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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
+1 949-643-1355
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (8 reviews)
“meat sauce” (4 reviews)
“bread” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Pizza
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26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fresh and excellent, the service excellent. We eat there weekly, Friday nights. I favor the veal - several variations, and they don't overcook it so it's tender and tasty. My wife loves the pizza (thin crust, thick crust and very thin, like...More

Thank n7523y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually like this restaurant but I ordered the Lemon chicken with mushrooms and olives. I hated in . It had no flavor . It looked like soup. I was so disappointed. The pro was they have a nice patio in the back.i don’t think...More

Thank Bridgetpianos
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bridget, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent experience at Peppino's. We are disappointed to hear that your experience fell short of the high standards that we pride ourselves on. I apologize that your Chicken Limone was not to your liking. We take our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place with good food. Arrived at 1pm, no wait on a Saturday. Wish they had more heaters for the patio. Sat inside. Only 1 waiter, and he hustled so we were not waiting too long for anything and he was very nice. Will go...More

Thank Monica F
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Monica, Thank you for your review, it really means a lot to us. I am sorry if it was a bit cold on our patio during your visit. We will look into our ability to add a few more heaters on our patio in the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been there numerous times, and the food is consistently very, very good. The pasta sauces have excellent flavor and do not taste like your typical commercial Italian restaurant.

Thank David L
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

David, Wow, thank you for the great review, it really means a lot to us. We are very happy you enjoy our food as much as we enjoy making it fresh every day. We hope to see you again soon! Ciao, -Mario

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being Italian, we are usually disappointed when we dine out at Italian restaurants because we end up like it's never as good as our own recipes. But we've been eating at the different Peppino's locations for about 25 years and they never disappoint! Dine in...More

Thank wildcatmama2
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

wildcatmama, Wow, thank you for the great review, it really means a lot to us. We are very happy you enjoy our food as much as we enjoy making it fresh every day. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed this restaurant for many years and few it fits nicely into a casual evening with friends. The food is good and the experience is almost always as expected. I wouldn’t pick this place for a huge family gathering or a milestone anniversary...More

Thank rosschun
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

ross, Thank you for your review, it really means a lot to us. Also thank you for you for being a long time patron. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon! -Mario

Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've been a frequent patron of Peppino's since they first came to CA in the early 1980s. Sonny has done the family proud and get the locations going with the same quality as the Lake Forest location. We love this location and have been coming...More

Thank M6149WHwalters
Mario M, General Manager at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

M6149WH, Wow, thank you for the great review, it really means a lot to us. Thank you for being such a long time patron. I will personally let Joe know of your great review.. We hope to see you again soon! -Mario

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I love this restaurant. The food is great. The first time we visited was a weekend night and there was a singer. The restaurant is very large and there is one side with all tables and the other side had the singer and bar where...More

Thank dormpace
Mario M, General Manager at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dormpace, Wow, thank you for the great review, it really means a lot to us. It sounds like you were at the Original Lake Forest location. We are very happy you enjoy our food as much as we enjoy making it fresh every day. We...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Peppino's has been around for a long time. Though the original is in Lake Forest , this location is good also.

Thank Matt K
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Matt, Thanks for your review, it really means a lot to us. We have 4 locations to serve you in the OC area. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon! -Mario

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came across peppinos by chance as we have moved to Irvine from Ireland, we absolutely LOVED the place! The staff are always friendly, the ambiance is perfect if you understand what a real Italian should consist of and the food is...More

Thank natasha o
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Natasha, Wow, thank you for the great review, it really means a lot to us. We are very happy you enjoy our food as much as we enjoy making it fresh every day. We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again soon!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 28
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Aliso Viejo
  • Phone Number: +1 949-643-1355
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Description
Aliso Viejo is our fabulous Pizzeria, a place where you can get gourmet pizzas such as Pizza alla Giuseppe made fresh to order. We also carry a variety of specialty dishes created and served at this location only, such as the extremely popular Pasta Colorado. This location also has a patio for enjoyable outdoor dining.
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