Welcome to La Siesta Mexican Restaurant

La Siesta Mexican Restaurant offers the freshest and most authentic Mexican food and drinks in beautiful San Clemente. With flavor and tradition since 1956, La Siesta is a great place to relax with family and friends. With a large dining area, a fully stocked bar and an outside patio coming soon, La Siesta offers only the greatest dining experience accompanied by fast friendly service.

Whether you are hungry for enchiladas or steak, La Siesta offers a wide variety of fine Mexican dishes served in generous portions with bottomless chips and award winning salsa. La Siestas extensive menu features mouth watering specialty dishes like Carne Asada, Tacos Al Pastor, Fajitas, Enchiladas, Seafood Dishes and our house specialty Home Made Carnitas. La Siesta also offers delicious Margaritas and all time favorite desserts.

If you are one of our loyal customers, we thank you for all the years. If you are yet to try, sit back and experience a little taste of Mexico in Nuestra Casa, just as founders Carmelo and Celia Hernandez intended.

Restaurant Menu


Happy Hour & Drinks Menu


Catering Menu


Take Out Menu



Let La Siesta cater your next Fiesta!
Our experienced chefs and friendly servers will fill your party with a happy atmosphere and fantastic food!


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Come and see why everyone in San Clemente loves to eat at La Siesta! Our online Virtual Tour will show you the fantastic atmosphere you will experience!

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Come visit us anytime!
We are conveniently located on Camino Real, between Pico and Palizada.

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