About Cafe Hidalgo


Located in the beautiful Villa Del Sol in historic downtown Fullerton, Café Hidalgo offers authentic foods from Mexico, Spain and Latin America.   Café Hidalgo is a wonderful place for a casual lunch in the courtyard, a glass of sangria in the bar with friends, or an elegant dinner for two in our romantic dining room.  Café Hidalgo provides catering and planning for private events in the beautiful Villa del Sol courtyard.  The courtyard can accommodate up to 200 guests. We have hosted wedding ceremonies and receptions, anniversary parties, high school reunions, corporate parties and a variety of other events.  La Bodega (our tasting room) holds wine tastings on a regular basis. In the bodega, we offer private lunches or dinners for up to 12 guests. Wine, tequila, scotch and other beverage tastings can be arranged to add an elegant touch to any private gathering.  Café Hidalgo has an extensive and eclectic wine list. Full bar service is also available.

Meet Restaurateur & Author, Mike Oates

mikeoatesinkitchenOn a normal day you would find Mike being a family man helping juggle his kid's busy schedules, writing novels all the while managing his staff, restaurant and private event schedules.  His involvement in all facets of this business has always been a norm.  From doing all the shopping on a daily basis for Cafe Hidalgo's supplies to helping out in the kitchen working alongside our wonderful kitchen staff.  Mike Oates is a loyal owner and supportive boss to our staff.  His support of our community is always a priority, and his appreciation all of clients/guests is immense! You can always stop by during lunch and find him taking orders or just visiting with the guests!  Mike Oates is an all around great guy and if you get the chance to meet him you'd see why.

Check out his new novel available now on Amazon.com.  Learn more about Mike's little know hobby as a writer of literary fiction by visiting his website.




Monday thru Friday 11:30 am to 2:30 pm


Nightly 5 pm to 10 pm


Nightly From 5 to 7 pm
Drink Specials at the Bar and Patio

Saturdays and Sundays Private Luncheons Available Event Inquiry Form



Fullerton // 305 N. Harbor Blvd.

For Reservations 714.447.3202
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