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Ciao Pasta, San Juan Capistrano, CA

Ciao Pasta

4.8
4.8
1198 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Ciao Pasta offers the most authentic flavors of southern Italy in a historic setting reminiscent of the old world. Located in San Juan Capistrano, California, the restaurant serves upscale Italian fare using the finest quality ingredients. Such menu items include fresh Branzino, Lobster Ravioli, Pappardelle si porcini e truffle, baked Halibut And many more. Ciao Pasta offers unique blends of flavors using old family recipes that are sure to delight friends and family alike.

Happy hour at Ciao Pasta includes discounted house wine and beer, where guests are free to indulge in the beverages as they share affordable salads and calamari appetizers. Enjoy homemade martinis and wood-fired pizzas for a comfortable and fun dining experience.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 14 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–9:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (949) 496-5002
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Pasquale
  • Catering
    Catering Menu available for all your small or big parties
  • Private party facilities
    Private area for up to 80 people for any special occasions Preset 4 Course Dinner available from $29 per person
  • Private party contact
    Pasquale , Salvatore, Roberto: (949) 496-5002
  • Neighborhood
    San Juan Capistrano
  • Cross street
    Ortega Highways
  • Parking details
    Street parking or back lot parking
  • Public transit
    Amtrack and Metrolink
  • Entertainment
    Sunday jazz 12.30 to 4pm
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,198 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • South Orange County

    Italian

1,198 Reviews
  1. thatredheadedchef

    Sacramento

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ciao Pasta is an absolute delight! The food are service were both impeccable.

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  2. MarcD

    Denver

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience from the time we walked in ... outside dining was superb with outstanding food, wine and service ... grazie!

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  3. AnnG

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server George , a nice guy! Oh! Our drinks were exceptional, we didn’t even know what was on it , I just ask for a mock tail and they surprised us from the bar !

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  4. McMom

    Orange County

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a fantastic Birthday celebration. Service was superb, food was delicious, and I love how they do not rush you in any way. Had a wonderful evening!!

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  5. WestFel

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server, Daniela, was personable and professional. She paced our meal for a relaxing and enjoyable anniversary . The hot bread with olive oil mix was scrumptious. Caesar salad was shareable and good. Main entree of Alaskan halibut was outstanding. We topped off our meal with affogato.

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  6. frankiedejr

    Las Vegas

    67 reviews

    5.0

    67 reviews

    Dined on June 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food is great! Always consistent. Service also great

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  7. AimeeP

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was our first time here for dinner and won't be last. We ordered the halibut. The portion was huge and it was one of the best halibut dishes I've had. Caesars salad was outstanding with what I'm sure were homemade croutons. Service was excellent.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had an excellent meal on the patio. Really quaint place and food was excellent.

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  9. bradleyj

    Orange County

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Every one was happy! We’ve been there many times, never disappointed.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 23, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Server forgot the salad. Didn't pour the first glass of wine. Spent a lot of time standing around. Two of the dinners were overcooked. Have had better experiences in the past.

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FAQs

Ciao Pasta offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (949) 496-5002.

Ciao Pasta is rated 4.8 stars by 1198 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 14 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Ciao Pasta

31661 Camino Capistrano Ste 201, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Ortega Highways
  • Neighborhood
    San Juan Capistrano
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 11:00 am–9:30 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Street parking or back lot parking
  • Public transit
    Amtrack and Metrolink
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Pasquale
  • Entertainment
    Sunday jazz 12.30 to 4pm
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (949) 496-5002
  • Catering
    Catering Menu available for all your small or big parties
  • Private party facilities
    Private area for up to 80 people for any special occasions Preset 4 Course Dinner available from $29 per person
  • Private party contact
    Pasquale , Salvatore, Roberto: (949) 496-5002
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