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The Vintage Steakhouse

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26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146 (Camino Capistrano/ Verdugo St)
949-661-3400
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 40
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Service and good food in an interesting locale

Nice place to eat in an area full of choices for dining and entertainment. The service was excellent and the food was good. Online menu is slight misleading as it quotes lunch time prices which are lower than dinner prices. The décor is nice and would be a great choice for a couple to dine out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Comms_Guy11
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Fountain Valley
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260 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went with friends for lunch on a Monday while visiting San Juan Capistrano. We were the second group of people to show up at 12:15 and didn't receive our food until 1:15. We ordered 3 grilled chicken sandwiches and a salad. One person asked for his sandwich without avocado and all 3 were delivered without avocado. I got up to... More 

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Thank ladybug5
Lake Forest, California, United States
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First time visit and we were totally impressed! Table wasn't quite ready so we had a cocktail at the bar first. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff in both bar and restaurant. Food had a lot of flavor and portions were generous. Had the pork chop and ended up bringing 1/2 of it home for lunch the next day. Peanut... More 

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Thank Rebecca B
Mission Viejo, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to visit the VIntage for some time. I've read some good reviews of the place and have seen photos of my facebook friends whooping it up there. I had the Groupon deal, but even so, it was not worth what we spent. I have to say that the service was pretty good, but that didn't make up... More 

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Thank PerkyChef
San Clemente, California, United States
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a gift Groupon from my son and daughter in law and decided to go for an early date dinner before a movie. We got a table and appetizers right away but waited forever for dinner. I got shrimp which had a nice sauce but shrimp was tasteless. The twice baked potatoe was pretty good. My hubby got the... More 

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Mill Bay
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to eat in an area full of choices for dining and entertainment. The service was excellent and the food was good. Online menu is slight misleading as it quotes lunch time prices which are lower than dinner prices. The décor is nice and would be a great choice for a couple to dine out. Would try again at... More 

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Thank Comms_Guy11
Hemet, California
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275 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We had dinner in the vintage train car. The leather seats are in need of repair otherwise the car is beautiful. The restaurant is at the train depot and has a bar and other seating if you prefer not to eat in the train. Plenty of parking available. The did a great job of taking care of my wife's food... More 

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Laguna Hills, California
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We went in for dinner, and the steaks we ordered had more than its share of fat, and the actual edible portion was small. I think the server couldn't be bothered with anyone with a groupon, since a couple of us were in the back, more undesirable seats. I saw eveyone had their groupons out so I knew they grouped... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently use a groupon for the Vintage Steakhouse in San Juan Capistrano. Right next to the train track with adequate parking, it is a gem that is appropriate for date night, I highly recommend it -the steak and shrimp & lemon tart were wonderful. Well done! We will return.

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1 Thank deb s
Temecula, California
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

New fav Capo spot. SUPER yum recipes, every sauce was like a gormet soup. Pernod scampi and dip the fresh bread WOW YUM... the warm spinach dressing is a secret and it also WOW YUM, maybe double WOW ! the ceaser was expertly chopped so I could eat it with class. goat cheese ap yum yum..our prime sirloin perfect md... More 

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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The locale is nice - it's a refurbished train. But you come here for the atmoshere, not the food. The food is average at best. So, I would classify this as one of those 'toursit trap spots' in San Juan Capistrano, near the mission.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146
    (Camino Capistrano/ Verdugo St)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: 949-661-3400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, African

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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