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Hummingbird House Cafe

26711 Verdugo Street, San Juan Capistrano, CA
949-443-5090
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Bakersfield, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Go for the Greek food here. Lamb shank served with rice and Greek salad was amazing. Enough food for a light lunch for two. Outdoor patio is lovely, trains go right by.

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United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Very nice café with good choice of freshly prepared food and drinks which are not expensive. Adjacent to the old area of SJC and a good place to relax.

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San Clemente, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Amazing quaint little house next to the tracks in San Juan Capistrano with a Bulgarian Chef. My wife and I both had Lamb Shank Kokkinisto for only$13.95 each. This is a garden cafe with many Greek Specialties and Mediterranean deserts. So if you are in for something new and quaint for breakfast lunch or dinner this is a great place... More

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Eastpointe, Michigan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

While visiting San Juan Capistrano California Mission at top of hill,came here afterwards for a nice sandwich.Longish preparation, but hey, this isnt a Subway shop. Tables are in the backyard of this 1870 house, in historic Los Rios district. Train /light rail has stop right next to house.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I took my 3 kids for lunch on Sunday . The wait is long , poor service. Extremely expensive . More than 60 dollars for the meal. Salads and bagels. I ordered a Mediterranean Salad. It was mostly old iceberg lettuces . Really bad , the worst I've had. They took a long time to serve . I was totally... More

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California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

We ate here for the first time last year while strolling through historical Los rios district. Such a cute cafe. I recall having a Greek salad. The servers were friendly and we were not rushed. We will be back!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Two most important aspects of a food establishment for me are: food quality and ambience. The Hummingbird House Cafe has a relaxing and exotic garden-like patio in the historical district of Los Rios in San Juan Capistrano. I highly recommend to take a day to explore the lovely little town with its rustic colonial houses and the mission. The staff... More

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Tucson
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

A very nice, hospitable place just off the main traffic route (over the tracks). The food is good, the price is fair, and the outdoor eating environment is very pleasant. It appears to be family run, which may account for the good service and apparent desire to please. If you visit the mission, I would highly recommend it. It is... More

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Had lunch there with my niece. They were accommodating for my food allergies. Very good grape leaves appetizer. Good Greek Salad. Nice outdoor patio.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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115 reviews 115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is a lovely little cafe my mom and I had lunch at while visiting the Los Rios District. You can dine indoors or outside, they have really nice patio with a relaxing atmosphere. The food was great, very fresh, the staff friendly and the prices reasonable. I would definitely go back!

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