Al's New York Cafe

1673 Irvine Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627


  • Daily 11am-9:30pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Al's is as close to a claustrophobic New York pizzeria as can be found in OC-just a few tables inside and out, framed reviews and surf photos prettying up the walls. The brash, colorful menu features Italian-American pasta favorites (oh, how the baked ziti is crisped just so! And the chicken cacciatore is mamaganza). But make sure to order a pizza: thin, bendable, delicious.

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