Swallow's Inn 31786 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Swallow's Inn is the quintessential dive bar that every neighborhood has. The longtime, local haunt serves food (like…More pretzels and tacos) in addition to the full bar of liquor. It also has a jukebox that plays a wide variety of music from Billy Joel to AC/DC and Boss Hogg. Some nights a DJ is on-hand, but the Inn is also a venue for live bluegrass and honky-tonk acts. An outside patio is available for smokers. And the Inn only accepts cash. Check out the web site for its live music schedule.
Hummingbird House Cafe 26711 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The Hummingbird House Cafe is located in the Los Rios Street Historic District, the oldest section of the town and the…More area's actual first street. It is situated adjacent to the train station as well as other sight-seeing haunts. The area is best enjoyed by foot so customers can wander through the old buildings, the boutique shopping and restaurants. Hummingbird Cafe is in one of these landmark buildings, the 1878 Combs House. Considering the quaint western appearance, one would expect to find the usual American cafe fair, but when you enter the kitchen of owners Milen Tsekov and Mariana Artatchka you will discover the authentic homemade cuisine of their native Greece. Menu items include coffee, sandwiches, wraps and Greek favorites such as stuffed grape leaves and hummus dip with drizzled Greek olive oil drizzled and pita chips. Make sure to order a homemade Greek pastry such as Baklava along with a cup of hot espresso.