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Don Peppe INC

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13558 Lefferts Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420-3602
(718) 845-7587
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First come, first served, small Italian restaurant with limited chalkboard menu. Food is served "Family size" with generous portion. The wait staff is friendly and professional, no credit cards accepted. On street parking only! Gorge yourself at a good medium priced Italian restaurant and save yourself the walk, wait, cramped area and cash. Go to Lenny's Clam Bar or Carmine's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Good food but too rich for my blood. Can order what's on their board. Menu does not have many items that your other Italian restaurants have. Service was good - waiter was friendly. Street parking. Bring cash as no credit cards are accepted.

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Thank Christine U
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

God, I loved this place. I was waiting for a flight out of JFK the next day and decided to uber to Don Peppe's. It was close to the hotel where I was staying. The driver took us in the middle of this sketchy neighborhood to Don Peppe's. There were about 20 very Italian-looking people waiting in the foyer. Every... More 

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Thank J W
Woodmere, New York
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

This is an ectopic restaurant - if you're not sure what that means, it means something found unexpectedly out of place. You'd expect D.P.'s to be in Little Italy, but instead it's 5 minutes north of the Belt parkway in Ozone Park. You don't come here to admire the art work or the fancy linen tablecloths or floral centerpieces. You... More 

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Thank theelephantman
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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252 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The best homemade Italian food in the USA. Like Momma use to make. Great baked clams, veal, an incredible house salad...Awesome shrimp.

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Thank 720garys
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you like excellent Italian food this restaurant is hard to beat. You will wait outside till your name is called, once inside it reminds you of a small school cafeteria. The lights are bright and the room is loud, if your looking for atmosphere you are in the wrong place. The only reason you come here is to EAT... More 

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Thank Ken B
Massachusetts
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133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Food was tasty but it was not easy to get a table. We had to visit an ATM and all of our party had to be together before we could get seated. No menu or wine list, everything is written on a large chalk board on the back wall

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Thank Fay K
Ozone Park, New York
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Service is family style. Great service. Even better food. Describe the entrees and how many they feed. Had a yummy time.

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Daniels, West Virginia, United States
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128 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you find yourself laying over near JFK, treat yourself to some of the best Italian you will ever have. Great menu (on the wall). Ample portions, family style. Fresh bread and their own wine and you can't beat the service. I always stay at the Hampton Inn (JFK) and for just $14-$15 you can get a town car to... More 

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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Although it's acceptable Italian food, it's not good enough to go out of your way for. Hit or miss with the wait staff as well. I've been there and the server was on the money. I've also visited and the waiter acted like we were an inconvenience. They flatly refuse to give you olive oil to dip your bread in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13558 Lefferts Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420-3602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Jamaica
  • Phone Number: (718) 845-7587

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