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By Collin Breaux | Twitter: @collin_breaux

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People driving on Del Obispo Street near the Ortega Highway intersection now have yet another food option for dining out.

The Stand, a fast casual restaurant, held a ribbon-cutting on Monday, Dec. 6. It had a soft opening in November and is located at 31882 Del Obispo Street, Suite 160.

The restaurant—which also has locations in Rancho Santa Margarita and Newport Beach—bills itself as “American classics redefined” and has hamburgers and salads, among other items, on the menu. It also sells craft beer and wine.

“We’re thrilled to be here, super-excited to be open in San Juan,” said Executive Vice President Jason Wishengrad. “We can’t wait to get going, and our team is ready to serve you guys some great food.”

Then-Mayor John Taylor had previously eaten at the San Juan location when they opened, calling the restaurant “fantastic.”

“We’re so pleased to have you in our town. It’s a very high-quality hamburger. I can tell you that much,” Taylor said. “We wish you great success.”

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Collin Breaux

Collin Breaux covers San Juan Capistrano and other South Orange County news as the City Editor for The Capistrano Dispatch. Before moving to California, he covered Hurricane Michael, politics and education in Panama City, Florida. He can be reached by email at

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