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8 // 13th Annual Best of San Juan Capistrano People's Choice Horseshoe Awards

Best MENU FOR

HEALTHY CHOICES

the salads, a kale bowl or cup, vegetarian meatballs or roasted veggies. “That is a trend that will not slow down,” Baird said. “To see that trend skyrocketing is good.”

GOLDEN HORSESHOE

26701 Verdugo Street, 949.493.9593, trevorsatthetracks.com

The popular downtown restaurant near the train tracks strives to use fresh and locally sourced ingredients re ected in their fresh a or and appealing aromas. erall people are trying to focus more locally and support local shopping and business more,” owner Trevor Baird said. “To be able to strategically and intelligently source ingredients is very important to us, and it’s important to the consumer.” Edamame, roasted veggie, and summer spinach salad dishes are on the menu. Baird said they aim to have fun while presenting healthy options.

S I LV E R H O R S E S H O E

The Ramos House Café

TREVOR’S AT THE TRACKS

26701 Verdugo Street, 949.493.9593, trevorsatthetracks.com

S I LV E R H O R S E S H O E

Best BREAKFAST

BURRITO

or others. air your brunch ith co ee or orange mimosas. The food is rich, and the sta is attenti e to your needs. 31752 Los Rios Street, 949.443.1342, ramoshouse.com

ELLIE’S TABLE AT EGAN HOUSE

Ellie’s Table has gluten-free options and is big on customer service, a family environment and sta kno ing hat customers want. They have a variety of salad options, including pear, quinoa, kale, beet and fruit.

GOLDEN HORSESHOE

S I LV E R H O R S E S H O E

For 36 years, Las Golondrinas has been serving up some of the best and freshest Mexican food in all of South Orange County, and their breakfast burritos are must-orders. There are several choices of breakfast burritos, including a simple twoegg burrito with red or green salsa and a choice of chorizo, potato, cheese, beans or bacon. You also can step it up a notch with the achaca burrito filled ith shredded beef or chicken, two eggs, sliced onions, tomato and jalapenos.

Enjoy the Sunday brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the heart of downtown San Juan Capistrano. Eat a late-morning or earlyafternoon meal and then set out exploring the rest of downtown.

2018 WINNERS: Gold: Trevor’s at the Tracks; Silver: Cedar Creek Inn

26701 Verdugo Street, 949.493.9593, trevorsatthetracks.com

VEGAN OPTIONS

2018 WINNERS: Gold: Trevor’s at the Tracks; Silver: The Ramos House Café

GOLDEN HORSESHOE

27124 Paseo Espada, Suite 803, 949.240.3440, lasgolondrinas.biz

S I LV E R H O R S E S H O E

BRAVO’S CALIFORNIA FRESH

here are di erent arieties of breakfast burritos at Bravo’s California Fresh, and each one of them is packed to the brim. Aside from the traditional, check out the Greek, Polish sausage and California varieties. 31722 Rancho Viejo Road, 949.487.2728, bravoscafresh.com

2018 WINNERS: Gold: Las Golondrinas Mexican Food; Silver: Trevor’s at the Tracks

Best BRUNCH GOLDEN HORSESHOE

THE RAMOS HOUSE CAFÉ

The Saturday and Sunday brunch menu features cinnamon apple beignets and a lentil soup cup with gingerbread croutons for small plates, as well as basil-cured salmon and fried egg BLT for the large plates. The outdoor seating at this Los Rios District eatery gives you a chance to enjoy the California weather while hanging out ith your family significant other friends

TREVOR’S AT THE TRACKS

31892 Camino Capistrano, 949.558.5310, elliestable.com

Best RESTAURANT FOR

31878 Del Obispo Street, Suite 109, 949.240.2229, thaijuanon.com

2018 WINNERS: New category

Best SPOT TO CURE

A SWEET TOOTH GOLDEN HORSESHOE

ELLIE’S TABLE AT EGAN HOUSE

Ellie’s Table has a variety of scrumptious pastries and other tasty treats, including scones and Danishes, as well as dessert items such as cookies and macarons. You can walk right up to the counter and order. ry getting a co ee iced tea or other beverage to complement your snack. After you finish ordering ha e a seat at a table inside or outside to en oy your delicacy while people-watching near the center of downtown. The inside is elegant and adorable; the outside enables you to enjoy the California weather. 31892 Camino Capistrano, 949.558.5310, elliestable.com

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Best LUNCH SPOT GOLDEN HORSESHOE

TREVOR’S AT THE TRACKS

Trevor’s has an all-day menu, so if you want to stop in and eat a filet and sip ine for lunch, you can take a seat at the bar, outside patio, or inside. Trevor’s aims to have something for everyone at any time, and some people do smaller portions of a menu item. “If you just want a sandwich and salad or cup of soup, that’s available, too,” owner Trevor Baird said. “Our biggest attribute to being a lunch-spot favorite is this patio.”

TREVOR’S AT THE TRACKS

As more people turn to non-meat options fueled by the rise of documentaries emphasizing healthy living, Trevor’s wants to deliver healthy options for locals and the visitors passing through by train. “It’s 2020 now, and we’re more focused on what we’re putting into our bodies than ever before,” owner Trevor Baird said. Try

26701 Verdugo Street, 949.493.9593, trevorsatthetracks.com

S I LV E R H O R S E S H O E

CEDAR CREEK INN

The options are plentiful and sure to get your mouth watering at Cedar Creek Inn. The chicken papaya salad features curried chicken with cashews, onions and raisins served in a papaya half along with fruit and batter bread. The angel hair pasta has fresh basil, roma tomatoes and goat cheese. 26860 Ortega Highway, 949.240.2229, cedarcreekinn.com

2018 WINNERS: Gold: Trevor’s at the Tracks; Silver: Cedar Creek Inn

Ellie’s Table at Egan House

LAS GOLONDRINAS MEXICAN FOOD

THAI JUAN ON

Thai Juan On cooks a variety of vegan options, including noodles and salad. Tofu and bean sprout dishes are available and can be made spicy or a little less spicy upon request.

3:16 BAKERY SHOP

People adore this bakery, which serves cakes pastries anishes co ee yogurt gelato and more. Bring the whole family in to satisfy your s eet tooth ith mu ns cookies and cannolis. 26762 Verdugo Street, Suite A, 949.218.6060

2018 WINNERS: Gold: Ellie’s Table at Egan House; Silver: 3:16 Bakery Shop

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13th Annual Best of San Juan Capistrano People's Choice Horseshoe Awards  

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