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Don Peppe's

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135-58 Lefferts Boulevard, Ozone Park, NY 11420
+1 718-843-9547
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place, best Italian food/experience EVER!

Our friends from Queens recommended this place, we owe them, big time! This was one of the best restaurant experiences we've had. The waiter was perfect, helped with food selections, constantly checking with us, our wine glasses were never empty. The food was just like your Italian grandma would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Michael S
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This place was recommended to my friend by his co-worker. My friend decided to invite all of us. None of us has ever been to this area before. When we do go out and eat as a group, its usually in Manhattan. Anyhow, the area is not bad, seems pretty good. I found parking right outside the restaurant, luck I'm... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Our friends from Queens recommended this place, we owe them, big time! This was one of the best restaurant experiences we've had. The waiter was perfect, helped with food selections, constantly checking with us, our wine glasses were never empty. The food was just like your Italian grandma would make for Sunday dinner, I guess, since I'm not the least... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

One word to describe this pasta dish - authentic. My god father is Italian and when I tell you that this is as legit of a white clam sauce linguine you are going to find on the east coast. It is slap your momma good! Get in your car now and get some! Cash only and no reservations.

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Queens, New York
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Mmmmmmmm....I love Don Peppe's! No need for fancy, pretentious decor...the food is why we keep going back! So do most, if not all people! Gets crowded for a reason. Try the chicken and eggplant! Mmmmmmm mmmmmmm good!' No one makes baked clams like they do!

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East Setauket, New York
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We've been to Don Peppe's 3 times recently. If you go with a group you'll have more of an opportunity to try many dishes. The restaurant is a no frills place so if you're looking for candlelight, keep driving. All the food is great, excellently prepared at honest pricing. There is only the house wine (chilled) and cash only .... More 

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London
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Far away from Manhattan, a more than wonderful experience awaits at this famous venue. Back in the 80's, FBI and actual mobsters would put away their animosity and dine together at Don Pepe's. This place has a history. This is American Italian at its best. We had to wait for a table, but the waiting room was filled with friendly... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are reading this, congratulate yourself for finding Don Peppe's, stop reading this and GO THERE NOW! Get yourself the house red and 1 of everything on the menu, bring cash and as many people as you can, they don't take cards and you will need backup to finish the portions! I came here with my grandma for dinner.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is some top-of-the-line Italian. The service is excellent and I appreciated the portions. I absolutely loved the spaghetti with shrimp sauce. Delicious, homemade pasta.

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Hong Kong
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I've heard so much about this restaurant from so many people and finally got a chance to visit this time. You have to go with a large group. The portions are huge and going with people who love to eat will allow you to share as many dishes as possible. The setting is casual and the staff is friendly. Everything... More 

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Howard Beach
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very good food large portion family style most popular dishes are: baked clans, stuffed artichoke, mozzarella with tomato and roasted peppers, linguine white clams sauce, linguine marinara, shrimps luciano over linguine, veal don peppe, chicken scarpariello with sausages peppers and potatoes cannoli, tartufo, tiramisu. cash only no credit cards

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Additional Information about Don Peppe's

Address: 135-58 Lefferts Boulevard, Ozone Park, NY 11420
Phone Number: +1 718-843-9547
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Ozone Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 135-58 Lefferts Boulevard, Ozone Park, NY 11420
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Ozone Park
  • Phone Number: +1 718-843-9547

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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