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Mascarpone's Ristorante

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1446 E Katella Ave., Orange, CA
714-633-0101
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 21
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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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
Family gathering

Went to this wonderful restaurant to celebrate my sister in law's bday.. Wonderful food, warm welcome, just perfect ! Had the veal saltimbaca, appetizers just delicious. Will go back for sure :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
acdolley
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this wonderful restaurant to celebrate my sister in law's bday.. Wonderful food, warm welcome, just perfect ! Had the veal saltimbaca, appetizers just delicious. Will go back for sure :)

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Thank acdolley
Tustin, California, United States
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

visited this restaurant on a date nearly 20 years ago and enjoyed it but life got in the way of returning. Moved into a condo nearby and re-discovered this gem. Great food!

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Thank Carolyn R
Irvine, California
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Outstanding cheesecake; variety of entries, staff very accommodating. Nice assortment of wines in varying price ranges.

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Thank Mark H
Diamond Bar, California
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I have been eating here since the 1980s. Although the owner Pepe is Spanish, it is a great little Italian restaurant. I have never had a bad meal here, you really can't go wrong starting with the salad with home-made blue cheese dressing. My wife usually has a veal dish while I am a big pasta fan. It is hard... More 

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Thank mike t
San Francisco, California
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62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Thanks to other reviewers of this place, I was able to delight my mom today by picking her up a slice of cheesecake. The guys at Mascarpones dressed it up for us with some whipped cream and berries. Amazing quality - like homemade with lovely graham crust. Too big for my poor mom to finish, so I had to help... More 

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Orange, California
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We have dined here many times over a span of probably 20 years. You cannot really go wrong. As others have said, you will drive right by if you not aware of it because it is not a "stand alone" restaurant. Plenty of parking in the rear. Family owned. Anything will be good. Nice small intimate bar. Reservations would be... More 

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Thank mamitch52
Tustin
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I've never had a bad meal here - either dinner or lunch. Nice wine list, good variety on the menu, attentive service and reasonable prices. Lunchtimes are uncrowded. It's an intimate restaurant, but acoustics are good so never had noise be a problem. Ownership is friendly and involved in all aspects. My favorites are Cappelini d' Angelo, Penne Arrabiata, and... More 

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Thank Scot_usc
Inyokern,CA
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120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

You can drive right by and not see it. Almost all parking (Plenty of it) is in the rear. We were able to park right in front of the front door on the street. We were seated right away and noticed it was kind of dark, but felt like grandma's place. The selection was very large. The food portions were... More 

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Thank George C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Recently, my wife threw me a surprise birthday party at Mascarpones which turned out to be a big success. Your facility was perfect and the food was, as always, delicious and out of this world. Many people approached me afterwards and commented on the food selection provided and on how delicious and generous the portions were. The service was meticulous... More 

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Thank Nick T
Yorba Linda, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Mascarpones was recommended by some friends. We looked the address, drove over and could hardly find the place. We passes by twice and finally found it. WOW...were we pleasantly surprised. Decor was dated but menu and food was outstanding!!!!! They will prepare anything and any style you want. The owners wife prepares all their cheesecake and once you take one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1446 E Katella Ave., Orange, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Orange
  • Phone Number: 714-633-0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?