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Tannins Restaurant and Wine Bar

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Italian, Wine Bar
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27211 Ortega Hwy Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-6728
+1 949-661-8466
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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San Clemente, California
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner-- best tapenade ever, yummy carrot- ginger soup, perfectly cooked halibut on veggie risotto with delicate butter sauce. Flights of interesting chardonnay, from which we chose the best for dinner. Wine is reasonably priced; menu has choices from fish and steak to pizza and pasta.

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Thank Mtnnsky
San Juan Capistrano, California
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ordered lasagna, spaghetti & meatballs, scampi linguine & TWO orders of garlic bread. Wait time was 45 min & it took 45 min. All meals traveled well, were delicious and the linguine had large, tender shrimp. The only disappointment was the garlic bread. It was one small box of small pieces of curled toast...kinda like getting the bottom of... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I tried Tannin's on the recommendation of a friend. On Mon. Nights Happy Hour is from 12-9. There are many delicious appetizers under $10.00. The menu is extensive with pasta, pizza, seafood and steak. There is a nice heated patio which would be perfect for a party. The bar is large and there are screens for sports viewing.

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Thank Debstoryteller
Orange County, California
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226 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a great place for a happy hour get-together. In addition to reduced prices on beverages, they also have individual sized pizzas, with 3 toppings of your choice, for a bargain price. Fun place to meet up with friends.

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1 Thank socal13
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Tried this place on a Monday evening while staying at the Best Western 500 yards away. Good choice of menu and we both had the Paella which was very tasty but not much like a Spanish one. Plenty of seafood and meat but spicier than the true thing. Wine list surprisingly short but we had a fair Pino. Prices a... More 

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Thank John D
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Really a nice place to dine and they have an amazing banquet room. Looks kind of like a cave. The salmon dinner is amazing and so is the grilled ribeye. The Calamari Fritti is very delicious. It's served with two dipping sauces and so delicious.

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Thank Benzband
Ladera Ranch, California
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Have had dinner at Tannins Restaurant 3 of the last 4 Tuesdays. Why you might ask? Because on tuesday evenings they have a special Lobster/Filet dinner for only $25/person. Went with 4 friends last night and again, the food, the service

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Thank John M
Laguna Beach, California
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208 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Excellent wine and service. Food and ambience is average. Unfortunately we sent one dish back...came great afterwards. I did not sent mine back...big mistake. We will not be back.

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1 Thank Kelly R
San Juan Capistrano, California
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Love this place. Best happy hour in the area! The petite filet alone is worth the visit. Great service and fun customers. We have found our "Cheers"

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Thank Kathryn M
Dana Point, California
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66 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

Tanins is a speacial place for us for great happy hour. You can order a small steak(delicious) or lamb chops(delicious) for $ 13.00 plus many orhter dishes such as pizza and pasta ones. Superb wine choices. Try it you will go back.

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Thank Jack R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27211 Ortega Hwy Ste C, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-6728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  San Juan Capistrano
  • Phone Number: +1 949-661-8466

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