thank 071847
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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