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“Our family had a wonderful dining experience here. Fresh food, great selection and friendly service.”

El Adobe de Capistrano
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our family loved this place. We all agreed our food selections were very good.
The salsa, quac and chips were very tasty. The cocktails were excellent too! Very nice ambiance and charm.
We definitely will be coming back.

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Thank 25yrstime2travel
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant offers it all.Everything was very good and the wait staff is very attentive.A must when in the San Juan Capistrano area

Thank Marguerite J
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Located a block or two from the busy area, El Adobe is our dining choice when in San Juan. A historic building, with a comfortable atmosphere, there is a free parking lot in the back, a big plus in San Juan, The service was excellent, with many tasty menu choices to consider. Prices were about right for Mexican food in a tourist town. If you are in San Juan, it is an excellent choice.

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Thank OldBigBob
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Nice place. Food was good although I thought a little on the pricier side. President Nixon used to come here so they have his favorite dish. Only complaint was the waiter taking a long time to take our dinner order.

Thank Dale R
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

You can't go wrong with anything on the menu at El Adobe de Capistrano, never had a bad, or even slightly disappointing, meal at this restaurant! It is always pretty full and has a lively atmosphere, the live music is fun. The building has a great look as well, and its location in downtown San Juan Capistrano is quaint. Our top menu recommendations: 1) Guacamole (made fresh at the table), 2) Flautas, 3) El Adobe Burrito, 4) The President's Choice (President Nixon's regular order), 5) El Adobe Molcajete (essentially a large sample entree that feeds two), 6) Fried Vanilla Ice Cream, and 7) Classic Mexican Flaun. The service is always great as well. We'll frequent this restaurant anytime we are in the area!

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Thank daverin
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