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Ricardo's Place

32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
+1 949-493-4941
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“enchiladas” (12 reviews)
“pozole” (5 reviews)
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32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two couples met for dinner with a local resident who introduced us to flower chips. While I could not finish my "wet" steak burrito, smothered with sauce and cheese, they enjoyed a selection of huge tacos.

Thank larrygilbert
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very authentic Mexican food. Great friendly staff. Owner is a solid guy. Hot sauce will make you sweat and cry at the same time. Nothing bad on the menu.

Thank echo8kilo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While driving to San Diego, my brothers and I stopped at this restaurant for lunch. The place is clean and the service was acceptable. We ordered a couple of Micheladas and they make good ones. The accompanying chips and salsa was nothing special. Specially the...More

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed May 25, 2017

I have had almost everything on the menu and never had a bad meal. My wife and I go there every week for "Taco Tuesday" always enjoy our dinner. This is a family restaurant and the owner is always there greeting guests. We have gotten...More

Thank sace101
Reviewed May 24, 2017

It's like going to your auntie's house, if she has a beautiful south-of-the-border themed house. The atmosphere enhances the building and furniture: Ricardo's staff convey and extend the sense of welcome for a special celebration. Everything is quick: the wait for a table, even on...More

Thank Lanjohns
Reviewed May 23, 2017

This restaurant is in the neighborhood so it's handy. The staff is very attentive and extremely sweet but, in truth, the food is nothing to write home about, very forgettable.

Thank kittysgirl
Reviewed May 7, 2017

The Mexican food is authentic and delicious. You start immediately with fresh, warm chips and salsa. The menu is extensive- almost too much to choose from. We had diffent plates at the table- chicken fajitas, enchiladas, and chicken chimichangas. The food came out quickly, was...More

Thank NyTnewbie
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Great food, great service, quick service, good prices, there is everything to like about this place. One of our favorite place to go to dinner.

Thank Matt T
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Fast service and HUGE portions. Make sure if you order a soda/pop you share it with some one - HUGE glass. Almost the same price as a beer. Food was wholesome and tasty and fresh.

Thank 2013LindaCR
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The Mexican food at Ricardo's is authentic, delicious and reasonably priced. This family-owned and run restaurant offers impeccable service along with the a wide variety of choices on their menu. When we want to celebrate, this is the restaurant our office chooses for lunch and/or...More

Thank F2778SWmarym
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October 10, 2016|
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Response from Arpad P | Reviewed this property |
Like my other reviewers said you can divide some of the dinning room into sections depending on the time and date of your party
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 am
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-493-4941
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