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The Riders Club Cafe

1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
+1 949-388-3758
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (47 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
“pickled beets” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I almost hesitate to review this place because it is so tiny, any more customers might mean I can't find a seat. But they probably have the best burger in town. Granted, it used to be better when they first opened, when the burgers were...More

Thank mark d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love burgers and like to taste them in many different ways this is your place to go. Friendly staff. They have so many things (salsas, cheeses,...) to chose from that you probably can try a different burger every day of the year. What...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a recommendation and it was a hit! Huge delicious burger made any way you want. Thanks for the full belly. Will definitely be back. Ps don't freak out on the pickled beets on the side...it's a thing!

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Their burgers and pork sandwiches are both excellent, but most toppings for the burgers are extra, so they can be pretty expensive with the add-ons. Also, they serve potato chips instead of french fries. POTATO CHIPS? This should be punishable with a 5 year prison...More

Thank RandyLargent
Reviewed 12 August 2017

It's a spot mostly for locals. It's little more than a hole in the wall so probably most tourists would miss it. The hamburgers are super and the chicken salad is not to be missed. They serve craft beer but not a lot of selection....More

Thank sace101
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a very small establishment and the parking is terrible. But if you want a super hamburger this is your spot.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a fantastic place for fresh gourmet burgers. The burgers are so fresh and juicy, they melt in your mouth.

Thank 137rick
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Gourmet burgers you can't beat at a family owned and operated restaurant. Just a short walk up the road from the North Beach Amtrak station and the Beach Trail.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Don't judge a dog....This place is basically a shack and not a lot of money has been spent on the interior either, but their burgers are delicious and the service fast and friendly so don't be put off by the exterior. Parking on the street.

Thank MiaEJ2013
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Excellent place. A little sparce in the decor department but very warm and friendly. Burgers are fantastic and staff very attentive and jovial. Small but good slelection of draft beers, too. AND they were running classic cartoons are their television. For this retired animator, that...More

Thank nm8rdave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-388-3758
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