Pepperoncini Italian BYOB Restaurant And Catering
Walking through the door, you’ll immediately smell the unmistakable aroma of meatballs, pork and sausage simmering for hours in homemade sauce; succulent appetizers, side dishes and desserts; and a “family” that looks forward to seeing you, feeding you, sharing a laugh, and maybe sneaking you a glass of wine.
Great food and prices are very reasonable. and Nancy is the best server!!
I had a 7:30 reservation and was not seated until 8:00pm. This doesn't usually bother me, but the hostess was so unconcerned and never even apologized or acknowledged the situation. This was very off putting to me. There were 3 parties of 4 crammed into the corner for over 20 minutes. 3 tables opened up at the same time. Instead of helping to set the tables up, the hostess chatted for 10 minutes with a table who was just finishing up and left us all standing there and the busboy & waitress scrambling. I believe the owner was in as well and never acknowledged us either. This is just rude! I don't mind waiting, but an apology is appropriate. I will say the food was quite good, although the portion size was inconsistent in the entrees. Our waitress was very pleasant, but clearly pushed to the limits. This is very disappointing. I live in Havertown and try very hard to patronize local business. At the risk of sounding like a jerk, I will also mention that the tables are entirely too close together. I understand it is a small place, but my husband had to sit on an angle just to fit at the table because we were beside a larger group. There is so much potential here, but customer service needs considerable work.
Great neighborhood BYOB. Always enjoyable and great food.
Our server Nancy was awesome, food was incredible.
Valentine Day night out! Pepperoncini's was very busy as usual on an holiday.
20 oz. porterhouse steak was perfectly cook. My wife had the salmon.
Salads can be for two people, very big portion.
Outstanding "BYOB" in Havertown, always over the top specials.
Service was just adequate, no personal contact she was aleays distracted.
Wonderful food. Terrific wait staff. Cozy atmosphere.
It was extremely busy while we were there. Many people were celebrating Valentine’s Day! That being said, we were greeted quickly and after a short wait escorted to our table. We had some wine and looked over the extensive specials menu. We ordered and our food came in a timely manner. The food was excellent and hot. We were not rushed and throughly enjoyed everything we had. Jackie was our waitress and she was wonderful. It is always great to see Kelly and Nancy. Another wonderful night.
Kelly and Nancy are great. Were with 2 friends and they enjoyed themselves as well. Always have a nice time there. Happened again this evening. Thanks
Always friendly and efficient service. Kelly is awesome. Wide variety of specials. Food is consistently delicious. Great neighborhood place to dine.
This restaurant is obviously getting more and more attention as it was very crowded when we arrived for our 7 o’clock seating on a Saturday night. With six people waiting to be seated we were literally standing right next to other diners and it felt like we were an annoyance to them, which is understandable. It was too cold to stand and wait outside.
After we were seated, the one and only annoyance we had was the terribly wobbly table. It might be a minor pet peeve, but they need to invest back into their facilities with better table tops.
Have dined there several times and the meals have always been great ; plenty of good options to pick and they are always willing to substitute . Service is very good and highly recommend it for any occasion .
meal was heavy unsophisticated and disappointing, this was our fourth visit and a suprise
Love this place. Food is great. Specials are always special. Go early -- it gets busy.
Overall experience was very good. They made a special attempt to get us seated earlier than the reservation, as the weather was getting worse as the snow began falling.
The service was pleasant as always. The fish dishes were very good and fresh, particularily the Mediterranean Sea Bass.Very favorable comments on the pork chop as well.
We will return again, worth the trip for us.
First time at this restaurant. Definitely go back. Great service and food. Very relaxing and enjoyable.
Food and service were excellent. Our waitress Nancy was very personable and did a great job. My only complaint would be that the tables are on top of each other and I felt like I was sitting with the people at the next table.
Four of us ate dinner two evenings ago. The restaurant was quiet.
Three of us enjoyed our entries; my fish was very good. My husband had the veal and scallops on angel hair pasta. The pasta and he scallops were good, but the veal was tough. He said after dinner he should have sent it back to the kitchen. He won’t return.
We shared a cake dessert which was good and very very sweet.
Excellent reliable Italian
Our regular go to
Good Byob - we have been 5 times and it is good and consistent with a very good special menu.
