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Ricardo's Place

32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
+1 949-493-4941
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“pozole” (5 reviews)
11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had almost everything on the menu and never had a bad meal. My wife and I go there every week for "Taco Tuesday" always enjoy our dinner. This is a family restaurant and the owner is always there greeting guests. We have gotten...More

Thank sace101
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's like going to your auntie's house, if she has a beautiful south-of-the-border themed house. The atmosphere enhances the building and furniture: Ricardo's staff convey and extend the sense of welcome for a special celebration. Everything is quick: the wait for a table, even on...More

Thank Lanjohns
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is in the neighborhood so it's handy. The staff is very attentive and extremely sweet but, in truth, the food is nothing to write home about, very forgettable.

Thank kittysgirl
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Mexican food is authentic and delicious. You start immediately with fresh, warm chips and salsa. The menu is extensive- almost too much to choose from. We had diffent plates at the table- chicken fajitas, enchiladas, and chicken chimichangas. The food came out quickly, was...More

Thank NyTnewbie
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food, great service, quick service, good prices, there is everything to like about this place. One of our favorite place to go to dinner.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fast service and HUGE portions. Make sure if you order a soda/pop you share it with some one - HUGE glass. Almost the same price as a beer. Food was wholesome and tasty and fresh.

Thank 2013LindaCR
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Mexican food at Ricardo's is authentic, delicious and reasonably priced. This family-owned and run restaurant offers impeccable service along with the a wide variety of choices on their menu. When we want to celebrate, this is the restaurant our office chooses for lunch and/or...More

Thank F2778SWmarym
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We just dropped in to see what condition our condition was in and were pleasantly surprised. The decor is authentic, service excellent, and food very good. We split a combo plate with all the usual stuff, tamale, taco, enchilada, beans rice. Great Place

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Ricardo's Place is a local Mexican cuisine restaurant that is always crowded, primarily because it has a very friendly atmosphere and prices are reasonable. Menu choices are generous and the food is good, but not exceptional. The waitstaff is friendly, although service can vary from...More

Thank 512stewartg
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The staff was friendly and the food delicious! I loved their guacamole! The menu is quite large - hard to decide what have. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal (& Margaritas!!)

Thank Judith S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi Ricardo's Place! We would like to know if you have a separate room for a small party of about 15-20 people? We are looking for a place to have our Christmas Party and we would like to know what accommodations you have and what are the costs, menu choices etc. Thanks so much, Esther Jones
11 October 2016|
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Response from Arpad P | Reviewed this property |
Like my other reviewers said you can divide some of the dinning room into sections depending on the time and date of your party
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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