Pinoy Pam's Best

23635 El Toro Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Pinoy Pam's Best

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  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Pinoy Pam's Best is a Filipino restaurant in Lake Forest. Depending on when you come, you'll encounter some familiar classics, including ox tail simmered in peanut butter for kare kare, a string bean-loaded sauté of veggies called pinakbet, and an adobo that has slow-cooked, fat-rimmed chunks of pork belly embellished with fried potatoes. Next to the chafing trays, a selection of fried items warm under heat lamps. Caveman-sized hunks of deep-fried, bone-in pork legs called crispy pata dwarf the daintier cubes of fried pork belly known as lechon kawale. Usually, three options of fried fish are present to balance out the fried-pork offerings.

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