San Clemente Pier
San Clemente Pier is an icon of the city and one of the best spots to visit in Orange County. A great place to dine, watch a sunset, enjoy the beach, and more. The pier was originally built in 1928 at 1,200 ft. in length, and then rebuilt in 1985 and now spans 1,296 ft. long. San Clemente Pier is located at the end of Avenida Del Mar along Avenida Victoria. There is a paid parking lot adjacent to the pier from 9am to 5pm daily, and is otherwise free. There is also metered parking along streets near the pier. Fisherman’s Restaurant is located on the pier and is great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Casa Romantica has one of the best views of the San Clemente Pier. The pier is accessible via the San Clemente Trolley.
PIER FACTS & HISTORY
The San Clemente Pier is 1,296 feet in length and was rebuilt out of wood in 1985. The original San Clemente pier was built in 1928 spanning 1,200 ft. In 1939 and again 1983 heavy storms severely damaged the pier making it necessary to rebuild the structure. San Clemente Pier is currently home to Fisherman’s Restaurant & Bar located at the entrance of the pier. The pier has always been a popular place for surfing, sunsets, and relaxing at the beach.