There are a variety of local restaurants that are fairly priced and simply delicious. For true Mexican food, visit La Cocina de Ricardo's or La Siesta. There are really good Thai places in San Clemente like Mongkut Thai. The Cabrillo Bakery is a recently opened bakery and café with super friendly service and delectable bread. For the sushi lovers, there’s Del Mar Sushi. There are also really good Italian food places like Sonny’s Pizza and Carbonarra’s. If you want to go to a more upscale restaurant, there’s Gordon James which has a full bar and is like a steakhouse. These are all located on and near the heart of San Clemente, on Del Mar Street. For a desert or treat, visit Schmid's Fine Chocolates and try some of their delicious selections.