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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
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“meat sauce” (3 reviews)
“veal” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
26952 La Paz Rd, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-3040
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can't believe it has taken me so long to eat here! The spinach cheese bread is as good as it's reviews! The pasta is fresh and the sauces aren't overly seasoned with oregano which is a welcome difference from other Italian restaurants. The salads...More

Thank Cyndi W
Reviewed 4 days ago

I know there are several Peppino's restaurants in the area and I have been to the all but this one is my favorite. I really like the lasagna bowls that they serve the lasagna in as it keeps the lasagna hot for a longer time...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We can always find something for everyone in our party. The pizza is great. I love the Gnocchi a la Joe. The chicken marsala is also fabulous, as is the lasagna. Nice to eat on the patio out back - heaters when needed. Really nice...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Pepino's when I was being located to the area and was living in an Extended Stay up the street -- stopped in one day for a martini and challenged Rhonda, the famous bartender at the time - to make the perfect silver cloud...More

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

Tim, I appreciate your great review but am unsure of which of our 4 SOC locations you visited. Thank you for the recognition of our made to order food and great service. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Mario

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Cool little Italian restaurant just down the street. We enjoy their meatballs with a salad and their pizzas are delicious. Unfortunately we recently had a very bad experience. We found a metal screw in the marinara sauce. Glad I didn't bite down on it. We...More

Thank Hoverbutton74
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hoverbutton74, I am very sorry about the screw that was found in your meal. We looked and looked into how this could of happened but we think somehow something vibrated loose from the ceiling/hood system and fell into your food as it was being made....More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Service, Service, Service.....the 'Sauces' are exceptional. Very extensive Menu. Great appetizers', Fine temperature Wines, very reasonable prices across the board. Dual atmosphere...large family dining room and casual comfortable Cocktail Lounge (w/food-service) Entertainment on occasion's. Owner 'Bobby' Madison" is very determined to make sure your dining...More

Thank 0007taylor
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Taylor, I appreciate your great review but am unsure of which of our 4 SOC locations you visited. Thank you for the recognition of our made to order food and great service. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Mario

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

At best this restaurant is average. Nothing special about their lasagna, minestrone, or salad. Best to sit outside otherwise you overhear unprofessional staff conversation.More

Thank Desiree R
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Desiree R., 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 Lasagna was sub-par. We take our food quality very...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We are regulars and we try new dishes - all the food is good here. I love the veal. They have a shrimp dish that is spectacular. The pizza is excellent - hand made and fresh. There is no ambiance. They do enormous catering and...More

Thank n7523y
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

NY, Thanks for your review of our little Aliso Viejo location but I am sad you found it to have no ambiance due to the very active TO-GO activity. It is kinda of hectic during the nightly rush and I do apologize that it is...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in based on TripAdvisor reviews. Wow!! Small place, outstanding service, delicious food. Highly recommend

Thank Debskalk
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Debskalk, Thanks you for your positive review of our little Aliso Viejo location. I am super happy you enjoyed our delicious food and service. Hope to see you soon! Thanks, Mario

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've gone there for lunch on numerous occasions and the food is always tasty and plentiful. The ambiance is good for a quick business meeting like a one on one review. The bread is delicious and the staff was attentive. We are usually in and...More

Thank Achilles Y
Mario M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Achilles Y., Thank you for that great review! I am pleased you enjoy our location for lunch and I will be sure to pass your words on to Jose, Morgan and the entire Aliso Viejo staff. Thanks, Mario

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 28
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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