The food was delish and the servers were very attentive.
Great meal had by all! It was the first time for 6 of the 8 people and it pleased even the fussiest of the foodies. Excellent service and delicious dessert!
The only negative comment is it is a very small space for a popular restaurant!
We liked our dinner it was goodWe had such a good time it was very festive
Pepperoncini is a warm & fuzzy place to have a fabulous meal. It's also a byob. Service is wonderful from the ladies who look after the front of the house. Chef does an amazing job with the food - always so many wonderful specials in addition to the regular menu! It's a place and we love going there just the two of us or with a group.
Our waitress Nancy was wonderful. She made our dinner very special. Food and dinner were great. All good!
Same old regular menu. Specials are always pricey. Nice Byob
We had a lovely dinner at Pepperoncini. Second time I have had the mussels over linguine with the spicy red sauce. I had at least 2 dozen mussels. They were absolutely delicious,. My son enjoyed his chicken parmesan and my husband had a delicious salmon over sauteed spinach. My son ordered a Sprite to drink and they only had one left but were happy to go to the CVS to buy another if he wanted it. Nancy is a delightful waitress and hostess. The entire staff are very friendly and go above and beyond to deliver first class service.
We love pepperroncini!!
Great food and service
It’s a “go to” kinda place fir casual dinner or Saturday evening!
Consistently good food with many great specials. Brought our friends, who are foodies and they truly enjoyed their meals. Everything is good at this little BYOB!
It was good, but I wish cod was a signature item on their menu. They also need more Italian pasta choices. What about eggplant parmesan? Will try it again, but it used to be better!
Great place and great service with a friendly staff! Looking forward to our next visit to this place. Can’t say enough good things about our wonderful first experience!
I am always on the lookout for someplace new to try in the Delco area and a friend recommended that we give Pepperoncini's a try. I'll make this a short review. Overall, just average. It was clean, but the shopping strip location didn't help the ambiance. Kind of an overly busy menu, and there were 11 specials that day. Makes you wonder what could be special. Food was .... ok. Average.
Staff, on the other hand, really left something to be desired. Certainly not welcoming, not a hostess. Felt like feeding "the next shift" in her day. The service aside, there were just odd things about the dinner. We got the antipasta. Heaping (and I mean HEAPING) amounts of pickled carrots and veg, presented for eating with 4 pickle forks. The pieces were so small, you had to eat them with a spoon. But there were none on the table. One kind of salami and chunks of parmesan. Hard to eat, and not appetizing.
Meals were timely and hot, but again, just average. My cod, a special, was undersized, overpriced and overcooked, but the accompanying veg was nice. Maryland crab raviolis never came near the Chesapeake, wherever they were processed, but it wasn't in that kitchen. Mussels were tasty in a white sauce, but rather small, which made them overpriced. The chicken parm was ok, but seemed very factory-made.
Finally, desserts seemed locally sourced and the chocolate cake was good, tiramisu less so. Coffee provided in a cup. No saucer. On the table.
I left a tip. Hostess seemed disinterested. Just an overall lack of love of food. All in all, the best word to describe the night is.... Meh.
We'll pass on a return trip.
Been there 2x and will be back for more. Excellent food, creative menu, friendly staff.
Excellent meal. Very reasonable price. A good dining experience.
Pepperocini's food is always good. For me a bit pricey for a neighborhood place on Eagle Road. I wish the online menu was the menu when I got to the restaurant. Didn't have what I thought I could get. Lots of options but they come with $$. BYOB helps.
Food was just average
Kind waitress but service was very, very slow. We were told one of the waitresses left early. Packed in so tight you couldn't move. Crab ravioli...don't bother. Overcooked, tiny amount of filling and only tasted like salt water. Couldn't even finish. So disappointing because it expensive for what it was.
This has been my 3rd dining experience there and the food and setting has been great. I must say that I did not enjoy the rigatoni w/ chic & eggplant. Not enough sauce & noodles were way too hard. But thoroughly enjoyed my guest’s meal. Service was great as usual. Will still return there are always other options.
My tuna was cooked to perfection. Large portion. Reasonable prices. Reservation necessary Friday and sat. All tables were full a ltttle hard to hear. I will def go again