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The Olives Branch

31105 Rancho Viejo Rd Ste C13, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-1744
+1 949-373-5633
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“hummus” (15 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
31105 Rancho Viejo Rd Ste C13, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-1744
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my daughter here for her birthday, there were seven of us and the service was superb! The food is fresh and very good. I had the lamb kabob and enjoyed it very much; the falafel is the best that I have had in...More

Thank apwilker
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I'm Italian and i know very well the Lebanese/Syrian food specialties, I’m been very surprise to find this Mediterranean specialties prepared according the tradition in California, without any crazy improvement for satisfy the local market. Flavors, you will love this cuisine its Healthy, succulent and...More

Thank MilaneseImbruttito64
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We found this restaurant in a strip mall on yelp.. almost did not go because of Hookah bar (totally in a separate location but is available if looking for that). Great fresh food, nice ambiance!!

Thank sueNewJersey
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant good for eating relaxing and romantic place, great food, many choices, price pudget.

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with my family and the food was great. Delicious and fresh. The service was great and staff very friendly. We had lentil soup, Humous, vine leaves lamb shawarma and lamb chops. All were delicious and fresh. Thank you for the chef and...More

Thank Ialmosa
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We usually go for lunch and the food, service and music are delightful. This is authentic Lebanese food with a Hookah lounge on the side. Always one of our favorites. Also, Jerry is our favorite waiter, wonderful guy

Thank Lagunaboyonthego
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nice ambience, great prices, welcoming staff. The menu offers various types of kebabs served with rice and/or humus. The lamb kebab was amazing! Excellent baklava for desert.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered the falafel which were pretty good, crispy outside, moist inside. Then we had the lamb kabob which was really good, the chicken kabob which was a little dry, and the wild salmon which was a little over cooked for my taste but good....More

Thank egraff
Omar C, Owner at The Olives Branch, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2016

Hello egraff, Thank you for joining us on Saturday for a meal at The Olives Branch. We are very happy that you enjoyed yourself. I would like to apologize for a somewhat dry Tawook, and an over done Salmon. We started asking how our guests...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016

The Olive Branches is a great find in San Juan Capistrano! The setting is very relaxed. The service is very personable, friendly and attentive. The food is very authentic, fresh and delicious. The spicy potatoes, clotted cream dessert, Turkish coffee and everything else were just...More

Thank jr1962
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Friendly staff, nice owner, delicious food! We recently ate here and then ordered food to go for a friend who can't get out. She is middle eastern and was thrilled with the food. Although we love dining thre, we are also happy they do excellent...More

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31105 Rancho Viejo Rd Ste C13, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-1744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-373-5633
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