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Ciao Pasta

31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
+1 949-496-5002
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
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Ciao Pasta is perfectly located to have dinner before going to The Coach House for a concert. Located in Old Town San Juan Capistrano the restaurant Ciao Pasta has a great patio and a new updated dinning room inside. I have come to dinner before...More

Thank DeVJP
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! Great ambiance with an awesome patio and small bar. Tucked away, but don’t overlook it. The carbonara was wonderful and authentic. Every meal was delicious and perfect portions. A great wine list, excellent starters, and delicious bread. The waiter was very engaging and accommodating,...More

Thank Melvmfa212
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

A group of friends enjoyable a delicious selection of Italian dishes designed to showcase the menu. Everyone enjoyed the variety of dishes accompanied by a wonderful chardonay. Did not evaluate the desserts. The restaurant was able to create dishes upon request. Service was prompt and...More

Thank PTO09
Reviewed April 28, 2018

Our son and his partner brought us here for lunch during our recent visit with them in San Juan Capistrano. In one word, OUTSTANDING. Italian cuisine at its finest with a fare that is so reasonable considering the quality of food served. Fresh ingredients complement...More

Thank Travel F
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is slipping a bit it's still decent at times but we always feel rushed the patio is still nice but watching the manager strut around like a peacock and rushing us along is getting old . twice I had tooth problems from the...More

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

we have stopped at this restaurant many times over the years and truly have had some great and really good food here. The staff is always personable and there is both indoor and out door dining. Today's meal was the greca with chicken. The salad...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We rode to San Juan Capistrano on the Metrolink, and what a great way to avoid the hassle of parking. So after a tour of the Mission, we had time to eat but not too much time before the train back. The waiter was courteous...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Ciao's has a great atmosphere and wonderful food. We had Chicken Marsala and it was excellent. The portions are quite large so you may want to consider sharing a meal with a friend.

Thank ahaskell
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Excellent Italian food, after remodeling in and out, this place is my favor in my area besides I cook myself Italian food and when I feel lazy I go for a good Italian place. I love the way Guillermo the chef cooks the pizza, exactly...More

Thank Carlos C
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Although we live in San juan Capistrano we have never eaten here. We just had early dinner here on a Saturday (4:30 pm). Parking started to become full. By the time we finished at 6pm it was completely filled. Sat inside...outside was cool. Inside decor...More

Thank drishi
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December 24, 2016|
Response from Jami T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not.
February 14, 2016|
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Response from Bobbrooksster | Reviewed this property |
I believe this Traveler's question was intended for the restaurant's management. It would be best directed to Ciao Pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-5002
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Experience the authentic taste of Southern Italy with selections of Antipasti, incredible authentic pasta creations, meat and fish dishes, Fccaccia Sandwiches and delectable desserts, patrons senses are serenaded by the aroma of garlic and Italian Herbs while transported to another place through murals of Tuscany while dining in view of beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano at Ciao Pasta Trattoria. Here surrounded by old-world murals in soft mustard yellows and terra cotta, high wood beamed ceilings and casual elegance you will enjoy excellence in Italian Cuisine.
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