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701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4648
+1 949-498-6379
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Huntsville, Alabama
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235 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good, fresh and plentiful and the staff were pleasant and quick. The coffee was pretty decent and the staff kept it hot. Anyone should feel confident in making this place their choice, as was our group of five. I imagine lunches would also be good from our experience.

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Thank Galooba
laguna beach, ca
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had driven by many times and even stopped by but they were closed. Recently I was in the mood for a good breakfast, so I finally went inside. Very simple decor, but great food ! Portions so large I actually ate my takeaway. Freshness, great ingredients and good service. Who needs fancy? It is difficult for me to eat... More 

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Thank beachbabelagunabeach
Flagstaff
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This quant little cafe has wonderful food and exceptional service. All portions are large, couldn't finish our meal even with sharing

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Thank Charlene C
Apple Valley, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Wonderful hamburgers, and their home made onion rings are super! Service is friendly and fast. Portions are big, and a wide variety of food is served.

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Thank Cheryl D
San Clemente, California, United States
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215 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

this place is a real meat grinder when they are busy they turn out breakfast and lunch means real fast the portions are huge and usually very good its a decent setting and sitting outside if the weather is nice can be fun. Breakfast is where this place really shines so give it a try but come hungry

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Thank Kelly C
San Clemente, California
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place will leave you stuffed and completely satisfied. Good service, quick chefs. Breakfast burritos are large. Stand up flat chef's grill with bar you can sit at. Art for sale off the walls.

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Thank bradsthompson
Billings, Montana
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I love having breakfast in San Clemente at Sunrise! It's just a good, down home kind of place. Portions are large, so make it brunch!

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Thank Ladd & Heid... P
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We where referred by better breakfast owner they where closed, sunrise breakfasts, you won't be disappointed or hungry my husband had scrammbled eggs vegetable and biscuit and gravy, i had walnut pancakes yum, we shared everything and could not finish it all, coffee was good, staff .are very friendly, busy and very fast with coffee menus and once you order... More 

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Thank Marty C
San Clemente, California
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245 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Sunrise has been around forever. New owners within the past 10 years but they own another SC restaurant Café Calypso. The food at sunrise is still as good as always and the coffee cant be beat. great place to grab a bite and sit on the sidewalk enjoying the fresh air.

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Thank Dooz85
Mission Viejo, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The vibe, the food, the location all speak of how we live in California. Great place. So impressed with the story of the owner. The newspaper article on the wall is a must read when you go here.

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Thank rbcoast

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4648
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-6379

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?