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Carmelita's Kitchen 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Carmelita's Kitchen
Mexican • $$

Carmelita's Kitchen

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I absolute love the food here and the staff is always very nice and kind. The chips are a great way to start the meal and the addition of a bean dip along with...

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  • Superb715 Reviews4.7
In-N-Out Burger 30121 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
In-N-Out Burger
Hamburger • $

In-N-Out Burger

30121 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Worth the wait. Great place to take the kids. Best priced good burgers in town. ThreeCombo meals for just over 20 bucks! Unheard of these days especially for...

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  • Superb675 Reviews4.7
Hanna's 22195 El Paseo #110, Rancho Santa Margarita
Hanna's
Steak House • $$$

Hanna's

22195 El Paseo #110, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

We took our 87 year old mother in law to Hanna’s and she loved it. The service was excellent and the food is always delicious. They even accommodated my...

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  • Superb1027 Reviews4.6
Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar 22332 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita
Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar
Italian • $$

Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar

22332 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

There were around 50 of us for a wedding rehearsal dinner on Thursday night. All of the staff was phenomenal, literally every single person from the host to...

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  • Superb636 Reviews4.6
Yamame 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Yamame
Japanese • $$

Yamame

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Sushi was amazing. I forgot what rolls I got but they were delicious. I will go back and figure out these two sushi rolls I got but one was spicy with beef...

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  • Superb287 Reviews4.6
Natraj's Indian Bistro 22205 El Paseo Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita
Natraj's Indian Bistro
Indian • $$

Natraj's Indian Bistro

22205 El Paseo Suite A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I frickin love this place. They have the best Indian food around. My go to is the chicken tikka, and my BF's is the madras curry. Tonight, I ordered...

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  • Superb257 Reviews4.6
Season Thai Cuisine 30486 Avenida De Las Banderas C, Rancho Santa Margarita
Season Thai Cuisine
Thai • $$

Season Thai Cuisine

30486 Avenida De Las Banderas C, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

My daughter and I just happened upon Season Thai in Rancho Santa Margarita and so happy we did. We love Thai food, but the flavors in the Spicy Fried Rice and...

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  • Superb216 Reviews4.6
The Blind Pig 31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
The Blind Pig
New American • $$

The Blind Pig

31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Last night I had dinner at The Blind Pig with two friends. It was our first time there. We all agreed we would happily return to this restaurant! The service,...

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  • Superb448 Reviews4.4
La Fiesta Mexican Grill 22441 Antonio Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
La Fiesta Mexican Grill
Mexican • $$

La Fiesta Mexican Grill

22441 Antonio Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

This is our favorite place for taco Tuesday and Mexican food. We eat there 2 or 3 times a week. The owner and everyone there are really nice and remember your...

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  • Superb318 Reviews4.4
Todos Santos 22322 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita
Todos Santos
Mexican • $$

Todos Santos

22322 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Amazing chips and salsa. Seriously, some of the best we've ever had. We loved their outside eating area under the heat lamps, too. Very cozy and festive....

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  • Superb264 Reviews4.4
UnCorked Wine Bar 22342 El Paseo Ste A, Rancho Santa Margarita
UnCorked Wine Bar
Wine Bar • $$

UnCorked Wine Bar

22342 El Paseo Ste A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

My husband and I love going here, I take my ladies and try go as often as possible. Kerrie is such a warm and welcoming woman, she is knowledgeable and helpful...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.6
Laguna Beach Beer Company 29851 Aventura, Ste C-E, Rancho Santa Margarita
Laguna Beach Beer Company
Brewpubs • $$

Laguna Beach Beer Company

29851 Aventura, Ste C-E, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

The service is completely wonderful! He knows what we ordered from being here last month! What a memory. Really love the vibe and would recommend anyone go...

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  • Superb123 Reviews4.5
The Trough Sandwich Shop 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy Suite N, Rancho Santa Margarita
The Trough Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop • $$

The Trough Sandwich Shop

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy Suite N, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

The atmosfera is relax and casual, the prices reasonable $-$$. Good place to hung out for lunch or have a quick bite.They do serve some adult beverages.Food:...

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  • Superb257 Reviews4.3
Great American Craft Bar 29911 Aventura D, Rancho Santa Margarita
Great American Craft Bar
Cocktail Bar

Great American Craft Bar

29911 Aventura D, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Never knew this speak easy was here. Absolutely loved the various whiskey tasting and trying before buying option. Saved me from buying a bottle I wasn't...

