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Cosmo's Italian Kitchen

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23411 Aliso Viejo Pkwy Ste A, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1533
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Elma, New York
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for good food and quick service and found this Italian restaurant in Aliso Viejo, CA. The food was excellent and service great. I had the lasagna and really liked it. It opens at 4:00 PM on Saturday when we were there. It's near the Homewood Suites at 110 Vantis Drive in Aliso Viejo, CA which is a... More 

Thank Ed T
Reno, Nevada
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Four of us dropped in without reservations on a Wednesday and had no trouble being seated. There is outdoor seating should you wish. Service was prompt and very friendly. There is a varied menu lots of pizzas but many other traditional dishes. I had the Tagliarini alla Luciana which is possibly one of the best calamari dishes I have ever... More 

Thank badger1_98
Aliso Viejo, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Food and service are good. Menu has a variety of items. Restaurant is small. Besides tables and booths, there is an outdoor patio dining area.

Thank tweav
Fresno, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Called ahead for a team dinner for my son's hockey team and the owner was very easy to work with. The tables were ready when we arrived, the food was very good and delivered quickly and the service was great. Will come back next time we are in the area!!

Thank Angela R
Laguna Hills, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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233 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, 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?