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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 good38%
  • Average5%
  • 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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Icantdrive65
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Love this place! The food and atmosphere are wonderful!! The waiters are so kind and helpful. My favorite is the pizza

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at this cozy restaurant and we loved it. It has a gorgeous patio, surrounded by exotic plants and flowers, a fireplace and with nice views of the Mission San Juan Capistrano ruins. Food was delicious, the service fast and attentive and the...More

Thank SaraAntonLargo
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Everything was simply marvelous. We four relished the FLAVORS. A charcuterie plate w/cheese & Greek olives, a walnut/pear/Gorgonzola salad, squid ink pasta w/clams (13 clams!), lg pasta shells w/ricotta, a Caesar, & for dessert espresso over vanilla ice cream shared by us four. Just the...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The lunch menu is well portioned with lots of delicious options. I've enjoyed the spaghetti, as well as the lasagna. Loved them both!

Thank Marc B
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Loved the patio with views of the mission. Excellent service, food and wine. We had calamari app, salads, carbonara, lemon chicken, ravioli and halibut. All were very much enjoyed. Reasonably priced too!! Would recommend!

Thank elainehincv
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

On weekday evenings, SanJuan Capistrano rolls up the sidewalks early, so we were guided to Ciao Pasta because it was after 8 and we were in the mood for a comforting plate of pasta. Not only were we grateful that this spot was open later...More

Thank Cornelius T
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Response from Jami T | Reviewed this property |
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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