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Village Mediterranean Rim

123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
+1 949-361-8970
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (19 reviews)
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“lamb” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit when in the area and worth a trip from LA and San Diego. We had the lamb shank, lamb osso buck, beef cheek, New Zealand lamb chops and steak with our party. Every meal was incredible and the flavors jumped...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This restaurant brings international type dining to our doorstep. Much simpler and less costly than exotic travels, but just as enjoyable.

Thank pgmgmsc
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a hidden gem. There aren't many tables and the menu is small but executed with a precision and art that is beyond reproach. The chef knows what he's doing and the service staff are clearly proud of the food. We've never had a...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've eaten here for several years and never had a bad meal. The menu includes dishes cooked in tajine ccokware, various wild game choices as specials, and an interesting choice of appetizers, soups, fish, and a decent wine list. Make reservations as there is limited...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My wife and I stayed in Dana Point for a couple days and we were looking for a nice restaurant for dinner, Out of many, many good possibilities, we chose Village Mediterranean Rim in San Clemente. Good choice! We had maybe the best hummus we've...More

Thank Honoring
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This might be one of san clemente's hidden jewels. Food is insanely good. You would not expect the place to be as good if you just walked in front of it. Unpretentious spot, but legit. Owner is there at the kitchen every day. The only...More

Thank IzzyBB
Reviewed 26 July 2016

They are not consistent with their hours. If they are a little slow they will close before their posted hours and you will be out of luck. They do not care and will basically tell you that your out of luck! The food is excellent

Thank DaveSanClemente
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

this is such a nice place to have in a smaller town - still an elegant dining option with a menu that's not like all the rest! I will admit I would have loved even more spice but the special dishes are made to suit...More

Thank monalinda2010
Reviewed 14 May 2016

I live in San Clemente and this is one of my first choices for a romantic dinner with my husband, or with friends. It is very small, and it can be loud; yet, the food, service, and price point is spot on. We like to...More

Thank keyze
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My girlfriend and I love trying new dishes, and usually seek out interesting offerings when visiting new places. We walked past this restaurant while strolling up Del Mar, the downtown district of San Clemente. What helped us decide was the unusual combinations offered for the...More

Thank Raymond L
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-361-8970
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