June 1-4, 2022 is the Mission Viejo TYR Pro Swim Series at Marguerite Aquatics Center in Mission Viejo, CA. We want to share with you some of our Restaurant Recommendations to you while you are there! Athletes are sure to save this list before you go so you know what restaurants to try. You can also share it with your family and friends if they are coming to watch you race! Here are some great recommendations for you:

Restaurants

Terrace on the Green

27601 Casta Del Sol, Mission Viejo CA 92692

This restaurant gets most of its food from California farms and everything is made fresh! There are some great breakfast and lunch options while having an amazing view of the golf course.

  • Avocado Toast
    • Herb grilled sourdough toast contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that your body can easily absorb.
    • Avocados are a healthy fat and a great source of potassium.
    • Local field greens.
    • Two poached eggs are full of omega 3s and protein.
    • Potatoes *could ask to substitute potatoes for the side of fruit.
  • Farmer’s Vegetable Omelet
    • Heirloom tomatoes help protect your cells from damage and are full of potassium, vitamin B & E. 
    • Asparagus contains fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, and K, and improves your digestion. 
    • Savoy Spinach is full of vitamins A, C, K, and Iron that help reduce your blood pressure. 
    • Fontina Cheese
    • Potatoes and seasonal fruit
  • Spring Pea and  Asparagus Pasta
    • Sauteed asparagus contains fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, and K, and improves your digestion. 
    • Sugar snap peas are a complex carbohydrate that contains fiber and protein.
    • Heirloom cherry tomatoes help protect your cells from damage and are full of potassium, vitamin B & E. 
    • Farfalle pasta garnished with prosciutto de Parma, lemon zest, unfiltered extra virgin olive oil
    • Could ask to add chicken or protein along with it
  • Grilled Chicken Panini
    • Grilled boneless skinless chicken breast is a great source of lean protein to aid in recovery. 
    • Oven-dried tomatoes are full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Brie
    • Chipotle aioli
    • Fresh fruit or salad as a side

Domenico’s on the Lake

27782 Vista Del Lago, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

This restaurant is a great Italian and American restaurant!

Chicken Piccata

  • Sautéed chicken breast is a great lean protein source for you. 
  • Capers help neutralize the free radicals in your body with help prevent cell damage. 
  • Angel hair pasta is a good source of carbohydrates. 
  • Lemon is full of vitamins and minerals that can improve digestion and is great to add a little flavor to this pasta.
  • Piccata sauce
  • Broccolini is a great vegetable full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals that aid in digestion and recovery. 

Orange Marmalade Glazed Salmon

  • Orange marmalade glazed Atlantic Salmon. Salmon is a great protein source that is lean as well as contains Omega -3s to help your body decrease inflammation and recover quickly.
  • Cauliflower Rice is a great substitute for brown rice that contains carbohydrates. It is also full of antioxidants like vitamin A and C. 
  • Broccolini is a great vegetable full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals that aid in digestion and recovery. 

Angel Hair Shrimp Fresco

  • Angel Hair Pasta is a great source of easily digestible carbohydrates. 
  • Shrimp is a great source of protein and contains selenium and vitamin B12 to help with energy. 
  • Fresh Tomatoes protect your cells from damage and are full of potassium, vitamin B & E. 
  • Fresco Sauce

Walnut Cranberry Salad

  • Candied Walnuts even though they are sweetened walnuts are full of antioxidants, help reduce inflammation, and are a great plant source full of Omega-3s.
  • Cranberries improve your heart health while helping reduce inflammation. 
  • Feta is great for gut health and is full of calcium. 
  • Sliced Crisp Apples are full of fiber and antioxidants.
  • Romaine is full of vitamin C and calcium to help with muscle and nerve function. 
  • Blue Cheese vinaigrette

Deluxe Ristorante & Bar

25380 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo CA 92692

Another great Italian-inspired restaurant that has breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. 

There’s also breakfast!

