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El Molino De Oro

31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
+1 949-489-9230
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (5 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
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LOCATION
31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Well my boyfriend and I had heard that this place was as good as El Campeon. It was not even close. We could tell right away when we walked in, but we decided to wait and see just in case looks can be wrong. So...More

Thank tykane01
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great local restaurant it's casual atmosphere and caters to seat yourself dine in and carry out patrons. Has a Mexican Bakery adjacent. Seating is self serve. Menu is easy to read and food is set up cafeteria style. Make selections from above menu choices and...More

Thank KonaKawika
Reviewed 18 April 2017

So CA Mexican food is, in my opinion, unique and special, and rarely if ever duplicated outside of the area. So to find an authentic place that takes such pride in their food and service, and then executes, makes it a keeper in my book....More

Thank Steve_N_018
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very close to Mexican street food one can find in SoCal. Try the inexpensive tacos with grilled Jalapenos ... Yummy !!! Very reasonable prices... everything moves fast so freshness is guaranteed. One can easily has a satisfactory and tasty meal for about $8...

Thank PG13LA
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Great place to eat Mexican style breakfast. It's the type of place that you order at the cashiers and then sit down and they bring you your food. I like the Gordita. It was really good.

Thank Benzband
Reviewed 10 July 2015

An acquaintance told us that this is his favorite Mexican restaurant in the area so we tried it for dinner. The service was super friendly but the food is nothing special. My husband who loves Mexican food was super disappointed with his carne asada taco...More

Thank qhunnyb
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

This place is the best the meat is cooked fresh every day. People who work there are absolutely nice and work very hard to create a smile on the customers face

Thank HazelnutForever
Reviewed 4 March 2015

We have been feeding our Mexican food cravings at El Molino De Oro for 20 years. If you're looking for excellent food at an amazing price, this is the place for you. The ambiance is very simple - a few tables to eat was is...More

Thank Melody B
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I have tried the chile verde tacos and burritos, but my favorite is the chile verde tostada! I get it with rice instead of beans and extra lettuce. Every item is prepared in front of you while you wait. Be sure to ask for the...More

1  Thank loisp9154
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Chicken burrito was delicious, and the only reason I didn't rate the restaurant better. Is the ordering system is a little confusing and slow. Too many chiefs and not enough Indians so to say. It was really loud in there and telling them your order...More

Thank Cassi F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31886 Plaza Dr, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3709
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-489-9230
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