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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

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26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
+1 949-643-1355
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

LOVE this little Italian restaurant in the parking lot if Stater Bros. small family owned. Amazing menu. Anything you can imagine available. Great kids menu. Reasonably priced. Bread and butter served prior to dinner. Great staff service. Old style servers who actually care about making everyone happy. Inside and outside dining. Kid friendly. Homemade pAsta and noodles. Great marinara and... More 

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Thank Judie M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch is fast and good. The have a great menu I like the ravioli and their lasagna best. If you order pasta ask for al dente or they over cook it. The sauce is so good so are the meat ball and bread. Server was great and you can sit inside or outside in their enclosed patio

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Thank Bridgetpianos
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

so this is a satellite Peppinos but the food is just as good as the one in Lake Forest. That Carlos's special is amazing. and the salads are delish. Not much seating inside, but quite a bit outside.

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Thank Susan R
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Come check out our new Bar "Joe's Place" at the Lake Forest one. You will like it.....:) Joe Moscatiello More 

Aliso Viejo, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

For a great thin crust pizza you cannot beat the Carlo's special. The servers are friendly and the atmosphere is laid back.

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Thank Wil B
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much....That pizza was named after my Papa "Carlo".....:) Joe Moscatiello More 

Aliso Viejo, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this restaurant for many years. It is small, but the staff is extremely friendly and the food is really good.

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Thank Peter M
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much....See you soon! Joe Moscatiello More 

Laguna Niguel, California, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

its food is so so, good for families with kids...not great Italian food...ok but not much more...noise level a little loud and seating passible

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Thank BigBen1950725
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry about that....Did you go to the one in Aliso Viejo? The Lake Forest location is much larger and has a Great Bar...."Joe's Place" Come check that one out..... Let me know when you come and I'll make sure it Great! My email is peppino1@cox.net Thank you, Joe Moscatiello More 

Corona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nice Italian atmosphere. Specialty dishes are the best. Nice portions and all the bread you can eat.

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Thank roseb316
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much.....:) Joe Moscatiello More 

Orange County CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is actually their Pizzeria location, a smaller location than their full size restaurants with a smaller menu. I have to admit they have my niece's all time favorite pizza! That said, while they may have great pizza for some, it just wasn't my idea of great pizza. A somewhat heavyish pizza, thicker crust, a soupy, spicy sauce and the... More 

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Thank Lisa L
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Lisa, I have many types of pizza. I have thin crust thick crust margarita pizzas square pan then pizzas and Sicilian pizzas. Please come to my Lake Forest location let me make it up to you anytime soon, I guarantee you will be satisfied! Thank you, Joseph Moscatiello Pres. & CEO Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant's Cell 949 233 7640 Fax... More 

Laguna Niguel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My favorite salad is their Italian salad with extra cheese and olives. It's simply the best. And the creamy Italian dressing just puts it over the top!! I often buy a quart of their dressing to bring home or serve at large family dinners. Now everyone is expecting it and I gladly oblige them.

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Thank TBcali
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very for saying we are "Best place in town for really good food'!! Joe Moscatiello More 

Orange County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I frequent Peppino's often, and would give 5 stars to the Lake Forest location, the original, and 4 1/2 stars to the Lake Mission Viejo or Foothill Ranch locations. The AV La Paz location is more of a pizzeria with a limited main dish menu. So it is good, but really only deserves 3 stars, I gave it 4 so... More 

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Thank R H
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank for the 5 Stars and sorry about the AV location it's a very small location. Come check out the new bar at the Lake Forest Store.... Joe Moscatiello More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $28
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Pizza
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-643-1355
Description
Aliso Viejo is our fabulous Pizzeria, a place where you can get gourmet pizzas such as Pizza alla Giuseppe made fresh to order. We also carry a variety of specialty dishes created and served at this location only, such as the extremely popular Pasta Colorado. This location also has a patio for enjoyable outdoor dining.

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