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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1624
+1 949-951-2611
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Italian, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23600 Rockfield Blvd, Ste 2S, Lake Forest, CA 92630-1624
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There are probably dozens of other delicious options, but I'll never know. This meal is perfect--every time. Tuesday Martini night is a plus, too.

Thank Foodie021
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great family Italian restaurant with many selections, large portions and moderate prices. I have never been disappointed

Thank GoGinnyGo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is good, but I love the calzone. I always get a side salad with the house dressing. Try not to fill up on the bread, it's outstanding.

Thank benlJ342JZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant but, food was better before. Little over priced for just pasta dinner with kids.

Thank Michiyo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 4 couples from our church decided to have dinner here after a Sunday afternoon concert. What a great undiscovered treat. Food was outstanding plus a singer provides relaxing entertainment. The owner even visited our table and spent several minutes welcoming us and...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Italian food. I ordered the mozzarella sticks and a chicken parmigiana dinner. The mozzarella were beyond amazing. Each stick was the size of a hot dog and the order came with a lot. Well worth the money. The only complaint I have is...More

Thank Vernon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family owned restaurant (this location is the original of several in the area) and our family has been eating here for 20 plus years Although we moved away, every time we come back to town we have to round up the kids...More

Thank davefoshee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A group of five of us ate dinner there one evening. Be prepared for a wait, they do not accept reservations for groups less than eight, but we found it worth it. Fun atmosphere, excellent service and wonderful food. The bread sticks are fabulous. We...More

Thank derbyking98
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoy a lovely evening out at the original Peppinos in Lake Forest CA with friends! Excellent bottle service at bar with a nice selection of wine. Large happy hour menu if you like tapa size servings. The regular menu is extensive with good Italian choices...More

Thank Suzie W
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

They can even accommodate a limited gluten free menu. Food is really fantastic ! Since I have food allergy to gluten, I'm not able to go there much anymore. You'll really enjoy it!

Thank Donna R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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 EVENT CATERING 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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