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Rafael's Pizza

128 W Macarthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707-4995
+1 714-751-6474
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
14 Nov 2016
“Great Mom and Pop Pizza Place”
1 week ago
“Decent pizza”
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Pizza, Italian
128 W Macarthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707-4995
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at a nearby hotel, the dining options are limited without a car. This place is located in a strip mall. The pizza here was decent and the service was fairly quick.

Thank flyairdave
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Sometimes there is nothing better than a piece of pizza to end your day. We went to Rafael's and was extremely satisfied with the food and the price.

Thank tomcarterprod2016
Reviewed 15 February 2017

On the last night of our visit in California, we were staying a property near the airport. Our group was tired and first planned on having dinner at the hotel restaurant. That did not work out due to a power outage in the kitchen, so...More

Thank Wendy D
Reviewed 15 November 2016

For Veteran's Day, we ordered pizza and salads from Rafael's Pizza for the staff at work. I dropped by a day earlier and the restaurant staff helped me get an order organized for a group of 30 people. They had a lot of suggestions and...More

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Walking through the neighborhood and saw this place (and saw it in Yelp) and I love pizza. The service was great and I could ask for more. The pizza was pretty good not great. I did like the fact that they have an 8 inch...More

1  Thank KingHuskey
Reviewed 20 April 2014

The pizza here appears to be Mexican style. If you're looking for classic Italian or Italian-American pizza, this may not be for you. We found it not very good.More

Thank usa30
Ralph D, Owner at Rafael's Pizza, responded to this review

You certainly are in the minority! This pizzeria has been open since 1976. In all of my 27 years here, I have never had a customer think that are pizza appears to be "Mecxican style." We proudly make our sauce and dough from scratch and...More

Reviewed 24 August 2013

Good pizza, They don't skimp on the ingredients. A little pricey. $22 for a large with 5 ingredients. Strip mall with 6 or so tables. They do have some other Italian dishes but menu is limited. Will return. Website still says Rubinos.

Thank mike19444
Reviewed 15 September 2012

We visited the coast last week and our hotel was in Santa Ana. The day we ordered pizza from Rubino's we had gone sight seeing all day and had driven up the coast all the way to Malibu and back so we were pretty exhausted,...More

Thank RoadTripFreaks
Reviewed 7 March 2011

Had the pizza delivered to a local hotel. The crust was great, the toppings were delicious, and the price was good. I was amazed that the crust held up during the time it took to deliver it to the room. It was thin crust, but...More

Thank silverstater
Reviewed 9 January 2009

I always order the cheese pepperoni and tomato pizza and am NEVER dissappointed. Take out is always quick and the staff is always welcoming and friendly. If I have a big appetite I order a side salad Italian style.

Thank Sirenlis
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 W Macarthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92707-4995 (Formerly Rubino's Pizza)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: +1 714-751-6474
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Rafael's Pizza is a casual dining restaurant. We have dine in, take out and a limited delivery area.