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La Siesta Restaurant

920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
+1 949-498-3094
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“carnitas” (12 reviews)
“taco” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite local spot. The food is flavorful, reliable, reasonable, and served without fuss or long waits. It starts with an endless supply of chips and salsa but don’t overdo because the portions are large. I love the taco salad or Mexi-bowl. My...More

Thank CapistranoBeach
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Consistently great food and service regardless of time of year or day. Wonderful salsa. Great atmosphere. Delicious home style quality at an affordable priced. Never disappointed. Highly recommended. Lunch specials are a bargain. Family friendly.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Within walking distance of our hotel. We arrived late in the evening and needed a good meal. Great menu selection with fast and friendly service. Our food was hot, fresh, and delicious. Excellent margaritas too!!

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican Food that is served by friendly and courteous wait staff. The water, drinks, chips and salsa arrive promptly and their is no shortage of attention from the bus boys or runners in getting any refills on any of the aforementioned items that may...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were referred here from one of the locals. It is a family owned business with delicious Mexican food. They have a special list of vegetarian dishes, which was wonderful for me. The salsa is delicious--be sure to try the spicy kind. They have good...More

Thank Anaundda E
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Excellent wet chicken burrito with rice and beans Very tasty and fresh Loved the decor excellent service Great value

Thank David K
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The waitress misunderstood our order and refused to fix it. Very rude and so was the manager. Will not go back.

1  Thank BoosterTreasurer
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The atmosphere is nothing special but their food is very good and reasonably priced. It is easier to get a table for lunch as dinner usually is a bit of a wait. The place is vey casual and good for quick meal. It is not...More

Thank sace101
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I moved out of San Clemente about a year ago and missed La Siesta. I went back this past weekend and it was not a good experience. First the service was terrible. The new waitress screwed up or forgot our orders several times and never...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

So many people who live in San Clemente just LOVE La Siesta. I don't happen to be included in that group. I'll get right to it: - TACO SHELLS (if you order hard shells) are not cooked on premises. They are the same as you...More

1  Thank redgreen13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-498-3094
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