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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

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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“enchiladas” (65 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“sopapillas” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peppers was such a good restaurant that we ate dinner here, and came back the next day for lunch! You can tell this is a locals' favorite as it is always busy. Meals are excellently prepared and delicious, service is fast, friendly and professional, and...More

Thank Gringa-tica28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Monterey, my husband and I needed to get away from the craziness that is Cannery Row. We walked to Lovers Point and from there decided to do a quick mobile search for food nearby. A quick walk up the hill...More

Thank cmedrano2013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice idea the upfront nachos with two different kind of salsa. The main course was great - just a bit too much for us. Great athmosphere.

Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

TripAdvisor rarely steers us wrong and we decided to try Peppers based on the reviews. The reviews were right. This is great little place in a charming area of downtown Pacific Grove. The fish tacos were served in an unusual format - a whole slice...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

It’s hard to find a restaurant on the peninsula that consistently has great food and wonderful service, but this place comes through!! I have been coming here for quite awhile and will continue to because it always does it’s best to please it’s customers! Their...More

Thank jamesmK505DF
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service. A tequila list a mile long makes this a popular spot in Pacific Grove. This place is happening and with good reason. Stop by once and you'll become a regular.

Thank hal t
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Decent food but nothing special. Reasonably priced. My burritos were pretty good, wife's salad was blah.

Thank wpmsperryco
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had been in California for a week and had been craving Mexican and finally found the opportunity. After being referred by our hotel to try this place we did the beautiful hike along the shoreline and up to this charming place. Very busy when...More

Thank steveandjudy1994
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My wife went here with her sister and brother-in-law a couple months ago and raved about how good it was, especially the "prawns in garlic, garlic, garlic" dish. And to be fair it looked really good. I was able to go with them this week....More

1  Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Peppers is one of our favorites when we visit the area and not even giving us a reservation on the 4th of July, when they were closed, could deter us from coming here yet again. The staff is very friendly, even though they are always...More

Thank ajtrincado
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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