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Cosmo's Italian Kitchen

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23411 Aliso Viejo Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1533
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Laguna Hills, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its located in a small shopping center and large enough that I have never had to wait long for a table or booth. Service is good and just about anything on the menu has been great including the pizza. I never leave anything to chance anymore with restaurants and tell the server exactly how we want it and I have... More 

Thank SoCalTravelerUSA
Avon Lake, Ohio
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food; casual friendly atmosphere; friendly staff. The brushetta was delicious and came with a nice size spring salad in the center of the platter. We ordered a bowl of Minestrone soup, eggplant parmesan, and Cindy's Special. Everything was very tasty. Looking forward to trying their pizza next time.

Thank Parvathi S
Aliso Viejo, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great. Since their remodel a while back the place is great for the family to sit around a round table or sit in a booth for a great family feel. Or you can drop in for a glass of wine or a beer at the new bar.

Thank CaliTransplant2014
Scottsdale, Arizona
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234 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

More of a "checkered" table cloth restaurant, as compared to the "white linen"...this Italian food is more country, nicely prepared. See photos for dishes. Reasonably priced, nice portions. Good service. Friendly. Little to no wait. Good !

Thank Eugene E
Aliso Viejo, California
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Except for the awful little bread pieces, this linen-tablecloth restaurant is nearly perfect. It is a wonderful local oasis with a great atmosphere. The salads are crisp and fresh, and the entrees are served nice and hot, and smell wonderful. The staff is extremely friendly. My only complaint is the pre-dinner bread consists of awful tasteless little pieces of white... More 

Thank Peter M
Aliso Viejo, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We have enjoyed many meals here in the 14 years that we have lived in Aliso Viejo. It truly has a neighborhood feel, and the service is great. The food is more authentic Italian, and puts most of the chain Italian restaurants our there to shame. It is absolutely family friendly, and you will see friends and neighbors there. The... More 

Thank dcacciapaglia
Aliso Viejo, California
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Menu is fairly standard Italian american style fare. Sauce was tasty and bold which is a must. Everything tasted fresh. Nothing awe-inspiring or exhibiting culinary prowess. It's very warm & friendly. Like you went to your Italian grandma's house for dinner. Attentive staff & comfortable ambiance. Turned around and another Aliso neighbor was there. Who knew this was the IT... More 

Aliso Viejo, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nice family atmosphere with fabulous entree selections and pizza. Staff is friendly and attentive. Daily specials and full bar.

Thank Jim J
San Ramon, California, United States
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103 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

The restaurant was listed on a handout from the hotel but boy am I glad we went there. The food seemed like eating at someone's home. Everything the group had was excellent. The staff is friendly and adds to the experience. One big plus is it has a full bar. The only complaint is I wish they had gelato for... More 

Thank Roy N
Aliso Viejo, CA
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Went with friends to Cosmo's and they were raving about the spinach ravioli dish. Just happened to be Wednesday and the Ravioli Night special - $7.95 for a nice dish of pasta. My friends asked for marinara sauce, but I chose the white sauce. Very tasty and fresh! Nice wine selection and my friends were able to get lemon drop... More 

Thank JillBrotherton

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23411 Aliso Viejo Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1533
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: 949.448.9040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?