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Ricardo's Place

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32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
+1 949-493-4941
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 09:00
Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Lake Forest, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had crispy chicken tacos and they are the best from Ricardo's Place. Great service. Great food, great atmosphere. They handled a fussy 4 Year Old as well as my fussy husband with ease.

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Thank Sue1225
California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat at Ricardo's once a week with my mom, and the service and food are consistently excellent. We particularly love the chile rellenos, Carnitas tostaditas, and chicken fajitas. Great family vibe, and the guac and chips are also superb.

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Thank Diveman9
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must try restaurant when visiting San Juan Capistrano. Food is good and servers are very friendly.

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Thank Abby D
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434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went there today, we had crispy carnitas tacos and the Caldo de Pollo. Two of our go to favorites. Both are consistently excellent. Such a great place, super clean with outstanding service to match.

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San Clemente, California
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205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I like this as much as any Mexican Restaraunt in south Orange County. It has alway been consistently good. Good chili relanos and enchiladas. Service is alway fine. Love the chips!

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Thank JimW551
California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The food is lacking taste. Very bla. Service and selection were good if only they would add some flavor!

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Thank dangel2362
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It was so good to return to Ricardo's after being in Europe for 3 months and missing my Mexican fix. My shredded chicken soup was wonderful and of course the super guacamole. Always great service and exceptionally clean. So well run.

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Thank yogiacomo
San Juan Capistrano, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Since we are local we eat there approx every other month. This is a family operation and always seems to be popular. Good Mexican food.

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Thank 350sgk
San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I came to this restaurant hoping to eat something really healthy. yeah, I know it's hard to at a mexican restaurant. But I gave it a shot. Came with my brother and he ordered enchilidas. He said they were really good. I on the other hand order veggie fajitas with corn tortillas. I asked the waiter that I want it... More 

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

It's so hard to find a Mexican restaurant that serves pozole and they make one of the best! Their naked (without batter) shrimp chile relleno and beef chimichanga were also very good.

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Thank Karen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 09:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-4941

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?