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  • Superb88 Reviews4.6
Daily's Sports Grill 29881 Aventura, Rancho Santa Margarita
Daily's Sports Grill
Sports Bar • $$

Daily's Sports Grill

29881 Aventura, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

My family and I have come here for years! Always a fan favorite. Can't think of a better place for good food and great environment to watch all sports!...

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  • Superb238 Reviews4.3
Round Table Pizza 22205 El Paseo S5, Rancho Santa Margarita
Round Table Pizza
Pizza • $

Round Table Pizza

22205 El Paseo S5, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I love round table so much. I come after tennis matches usually every tuesday for the buffets. Service is very good here and prices are great. Buffets includes...

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  • Good125 Reviews4
The Pizza Press 30642 Rancho Santa Margarita Parkway #E-104, Rancho Santa Margarita
The Pizza Press
Pizza • $$

The Pizza Press

30642 Rancho Santa Margarita Parkway #E-104, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Both pizzas I ordered were excellent! The Sun was one of the best Hawaiian pizza's I've had but maybe a little salty, but that's what you get...

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  • Good138 Reviews3.8
Selma's Chicago Pizzeria & Tap Room RSM 30461 Avenida de las Flores B, Rancho Santa Margarita
Selma's Chicago Pizzeria & Tap Room RSM
Pizza • $$

Selma's Chicago Pizzeria & Tap Room RSM

30461 Avenida de las Flores B, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

So far my favorite dish is the Tomato Cream Linguini mixed with marinara sauce. I also really love the minestrone. This place is one of my family's...

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  • Good285 Reviews3.7
Carmelita's Kitchen 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Carmelita's Kitchen
Mexican • $$

Carmelita's Kitchen

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I absolute love the food here and the staff is always very nice and kind. The chips are a great way to start the meal and the addition of a bean dip along with...

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  • Superb715 Reviews4.7
La Fiesta Mexican Grill 22441 Antonio Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
La Fiesta Mexican Grill
Mexican • $$

La Fiesta Mexican Grill

22441 Antonio Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

This is our favorite place for taco Tuesday and Mexican food. We eat there 2 or 3 times a week. The owner and everyone there are really nice and remember your...

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  • Superb318 Reviews4.4
Todos Santos 22322 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita
Todos Santos
Mexican • $$

Todos Santos

22322 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Amazing chips and salsa. Seriously, some of the best we've ever had. We loved their outside eating area under the heat lamps, too. Very cozy and festive....

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  • Superb264 Reviews4.4
New Lake Asian House 22431 Antonio Pkwy Suite B-130, Rancho Santa Margarita
New Lake Asian House
Chinese

New Lake Asian House

22431 Antonio Pkwy Suite B-130, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

So happy I found this little hidden gem! The freshest Asian food I've found, nestled in a very clean and comfortable space. We had the Crispy Rice Soup,...

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  • Superb86 Reviews4.5
Wanfu Chinese restaurant 30642 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Wanfu Chinese restaurant
Chinese • $$

Wanfu Chinese restaurant

30642 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Authentic Chinese food. The staff here are great. I recommend the mongolian beef! Delicious! Their fried rice is good as well. So far, everything that...

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  • Good153 Reviews3.9
Pick Up Stix Fresh Asian Flavors 28562 Oso Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Pick Up Stix Fresh Asian Flavors
Chinese • $$

Pick Up Stix Fresh Asian Flavors

28562 Oso Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

The order was here quickly and fast. Please tip 20% to your Uber driver!! They work hard and get your food there “ahead” of time!!!Good on them!! As the...

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  • Average91 Reviews3
The Flame Broiler - Rancho Santa Margarita 30622 Santa Margarita Pkwy d106, Rancho Santa Margarita
The Flame Broiler - Rancho Santa Margarita
Fast Food

The Flame Broiler - Rancho Santa Margarita

30622 Santa Margarita Pkwy d106, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Flame broiler has always had good food and sauces BUT, the forks are flimsy as f*** and it makes it awful to try to eat a bowl best to just take it home and...

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  • Good93 Reviews3.6
Jack In The Box 28592 Oso Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Jack In The Box
Fast Food • $

Jack In The Box

28592 Oso Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I love this place. My kids love this place. My grandparents love this place, its a family feeding place for sure. I really have to Thabk Victor for...

