It’s no secret that our restaurant sits within a building that is rich in history. In fact, our building (1894) is one of the very first examples of Mission Revival Style architecture and is said to be one of Amtrak’s most unique (and for generations it was considered the loveliest) depot in Southern California.
We invite you to scroll through our timeline and learn more about the history that hails from our historical setting!
It is said that missions and the Spanish colonial era were used as an effective marketing tool to lure residents from ...1894
The 40 foot tall corner tower is unmistakable and, with it’s four arched openings, decorative bells and ...1900
What is now our long walkway towards our Heritage Hall back room, an arcade sat, which not only echoed the arcade of the...1910
The last great train robbery in San Juan happened in 1925 right outside our restaurant. The story, as told through the ...1925
Over time San Juan Capistrano grew into one of the largest and wealthiest missions. Grains, beans and livestock was a ...1930
Southern Pacific 4449, also known as the "Daylight", was placed into service on May 30, 1941, and spent its ...1940
San Juan Capistrano was incorporated into Orange County on April 19, 1961. As a controversial topic for the town, the ...1960
Dennis Medeiros and Tom Bogdanski began Sarduccis at the Capistrano Depot in 1985 and for 30 years created an ...1985
In early 2016 the construction of Trevor's at the Tracks began. Nine months of planning and paying close attention ...2016
On February 21st, 2017 Trevor’s at the Tracks opened its doors! The community excitement was overwhelming and ...2017
In an unprecedented time, Covid-19 came on abruptly. We were unsure of what to expect and did not know the severity. ...2020
Covid-19 continued to spread and Trevor's at the Tracks made the very tough decision to close down during the ...2020
After Covid-19 numbers continued to decline, and the restrictions were lifted, Trevor's at the Tracks opened to a ...2021