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Pina's Bistro

Pina's Bistro is a bright sparkling culinary jewel amid dozens of fine Italian eateries in South Orange County, California. Established in 1995 as a family enterprise (currently encompassing three generations under Pina's guidance), the cuisine of her native Napoli has been lovingly and masterfully recreated and served to her loyal patrons for the past sixteen years.

Using only the freshest and finest ingredients available in the marketplace Pina handcrafts all of her sausage, manicotti, cannelloni, lasagna, gnocchi, bread and sauces, not to mention her luxurious and sensual dessert offerings as well as all of her other exquisite dishes.
expect to experience exceptional quality traditional Italian cuisine created to meet the very highest standards of gastronomic excellence. Pina rigidly adheres to this standard and proudly proclaims – "I will not serve any dish that I would not be happy to eat myself."
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121 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.6 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.6 / 5
(121 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 121 reviews
5 stars
(82)
4 stars
(28)
3 stars
(8)
2 stars
(2)
1 star
(1)
Food 
4.7 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.7 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(78)
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  • great for lunch(27)
  • special occasion(25)
  • romantic(20)
  • great for outdoor dining(11)
Pina's Bistro Reviews List
Review 1 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

One of my favorite spots.

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Best red sauce in Orange County. She can make anything and it is always delicious. A real gem."
Dined on 4/26/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 2 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Homemade Italian food

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Pina's consistently has great food and very friendly service. My friends and I meet there several times a year, and the waitress remembers what we usually order and makes us feel as if we are eating in her home.
I almost always order the spinach panini. The bread is homemade. The spinach is cooked in olive oil and garlic and served with ricotta cheese, sliced fresh tomatoes and red onion. It is served with a simple side salad that has one of the best lemon vinaigrettes I have ever eaten. I've taken many friends there over the years and they all have loved the food and bring other friends by.
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Dined on 4/26/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 3 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
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Review 4 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2011
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Review 5 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2008
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2015
Special Features: hot spot, notable wine list
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Review 7 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 8 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/26/2016
 2006
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Review 9 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Excellent food paired with friendly service!"
Dined on 3/24/2016
 2014
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Review 10 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Quiet
Quiet
"Consistent excellent family run restaurant. One of our favorite local eats. Especially enjoy the homemade tortillaci and the excellent veal chop. Always willing to adjust to dietary preferences. If you haven't tried them yet you should."
Dined on 3/16/2016
 2006
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Review 11 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

mom cooks, daughters are wait staff great food

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Dined on 3/12/2016
 2014
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 12 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Always a favorite when in Tustin

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I've been going to Pina's now for over 10 years and it never disappoints. The lasagna is one of the best. Get it with the meat sauce. Dont be surprised is mama comes out to serve you or jyst check on you.
Don't miss going here
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Dined on 3/03/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 13 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/27/2016
 2011
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Referral from a co-worker. Says it's his favorite Italian restaurant in Orange County.
It is now our favorite as well....
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Dined on 2/27/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 15 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/26/2016
 2007
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Review 16 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/25/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/25/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/25/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 17 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

An Italian gem in a unassuming strip mall

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Classic Italian food made to order. Mother is in kitchen and daughter is waitress. Anything with sausage is incredible. A tiny and unassuming neighborhood spot and not inexpensive, but the quality of the food is first rate."
Dined on 2/17/2016
 2001
Special Features: great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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Review 18 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Best Authentic Italian

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2006
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"I'm Italian and rarely eat Italian food out but Pina's food is the absolute best. It's fresh and authentic Italian made with a passion. The restaurant is run by Pina and her daughters. It's small (maybe 10 tables inside and 6-8 tables outside) and it's located in a tiny strip of stores next to a 7-11. Although the ambiance may be understated in it's location, the food is exceptional making it the place of choice for any of our special occasions, client lunches/dinner, birthday's, romantic or otherwise. Once you've eaten Pina's food, you will enjoy it so much that you'll crave it again and again. Reservations suggested, especially on weekends."
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 19 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Awesome family run restaurant!

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Dined on 2/14/2016
 2013
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Tasty food and friendly service. My wife and I have eaten at Pina's Bistro a few times and have had consistent meals. Food is cooked by the mom and served by the daughters. Always feel like family when dining at Pina's Bistro."
Dined on 2/14/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 20 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/13/2016
 2013
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 21 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

it is simply one the best places to eat.

