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Fresh Fish Everyday! Every day, we offer the freshest seafood available. Swing by and feast on our Fresh Fish!
US$5 - US$60
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront, Beach
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All reviews clam chowder seafood mud pie swordfish fresh fish bread coconut shrimp salad potatoes sea bass oyster bar the san clemente pier watch the sunset sunset dinner both sides happy hour view of the ocean
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Reviewed 2 December 2020 via mobile

Clam chowder was great tasting & a good size portion. The sour dough bread really finished it off. We had oysters on the half shell very clean & tasty. Local IPA very good. Waitress, Amy was very attentive & helpful.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 18 November 2020

friendly staff good service .the oyster shooter were good. the view is to die for. if my seafood was fresh so is trader joe's.my wifes coconut shimp was right out of the box.the deserrts were all sysco supreme. i had greater expectations on the food...quality. probably have high stanards since i grew up near the ocean and travel in mexico quite a bit.the seafood in mexico city is much fresherMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

This restaurant is on top of the pier with more tables situated alongside the pier. It was wonderful hearing the waves crash while we sat and had our dinner. My husband had the swordfish and said it was excellent. I had a steak and they...actually cooked it perfectily! The drinks were tasty and my husband was happy with his oysters. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. I honestly could not find anything wrong with this place. We had a great dining experience! Everything was awesome! We even went to the bar side and had a couple of shots. It was a nice ending to a delicious dinner!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 26 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent seafood, service and pier views! My wife enjoyed the Grilled Halibut and I loved their Halibut & Chips! It was lightly breaded and cooked just right - it was crisp and flaky not oily and slimy... we shared a (huge) Mud Pie for dessert....Amazing!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

We always come here every year we return to our timeshare. The location on the ocean with a view that’s impossible to beat. Service is always prompt, attentive and engaging. The fish always seems fresh and well prepared. Prices are fair, again given the location....The Sunset dinner(before 6pm M-F) is quite a bargain. We got the Sunset fresh catch of the day which was Ono from Hawaii and it was delicious. Clam chowder or salad, fresh vegetables and a starch and dessert for $21. Not sure how they make money.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

If you can put up with the wait during the high season, you will not be disappointed . SOme of the best quality/ exceptional sea food you will find in this part of Southern Orange county. Servers are all polite with a good attitude and...smile. Chris the manager makes sure everything is running properly. Located right o the San Clemente pier. Daily selection of fresh seafood and shell fish. About 15 different fresh selections. Vegetables, rice pilaf , potatoes and sour dough loaf. Indulge a little. This is not five star table cloth eating but it is at least 4.5 stars freshly prepared sea food to your liking. Can’t go wrong and worth the wait if you are. Patient enough. good eats . Dishes vary from $18 to $35 per plate. Enjoy and safe travels.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Best place in all of Orange County, it is quintessential San Clemente The food is excellent, the drinks are reasonably priced and the staff is friendly and efficient a wonderful meeting place to enjoy the beauty of the coast

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020

Yes, the view is truly almost enough to give this place 5 stars, and yes the food for the most part was all really good. Had to give it 4 because the fish kabob entree we had really fell short. It wasn't horrible, but it...was far from great. There was some greatness in the food we ate. The Oysters Au Gratin were out of this world. The clam and fisherman's chowders were awesome, and the bread that came with it was so good. We also had some sort of seafood pasta entree from the daily specials menu which was really good. With the exception of the entree mentioned above the food was all really good. With that amazing ocean view and the overall really good food we will for sure be coming back again. We'll let that one entree slide and hope to bump up to a 5 star the next time.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

We always go to the one on the right off the Pier (the bar restaurant). With Covid-19, you wait in line outside and they seat you when a table is available. Stunning views for sunset and surf watching. I always get the mussels or clams...bucket. My husband love the happy hour meal. 4-7pm... $5 ribs, or bean and rice... and our son loves their fish’n chips. The food is good (nothing special). Its just a very casual and friendly place that has been here since a long time and provides a great service. A people’s favorite to grab a cocktail and watch the sunset.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 20 July 2020

we arrived early in the day for lunch and scored a spot on the patio right next to the water. Tried the clams and the soft shell crab sandwich.

Date of visit: June 2020
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16 June 2020|
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Response from Francesnob | Reviewed this property |
No! Reservations are only for groups of 8 or more.
15 December 2019|
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Response from steveK9829TE | Reviewed this property |
There’s a large parking lot and it’s free after 6pm. Or u can park on the street & pay a meter.
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22 January 2019|
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Response from tina v | Reviewed this property |
Huge parking lot very close. It’s a pay lot. In the lot are picnic tables overlooking the ocean as well as a Marine memorial park at the top. Worth a trip just to park there.
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