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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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Hours:
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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San Juan Capistrano, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ricardo's is a long established family restaurant in San Juan Capistrano. Good Mexican food and extremely friendly atmosphere. Locals go there so you know it's good.

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Thank mmcrob942
San Juan Capistrano, California
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been dining here for years ever since the change in name. Good quality meals at a very reasonable price.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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358 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A family member recommended Ricardo's and we really enjoyed it. I had steak fajitas and it was outstanding. The service was good and the entire meal was well prepared! This is a really good restaurant.

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Camden, Maine
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I got fish tacos, freshly made tortillas, delicious fish, amazing pico de gallo!! Even the chips and salsa were divine! Then I saw a lady have a birthday and a bunch of servers came over and put a sombrero on her head and sang to her!! I'm coming back here for my birthday!! My server was a... More 

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Thank DANALANE1992
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good food at reasonable prices. They have weekday specials on the menu, including drinks and Taco Tuesdays. Free chips are served warm with a wonderful salsa. I almost always buy the Chili Relleno for one of my 3 items on their combo plate. These are so tasty. I also love the Strawberry Margarita, yummy. I go frequently to this restaurant,... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Must order crispy chicken tacos. Very, very nice staff. Casual family atmosphere. Gets crowded at times but usually short wait.

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West Covina
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

On the way to San Diego and stopped in Capistrano for a bite to eat. We were just turning around to go to a different place and spotted Ricardos. We got out of the car and asked a patron exiting the restaurant about the food. Happened to be the owner on his way home. After chatting for a few minutes... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

About five years ago my Dad moved to San Juan Capistrano. At 83 years old he doesn't cook much, so eating out became a routine. Finding good Mexican food was essential to our weekly lunches. I know there are other famous and small authentic places to indulge your south of the border cravings in San Juan, but Ricardo's combines exactly... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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190 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

First of all, I really like a place that has huge beverages and keeps them topped off. The chips and salsa were quickly served, and tasted great. More was offered when we finished those. Everyone in our family greatly enjoyed the meals, and only I finished mine as they were all very large. The cost is very reasonable, They have... More 

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Sunset Beach, United States
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is such a beautiful restaurant and your are greeted with a smile and very friendly servers. Chips and salsa are brought immediately. I really like the ambiance of the place, just a very comfortable place to eat. We were there for lunch and it was so good. There bar Margarita's were only $4.95 and they were very good. They... More 

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?