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Mission Grill

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2653
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Bothell, Washington
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & i stopped for lunch on our way through town. Great & quick service. I had tacos. Very good, but smaller than I expected.

Thank larryp205
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197 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Catch great drinks and amazing food to match on the main drag in San Juan Capistrano. Just off the train, or an easy drive. Great prices.

Thank TonyFi18
Midlothian, Virginia
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

You get fast service, The salsa and chips were very tasty but the tacos and burritos were OK for a fast type food facility.

Thank Dick S
Orange County, California
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229 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We live nearby and have tried most of the restaurants in SJC. Mission Grill is situated in a great location - right across the street from the mission and right in the center of the town. It's a great place to sit outside and enjoy a drink and dinner. We tried the tacos, which were good, but not great. Lots... More 

Thank socal13
Pinellas Park, Florida
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197 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Fast service. The turkey burger was"huge" and good. The wheat bread bun is one of the best I have ever had. The wife had a tostada salad which was ok. The location is perfect.

Thank Stephen C
Anaheim, California
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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Prior to eating at the Mission Grill, the best carne asada burrito I'd ever had was at El Nopalito in Encinitas, CA. Well, in my humble opinion, Mission Grill tops theirs by just a slim margin. Why? I think it's a combination of a more flavorful steak coupled with adding just a touch of cilantro. Then, there's the fact that... More 

Thank Jim C
Scottsdale, Arizona
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480 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

After a couple of hours at the Mission we stopped in for a nice lunch at the Mission Grill. I have the carnitas burrito which was excellent!

Thank P51rayf
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Love everything about this place. Friday night karaoke was fun to watch and listen to. Laid back atmosphere, parking is a nightmare but it is worth it. The food is always good and the people who work there are always nice. Overall great place to go.

Thank Britny H
Laguna Woods, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

didn't get back to the Mission until last week and had soup and salad at the Grill .Soup was tasty but served in a small styrofoam bowl, not very eco friendly for the price

Thank ontheroad48185
Newport Beach, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

The outdoor restaurant is very simple, clean, spacious. The price is right for what you are given. To order, you will have to walk up to the window or bar. The bartender was ver nice...there were two girls with tattoos and wore really big smiles. I have three stars because this is not a place where I would go to... More 

Thank Dr_Svoboda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31721 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2653
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: 19492408055
a lilttle outdoor restaurant

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