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Hidden Hot Spots

San Juan Capistrano

Hidden Hot Spots

There is more to this quaint city than the historic Mission. San Juan Capistrano is filled with many hidden treasures waiting for you to discover...including Hidden Coffee in the Los Rios District!


  1. Start with coffee and a pastry at Ellies Table at the historic Egan House. It's a short stroll south on Camino Capistrano. The coffee is worth the walk and the pastries are outstanding.

  2. Spend time antiquing at The Old Barn Antique Mall. This hidden treasure is a short block away from Ellies Table. Dealers offer a wide variety of collectables and antiques. Open 10 am to 5 pm.

  3. Treat yourself to lunch at Trevor’s at the Tracks. Located in the old train depot. Dine indoors, or outside on their patio. Select from a menu which is “locally acquired and globally inspired.”

  4. Enjoy a quick detour across the tracks in the Los Rios Historic District. There are fun shops to explore or you can duck into Hidden Coffee House for a cold brewed iced latte for the trip home.

  5. Look for cool destination deals in San Juan Capistrano on our deals page.

Arriving By Train

The San Juan Capistrano Depot rests in the heart of the historic district and is an easy walk to the Mission and Los Rios District. Opened in 1894, the station is an example of the area's Mission Revival architecture.

First Trains Arrive

  • 8:50 a.m. OC Line from Oceanside
  • 9:03 a.m. IEOC Line from San Bernardino
  • 10:01 a.m. OC Line from L.A. Union Station
  • 12:13 p.m. OC Line from L.A. Union Station

Afternoon Departures

  • 2:00 p.m. OC Line toward L.A. Union Station
  • 3:21 p.m. OC Line toward Oceanside
  • 3:29 p.m. IEOC Line toward San Bernardino
  • 6:11 p.m. OC Line toward L.A. Union Station
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Get A Discount

A number of shops, restaurants and historic sites offer discounts to those who take Metrolink. Be sure to explore all the deals while planning your trip!

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How To Ride

Download the Metrolink Mobile Ticketing App. Or use any ticket vending machine (TVM) at any Metrolink station with weekend service to spend the best $10 ever.

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