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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

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23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1624
+1 949-951-2611
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had drinks and appetizer bread plate after the movie. It was excellent. The sauce reminded me of my grandma Filicetti's

Thank Jstecher
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the pizza here also pasta dishes good great big menu to choose fromlso can be crowded well known

Thank marilyn k
Irvine, California
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342 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, the atmosphere and the service are all very good. Some different items at a very fair price.

Thank Ed P
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met some friends for dinner at Peppino's. I have to say that the food was excellent. Everything that we ordered was delicious. I had the canneloni with meat sauce and my wife had a meatball sandwich. Our friends had a works pizza. Now I know why this place gets really good reviews. The only bad thing... More 

Thank cuaman
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this place. First, the food is excellent. I hade some kind of pizza, it was so good. The decor is awesome. It reminds me of the small italian places I used to see in the bay area as a child. The smell, the look, very familiar. The staff is not 100% friendly. I ordered my... More 

Thank Baldie_Pauldie
Lake Forest, CA
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I come to this location often. They have nice menu selection, and the aroma is fantastic. My husband and I usually share Baked Ziti (which they will divide in half for two), and a salad with shredded Parmesan cheese on top. Delicious! We go at least once a month, and have never been disappointed. The restaurant has... More 

Thank kimsvision13
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Had pizza and salads. Both were excellent. Service a bit slow, but overall a nice experience. Had entertainment the night we went.

Thank Janette R
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

There are two of these locally, one in Laguna Niguel and the other on Lake Mission Viejo. The lake location is really great, but this restaurant totally missed the boat on taking advantage of this! Been there for lunch ( bad, so did my guests think so), but giving benefit of doubt went for a dinner and it was just... More 

Thank kim R
Laguna Hills, California
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

There were 4 of us - we had Chicken Parmigiana, Eggplant Parmigiana, Fettuccine Alfredo, and Lasagna. Food was delicious and reasonable price. Bread basket was fresh and had a nice variety. Our waiter Jose was fun, on the ball and on the spot...no glass ever empty. Peppinos is always a good choice!

Thank BarbaraHB
Irvine, California
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Our family and friends go to Peppino's for almost all of our celebrations. The food is excellent, the atmosphere is more than friendly and it's fun for all! You can't go wrong if you go to Peppino's!

Thank Catherine B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $27
Seafood, Italian, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1624
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-2611
Come enjoy the Italian atmosphere at the Original Peppino's. You can still see the family working at this location: Mom loves greeting you and seating you at your table. Dad, the big flirt, loves to visit with all the customers. Be sure to stop in to Joe's Place, A Martini Bar. Happy Hour is available from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. Watch your favorite sporting events on one of several TV's. If you're lucky, you may even catch Peppino (Joe) mingling with the customers.

Peppino's Catering specializes in great food & plenty of it! Whether you are having a business luncheon for twenty-five or a wedding reception for two hundred, Peppino's will do its best to make your event perfect and worry free. Our goal is to gain friends who will come see us in any of our locations, not only to cater your one time event, moreover to keep you coming back for more. (Please contact a store manager for questions and inquiries about our catering service)

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