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“Great food and location” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cedar Creek Inn

Cedar Creek Inn
26860 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3236
949-240-2229
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Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: El Camino Real
Orange County, California
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102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great food and location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

You can't go wrong at the Cedar Creek Inn. We've gone many times with friends for lunch and have always been pleased. Their menu is great, the food fantastic, service very good and the location is perfect. Sit outside and experience San Juan Capistrano's mission from just across the street.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Pacific Grove, Ca
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Wonderful atmosphere, great service & food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

After a very disappointing lunch at Montage we were ready for something good and this cozy restaurant delivered. Whenever you're in Orange County you have to be prepared for waits and a busy atmosphere. Cedar Creek is busy on a Friday nite but they are attentive and the food comes quickly. We enjoyed this place for the warmth and casual dining experience. We will come again!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Eureka, California
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Nice and yet cozy”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

I remember when this used to be a Nursery with Mexican art work. Now its a charming, sightly elegant restaurant. Went with the girls today. We love the crab cake, Caesar salad! The dressing is just salty enough. The, not too over the top, Christmas decorations are very festive. They have a large roaring fireplace. If you are going on a drizzly day, call and ask for a table near it. The house chardonnay is nice, with a mild oak flavor. If its a warm day they offer patio dining under old beautiful trees. Check out the happy hour specials. This is a great celebration restaurant.

Visited November 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Evening Patio Delight”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

My wife and I go here frequently in the evening for a Romantic but laid back glass of Wine, Calamari and Crab Cakes under the trees. There is even an outdoor fire place in the corner.

The staff is always great, even when they occasionally get a bit busy.

The food is always fantastic!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Castro Valley, California
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313 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
“Great Food, Nice Service, Outdoor Seating”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We ate here after visiting the Mission which is located across the street. They have a very nice lunch menu, appetizers, salads, and sandwiches. There is also a kid's menu. The food was well prepared and the service was very good. There is a very nice outdoor seating area, as well as seating indoors. The chopped salads were very good. Fish and chips and burgers were also well prepared. And the desserts were yummy. This is a nice place for adults and kids alike.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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