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Ciao Pasta

31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
+1 949-496-5002
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is slipping a bit it's still decent at times but we always feel rushed the patio is still nice but watching the manager strut around like a peacock and rushing us along is getting old . twice I had tooth problems from the...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

we have stopped at this restaurant many times over the years and truly have had some great and really good food here. The staff is always personable and there is both indoor and out door dining. Today's meal was the greca with chicken. The salad...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We rode to San Juan Capistrano on the Metrolink, and what a great way to avoid the hassle of parking. So after a tour of the Mission, we had time to eat but not too much time before the train back. The waiter was courteous...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Ciao's has a great atmosphere and wonderful food. We had Chicken Marsala and it was excellent. The portions are quite large so you may want to consider sharing a meal with a friend.

Thank ahaskell
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Excellent Italian food, after remodeling in and out, this place is my favor in my area besides I cook myself Italian food and when I feel lazy I go for a good Italian place. I love the way Guillermo the chef cooks the pizza, exactly...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Although we live in San juan Capistrano we have never eaten here. We just had early dinner here on a Saturday (4:30 pm). Parking started to become full. By the time we finished at 6pm it was completely filled. Sat inside...outside was cool. Inside decor...More

Thank drishi
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My wife and I went on New Year's Eve. The Lobster Pasta was Five Star! The service was first rate. The entire dinner was perfect. While we were dining we notice the staff cleaning off some of the other tables - noticed that they did...More

Thank CoastalPicRick
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We were a group of 7 for a holiday business dinner. We sat on the patio under gas heaters as the evening was fairly chilly. We were warm enough as the waiter told us we would be. Most of us has fish, either salmon or...More

Thank LBC_Bobbie
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Authentic Italian cuisine. Nice variety of dishes. Try the Rotelle di pasta - delicious; not available everywhere.

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 4 December 2017

A reliable Italian eatery in SJC. Had a birthday dinner with friends and everyone was quite happy with the food and service. Pastas were cooked perfectly and sauces were flavorful. The outdoor seating was really nice and the service was quite efficient... Definitely one of...More

Thank PG13LA
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25 December 2016|
Response from Jami T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not.
15 February 2016|
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Response from Bobbrooksster | Reviewed this property |
I believe this Traveler's question was intended for the restaurant's management. It would be best directed to Ciao Pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-5002
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Experience the authentic taste of Southern Italy with selections of Antipasti, incredible authentic pasta creations, meat and fish dishes, Fccaccia Sandwiches and delectable desserts, patrons senses are serenaded by the aroma of garlic and Italian Herbs while transported to another place through murals of Tuscany while dining in view of beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano at Ciao Pasta Trattoria. Here surrounded by old-world murals in soft mustard yellows and terra cotta, high wood beamed ceilings and casual elegance you will enjoy excellence in Italian Cuisine.
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