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“Great place to grab a cerveza and some comida autentico”

La Siesta Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 221 Restaurants in San Clemente
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 30 May 2014

As far as I am concerned, La Siesta has the best Mexican food in San Clemente (and I live here). The ambiance is kinda old school, but they have cool surf videos on the flat-panel, great wait-staff and a comfortable atmosphere. If you like spicy, be sure to ask for the salsa picante they keep in the back, as it is some of the best you'll ever have. The normal "table salsa" is excellent, but Angus needs a little kick in his...

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

We always enjoy going here and are taking friends there tonight. They are visiting from out of town and this is our "go to" Mexican restaurant (skip Nick's South, it's overpriced and not as good).

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

this place is always crowded on weekends, with good reason. this place has probably the best tasting and good quality mexican in san clemente!

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Thank Kara M
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

When visiting San Clemente, you just have to go to La Siesta for some mexican food. The margaritas are great and the service is awesome. Taco Tuesday is a great deal, but get there early (5pm) or be prepared to wait a bit. That's ok, though, because you can grab a margarita while you wait!

Thank Acacia C
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Reviewed 16 February 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have tried this place a few times. The food portions are enough to share with 2 people. This place is pricey but it compensates for the large portions. Unfortunately, they do not offer pitchers of draft beer. Chips are not authentic like some other places I've tried. You only get 1 kind of salsa. Be prepared for oily food!

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Thank dafilpsyd
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