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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: Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Lovely place

We visited this old "Santa Fe" train restaurant for lunch while waiting for our "Amtrak Train" and simply enjoyed our meal and it's ambiance. The food was delicious and the staff were wonderful. Look forward to visiting this location again for dinner. Thank You for a lovely luncheon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
patricia234-12
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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Coto De Caza
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187 reviews 187 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

we have eaten at his location before but it is now Vintage A Steakhouse so we gave it a try. The food was excellent. I would say they excel at steak. the filet melted in my mouth. one of the diners in the party had the salmon and reported it as excellent. the house special was halibut that was cooked... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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91 reviews 91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We visited this old "Santa Fe" train restaurant for lunch while waiting for our "Amtrak Train" and simply enjoyed our meal and it's ambiance. The food was delicious and the staff were wonderful. Look forward to visiting this location again for dinner. Thank You for a lovely luncheon.

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Carlsbad, California
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374 reviews 374 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We stopped at the Vintage in San Juan Capistrano for a Saturday lunch. The restaurant is in an old railroad car and the décor is just that. Our server, Casey, was friendly and courteous. The wine and beer prices are reasonable and ours came promptly after we placed our order. My wife had a BLT and I had the Six... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Located close to Sarducci's and the nice set up, it could be far better than what it is. Drinks are on a pricier side, food is so so, and service is iffy.

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El Segundo, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Visited the historic Los Rios district in San Juan Capistrano on a Saturday morning. We were looking for a nice place for breakfast. Spontaneously, were drawn to the Vintage train cars this restaurant resides in - not really knowing what to expect. Lovely place - beautifully restored pullman train cars converted to luxurious dining rooms. Service was excellent and the... More 

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Mission Viejo, California, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had the filet mignon; just about the best I have tasted. Good veggies and twice baked potatoes. One down side; pretty pricey. $39.95. We did have a $20 groupon coupon. Salad not included.

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Dana Point, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It is a steakhouse .. and the steaks are damn good ! Let's just stop at that ... Well, to be fair and objective, let's review the whole picture --- Interesting location (trains zoom close by and you can feel them !). Setting -- You may call it quaint, a bit too dated for my taste. Good wine selection, typical... More 

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Orange, California, United States
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Went to see the the return of the Swallows and ended up at this resturant that looks like a train car. Had breakfast. Staff was friendly and very polite! Food was good and not to bad in price.

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Laguna Beach, California
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The train dining car is a novel idea. The seating is a little tight, but it works. The food is good, albeit a little heavy on the sauces. And for the area, the prices are steep. A nice evening out!

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Orange
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Love the town of San Juan Capistrano and the Vintage Steakhouse is an excellent addition. You dine in an old dinning car. The atmosphere is great and so is the food.

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