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Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant

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26612 Towne Centre Dr, Ste D, Lake Forest, CA 92610
+1 949-951-1210
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Mission Viejo
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is good & reliable; not gourmet. Its convenient to the theaters close by. The Cioppino type dishes are excellent. The meatballs (with spaghetti) has an "non-beef flavor" that is not to my liking but hat may be personal

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Thank Arthur R
Irvine, California
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Seated quickly, good appetizers and food. A little more expensive when compared to Olive Garden but good Italian food.

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Thank danhardin
Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great Home cooking Italian food, outstanding services, casual atmosphere, family dining, wonderful patio music Wed. - Sunday and price is very reasonable and portions are very large. Thank you Joe for the amazing services and food your staff and Chief provides. We drive from Anaheim Hills and bring our neighbors with us to Foothill Ranch to enjoy the great food... More 

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Thank jackabajian
Lake Forest, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My husband and I love to come here and eat in the bar. The atmosphere is great and the food is outstanding. When family comes from Connecticut to visit they always ask to come to Peppino's.

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Thank nwoble
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We are only in town for the evening. They were short staffed here so the service was not good. The salad was very good however i would not recommend the parmesan chicken. We came here because it had good ratings on here. It was unfortunately not a great experience overall.

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Thank Vanessa F
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

I truly apologize, next time you're in town please call me and I'll make sure your experience is fantastic. Thank you, Joseph Moscatiello Pres. & CEO Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant's Cell 949 233 7640 Fax 949 458 3866 Email peppino1@cox.net More 

Laguna Hills, California
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

My wife called me and asked me to bring dinner home tonight. After thinking about it a while I decided on Italian. We periodically order take out from a Peppino's in Aliso Viejo near our house. Because I was still at work, I thought I would order this time from a Peppino's near my office in Lake Forest (on Town... More 

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Thank Glenn L
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Glenn I truly apologize for what happened at my foothill location. I want to make it up to you please call me on my cell phone at 949-233-7640 anytime and I will definitely take care of you. Again I am very very sorry that happened. Thank you, Joseph Moscatiello Pres. & CEO Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant's Cell 949 233 7640... More 

Tustin, California
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The people here were very friendly and accommodating. Service was very good; drinks were kept refilled and waiter checked in periodically to see how things were going. I had the spinach and shrimp salad. Shrimp were grilled and had a very nice taste. The whole spinach leaf was used and not cut up or de-stemmed. That made it a little... More 

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Thank icyvelvet
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

I am very happy you enjoyed everything and we look forward to seeing you many many times in the future. Thank you, Joseph Moscatiello Pres. & CEO Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant's Cell 949 233 7640 Fax 949 458 3866 Email peppino1@cox.net More 

Lake Forest, California
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

For several years I have enjoyed this family restaurant that has grown to become a familiar face in the community and although the prices have gone up excessively by comparison, it is still enjoyable, just not as often. The senior discount helps some but the food remains tops and good portions to share or enjoy the next day at home.... More 

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Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming in for many many years, I apologize prices have increased. But everything is costing more nowadays. If you ever have any questions feel free to contact me. Thank you, Joseph Moscatiello Pres. & CEO Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant's Cell 949 233 7640 Fax 949 458 3866 Email peppino1@cox.net More 

Vittorio Veneto, Italy
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240 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

The food is not bad, but the service was quite unprecise ( dosent mean bad ) but not so italian style. Positive is the quantity, very big. Overall suggest for American not for Italian.

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Thank fabioborsoi
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

I am an Italian Restaurant....I Would love to know what you mean. Please email me at peppino1@cox.net and I'll fix it... Joe Moscatiello Thank You More 

Austin, Texas
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great Italian food - nothing fancy, just large portions of good food at reasonable prices. We have tried several pasta dishes that were excellent. Even though the servings are large enough to feed two people, we each order a dish so we can take home leftovers for dinner another night.

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Thank JanCordova11
Joseph M, Owner at Peppino's Italian Family Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such kind words. That means a lot to me.....:) Joe Moscatiello More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, Pizza, Seafood, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26612 Towne Centre Dr, Ste D, Lake Forest, CA 92610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-1210
Description
Come and join us at our Foothill Ranch location! A beautiful setting in the food court on the end opposite Regal Cinemas. Our location provides lots of room for your large events and yet remains cozy and intimate for the dinners with a movie. This location has an intimate Martini Bar called "Joe's Place", so come enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.

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. (For more questions and inquiries about our Catering Service please contact any of our store managers)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?