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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (13 reviews)
“carnitas” (13 reviews)
“taco” (12 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:30 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
920 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672-4646
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They get the benefit of the doubt. This local place has upped their game in recent years. Nicely prepared dishes. Moderate price and good service. Nice ambiance and easy parking round out the recommendation. There is something for everyone on the menu. The chips and...More

Thank cjsc
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant is one of the best sit down Mexican joints in the area. Their al Pastor is great, guacamole, tortillas, Colorado are all great. They have like 8 - 10 vegetarian choices, which are quite good. This is a popular place for many...More

Thank Bubuflu
Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is a great family run place where everything we've had is good, but I especially like the mole sauce on chicken enchiladas. Can get very busy during prime dinner hours, 6-8. But they move pretty fast, so wait times are usually less than they...More

Thank bartr
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Great food in this little local-feel place. Very reasonably priced served with pleasure by staff that seem to be enjoying their jobs. We went early as we were still on EST but the lineup had started (20-minute wait). Go, enjoy, you will ike it. Nothing...More

Thank Jay P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I like this restaurant alot . The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because it's tired and a little on the not so clean side. The staff is friendly and food is good. Just wish they would do a little updating. I always...More

1  Thank casey2001338
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Love this place for Happy Hour. Great and big margaritas and cheap Mexican favorites. Food is not outstanding, but for the prices it is a good place to meet friends for Happy Hour.

Thank backgammon65
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This is a family-run restaurant in the North Beach area of San Clemente that has been serving up fantastic, fairly-priced, authentic Mexican food and incredible, stiff margaritas for quite some time now (I want to say 30+ years, but I'm not sure). The staff here...More

1  Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re looking for authentic Mexican, this is the place to go. Very good food, good environment, portions will put you into a siesta (in a good way), very fairly priced, large selection and excellent staff. Can be busy at lunch time, but worth the...More

Thank RRH01
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I’ve been going to this restaurant for over 10 years. The food is sooo good. I don’t know which is better the Margaritas or the food. I think it’s a toss up.

Thank Lee192672
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
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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