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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

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Seafood, Italian, Bar, Pizza & Pasta
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23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630
+1 949-951-2611
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
Description: Come enjoy the Italian atmosphere at the Original Peppino's. You can still...
Come enjoy the Italian atmosphere at the Original Peppino's. You can still see the family working at this location: Mom loves greeting you and seating you at your table. Dad, the big flirt, loves to visit with all the customers. Be sure to stop in to Joe's Place, A Martini Bar. Happy Hour is available from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. Watch your favorite sporting events on one of several TV's. If you're lucky, you may even catch Peppino (Joe) mingling with the customers. PEPPINO'S EVENT CATERING Peppino's Catering specializes in great food & plenty of it! Whether you are having a business luncheon for twenty-five or a wedding reception for two hundred, Peppino's will do its best to make your event perfect and worry free. Our goal is to gain friends who will come see us in any of our locations, not only to cater your one time event, moreover to keep you coming back for more. (Please contact a store manager for questions and inquiries about our catering service)
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Visitor rating
  • 39
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
YUMMY - great food

I loved the Ravoli with Alfredo Sauce! It was to die for. The rest of the group loved the lasagna, we had to go back 2 days in a row for it. Good price point and location.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Tara H
,
Joplin, Missouri
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Dessert
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65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Joplin, Missouri
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I loved the Ravoli with Alfredo Sauce! It was to die for. The rest of the group loved the lasagna, we had to go back 2 days in a row for it. Good price point and location.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I love the veal picatta, my wife loves the lazagna. Can't be beat. It's not cheap, but worth it because the portions are huge. We usually have leftovers. Have never been disappointed here. Love the bread they serve as soon as you are seated.

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Yorba Linda, California
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The food is consistently good at Peppinos. They are pet friendly and will let you bring a good dog if you eat out on the patio. It was chilly, so they lit the heaters which was warmer than eating indoors. It was Wine Wednesday, hence we bought a bottle of Cabernet to have with the meal. Entrees included Chicken Parmigiana,... More 

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Lake Forest, California
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good food and excellent service. This place is quaint and it seemed like a lot of people knew eachother. We will definitely return.

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Lake Forest, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We have been to multiple locations many times our family loves to eat at Peppinos. We will continue to come back the service is great the food is marvelous.

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la
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

As usual the pizza and food was great. Both Mom and Dad were there to ensure service was good. Definite family favorite

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stopped in after a movie on a Saturday afternoon, they have happy hour all day long in the bar.The bar menu has lots of choices. we shared the meatball sliders & spinach dip. They where both good.It gets crowded after 5:00 pm. Will go back again during the week day, next time.

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Lake Forest, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This used to be a Mom and Pop type of place with grate food personal service and grate atmosphere. Then it became a chain, the fois is so so, service is ok and the magic is gone.

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Eagle
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What's not to like? Service was great, food was very good, plentiful and timely. Spaghetti with Clams was LOADED with fresh clams. Wine was good, and price was perfect. Lots of people and a lot of good reviews here on TripAdvisor sent me, it was worth it. I will go back when in the area.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Enjoyed exquisite Egg Plant Parmesan ....Nice outdoors with fire place...Been a regular now for las tcouple of months...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-2611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 27
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Bar, Pizza & Pasta

Description

Come enjoy the Italian atmosphere at the Original Peppino's. You can still see the family working at this location: Mom loves greeting you and seating you at your table. Dad, the big flirt, loves to visit with all the customers. Be sure to stop in to Joe's Place, A Martini Bar. Happy Hour is available from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. Watch your favorite sporting events on one of several TV's. If you're lucky, you may even catch Peppino (Joe) mingling with the customers. PEPPINO'S EVENT CATERING Peppino's Catering specializes in great food & plenty of it! Whether you are having a business luncheon for twenty-five or a wedding reception for two hundred, Peppino's will do its best to make your event perfect and worry free. Our goal is to gain friends who will come see us in any of our locations, not only to cater your one time event, moreover to keep you coming back for more. (Please contact a store manager for questions and inquiries about our catering service)
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?