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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: Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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  • 52
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  • 5
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  • 2
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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
A family-friendly, family-owned italian restaurant chain.

It's been awhile since I've eaten at Peppino's. I was a regular at a couple of their locations for many years. They have been a small, multi-generational family-owned chain offering a great, and consistent value for locals and visitors alike. They have a diverse menu full of flavorful pasta... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's been awhile since I've eaten at Peppino's. I was a regular at a couple of their locations for many years. They have been a small, multi-generational family-owned chain offering a great, and consistent value for locals and visitors alike. They have a diverse menu full of flavorful pasta, meat, fish and fowl selections that would accommodate most taste buds... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My family has been eating at Pepinos since they opened the business 30 years ago . The food and service is excellent.

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We've been eating at Peppino's for years, both for Lunch and Dinner. Love everything we get, salad, Ravioli, Eggplant - anything on the Menu. The atmosphere is family-friendly, people are great and the service wonderful. Don't leave without trying the Spumoni (to die for)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I am a New Yorker, and when you've lived there you get to change your identity with every different cuisine around. When I landed in California I proceeded to try and find the kinds of places here that I had enjoyed back "home". The closest Peppino's is right off Rockfield and it is a treat to go there. I tend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Whenever I'm out dear I love going to Pepinos Italian restaurant it is excellent I'm from New Jersey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Been coming here for over 25 years! Always consistent and always good! Watched their family grow as well as mine. Kids and grandparents love to meet here. You will not be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Peppinos is by far my favoritte Italian restaurant. I have been eating here since the late 80's and the food is still just as I remember it. My go to dish is the fresh clams and linguine with white sauce... the best! The complimentary bread basket is served hot with a nice variety of crisp, hot breads. Also, I always... More 

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Exeter, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were traveling through the area and happened upon Peppinos. The meat ravioli and lemon chicken were both delicious. We will go there again if we are in the area. Cocktails too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Peppinos has the best food, service and I love the one of a kind atmosphere . I would highly recommend Peppinos!

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

When people tell you that they just loved the food at your wedding and they still remember how good it was 14 years later....You know you made a right choice. We had so many families with children coming to our wedding we wanted the kids to have pasta and Pizza and the adults to have pasta and meat dishes. Peppino's... More 

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Thank You for choosing Peppino's to Cater your Wedding. Congrats !!! More 

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Additional Information about Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

Address: 23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone Number: +1 949-951-2611
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
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
Average Prices: USD 13 - 27
Cuisine: Seafood, Italian, Bar, Pizza & Pasta

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?