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Gina's Pizza & Pastaria

4533 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-2621
+1 949-725-1144
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Jan 15, 2018
“Been coming here for years....”
4 weeks ago
“Not all pizzas are are created equal”
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
4533 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-2621
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a chainstore however this location is your best bet; super clean, quick service and very polite staff.

Thank George K
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Typically like to sit on the patio, better in warmer weather than the current cool to cold evenings. I like their Spaghetti and meatballs, the pick your own toppings on pizzas, the antipasto salad is a must, Italian dressing home made here, and my usual...More

Thank James W
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Enjoy a big thicker crust pizza, but no unique favors, but don't bother with the unimaginative salads. Go here when you have a crowd of kids you need to feed or you want to sit at the bar with a glass of wine to share...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Good food that reminds me of home cooking. It's casual with a mix of UCI students, young people and families. There is inside seating, a small bar and patio seating. The beer selection is pretty good. You order at the counter and then they bring...More

Thank etan92612
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Their outdoor patio seating is great for small parties or we have put together several tables for a larger celebration. Most often we come for extended lunches, just to hang out. Their Godfather pizza is the best, featuring garlic and meat (sausage, pepperoni and ham)....More

Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed October 15, 2015

We each ordered the large slices of pizza. My wife's had sausage and cost more than $8. Mine was plain cheese and a bit less expensive. Both slices were dry and not very good. I could have listed the restaurant at Terrible, but just called...More

Thank William R S
Reviewed October 4, 2015

They have the best red sauce! However, a well-kept secret is something we call a Bella-Linda sauce, which means adding just a touch of white sauce to the red and it is SUPER yummy! Their pizzas are always good and really so is everything else!...More

Thank jeri f
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Gina's is one of the closest places that you don't have to get your pizza delivered while you are a student at UCI. The pizza is really good and the sauce just makes it better. I've also had the bread sticks and they weren't bad....More

Thank Tori Y
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Stopped in here to meet friends for dinner on a Tuesday night. You may think it is a pizza take out place, well it is, but so much more! Great table service inside and out on a large patio. We shared their wings for appetizer...More

Thank travel-lover2
Reviewed April 3, 2014

I went here to meet a friend for a fundraiser for her school. Not even expecting to find that they carry a great variety of craft brews. I'm not a beer expert but I do appreciate a good craft beer. They have a tiny bar...More

Thank Claudia O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4533 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612-2621
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-725-1144
From Italy with Love! Serving delicious Sicilian style pizzas, pastas, salads & sandwiches for over 40 years. Started in Corona del Mar, CA by Gina Costa, we still faithfully honor Gina's recipes and traditions. Slow cooking all of our dishes and sauces from the finest ingredients and making almost all of our recipes from scratch. Gina's Pizza & Pastaria Irvine opened in 2001 and was remodeled in 2016. Gina's features a beautiful outdoor patio that seats 45 and pub style seating adjacent to our 16 craft beer taps. We constantly rotate our craft beer selection and offer both familiar favorites and some hard-to-get selections. Gina's Irvine offers takeout & delivery, 7 days a week. We also offer catering for larger parties. We hope when you dine with us you will be nourished and inspired to enjoy life to the fullest, as Gina did. Buon Appetito!
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