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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
831-373-6892
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Took a chance based on a review and rating. Did not disappoint. Excellent food, drinks, service, setting. Sorry it's so far (from home).

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Senior Contributor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Good fresh Mexican food using all the local seafood in the area. Can get busy so reservations are a good idea. I try to eat here each time I'm in town.

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California Desert, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Delicious food and great margaritas. It's a happy place, with lots going on. The entrees all seemed to have a little extra touch plus lots of guacamole, sour cream. etc. Many vegetarian choices too.

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Thornton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We were here once before, five years ago and hoping we could find it again. We did and we're not disappointed. Salmon tacos and swordfish fajitas were great. If you are going on a weekend be sure to make a reservation

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We loved Peppers so much we ate there twice on our vacation! The food is of the highest quality, the service was excellent and the prices were reasonable. This is a find. Don't think taco stand. This is delicious food prepared to perfection. Not greasy. We loved it and wish there was someplace comparable at home.

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San Francisco, California
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20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We came here while spending a weekend In this quaint little town and really loved it. Very good service and great fresh food, It is walking distance to many of the Inns and Main Street shops. Will return when in the area.

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Top Contributor
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278 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

The dinner wait was a bit so we sat at the bar for a beer and chips. Service was friendly and prompt. Once seated at our table, we enjoyed fajitas, a burrito, calamari, and a spicy shrimp plate with black beans (out of fried rice for the night) and rice. Non traditional fare with tasty results. A little loud and... More

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Los Altos Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a simple place, the food is good, not special, but I'd eat here again. We ate here because a member of our group needed a glutten-free meal and they offered that on their menu. I didn't rate the restaurant as "average" because it is better than that, but the "Very Good" rating might make it seem it is... More

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Pacific Grove
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Dependable, consistent, friendly staff, very large portions, absolutely delicious! Dine in or take out. The only negative is a bit noisy because it's always packed. Suggest you make reservations and avoid the 6pm to 8pm rush.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Our B&B recommended this as a close spot to walk to for dinner the night of our arrival in the area. It was a great local spot with a great vibe inside. The food was delicious and the portions sizes were out of this world. We regretted that we could not take a doggy bag with us! We walked right... More

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