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Al's New York Cafe

1673 Irvine Ave. Costa Mesa, CA 92627 | Costa Mesa | 949-722-1212

Location Description:

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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  • Cuisine(s): Pasta, Pizza, Sandwiches
  • Hours: Daily 11am-9:30pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Delivery, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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