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Peppers Mexicali Cafe

170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
+1 831-373-6892
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“enchiladas” (63 reviews)
“guacamole” (19 reviews)
“sopapillas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
170 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-2613
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

This was our first trip to Pacific Grove, and our our first dining experience in that lovely town. I was craving Mexican and had read good things about Peppers. We had a wait of about 45 minutes on a Saturday evening (7pm-ish), but their excellent...More

Thank ColoradoLover65
Reviewed 26 September 2015

good portions, good service , food is above average and lots of alternatives of fresh local stuff, full bar which is nice in PG

Thank Gergnamhel
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I'm a big guy and love Mexican food but I could not clean my plate. Not a large restaurant. Quaint and busy. Enjoy!

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We ate here two years ago on our vacation and couldn't wait to go back on our Pacific Grove visit this year. I had the garlic/roasted pepper snapper. The fish with beans and rice were delicious! My spouse had his usual chicken taco and enchiladas....More

1  Thank Jan H
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Small cute restaurant with delish food. The blood orange margaritas are sooo good! Their food is always good and consistent. Great local hot spot.

1  Thank ST393
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is our weekly hang out. When we don't want to cook, our "Go To" place is Peppers. The steak in their Beef Fajitas is out of this world - flavorful, tender and delicious. Here's our standard fare: Chips (free) and a side of guacamole...More

1  Thank Vino_da_Tavola
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

I have always enjoyed this place. Food is hot and fresh, service is always on point. I am a huge fan of their cheese enchiladas smothered in a sweet mole which is a great compliment to the spicy salsas they bring you. I almost for...More

1  Thank Surfkelly
Reviewed 28 August 2015

A vastly overrated very busy crowded local restaurant. Try Michael's if you want authentic yummy Mexican food.Why the busy, loud crowd?

Thank Meesh M
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I have been wanting to try Peppers out for some time but it is usually so crowded that getting a table for one is difficult. Three of my friends and I decided to go there for lunch during Car Week. We thought we'd have to...More

Thank offshore47
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Steady and reliable Mexican food with great flavors and lots of different hot sauces around to zip it up if needed. Popular with locals.

Thank tofino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
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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