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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
+1 831-373-6892
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon 11:30 - 21:30
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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67 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Sharing allowed at no additional cost. The food was fresh and served fast. The atmosphere was fun. Very busy restaurant - highly recommend.

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Thank LKSnj
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great Mexican food on a great trip. Found this little gem on a side street, recommended by a local. Food and Margaritas were awesome.

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Thank JonCo77
Manteca, California
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came in for dinner. She had the vegetarian tostada and I had carnitas enchilada. They both were so good! The place was packed and our wait time was only a couple minutes and this was a Monday night at 730pm. Large drink menu as well. You also get chips and 2 types of salsa right after... More 

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Gearhart, Oregon
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Met with a former client here for lunch. Casual dinning, good food, and above average service. I'll be back!

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Thank John C H
Granite Bay, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and atmosphere! Sit at the bar and have an el president e Margarita and chips and salsa you won't be disappointed!

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Thank CindyPod
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71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place, great menu and atmosphere! Cocktail list is great! Will go back! Food is great! Great spot!

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Thank Sondria G
Sacramento, California
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Weve enjoyed this restaurant in the past, but were disappointed this time. Still loved decor, shredded beef, salsas and black beans, but other things werent so great. Who does tacos in flour tortillas? Totally fell apart.... chicken was bland. Im a huge mole fan, but this was odd-- not enough chocolately goodness, too much tomato. So many Mexican restaurants we... More 

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Thank Bonnie C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yesterday my wife and I choose this specific Mexican restaurant base off the reviews of excellent authentic Mexican food within the Monterrey area. However we where disappointed. The pork, rice, tortillas and beans tasted store purchase and placed on the plate and inserted in the micro-wave to heat up. Her dish was just as disappointing. Bottom line take from an... More 

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Thank Don R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Peppers is a wonderful, casual place in the beautiful city of Pacific Grove. We really enjoyed the seafood with a mexican touch, great flavours in honest cooking, just great! Service was great too as was the fun decoration with numerous pepper prints and paintings. and dont forget to taste the Margheritas and Tequilas!!! We will definetively come again!

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Thank Bernhard P
San Anselmo, California
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112 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our B&B recommended Peppers, and we were glad they did because it was just the kind of place we were looking for to get some good Mexican food. Fun, casual ambiance--lots of pepper-related artwork. Seems to be a popular place with locals, not just tourists. Although it was busy, we were able to be seated right away. Our waitress was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?