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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (28 reviews)
“cioppino” (4 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
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 1 week ago

Our family tried this place place recently while visiting the Lake Forest area. This restaurant has excellent Italian food especially its pastas and pizzas.They also have some amazing salads and some other unusual but delicious offerings such as their special "sausage rolls". I'd recommend this...More

Thank travelrascel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

family italian restaurant that has been here for more than 20 years. great food and value. super creamy alfredo sauce to die for. there can be a bit of a wait at time; because the food is super good.

Thank H5202ZWjohnd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What we like about Peppino's is that it has a vast amount of choices for dining to satisfy the pickiest of eaters. So it's great for families. It's also easy on the budget. There was a Tuesday night special for pizza which made it a...More

Thank LagunaGypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a visitor to Mission Viejo, i've now eaten in this restaurant twice on two different trips. Both times, the food was wonderful and the service excellent. The bread basket is generous, the portions enough for two meals, and the flavor is out of this...More

Thank DTPegasus
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I was a part of a eight person party last month and each of us had a different dish and EVERYBODY loved their selection. The menu had an excellant selection of any Italian food that one could think of. The service was a bit slow,...More

Thank Garyvclark
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As Italian restaurants go/ we are from New York and this was more California. The antipasto was served with ranch dressing! Food was good, just not what we think of as Italian.

Thank ck348
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this restaurant and the other locations for 25+ years and the food and service is always great!

Thank jeannem265
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Always great service with a great meal. Been going to Peppino's for over 25 years. Love that I can attend two great restaurants in my neighborhood. Love the Foothill Ranch location almost as much. Try the baked Ziti.

Thank jimwlakeforest
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The food is delicious and plentiful. Atmosphere like you are in Italy. Service is excellent. We will definitely return there in the near future. Highly recommended.

Thank BonnieV22
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We ate here years ago, but didn't come back because it was impossible to get a table in the small restaurant. Since then, they have taken over two of the neighboring shops and there is ample room. Food is outstanding, and excelled only by the...More

Thank Kirk F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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