Restaurants

Top Choice Californian in San Juan Capistrano

Ramos House Café

The best spot for breakfast or lunch in Los Rios Historic District, this Old West–flavored, wood-built house from 1881 (with brick patio) does organically raised comfort food flavored with herbs grown on-site: blueb…
Top Choice Mexican in San Juan Capistrano

El Campeon

For real-deal Mexican food, in a strip mall south of the mission, try this multiroom restaurant, panadería (bakery) and mercado (grocery store). Look for tacos, tostadas and burritos in freshly made tortillas, pozol…
Mexican in San Juan Capistrano

El Adobe de Capistrano

In a building that traces its origins to 1797, this sprawling, beam-ceilinged 'Mexican steakhouse' and bar does a big business in the standards (enchiladas, fajitas) through to blackened fish or lobster tacos, garli…
Market in San Juan Capistrano

Old Capistrano Certified Farmers Market

Sample local fruits, veggies and specialty foods at downtown’s weekly farmers market.