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Ciao Pasta

31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
+1 949-496-5002
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went there Sunday for a late afternoon with my wife and two kids after visiting the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano which literally located across the street. The weather was nice and we sat outside for patio dining. Happy Hour posted outside is only available...More

Thank Zilfo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually order out soup, pizza or their delicious salads when we want a light dinner. When we go out to dinner, this is our "go to" restaurant. The atmosphere on the patio is relaxing. The Mission bells ringing at 6:00 adds a touch of...More

Thank GailySanDiego
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here with another couple in late September, and I was prompt with writing a favorable review. We had enjoyed the food and the patio dining. However, when I later received my bank statement, I saw that $10 extra had been added to...More

1  Thank mercedcampgirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped after a long travel day that had numerous challenges and were just looking for a quick dinner. However to our surprise not only did we have a quick and quiet dinner, but it was extremely tasty and good. If you are in the...More

Thank James E
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Ciao Pasta is one of the best souther Easter Italian restaurant . It has kept the cooking tradesion of the Apulease . It also provides the Reginald wine from that area that I would recommend to everyone to taste .

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is a very good Italian Restaurant with great atmosphere and excellent selection of specialized dishes. The staff/service is outstanding and they have a beautiful patio when weather permits.

Thank patkbauer
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

What happened to the atmosphere? There is not be music on the bar. A lot less people on the bar and restaurant.

Thank celite2015
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Ciao Pasta does not disappoint. Beautiful outdoor seating, with excellent service and wonderful food. Beautiful Salmon and Caesar salad. Other's in my party had Pasta dishes and they were wonderful as well. And don't forget to try the Tiramisu.

Thank Sharmin55
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I had the opportunity to have a meal from this restaurant recently and it was solid Italian comfort food. I ordered the spaghetti with meat sauce and sides of meatballs and sausages. The meat sauce is flavorful and sausages nice and spicy! The meatballs were...More

1  Thank Icantdrive65
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This long time family restaurant sits in beautiful old town San Juan Capistrano and is definitely worth a visit. Their bread and olive oil dip is delightful and the food is very good. We will be back.

Thank ulebwise
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December 24, 2016|
Response from Jami T | Reviewed this property |
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February 14, 2016|
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I believe this Traveler's question was intended for the restaurant's management. It would be best directed to Ciao Pasta.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-496-5002
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Experience the authentic taste of Southern Italy with selections of Antipasti, incredible authentic pasta creations, meat and fish dishes, Fccaccia Sandwiches and delectable desserts, patrons senses are serenaded by the aroma of garlic and Italian Herbs while transported to another place through murals of Tuscany while dining in view of beautiful Mission San Juan Capistrano at Ciao Pasta Trattoria. Here surrounded by old-world murals in soft mustard yellows and terra cotta, high wood beamed ceilings and casual elegance you will enjoy excellence in Italian Cuisine.
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