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Cedar Creek Inn

££ - £££American, ,
26860 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3236
+1 949-240-2229
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
26860 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3236
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere for having Lunch with Family or Friends. I have had many parties on the patio over the years .You look right at the Historical San Juan Capistrano Mission

Thank Geody D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late lunch/early dinner and it was great. Outdoor seating right across from the mission. Nice garden area. Our server recommended the calamari and it was just as it should be, meaty without all the thick breading. Dinner was great and every...More

Thank sjpotter77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed an early dinner on the patio for a birthday. Each of us ordered delicious salads, French dip sandwich & chips, Angel hair pasta with chicken, house salad with chicken spinach salad with grilled salmon, chefs salad, & meatloaf & mashed potatoes! Everyone ate...More

Thank C W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's difficult to choose just one item from this wonderful menu. Everything is great!! The wait staff are very friendly and accommodating. The proximity to the shops in downtown San Juan Capistrano couldn't be better. This is a fantastic place to sit out on the...More

Thank F2778SWmarym
nancy a, Owner at Cedar Creek Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful ambiance inside and out... right across the street from the old San Juan Capistrano Mission. Our food was terrific. I ate the Turkey Brie Sandwich and loved every bite of the pleasant mix of creamy cheese melting into the berry jam. The service was...More

Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Mission of San Jian, across the street was this lovely restaurant and with two big groups the waiters and waitresses were very accommodating; our waitress waited upon my friend’s grandkids and quickly put in the kids’ orders and got their drinks and...More

Thank C4-421
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was excellent, Betty, was on pleasant, waters, ice teas being refilled often, she was around but not hovering. Food was very good, I had the shrimp cáprese salad and it was FRESH, the balsamic dressing was excellent. My 3 friends had different salads and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent menu selections, beef, fish and pasta, perfectly prepared and wonderlyfully presented. Enjoy the ambiance indoors and out (patio dinning has some Mission view)

Thank wcshepherd2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time I eat here I am it is never a bad experience. The service and food are always perfect. They accommodate friends that have a restricted diet and these days it seems to be a must. I recommend them a lot.

Thank Kimberlee M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Cedar Creek, the food is always top notch and the staff are great, always fun personalities!

Thank Shari U
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Nancy F
23 March 2017|
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Response from JimW551 | Reviewed this property |
8 July 2015|
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Response from nancy a | Property representative |
HI, our corkage fee is still $15.00 for the first 2 bottles. Hope you will join us.
9 April 2015|
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Response from gjryan5 | Reviewed this property |
While this question is actually being directed to the restaurant itself, I can as a customer confirm Nancy's love for Cedar Creek's meatloaf. It is truly the best meatloaf I have ever had, including my own homemade which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26860 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3236
    (El Camino Real)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-240-2229
  • E-mail
WE were rated top 100 Outdoor Dining Patios in the US in Forbes Magazine 2016 and 2017 and San Juan Capistrano's People's Choice Award for Best Overall Restaurant, best Lunch and best Dinner
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