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Dined on 2/13/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2010
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/12/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/12/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/13/2016
 2015
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Even though we had a reservation we still has to wait about 20 minutes for a table for 4. Once seated, we enjoyed our experience very much. The lovely waitresses (daughters of the chef) has great suggestions for apps and entrees. It was not speedy but all of our items were really tasty. We will likely return though it won't become a regular because dinner for 4 was $180 which is quite high considering we had two kids."
Dined on 2/13/2016
 2015
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Review 24 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Good Italian food

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We dined recently on a Saturday night, glad that we made a reservation as the place was packed. We've been looking for a good northern italian restaurant and our first impression was a good one. It's a family run place, with mom running the kitchen and two sisters out front serving. Food was quite good, we will return to try other menu items."
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2008
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 25 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2014
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Review 26 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Delicious

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"Great spot for delicious Italian pasta, pizza and other entrees."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Disappointedly ordinary

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2013
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2013
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"Given the good reviews, we were hoping for a local restaurant that could be added to our rotation. While national brands could be acceptable, they weren't as interesting. We thought the only think holding us back was our lack of effort in finding a local restaurant that was unknown to us. While the unknown part was certainly the case, the food was underwhelming -- we'll have to keep looking."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2013
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Review 28 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/04/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 29 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

So good you may never go anywhere else for Italian

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Pina's Bistro represents everything one likes in a restaurant! Family-owned and operated, Pina's handed down family recipes are original, delicious, and made from scratch. From the homemade pasta to the perfectly seasoned sausage, your taste buds are in for a treat!!!! I'm a bit of a foodie and I can honestly say, this is my favorite Italian eatery. From taste to value to service, you'll find a great experience!!!"
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Great family restaurant, we always enjoy the food and the family."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2004
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 31 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

GREAT PLACE TO EAT HOME MADE PASTAS

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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"If you are longing for a real family restaurant where the owner cooks her own recipes and meals, this is the place to go. Great pastas in a relaxed atmosphere nearby home. The carpaccio was also really good and so are the different sauces. Could not ask for anything else.
Will come back soon.
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Dined on 1/13/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/07/2016
 2011
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Review 34 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/14/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/14/2016
 2015
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Review 35 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A real gem

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Dined on 1/08/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Really good food, cooked by a real Italian woman served by her real daughters in this real family style neighborhood cucina. Real hand made pasta and real home cooked sauces. Real simple quaint dinning room. Really fantastic. Never seen anything quite like it. Certainly not up in Los Angeles county where I just moved down from. I eat at enough restaurants to be considered a foodie ( even though I hate that word ). But this place embodies something that is being lost in the foodie movement ... a real person and a soul behind the food. Plus I'd like to see one those Food Network celebrity chefs try to make a hand rolled gnocchi with the same silky texture as Pina."
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 36 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/09/2016
 2004
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2004
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Review 37 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 1/09/2016
 2012
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Review 38 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/07/2016
 2009
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Review 39 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/30/2015
 2009
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Review 40 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Best lasagna ever!!!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2014
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Review 41 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/22/2015
 2009
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Review 42 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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"It was good. Very family atmosphere. Older folks. Mine was a bit salty but the rest of our party liked their entreès. Would like to try the lasagne"
Dined on 12/22/2015
 2013
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Review 43 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/18/2015
 2006
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Review 44 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/12/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 45 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Best Italian since my mom

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Dined on 12/10/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/10/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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"Pina's is the best Italian restaurant in Orange County and I have been to all of them. My mom is full blooded Italian and her cooking (sauce on the stove all day) is the only one that comes close to the quality of the food at Pina's. The noodles melt in your mouth, the meat sauce is rich and flavorful. The bread is homemade and just the right amount of crustiness. And the meatballs are to die for."
Dined on 12/10/2015
 2015
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 46 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/09/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/05/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Tustin Italian

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Dined on 12/04/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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"Sometimes at work I want a home cooked meal instead of a fast food or cafeteria style restaurant. Pina's is located in a shopping center with plenty of parking. It has a great group of servers, including Pina, and they have a delicious menu. This is a great place for your lunch. I haven't been for dinner but I assume it's the same just with more families."
Dined on 12/04/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 49 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/04/2015
 2009
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Review 50 for Pina's Bistro
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Dined on 11/25/2015
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, kid-friendly, late-night find
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