About Us

We're a family-owned restaurant that serves authentic Filipino dishes made with homemade recipes. We take pride in providing the best customer service in town and making our guests feel at home. Our passion for cooking and sharing our culture with others is what inspired us to open this restaurant.

This is a great space to learn more about who we are and why we are passionate about what we do. We want to share our love for Filipino cuisine with everyone and make sure that every guest leaves our restaurant with a happy and satisfied stomach. Come and experience the best of Filipino cuisine at Capuno's Lutong Bahay!

Raul + Jonah

Founders/Chief Executive Officers


After 30+ years in the healthcare field, these two ambitious souls took the leap at finally making their lifelong dream a reality and opened up Capuno's Lutong Bahay in late 2023.


Equipped with their unwavering love for food, these two healthcare workers turned restaurateurs head our busy kitchen to share the deliciousness with our customers!

Jet + Rona

Sous-Chef + Chief Operating Officer


After migrating to America at the end of 2022, Jet now delights our customers with his flavorful cooking as our wonderful sous-chef. 


Rona has worked in the restaurant and bakery industry for nearly a decade, a key component for the success of a well-known, local bakery in Santa Barbara. She will head our bakery space in the very near future!


Chief Operating Officer


Marielle's background in admin and tech-related work has equipped her with the skills to build Capuno's Lutong Bahay's brand and online presence. 


Her sweet tooth also feeds into her family's passion of sharing love through food. She curates an array of filipino-influenced desserts that are sure to leave you wanting more!




When she's not singing and dancing her heart out in the Big Apple, Michelle ensures our customers are taken care of with her special knack for exceptional customer service.


Graphic Designer + Hostess


Whether it's killing it on the basketball court, beating her own PRs on the track field, or taking care of our wonderful customers- our all-star athlete can do it all! 


Janelle devotes much of her free time to helping CLB grow by designing our graphics and layouts.

Experience the Flavors of the Philippines

Join us at Capuno's Lutong Bahay to savour the best Filipino cuisine in Santa Maria!