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  • Good117 Reviews3.3
Wendy's 30471 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita
Wendy's
Fast Food • $

Wendy's

30471 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I am very happy with customer service. My food is fresh and service is fast and courteous. Tables are clean and atmosphere is very good temperature. Over...

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  • Good151 Reviews3.3
Poke Tiki - Rancho Santa Margarita 31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy J, Rancho Santa Margarita
Poke Tiki - Rancho Santa Margarita
Seafood

Poke Tiki - Rancho Santa Margarita

31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy J, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

This place has the BEST poke around. Their portions are sizable and have a greater selection of proteins then most places and have a lot of add-ons. The people...

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  • Superb69 Reviews4.6
Spikes Fish House 30465 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita
Spikes Fish House
Seafood • $$

Spikes Fish House

30465 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Tasty chowder, fresh poke (perfect for a hot summer night, ask for 1/2 ahi, 1/2 salmon) and super smart great drink deals on Mondays (1/2 off beer & wine)...

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  • Superb140 Reviews4.3
Rubio's Coastal Grill 30465 Avenida de las Flores Suite B, Rancho Santa Margarita
Rubio's Coastal Grill
Seafood • $

Rubio's Coastal Grill

30465 Avenida de las Flores Suite B, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Love the trio tacos, place is clean, the staff is very nice. Lots of young workers and managers are always friendly. Come in at least once a week. the...

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  • Average145 Reviews3.1
Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar 22332 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita
Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar
Italian • $$

Tutto Fresco Kitchen & Bar

22332 El Paseo, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

There were around 50 of us for a wedding rehearsal dinner on Thursday night. All of the staff was phenomenal, literally every single person from the host to...

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  • Superb636 Reviews4.6
Cibo Italiano 29941 Aventura Ste I, Rancho Santa Margarita
Cibo Italiano
Italian • $$

Cibo Italiano

29941 Aventura Ste I, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Stumbled on this restaurant while looking for something to have for lunch, and wow was it awesome. I had a cup of the butternut squash soup, so flavorful and...

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  • Superb204 Reviews4.3
Alza Italian Kitchen 22411 Antonio Pkwy Suite C170, Rancho Santa Margarita
Alza Italian Kitchen
Italian

Alza Italian Kitchen

22411 Antonio Pkwy Suite C170, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Wow! This was amazing! The restaurant Is spacious with booths and table tops. You can eat outside under heat lamps if you choose.Our server was kind, and...

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  • Good338 Reviews4.2
The Trough Sandwich Shop 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy Suite N, Rancho Santa Margarita
The Trough Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop • $$

The Trough Sandwich Shop

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy Suite N, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

The atmosfera is relax and casual, the prices reasonable $-$$. Good place to hung out for lunch or have a quick bite.They do serve some adult beverages.Food:...

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  • Superb257 Reviews4.3
TOGO'S Sandwiches 22312 El Paseo Ste. E, Rancho Santa Margarita
TOGO'S Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop • $

TOGO'S Sandwiches

22312 El Paseo Ste. E, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I was craving a sandwich after my optometrist visit and they were right there. Hadn't been to Togo's in years so, gave it a shot and was not...

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  • Good88 Reviews3.9
Jersey Mike's Subs 29941 Aventura Suite D, Rancho Santa Margarita
Jersey Mike's Subs
Sandwich Shop

Jersey Mike's Subs

29941 Aventura Suite D, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

I've eaten here a few times and the sandwiches and service are always good. Today I ordered the Club Sub and it was very good. Jersey Mike's is my...

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  • Good66 Reviews3.4
Yamame 31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita
Yamame
Japanese • $$

Yamame

31441 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Sushi was amazing. I forgot what rolls I got but they were delicious. I will go back and figure out these two sushi rolls I got but one was spicy with beef...

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  • Superb287 Reviews4.6
Sake Sushi 22411 Antonio Pkwy C-160, Rancho Santa Margarita
Sake Sushi
Japanese • $$

Sake Sushi

22411 Antonio Pkwy C-160, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

An above-average neighborhood Japanese restaurant with a home-like feeling. Their menu is laden with rolls to make it easy to many newcomers to the cuisine who...

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  • Good169 Reviews4.1
Happy Oasis 30451 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita
Happy Oasis
Japanese

Happy Oasis

30451 Avenida de las Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

Love love this place! Portions are generous for the price, the food is delicious, I love literally everything on their menu, thank you to the sweet lady that...

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  • Good57 Reviews4.1