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Caprice Cafe

Fine dining French-American fare. Organic meats and fresh wild seafood. Vegan and Vegetarian options. Atmosphere is casual/chic. Outdoor patio. Lunch Menu and Dinner Menu. View latest video. Read REVIEWS by clicking Business name. Venue under 100.

History & More

  • Caprice opened its doors in downtown Redlands in 1988. Since then, the cafe has continually evolved, and now stands as a fine dining restaurant offering elegant indoor and patio seating. Caprice is known for having some of the finest cuisine in the Inland Empire.

  • Chris Pepino, Caprice’s former manager, bought the restaurant from Nabil Ayoub in 2013. Pepino, a musician and documentary filmmaker, began working at Caprice in 2002 to supplement his income. “I fell in love with the restaurant,” he said. “The food was so fantastic. I was really comfortable here. Then the opportunity came to take over.” He’s remodeled and added seven dishes, including Kurobuta pork belly (from highly prized Black Berkshire pigs), which is slow-braised with spiced apple chutney ($16). Pepino, 37, describes the menu as a melange of Eastern Mediterranean, French and Californian with Asian influences [Credit: The Press-Enterprise]

  • We can accommodate parties of up to 40 people with advance notification in an indoor or patio setting.

  • The décor has changed over the years including cozy seat cushions and pillows in natural warm tones creating an inviting dining experience. The pleasant patio with white linens, ceiling fans and misters is Redlands only fine dining patio.

  • Owner Chris Pepino named The Face of Redlands YOUNGBLOOD

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