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Beach Fire

204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672-5554
+1 949-366-3232
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sticky ribs” (5 reviews)
“calamari” (11 reviews)
“skirt steak” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672-5554
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Reviewed 3 days ago

food good, especially the coconut shrimp. Service was very good I would go back again. we sat outside because it was a lovely day. they have a nice wine menu also.

Thank Albert I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are currently staying in San Clemente and have visited this restaurant twice so far, with nothing but praise for it. Pleasant, attentive and helpful staff from the young lady that seats you through to the wait on staff. And the food is superb, the...More

Thank PeteH8899
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in on a cool and cloudy day. I took advantage of the free parking San Clemente offers, in one of the side lots. I seated myself outside on their small outdoor patio. The view is of the main street through central San Clemente,...More

Thank Steve_N_018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach Fire in SC offers a wide variety of good food in a lively setting. Menu offerings include burgers, sandwiches, seafood, steaks, ribs, chicken, salads etc, but I've not had anything there that was standout great. The caribbean skirt steak dish sounds very appetizing, but...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Was in town for a horse show and my daughters birthday. We called around last minute looking for a restaurant to accommodate 9 people. The only success we had was at Beach Fire...and am I glad they did. Not only were they very friendly upon...More

Thank bdc10763
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very good Eclectic California cuisine! After-work drinks w good vibes and friends. Loud music is you're into that. Once in a while and I didn't really mind but hubby did, though 😁

Thank Lolasuejen
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Food is good but unremarkable for being slightly expensive. Bar is fun and has a lively camaraderie, front table seating is open to San Clemente main drag

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My husband took me here for our anniversary. Excellent choice. The place is decked out in surf decor, and gives a Hawaiian vibe. The menu is loaded with selections and the desserts are out of this world.

Thank twarpula
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Beach Fire is a perfect place to dine before a play at Cabrillo Playhouse. The food is good and reasonably priced. We find it better to sit outside where it is not as noisy.

Thank LLExplorer
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Anniversary dinner! Always have a great time and great service! Haven't eaten anything I didn't like.

Thank shelleyluli
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Avenida Del Mar, Ola Vista, San Clemente, CA 92672-5554
    (Ola Vista)
  • Public Transportation: OCTA provides a stop in front of the restaurant. You can also take the train and get off at the San Clemente Pier stop. We are right up the hill on Del Mar.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-366-3232
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