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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

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170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
831-373-6892
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, great price

We ate at Peppers following the recommendation of the receptionist at our B&B. We were very impressed, the food was fantastic. The best we had on our two week journey in the States. And the price was very reasonable. great service, great food, what more could you ask for.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
naki45
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Taranaki
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Taranaki
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We ate at Peppers following the recommendation of the receptionist at our B&B. We were very impressed, the food was fantastic. The best we had on our two week journey in the States. And the price was very reasonable. great service, great food, what more could you ask for.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

6 of us tried walking in on a Sunday night and the wait was too long. Made a reservation for the next night and it was well worth the wait. Nice atmosphere, delicious food. Make sure to plan ahead and make a reservation.

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Seaside, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This Mexican restaurant serves imagined dishes unlike your typical meals one would expect. The sauces are delicious and unique, and being by the ocean, they offer several seafood entrees. It is a very lively place, and has bartenders who have been there for years making killer drinks. Delicious food and strong uniquely flavored drinks" Si si. You can even get... More 

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Sun City West AZ
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great food, fast friendly service. Convenient to Cannery Row. Parking on the street. Locals came here as did visitors. Our food was presented well and served hot.

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Pacific Grove, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The locals love this place. We have been eating here for our 15 years in Pacific Grove. Great food, friendly service. It is not the place for romantic ambiance, but a good restaurant for friends to meet and enjoy the food.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The mushroom artichoke enchiladas are really good! Vegetarian friendly and good house made margaritas! Salsa is yum too! Not the best Mexican food but ten times better than El Toritos in Monterey. Peppers is still very satisfying and it's a go to every time I'm here. I've never been disappointed! Take a walk down to the ocean after and walk... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We heard this place was good & it lived up to expectations. Best Mexican food we have had in California.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

How is that for a review title!! It was late ( be careful if you are looking to dine after 9pm in Pacific Grove as most places are considering closing for the night). But it does not really matter as you just need to make your way to Peppers Mexicali for a wonderful meal. :)

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Santa Clarita, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Peppers is a small cafe on a little side street in Pacific Grove. It was good but not outstanding. I had no complaints. Prices were reasonable.

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Lincoln, CA
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Had the artichoke mushroom enchiladas. It was out of this world good. We ordered the chicken taco salads which was super fresh and tasty. The wait staff could not have been more attentive and goods. The margaritas are to die for. Yum yum!!!!!!!

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Additional Information about Peppers Mexicali Cafe

Address: 170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
Phone Number: 831-373-6892
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: 831-373-6892

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 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?