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El Molino De Oro

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31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
+1 949-489-9230
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“beans” (3 reviews)
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31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
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Reviewed November 11, 2014

This Mexican bakery has a very good sweet bread. I've compared it to others in Orange County, and the flavor beats them all. My sister lives in Anaheim and can't find a better panaderia than this one. Their jalapeño cheese bread is worth a try,...More

1  Thank Tiffany G
Reviewed October 29, 2014

We love El Molino. Its our go to place for good Mexican grub that's really reasonable. Last night I ordered a rather enormous chicken taco salad, a #2 which is 2 tacos rice and beans and a burger and fries for the kid (great option...More

Thank Marcy C
Reviewed September 29, 2014

The place is somewhat clean. The meals are tasty. I ussually have soups. Their mexican tortas are delicious! For breakfast there are many choices of tortas and the bread is just out of the oven. Really good bread.

Thank America F
Reviewed September 2, 2014

Don't get turn off by the non typical restaurant set up. Place is a bakery/market/restaurant, one stop place! This was great real mexican place...food was served "a la vista" meaning are to see what want(Similar to the Chinese take out places) I had the beef...More

Thank Merlyn R
Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Don't let the reviews comments scare u! The food is soooo delicious!!! Very authentic Mexican taste in all their dishes. It's also like a one stop shop- bakery, to-go food, and tortilleria (where u buys fresh packs of tortillas for home). Sure, cashier lady needs...More

1  Thank MYTRIO2013
Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

Wow, the lady who works at the counter is either having a very bad day, or she needs another line of work. She was so rude and unhelpful. I had to grovel and beg for three, tiny, half-filled containers of hot sauce. I could "have"...More

Thank Danean
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Bad, bad Service Amount of food for price not worth it. They had a nasty show on, Iasked politely to change the Chanel and they laughed about it and did not change it. Very bad way of attending customers! Don't waist your time and money...More

2  Thank Vgeorgy
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great service. They always remember what my husband and I want to order and start it when we walk in the door. All the ingredients are fresh and they do not skimp. During the holidays the tamales are fantastic. Great to sit in the restaurant...More

Thank diamondslipper
Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is where the locals go for take out - including me! Tamales, sopa, menudo (weekends only), arroz, frijoles, tortillas, etc. and my most of all favorite - the freshest pan dulce.

Thank arascal
Reviewed August 11, 2013

I don't normally think of visiting a Mexican market for fresh mole, handmade corn tortillas, but I will now! This place was jammed packed, and between the cheap, great food and the other items to take away like dozens of types of pan dulces (sweet...More

Thank kcdenman
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-489-9230
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