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26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146
949-493-9593
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 26
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  • 12
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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Really good location right next to the train station. My granddaughter loves to eat here and see the trains go by. Food is just so-so but location makes up for it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Really good location right next to the train station. My granddaughter loves to eat here and see the trains go by. Food is just so-so but location makes up for it!

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I have to agree with other reviews. This is tourist trap dining at it's best. Service was horrible. We went for Sunday breakfast and had to ask twice for coffee and were met with , "Oh sorry, I forgot." Really? We are forgetting part of your tip. When breakfast arrived, three out of four people were served. We had to... More 

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San Juan Capistrano
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This restaurant is located in the old train depot by the train station. The Am Track lets you off and pick you up right there. You can also walk all around town from here. Other than patio dining, the inside of the restaurant is very historical and you can watch the trains as they pass by. The food is basic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We sat outside which was beautiful, waited for service a long time. Order was wrong but nobody checked back with us. Food disappointing. Many other places to pick from.

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I loved everything about our evening at Sarducci's. We sat on the patio and felt like we had left hectic Orange County behind for a while. The food was excellent and the service was friendly as well as efficient. A couple of tourist from Spain were making rather unusual requests for special preparation but they were treated... More 

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El Segundo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Location, good food and service. This place had it all. Lovely outdoor patio literally next to the depot. Great place to enjoy a meal while watching the train drop off and pick up passengers headed up and down the coast.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've eaten many dinners at this restaurant with family members, and quite a few lunches too. It is located half-way between San Diego and L.A., not far from the freeway, and a good place to take a break from driving and enjoy a good meal. The restaurant is located inside the historic old train depot, and inside dining rooms are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I'm a train lover and history buff! Sarducci's offers that plus great food at reasonable prices. It is part of the train depot in Old Town San Juan Capistrano with easy access to fun things to do in San Juan. I frequent this restaurant and have brought many of my friends.

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La Mesa, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We walk off the train and Sarducci's is right there! Our first stop for breakfast. For me, this place runs average to very good regarding the food. Very convenient and good service every time. Have only been here for breakfast.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Sarducci's is one of these restaurants that is inevitably a tourist trap. Looks good from the outside but the service is poor and the food eminently forgettable.

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Additional Information about Sarducci's Capistrano Depot

Address: 26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146
Phone Number: 949-493-9593
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: 949-493-9593

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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