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31731 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
+1 949-443-3914
11:00 - 17:00
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Sat - Sun 09:30 - 17:00
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San Juan Capistrano, California
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every year I like to wear my big hat and dress up and meet my girlfriends there for tea sandwiches, scones and tea. Very good and I love the ambiance.

Thank lyndabelle1
Brea, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to visit with friends, have tea and chat. Sadly that is it. A large group of us order the different tea entrees on the menu and other food only entrees. A big disappointment! Our meal started out with tea and that was good until it took forever for anything else to come out of the kitchen, I believe... More 

Thank OCRepGirl
Mission Viejo, California
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

On a girl's weekend we made reservations for Sunday brunch at the Tea House. The gardens and veranda were so welcoming with fresh flowers. White table cloths and a variety of dainty floral china cups and tea pots made for an elegant look. The brunch menu had ample choices, with teas and alcoholic beverages. The regular menu features the variety... More 

Thank Debstoryteller
Mission Viejo, California
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72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is an old house converted onto a restaurant. It is charming and offers both inside and outside dining or, what else . . . high teas! It has a delightful patio that would be really fun to reserve for small gatherings like bridal showers. I have had better high teas, but the food was plentiful and very good.

Thank 47Juicyfruitgirl
Ramona, California
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the west side of the train station on Los Rios! Very cute quaint shops, restaurants and park. I made reservations for my niece's 5th birthday.... She loves pretend High Tea at home, so that was a wonderful surprise for her!.... As we discovered that this Tea House is more of a restaurant at serves good... More 

Thank LuciaShannon
Laguna Woods, California
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Having been to this hidden treasure for high tea and dinner, I've really been looking forward to trying brunch. Took Mom last Saturday... awesome! California Eggs Benedict on a home made crumpet with perfectly poached eggs and the Farmhouse Scramble were dee-lish. Both were served with a fresh fruit cup and roasted potatoes. Of course we shared a pot of... More 

Thank DreamWriter9
La Mirada, California
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I don't know whether Tea House on Los Rios is under new management or it was just the service personnel but today's experience certainly wasn't what I have experienced over the past years. The food was good, excellent scones, average sandwiches, nice desserts, but service was definitely lacking. The cream served with our scones tasted like pure sour cream --... More 

1 Thank Barbara H
San Clemente, California
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82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We visit this charming tea spot every year or two and enjoy taking young girls--or our middle aged girl friends. The historic house is charming! We've hosted a lovely tea for a bride on the porch and it was a cozy, private setting for a leisurely afternoon. Well priced and nice menu. We used to host teas at the Ritz,... More 

Thank JDSC319
Westminster, California
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Had a great time. The Tea House aims for a Victorian/Edwardian feel; might be better for ladies' parties than families or men (although they do have a menu of perfectly "man-friendly" food). It is definitely a nice place for a little break and I'd recommend it.

Thank Jillie0307
Anaheim, California
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great little tea rooms and a lovely menu. You'll have trouble choosing teas because they ALL are Great! Lunch is excellent and I always like to get a sampler.

1 Thank scloangal

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31731 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-443-3914

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?