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Ramos House Cafe

31752 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3114
+1 949-443-1342
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (70 reviews)
“beignets” (32 reviews)
“crab hash” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31752 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3114
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I had a very short time to make a memory in Orange County and I definitely found it here!!!! Wonderfully charming, historically significant and an outragious brunch....that's what brought me to rent a car this morning to travel 30 miles to experience Q's place during...More

1  Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

This is a charming, delicious place that, while expensive, is so creative and tasty that it's worth the splurge. We had Sunday brunch, which was a $40 pre-fixe, and I had an amazing "winter vegetable stewp," half stew, half soup. I can't be certain, but...More

Thank Katherine S
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I've only been here for breakfast. Rustic, homey patio setting with excellent service. They have outdoor heaters & blankets for your comfort. Love their bacon scramble & beignets. A place I bring out of town visitors. Consistently outstanding!

Thank Iwannago2
Reviewed 9 November 2015

If you want the ambiance of Old California, Ramos House Café is THE place. An 1881 building houses this wonderful restaurant. Its a perfect place for lunch on its beautiful patio. San Juan Capistrano is an enchanting town with its beautiful mission and old world...More

Thank 484annette
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

One of my favorite 'nice lunch' places. Lately, they've changed their menu. Some of my favorites are gone. But, I love the ambiance - it's actually someone's house. The dining area is the side yard. Weekend brunch menu is a bit pricey, but the weekday...More

1  Thank Kozo S
Reviewed 2 November 2015

As a local,, I've been eating at this charming spot for many years. The ambiance is terrific and a wonderful place for lunch or brunch, though you should know that it's a bit pricey. We always take out of town visitors here and they are...More

1  Thank psychdoc22
Reviewed 27 October 2015

A delightful patio setting with delicious food. Everything is house-made down to the ketchup, and they use locally grown whenever possible. We have never been disappointed in a meal. We would dine here more often, but it is a little on the pricey side, especially...More

Thank sterndb1
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This is not quite a hidden gem as the wait can be lengthy, but the surrounding area, charming Old SJC, is worth a short walk around while you wait. Menu changes frequently, but always interesting and seasonal.

Thank BarefootNmexico
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Very good food. They use locally grown whenever possible and even grow some of their own herbs, etc. The menu changes and the food is always different and excellent. Lovely setting in a covered patio area.

Thank Nina N
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Wonderful local favorites including bendays, bloody mary's, and almost all crab dishes and salads. Only disapointment is that it has become quite pricy.

Thank hotelscreen
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Donna G
Do you take group reservations on weekdays?
4 May 2017|
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Response from kmichaudsilver | Reviewed this property |
My guess is no, but I don't know.
Donna G
Do you take group reservations on weekdays?
4 May 2017|
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Response from CinderellaDearest | Reviewed this property |
Call them and find out.
I have celiac disease. Do you have gluten-free dishes? Can you avoid cross-contamination in your kitchen?
19 April 2017|
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Response from ecanpaulin | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31752 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-443-1342
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