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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

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170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
+1 831-373-6892
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food, excellent margaritas, great atmosphere and staff. It is an informal restaurant and the evening we visited - a Thursday- it was really busy. We hadn’t booked but we waited in the bar area for a short while and were fairly soon found a...More

Thank Beauf0rt
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here recently and were thrilled. We arrived in town late and were worried after getting settled into our hotel that nothing we be open or seating guests. Luckily we found Peppers! We split an order of vegetarian fajitas and with...More

Thank reganamber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had burritos and the beef fajitas - both excellent and great service. Very popular restaurant so make sure to book!

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in the area, I took it for granted that we had good Southwestern cuisine. When I traveled for business to Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, etc, I finally realized what GREAT food Peppers has! It is fresher and more consistently satisfying than many places elsewhere....More

Thank mochmd
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Nice spot for lunch or dinner - many offerings, good service, tasty food and good prices. In downtown Pacific Grove. Very casual.

Thank lane t
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Friendly stray greeted us led it's to an alternate entrance for wheelchairs got a great table the menu was traditional Mexican food (burritos, fajitas, tostadas, Etc.) Food came fast and was excellent. Good price. Exceeded my expectations. Loved it thank you Peppers.

Thank dave g
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Peppers was suggested by the tutor of a training course I was attending in Pacific Grove. Booking with Peppers was easy and availability of a larger group was easy. Though it is not a massive place, so booking is recommended. A lot of...More

Thank iggyt_ricay
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We've eaten at Peppers for years on our trips to Pacific Grove. This last trip we saw Swordfish fajitas listed as one of the specials. Wonderful! So much to build your fajitas with plus rice and beans. As always great chips and salas. They offer...More

Reviewed April 8, 2018

While visiting Pacific Grove, my husband and I came across Peppers Cafe. It is located on a side street, but is a quick walk from Lighthouse Avenue. It is a medium sized restaurant, and we arrived promptly at 11:30 for lunch. The restaurant quickly filled....More

Thank WaterGirl55
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We hit this place on our way home from Salinas. It was a nice change from a traditional taqueria. Different flavors, almost Tex-Mex style, but more Californian based. The only disappointment was the specialty margarita. It was more fresh juice than tequila. We were really...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 831-373-6892
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