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Sarducci's Capistrano Depot

26701 Verdugo St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3146
949-493-9593
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Cuisines: American, Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I didn't do much research for my long weekend at CJC. I just know that I want to see the mission. We didn't make it to the mission that day (we went the following day instead) but just walked around the area. We love the quaintness of the train depot and saw this nice looking restaurant. We decided to give... More

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Smithtown, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A family member said we should go there for a great lunch. The location is next to the San Juan Capistrano train station (the bar was part of the station many years ago) and the kids in our party were fascinated by trains going by. Also, the outdoor seating was very pleasant and there was music from the adjoining park.... More

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Laguna Woods, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Called in our reservation for Sarducci's when we arrived our table of 7 was ready and no waiting (Yay). We ordered pasta dishes, breakfast and salads all were excellent except my daughter's Salmon was overcooked. Ambiance excellent, train came through a couple of times but did not hamper our good times. It was a warm sunny day which made sitting... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Based on friend's recommendation as well as a former experience with this restaurant that had been positive, our experience today for lunch was lacking in so many ways. The location was great since we rode the train in for lunch were we met friends. We were seated in the back part of the restaurant and when we walked into the... More

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food is bland and boring.. Nothing to rave about. Have been there a number of times for functions. Would not go back unless I had to. It's right next to the train station so there is no real ambiance and then there's the noise when the train rumbles by. Try L'Hirondelle if you want good food.

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Pflugerville, Tx
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a charming place to sit outside and watch the Amtrak come in. We stopped for wine and ordered the Lobster Portobello for $11.95. It was wonderful & the HH $3.00 wine was great. Highly recommend.

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San Clemente, California, United States
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107 reviews 107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went here with family members that swear by the place and the food was good and the location was pretty nice for sjc .I had eggplant and my daughter had lemon chicken with pasta both dishes were good and served in large portions but as usual in san Juan Capistrano it should have been better. Parking sucked and our... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I was drawn to the charming atmosphere of this restaurant next to the depot.lovely old place with wonderful flowers.THE SERVICE WAS EXCELLENT.I had shrimp &Scallops Risotto.It was very fresh the scallops were the best I've ever had.It was accompanied by a very fresh small green salad. The honey mustard vinagrette was excellent.My friend said her Prime Rib was very tender... More

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Sarducci's has a great location. It used to be the train depot and you can watch the trains pull in while having your lunch. The patio is particularly nice on a nice day. We have all our large group parties here. Breakfast is very good and their large dining room has interesting art and a lovely fireplace that is usually... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My 84 year old mom and i met friends here for lunch on a sunday. It was the first time for everyone visiting San Juan capistrano. My mom and I arrived 1 hour early so decided to make a reservation for lunch outside. Everything was wonderful! Our waitress was phenomenal! She said she has had everything on the menu. We... More

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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
Cuisine: American, Italian

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