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31952 Camino Capistrano, Ste A1, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-496-0212
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Price range: $25 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, Central European, Continental
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just south of the mission in San Juan Capistrano, you will find Cafe Mozart. I think it is a husband & wife team that put this together. The salmon w/ lobster sauce, scalloped potatos was wonderful. My only complaint was the rather small portions. Desserts perfect.

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Irvine, CA
Top Contributor
381 reviews 381 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had a nice, low-key lunch on the patio prior to a visit to the Mission. Service was good and sandwich and salad were tasty. The patio is a courtyard and you are well shaded from the sun.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you would like to have a perfectly quiet, wonderfully civilized yet casual, and absolutely delicious meal, visit Café Mozart. Owner/Chef, Hans is an authentic Austrian whose food is so great, you will think you are in Europe. Everything he makes is homemade. The soups are always tasty, beyond tasty really. And the entrees are wonderful. Although I have not... More 

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Irvine, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Love the food. I have brought people over with different tastes and they have all found excellent food that worked for them.

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Coto de Caza, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This place has been around for a long time, but still has a consistent clientele who swear by the quality of the food. I was there for lunch recently and was encouraged to try their daily quiche which was veggie that day...it was excellent and not watery like some veggie quiches I have ordered. Our waiter was engaging and attentive... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Can't go wrong here. Good food. Great service. Live piano music. Wonderful atmosphere. Fountain just outside. Covered patio. When you want to take your guests to a "nice restaurant," this is the place.

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Washington DC
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246 reviews 246 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Cafe Mozart has been around for a while and is justly popular with locals. Standard European-style menu of well-prepared meat/fish dishes with moderate prices--cheaper at lunch. Not much on offer for vegetarians, but enough to feed one, especially at lunch. The nicely decorated restaurant is located in a shady, alcoved shopping plaza and has outdoor seating. Closed Mondays.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Having been stationed in Germany for ten years, my family is well versed in German/Austrian cuisine. We found Cafe Mozart some years ago and became friends with Hans and Carla, both Masters of their Crafts. I recommended the Cafe to my Southern CA Fraternity Brothers and we hold our Luncheon Meetings there. Hans and Carla are wonderful Hosts and it... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The food is to die for! Service is great too! This is the perfect place for people interested in great food and familial feels! It's pricey and semi-fancy but it was wonderful! the service people always know our names and what we want and make a strong effort--though I think there are only 2 people serving. The food though, is... More 

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Dana Point Sailor
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Always something good to eat here. The patio is very pleasant with large fountain. The wait staff works hard and have helpful suggestions. On weekdays there is usually only one overworked waiter, which is usually adequate, but sometimes can mean a little waiting. My dog loves him and the frozen biscuit treat. The dog usually gets his drink first! ;-)

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Additional Information about Cafe Mozart

Address: 31952 Camino Capistrano, Ste A1, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Phone Number: 949-496-0212
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25
Cuisine: European, Central European, Continental

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