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31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
949-240-0200
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Indie coffee spot, perfect setting

Great little independent coffee place that also roasts their own beans. High quality sourced coffee and worth the price especially for the African regions. Reliable internet. Parking is not adjacent as it is tucked away in a residential/tourist area in a very old SJC neighborhood, next to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great little independent coffee place that also roasts their own beans. High quality sourced coffee and worth the price especially for the African regions. Reliable internet. Parking is not adjacent as it is tucked away in a residential/tourist area in a very old SJC neighborhood, next to the Amtrak station, called Los Rios. Can get busy 15-20 minutes before the... More 

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Odenton, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What a lovely local shop! We stopped mid train trip to explore San Juan Capistrano and I wandered in for an afternoon pick me up. Friendly staff, simple menu, and delicious coffee. Best of luck to this shop!

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Orange County, California
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46 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tucked back behind the train station, this little place is in an old historic bungalow in a lovely garden. Stroll down the street through the shops and end up at this little place for a pastry and a great cup of coffee and watch the trains go by for awhile before driving home.

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San Clemente, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So cross the railroad tracks look to your left and there is the Hidden House Cafe. So cute and lots of seating out front open the door to this house and smell the coffee it's incredible! Whenever your in San Juan Capistrano you must stop and support this exMarine. I'm telling all my friends and the bake goods are all... More 

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Grayslake, Illinois
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153 reviews 153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is the place you dream about when you are on vacation. Someplace out of the way, yet convenient to get to. Loads of atmosphere, with a train station, a public garden and a world famous mission right near by. And I haven't mentioned the artisan shops and cool little neighborhood you can walk around when you finish your coffee.... More 

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Redlands, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Take the Amtrack Pacific Surfline towards San Diego & disembark in San Juan Capistrano. You'll be in awe of all the quaint shops & restaurants & the Mission is a must stop! BUT whatever you do, get a coffee or tea at the Hidden House right off the train for a sweet break & you will not be disappointed!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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123 reviews 123 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The coffee is really good! Whether you're in the mood for black coffee or an iced latte, their coffee is great and the patio is a great place to people watch!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The husband and I were visiting the area and went to the train station headed to San Diego we seen the coffee house across the tracks and decided we had just enough time to make it over. So glad we did, very cute and friendly atmosphere. Great coffee and the almond croissants Are to die for, needless to say while... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The girlfriend and I decided to stop in for a cup of coffee after reading many recommendations. It's is a small little shop on the "other" side of the tracks. Right across from the San Juan Capistrano train depot. The decor is very simple but behind that simplicity was the most delicious iced latte I have ever had in my... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

If you like small batched and freshly roasted delicious coffee, this is your place...PLUS, it has great atmosphere and local flavor. But, don't be in a rush as the staff takes extra care in making your cup of Joe. Not fast service but worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: 949-240-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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