BeachFire Bar and Grill - San Clemente

4.3
265 Reviews
$30 and under
Californian

About

Located in the heart of Downtown San Clemente, the original BeachFire serves up flavor and freshness with coastal fusion cuisine, nightly smooth live music and vibrant art floor to ceiling. Guests of all ages realize they are part of a unique and exciting experience. BeachFire is more than a restaurant, it's a place to connect in food, fun and spirit.

BeachFire serves up the ultimate Southern California beach lifestyle with award-winning Coastal Fusion cuisine using only the freshest, healthiest food products and ingredients available. We prepare our dishes with respect for our Earth's valuable resources, with hand-crafted sauces and dressings. Our signature Crispy Thai Calamari, Coconut Shrimp, Seared Ahi Salad, Vaquero Burger, and Peppered Flat Iron Steak round out a tasty and fresh menu. Finish your meal by sharing our delectable S'mores Dessert and enjoying the smooth live music in the lounge.

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4.3based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.3
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4.1
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4.2
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AnaH
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Our server was great but the calamari appetizer looked like crumbled cereal.... desserts were exceptional

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Anali
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Sad , they didn’t take my reward card ! Can I still use it somewhere else? Please answer

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vipLisaS
Orange County
7 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Taco Tuesday! Amazing frozen margaritas and good sized, delicious tacos! Wish they had chips and salsa/ guacamole. Bread pudding was served cold- expected it to be warm with ice cream. Even so, it was fantastic! Great service, too.

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kjb56
Orange County
10 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff and service. Nice beer selection overall. Great food choices. The music was outstanding. Very quaint with just the right amount of seating. Especially being older than I like or want.
Definitely a go to spot
A few more draft beer selections would put it over the spot.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great night out on Saturday. Place was packed, glad we had reservations. Fun/funky decor that make for good conversation starters if you're on a date. Kinda loud, but there was live music playing, so that was to be expected. Food was really good. We shared the blue cheese chips and I ate almost every single one. I'd go back for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, excellent menu and beverage choices. No complaints here.

KM
KimberlyM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a family birthday lunch! Beautiful weather outside! Very friendly staff! Great service and yummy food!

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vipbrea2942
Orange County
98 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We met friends here for dinner and had requested a table on the patio. The restaurant was very busy on a Friday night but our table was waiting for us and we were seated immediately. Excellent service! Two had the hamburger and said it was outstanding. My hubby had the chicken/avocado sandwich and said it was very good. I had the cashew crusted mahi mahi and it was delicious and piping hot. Our waitress was accommodating and helpful and never rushed us. All in all a splendid evening. The food is very good but not amazing and the menu is not huge. But it is consistent and worth visiting time and time again.

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vipRick
San Diego
78 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall3food5service3ambience4

Our server was Dean and we're going to chalk this up to a bad night. Mistakes happen. We have ate here before and will return again.

JD
JerryD
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is fantastic and Karen, an owner, takes a personal interest in your dining experience. We have ad will continue to return often.

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Marnie
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed listening to Katelyn Marie live music! Had a great time and met several nice people. Drinks were outstanding! Hope to see her soon on your live music list!

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JessicaC
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all around! Next time I’m in town i will be back!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Large portions that are good to split

LB
LisaB
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely indoor/outdoor seating in the heart of San Clemente. Cozy fireplace in the back, bustling bar and music in the front. Food was good. Waitress was friendly and efficient.

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scLoriF
Orange County
15 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have loved the BeachFire forever. Definitely our go to place. Enjoyed my mahi-mahi fish sandwich immensely. And my request for substitutions was no problem. Will keep going back!

JG
vipJacquiG
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Above average, reliable good food. The pork rib appetizer is a meal...but really good. That and a couple salads are a great meal for my husband and I. We come here often. There's nothing outstanding but everything is really good. And we love that they are on open table so we can always make a reservation. Taco Tuesdays are awesome.

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PatrickC
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Unimpressed with the food, average at best. Did NOT like the attitude of our server, the most annoying thing being that she brought us our bill after our main course, not even offered dessert menu or coffee!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from Host and the waitress.

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yummy
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an enjoyable experience! Lovely local art, excellent locally sourced foods, healthy menu options, decedent deserts, and outstanding service!

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birdy11
San Diego
17 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service. We'll be back the next time we're in San Clemente.

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vipBreeze
San Diego
203 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We were in San Clemente for a few hours when I used my OpenTable app to find a good restaurant for a late lunch. We were very happy we chose this restaurant. It's not fancy, but they have great food, good music, and our server was fantastic. We would definitely return.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Mothers Day with my aunt and it was a nice tome but a little loud

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KristinJ
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place was amazing, being from utah we dont have a large seafood selection. The salmon was the best salmon ive ever had

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had a great experience at Beach Fire. The food was very good and the service was excellent. I would recommend going here to everyone I know.

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RandyR
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat at BeachFire at least once a month. Food is great, service is great and the live music rocks!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All out of town guests in for a wedding! Great experience!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great experience

JD
JerryD
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night, live music, perfect service!

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vipRick
San Diego
78 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience5

OUTSTANDING food. Why would anyone eat anywhere other than here. Our waitress was perfect until time to pay the bill then disappeared.

JD
JanD
Orange County
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Fun evening with friends with good food and music! We arrived in time to have dinner prior to the music starting. We had a chance to talk through drinks, starters and dinner. Timing was great and we weren't rushed by the staff. The Sticky Finger Ribs as a starter could have served as dinner (as our waiter told us) but they were delicious and a huge portion to share.

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CarrieA
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the environment & food here! Always good & friendly service!

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CathyD
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Drinks were not great - margaritas were too sweet and mojitos were tasteless but the bartender was very responsive and redid the drinks for us. Dining servers were good. Food was average but so were prices. Portions were large - just nothing special.

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berkabee
San Diego
11 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Drove up from m San Diego to meet friends down from Newport. Worth the drive, without a doubt: good food, great service, reasonable prices. Do it.

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KristenS
Western NC
9 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall1food1service3ambience2

May be ok for drinks or burgers. Our food was poor quality. Noticed the table next to us did not eat much of their food and overheard them saying food was not good.

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KenC
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The food here is quite good. The ambience where we sat by the fireplace is lovely and there are beautiful paintings by local artists all over the walls, no matter where you sit. If you like live music it starts around eight pm in the bar. Service is also top notch. A great place to take a date, or to celebrate!

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vipwhock
Minneapolis
62 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Casual restaurant with a fairly diverse and creative menu. Food is well prepared. Service is very good. Excellent place for a casual meal, either lunch or dinner.

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Markness
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall4food4service5ambience5

It was good, the sticky ribs are a little to much though, especially because they drown your crispy fries into them.... WHICH MAKES THEM VERY SOGGY AND TASTE LIKE HAWAIIAN Teriyaki SAUCE, which is gross...

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So great! Really good strong drinks

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Girls Taco Tuesday

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vipBeerBoy
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2018
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Food was bland. Not surely what other reviewers are here, but our meal was really poor. Restaurant half full should have been our first clue. Too many other good options in downtown San Clemente.

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