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The Grill at Surfin Donuts

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202 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4713
+1 949-492-8450
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06:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is really good. It is inexpensive, and you get tons of it for the money. The donuts are also delicious and flavorful. It is a great place for a quick breakfast.

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Australia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Thus is a great pit stop leaving the hustle and bustle of LA in your rear view mirror. A quaint town by the sea. A great cafe and restaurant by the Pacific Highway 1, with ample parking at the back, rest room, smoking area and a place with good breakfast and donuts.

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Thank FirebirdG2
San Clemente, California, United States
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place to go on a Saturday Morning for Breakfast. Reasonable with great Breakfast Burritos that can actually feed two. The Acai Fruit Bowl is terrific. The coffee is good too.

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Thank Anthony T
San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The donuts are pretty good. The breakfast portions are pretty generous. The acai bowls are awesome! They do not have good coffee though...

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Thank IzzyBB
San Clemente, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Everything was fresh and fast!..Very easy to find...Great Drinks! Nice Bar...seating area...great music playing..

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Thank TheOnlyAngell
orange county
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a central place in San Clemente and the breakfast is good. They have organic stuff along with the good old favorites, eggs, bacon, bagels, etc. Well operated but can be busy at times.

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Thank mickeytravler
Michigan
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We love to eat breakfast at the Grill. The veggie breakfast burrito is the best we've had. Great donuts and coffee round out a perfect spot. It may look like just another donut shop, but don't let that fool you!

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Thank GraceM100
Thiells
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

So The grill has an extensive menu for breakfast and lunch it was tough deciding. However we decided to have the breakfast combo of eggs, sausages and potatoes with large slices of whole wheat bread toasted. Yum!! A must to enjoy.

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Thank nohurt2
San Clemente, California
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

great location for surfers - love the blueberry cake donuts - a favorite! Always packed and a line on weekends.

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Thank Karen W
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Got a donut and a cup of coffee interesting little place they have a few different types of coffee there self serve

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Thank joseph d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Clemente
  • Phone Number: +1 949-492-8450

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