  • Pollo Panini
    • Grilled Jidori Chicken is a great source of lean protein to aid in recovery to repair damages made to muscles when competing.
    • Mozzarella is a great source of probiotics to help aid in digestion.
    • Tomatoes are full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Parmigiano
    • Sun-dried tomatoes are full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Pesto is a great sauce full of healthy fat from nuts used to make the sauce and is full of antioxidants.
    • Baked French Bread
    • Served with a green salad or a cup of minestrone
  • Penne Pesto Pollo
    • Grilled chicken is an excellent source of lean protein and most likely not cooked in bad Omega 6 oils.
    • Creamy pesto is a great sauce full of healthy fat from nuts used to make the sauce and is full of antioxidants.
    • Sun-dried tomatoes are full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Served with green salad or cup of minestrone soup
  • Fettuccine con Salmone
    • Fresh Salmon is a great source of protein full of Omega-3s that help reduce inflammation.
    • Spinach is full of vitamins A, C, K, and iron.
    • Sun-dried tomatoes are full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Garlic is great for flavor and helps boost your immune system.
    • Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a great source of Omega 3s to help reduce inflammation. 
  • Melanzane Alla Parmigiana
    • Layered Eggplant
    • Mozzarella is a great source of probiotics to help improve your digestion. 
    • Tomato sauce is full of vitamins and minerals even though they are dried. 
    • Penne Pomodoro is a great source of easily digestible carbohydrates. 

Chipotle Mexican Grill

25523 Marguerite Parkway A 92692

A chipotle is a great option for something quick and easy dinner options!

  • Build your Burrito or Burrito Bowl
    • Be sure to choose lean protein, a good source of carbohydrates with brown rice, fajita veggies, mild salsa, lettuce, corn salsa, and anything else you might want to add. 

CAVA

27750 Crown Valley Parkway, Mission Viejo CA 92691

CAVA is another great option similar to chipotle, but a Mediterranean-style restaurant with customizable greens and grain bowls. It’s a must-try because you can create your bowl and it’s another quick option for in-between prelims and finals! I love it better than Chipotle!

  • Build your own bowl
    • Choose from a wide variety of Bases
    • Choose up to three dips and spreads
    • Choose a protein
    • Choose your favorite toppings and dressing
  • Build your own Bowl Example
    • Greens & Grains bowl a mix of grains and salad greens
    • Dips and Spreads
      • Hummus with chickpeas, tahini no, lemon, fresh garlic, and salt
      • Tzatziki with Greek yogurt, shredded cucumber, and spice
    • Protein
      • Grilled Chicken with lemon, oregano, salt, and pepper
    • Toppings
      • Crumbled Feta
      • Pita Crisps
      • Shredded Romaine
      • Avocado

*Fan Pick* Alright Fans! These two restaurants are for you! Swimmers wait until after the meet to consume sushi! Just in case it doesn’t sit well with your stomach!

Yama Sushi & Grill

27783 Vista Del Lago #22, Mission Viejo CA 92692

A great lunch or dinner for those family members watching the meet! Swimmers, it’s essential that you don’t consume raw fish while competing because it may upset your stomach! Wait until after the meet to go to this restaurant.

Yama Sushi has great lunch specials! So it might be worth it to check it out or lunch as well. 

  • Bento Box Lunch Special Salmon and Tempura
    • Grilled Salmon with teriyaki sauce and tempura
    • Served with miso, rice, and salad
  • Samurai Burrito
    • Crab, shrimp tempura, avocado, kabocha (steamed Japanese pumpkin), in a soy wrap dip creamy sesame dressing. No rice. 

TK Burgers

24902 Christina Drive, Mission Viejo CA 92692

This restaurant is perfect for those that love burgers and shakes! They also serve breakfast with a nice surf vibe!

  • Big Bargain Special
    • The OG! TK Charbroiled burger with secret sauce, pickles, lettuce, tomato, onions, special seasoning, and American cheese served on their signature bun. 
  • Turkey Burger
    • Fresh Ground turkey burger with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles, and their special sauce.

That’s a wrap on our restaurant recommendations for the TYR Pro Swim Series stop in Mission Viejo, California! Be sure to check some of these restaurants, take a photo, and tag us on Instagram to let us know how you liked them! We love to see athletes and families using this list as much as they can while you are competing. We love to make it as easy as possible for you to find healthy options to eat while on the road. Good luck to those competing!  

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