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Ciao Pasta

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31661 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2667
+1 949-496-5002
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Santa Ana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Italian genes were made happy by eating here! I love Italian food and was so glad when I walked in and the man and woman who greeted us were speaking Italian! I believe the cooks were also from Italy! The food was great. I had the spaghetti Bolognese with homemade tube pasta and lentil soup. My companion had classic... More 

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San Clemente
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I'm very glad to have discovered this great spot. Food and service are excellent, prices are fair. I will be coming here a lot.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very good food and drink. Nice patio for outdoor eating. Pleasant staff. I live in San Juan Capistrano and eat here fairly frequently because I enjoy it very much!

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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I recently went here for a rehearsal dinner and man was it delicious! A wide variety of choices and a really fun atmosphere. Parking was available in a couple of structures and you just have to walk a short ways but wasn't anything too unmanageable. Would definitely eat here again!

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice patio and service, opposite Mission San Juan. Good menu. Just visited with ladies book club.

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Monterey, California
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188 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

second time we have eaten here, we were tired from family get together and wanted great food but wanted take out. This is a quality place and take out doesn't mean skimping or the meal doesn't hold up, the meal was delicious and easy on us.

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Thank DaCoach61
San Juan Capistrano, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

beautiful setting to dine on the patio. Excellent service. Owner always available. Fantastic Italian food

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great outdoor as well as indoor seating, but I like the outside better. The food is very good and their always willing to take care of you here also. The bar is in a small adjacent building of its own. Great happy hour menu with wonderful service as well. You should not miss this one for Italian food!!

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Thank Chris A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pleasant patio searing. I asked the waitress if the chef would go off the menu and make me pasta carbonara (authentic, not Alfredo sauce). It was absolutely delicious! I can't wait to go back! I wanted to post this review as a thank you for a delightful culinary experience.

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Morro Bay, California
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

When ever we are in San Juan Capistrano we always eat at Ciao Pasta and this visit was just as good as we expected. The food is so fresh and the staff is friendly and helpful. The bread and the dipping oil is out of this world and we filled up almost too much on that before our lunch actually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?