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Aldo's Sidewalk Caffe - CLOSED

31882 Del Obispo St, Ste 152, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3225
+1 949-443-0423
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 14, 2017
“Authentic Italian”
Mar 22, 2017
“Time to remove Aldo's, they are now Crivello's”
Restaurant Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31882 Del Obispo St, Ste 152, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3225
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

First off this review is for "Crivello's Italian Bistro". Now this is authentic Italian. First time I came here I had my doubts due to the horrible so called restaurant they called "Aldo's", later on that. My friend really wanted to meet here so I...More

Thank Mass-Sicilia
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Same location as Aldo's and still an Italian restaurant, but now Crivello's. Their creamy tomato sauce is excellent and they sell jars that are worth taking home. But this is not a bargain place to eat.

Thank Lou L
Reviewed March 28, 2016

my wife and i stop if we are in town the sandwiches make a great lunch I have not been here for dinner but thats ok its a great luch spot

1  Thank Kelly C
Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Have been coming here 3 or 4 times a year since 2005. Used to be a very consistent Italian cafe with very good food and value pricing. Now, average food and an overpriced menu. Too many other options better in the area.

Thank Delicio
Reviewed October 11, 2015

Criveffo's has taken over and the prices are 30-80% higher - of course. Aldo's Pannini were $5 and sandwitches now start at $9. Pastas are $9-12, so not too bad. Corkage from $8 to $15. Have not tried the food in the new place as...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed August 16, 2015

I have been coming here for years. Aldo is a spectacular chef that could probably work at any number of Michelin star restaurants if he ever decided to close this place. The service can be slow at times as often times it is just Aldo...More

Thank THEGUYFROMSOCALIF
Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We were visiting the Mission & TA directed us to this little place in a strip mall just blocks away. We had eggplant pinninis and they were very good. The indoor dining room was very warm (too warm for comfort) & they weren't allowed to...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed May 15, 2015

People have told me about Aldo's (favorably) and so decided to finally give it a try. The lunch and dinner menu has most everything you'd expect Italian; surprising for such a small neighborhood restaurant. The smoked salmon ravioli was delicious, as were the gnocchi with...More

1  Thank TheBrasilian
Reviewed March 3, 2015

We went to the Dutch Bakery for sandwiches almost every week, for maybe 15 years. When they suddenly closed in early October we waited patiently but it appears they are not coming back and a French Bakery will open in that location... someday. I have...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed November 6, 2014

We've been eating here for 20 years and we always love the experience. The frittata is the best I've had and their mozzarella and tomato pannini crispy and flavorful. The lentil soup is always good and the service is warm and welcoming. Excellent food and...More

Thank Melody B
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31882 Del Obispo St, Ste 152, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3225
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-443-0423
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