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Ricardo's Place

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32082 Camino Capistrano, Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3727
+1 949-493-4941
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 after work parties! It's the best!!

Thank F2778SWmarym
Branson, Missouri
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754 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just dropped in to see what condition our condition was in and were pleasantly surprised. The decor is authentic, service excellent, and food very good. We split a combo plate with all the usual stuff, tamale, taco, enchilada, beans rice. Great Place

Thank Jerry B
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ricardo's Place is a local Mexican cuisine restaurant that is always crowded, primarily because it has a very friendly atmosphere and prices are reasonable. Menu choices are generous and the food is good, but not exceptional. The waitstaff is friendly, although service can vary from one visit to the next. On our last visit, they brought the my wife's salad... More 

Thank 512stewartg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was friendly and the food delicious! I loved their guacamole! The menu is quite large - hard to decide what have. Everyone in our party enjoyed their meal (& Margaritas!!)

Thank Judith S
San Juan Capistrano, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Ricardo's is a long established family restaurant in San Juan Capistrano. Good Mexican food and extremely friendly atmosphere. Locals go there so you know it's good.

Thank mmcrob942
San Juan Capistrano, California
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Been dining here for years ever since the change in name. Good quality meals at a very reasonable price.

Thank petelapuh
Seneca, South Carolina
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358 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

A family member recommended Ricardo's and we really enjoyed it. I had steak fajitas and it was outstanding. The service was good and the entire meal was well prepared! This is a really good restaurant.

Thank Bill Y
Camden, Maine
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I got fish tacos, freshly made tortillas, delicious fish, amazing pico de gallo!! Even the chips and salsa were divine! Then I saw a lady have a birthday and a bunch of servers came over and put a sombrero on her head and sang to her!! I'm coming back here for my birthday!! My server was a... More 

Thank DANALANE1992
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Good food at reasonable prices. They have weekday specials on the menu, including drinks and Taco Tuesdays. Free chips are served warm with a wonderful salsa. I almost always buy the Chili Relleno for one of my 3 items on their combo plate. These are so tasty. I also love the Strawberry Margarita, yummy. I go frequently to this restaurant,... More 

Thank bobbia627
San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Must order crispy chicken tacos. Very, very nice staff. Casual family atmosphere. Gets crowded at times but usually short wait.

Thank jill b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?