Maria Isabel Restaurant 31401 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The Marie Isabel restaurant is a small local favorite of the Mexican community of San Juan Capistrano and is for people…More who enjoy inexpensive, yet authentic Mexican cuisine. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and all items are offered during all meal periods, so it is quite popular for people working night shifts and labor jobs nearby. Popular dishes are steak with cactus seafood soups and ceviche tostadas. Mexican television, music and sporting events are broadcast on the eatery's TV screens.
Taqueria El Coyotito 31952 Del Obispo St Ste 300, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Taqueria El Coyotito is a popular Mexican restaurant with two locations. This location is in the Alipaz Plaza. It's…More located in the heart of the Mexican community and it caters to those who want real, authentic Mexican food. El Coyotitio bills itself as a seafood restaurant, so the menu is filled with many fish options that are either fried or grilled. However, it also serves pork, chicken and beefs options. Taqueria El Coyotito is a fun place to party with friends because there is a small stage and screens. It offers karaoke nights and live weekend entertainment by popular Latin American and Mexican artists.
El Maguey Mexican Restaurant 31481 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 El Maguey is a local eatery for those in search of authentic, tasty, and inexpensive Mexican cuisine. It is close to the…More historic mission and the train depot. It has two sections, the dining room and the take-out section where all of the menu items are available for take away, or to eat in the small café tables or outside patio. El Maguey also broadcasts Mexican television and soccer games on its flat-screen TVs.
Las Golondrinas Mexican Food 27124 Paseo Espada, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 This small Mexican café and grocery store is located in the large Capistrano Business Park. It is the only spot…More within the complex to find food, beverage and an aspirin. The store stocks bottled soft drinks, like Snapple and Vitamin Water, and morning coffee espresso and cappuccino. The Galindo family started their first restaurant in 1984, and now own four restaurants in the area. The menu is composed of popular Mexican salads, sandwiches and breakfast items. The café is busiest at the start of the day and lunch, but it also delivers to the office complex. It has a few outside tables that overlook the court's fountain. It also has a catering division for office entertaining.
Olamendi’s Gourmet Foods, Inc. 32422 Alipaz St, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The Olamendi's family opened their first Mexican restaurant in 1973, at the neighboring Dana Point locale. The…More restaurant became quite popular among people looking for fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine. The owner, Jorge Olamendi, started to bottle the family recipes of salsa, beans, oils and their signature coffee blends from the Americas. The salsas are all made from organic vegetables and spices and the coffee blends are all organic and vary in strength from medium roast to espresso strength. The coffee is made of 100 percent Arabica beans from the Costa Rican rainforest. This is the office and distribution point for the delivery products. Customers can purchase these products here at the office, at the restaurant or on the Web site.
El Adobe 31891 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The El Adobe restaurant is located in what was originally a jail back in the day of early days of California. The wine…More cellar is actually one of the former cells. The restaurant was founded in 1948 and ever since it has been serving authentic Mexican fare. It's known as a Mexican steakhouse, where all of the meats are cooked in an outdoor fire pit. The menu also offers plenty of vegetable and salad selections for vegetarians. The wine list is filled with great California-region wines and the fully stocked bar offers cocktails, beers and sodas. The restaurant has a private dining room that seats up to 30 persons. It also has a special catering division where the fire pit is brought to special events.
Ricardo's Place 32082 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Ricardo's Place is one of San Juan Capistrano's favorite Mexican restaurants. The family owned spot is one of two…More locations in the Orange County area. The menu is filled with Mexican favorites such as quesadillas, burritos, nachos and roasted pork. All of the ingredients are from local farms, so there's freshness to Ricardo's that you don't find at fast food joints. Take advantage of online ordering and pick up when your food is ready. Ricardo's serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
El Nopal Mercado 31451 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 El Nopal is a general store for the Mexican community of San Juan Capistrano. Although it is small, the store seems to…More carry everything that a supermarket would stock. The focus here is on the fresh vegetables and produce that are needed for cooking Mexican dishes. The store has an in-house butcher who offers a selection of meats. The bakery section sells freshly made tortillas, cakes and cookies. There is also a section for household goods, such as mops and cleaning supplies. There is a banking and shipping service called Mexican Express where you can wire money or ship goods to Mexico and Latin America. The shop is located adjacent to the El Maguey restaurant.
Agustin is located in the Vermeulen Ranch Shopping Center. To locals, it is known as "The Tractor Restaurant,"…More because of the colorful farm equipment decorating the center.
Augustin is a family-owned and -operated Mexican restaurant serving up popular favorites, such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas, soups and salads. The eatery also serves beer and wine, but carries no hard liquor for margaritas.
It's on a main road, easily accessible if you're craving a quick bite. There are picnic tables out front for dining al fresco.
Denny's Restaurant 27142 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 This popular family-style restaurant is located just off one of Interstate 5 highway exits. It offers a diner-like…More atmosphere and menu. The menu is filled with American home-style favorites such as meatloaf, mashed potatoes and chicken-fried steak, but it also features international dishes such as Mexican quesadillas. Desserts are popular items and Denny's offers tried and true favorites like apple pie, strawberry shortcake and ice cream. Denny's also has a value menu where popular dishes are offered at a discount.