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El Adobe de Capistrano
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El Adobe de Capistrano is a banquet hall situated in San Juan Capistrano, California. This historical landmark welcomes couples and their guests for vintage garden weddings. The building, once a court and jailhouse, consists of wine cellars and enchanting dining spaces. Guests may find this venue just ten minutes from Dana Point Harbor.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can invite 450 of their beloved friends and family to their wedding at El Adobe de Capistrano. The Palenque Room is the most popular space for wedding receptions and welcomes up to 250 seated guests. The room features an antique wooden bar and floor-to-ceiling windows. However, the highlight of this space is the ceiling that slides open to reveal the sky above. The establishment's garden welcomes up to 200 to its private and enchanting location, while the chapel offers an indoor option for up to 300 attendees.
Classic adobe architecture in the Portola Room includes stained-glass windows and a wooden vaulted ceiling. This intimate is used for smaller receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, or rehearsal dinners of up to 46 guests. Similarly, the Las Flores Room, which overlooks the garden, can seat up to 60 guests. Furthermore, their original jail cell is complete with iron bars and couples can enjoy an intimate dinner for eight.
Couples will find plenty of services to make them feel comfortable in this historic venue. El Adobe de Capistrano takes care of couples with all-inclusive packages. These packages include event items to use on their big day, such as chairs, dance floor, lighting, and tables. They also provide complete setup and cleanup services, so couples won't have to lift a finger. The individual services offered by this venue include:
- Event rentals
- In-house bar
- In-house catering
- Liability insurance
- Outside vendors
- Private suites
- Wireless Internet
El Adobe de Capistrano's offers full bar services and indulgences, such as premium liquor, a signature drink, specialty wine, and more. These expert chefs create mouthwatering items and menus for every wedding party. After coming in for a tasting and choosing the perfect dishes for their celebration, couples can choose to have their cuisine served in the following catering styles:
- Chef stations
- Cocktail receptions
- Hors d'oeuvres
- Outside cakes
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Amazing Mexican food! Can't wait to be back here. Perfect for an outdoor reception on those beautiful, warm summer nights.
I love you, Stacey Strasbaugh!
El Adobe is such a great venue for a wedding. The atmosphere is so fun and relaxed. The staff has done a million weddings and they know what to do and when to do it. If you want a fun wedding, in a truly unique venue, this is the place! Stacey and her team will take great care of you. Always a wonderful time at El Adobe!
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El Adobe de Capistrano frequently asked questions
- Clean Up
- Set Up
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
- Specialty Beer
- Specialty Wine
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Outside Vendors
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor