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Don Peppe's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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13558 Lefferts Blvd, Ozone Park, NY 11420-3602
+1 718-843-9547
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here on a Sunday afternoon with 2 great friends, one of which is Italian like myself so we grew up with and know good Italian food. We sat down or tried to and noticed the chairs were greasy and filthy so one of our friends gave us wipes to clean our chairs. I'm already turned off. But I... More 

Thank LisaNewYork
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are departing from JFK or arriving and have time to eat and are hungry then this is THE PLACE FOR YOU! Old school Italian food in a family oriented setting, serving large portions of shareable food under the brightest lights. Not sure why the lights are so high but it's the polar opposite of dark and romantic. People... More 

Thank bzaita
Straffan, Ireland
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Not far from JFK is this gem of an Italian restaurant. Located on ozone park area the exterior is pretty old and not inviting. The interior is like a throwback to the 70s and is equally unimpressive but all that is irrelevant when you taste the food. Baked clams. Mozzarella & tomato, stuffed mushrooms were all excellent starters. An unflappably... More 

Thank John F
new york
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Bring cash. Expect a crowd and brusque service. I do not love every dish here, but the dishes I do love are so delicious that I am giving a 5-star review. Best linguine white clam sauce ever. Delicious baked clams, chicken marsala (which I HATE everywhere else), veal or chicken don pepe, and salad (not fancy, but super fresh and... More 

Thank sjmac456
east stroudsburg pa
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Food was great, I got the outlaw rib eye was awesome was big as my kid, staff was great and didn't feel uncomfortable in any way.

Thank fmr5580
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154 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

From being seated, till leaving we were all treated like one of their family. Had a party of 11, so it can get difficult. Ordered starters, continuers, main courses, desserts, and cappuccino. Food just kept on coming. I really liked that food was plated for us, and excellent bread fresh was delicious. Their home made wine is also a must... More 

Thank Thomas D
New York
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I wish I could say I've been through the whole menu - because I'm sure there are many gems on the menu. However, my boyfriend and I only seem to eat the same four things each time we go here because we can't imagine skipping any of them to venture into new territory. The baked clams are permanently included on... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

everything we had was out of this world the stuffed artichoke was one of the best i have ever had...pasta was great ...they serve table wine and it was also delish

Thank MEAGAN43016
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We have been going to Don Peppe's for over thirty years and there is no better restaurant if you are interested in good Southern Italian food. We always say, "When God calls and there is one meal left, this is where we want to eat." Really good Italian food is harder to find than people realize. But this is where... More 

Thank Arthur S
New York City, New York
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Italian classics like Veal Don Peppe Linguini & clam sauce are served at this cash-only Ozone Park institution. Outstanding homemade wine and service.

Thank jgarcia1959

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13558 Lefferts Blvd, Ozone Park, NY 11420-3602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Ozone Park
  • Phone Number: +1 718-843-9547

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