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Pepenero

via Nitti ang. viale Virgilio, Taranto, Italy
0994530023
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Ranked #25 of 281 Restaurants in Taranto
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Lisbon, Portugal
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This is the best restaurant in Taranto, hands down. Great food, and great wine. The service is friendly and competent: they will always suggest the best food for you, and the best wine in combination. They also have a great choice of beers.

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cork
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great welcome from the Maitre d' was just the beginning of a lovely dining experience. Pride here in whats goin on in the kitchen as well as the emphasis on fish and organic wine and beer. The Fish "Stall" on the street, where you can choose what you want was fantastic and the service was perfect, Sea urchin, Pasta with... More

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Taranto, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Loved the Place ...Service... FOOD..everything. One of My best meals ever and with so friendly staff

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Mill Creek, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I keep coming again and again to see Dom and Michele and his staff at Pepenero. Amazing food: love the menu choices, everything is seasonal and fresh, even the organic wine. Great service: handwritten menu, prompt, attentional to detail, quick to offer amazing recommendations, friendly and fun! Laid back atmoshere! :-) and Dom's mixed drinks are fantastic! I Highly recommend... More

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Seattle, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Ate here last night with my girlfriend & I. We arrived a bit early for dinner at 7:30 but they just sat us down anyways. The man who greeted us (wish I had gotten his name), sat down to talk to us for a bit before they had the hand-written menu written up. We talked a bit about football and... More

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Roma
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012 via mobile

It's my second time @ this place. They always prepare searched courses. With fish, meat & bio-pizza. You can add a good glass of wine or a beer... the rate it's not a bad surprise. Enjoy

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Roma
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

I found it by looking through the TripAd suggestions and I really appreacited this place even if i was very tired and not so ready to taste the different things they can offer. But I can say that even if this place is not so big the atmosphere is very nice and the quality of food too. I will come... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

Been there during the xmas period, so it was rather empty. The food was very very good, portions quite big - which for me is a great bonus - and from what I understand the menu changes slightly on a daily basis. Staff were all very nice and happy to satisfy our requests. My girlfriend is vegetarian and although in... More

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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233 reviews 233 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2011 via mobile

We (3 persons) were there on a sunday evening. It was not very busy (4 tables). The antipasta misto was very good. And also the pizza and pasta we ate. They didn't speak english and we didn't speak Italian. But they did there best to explain everything as best as they could and were very friendly. We enjoyed our dinner.

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Taranto
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119 reviews 119 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

I found very nice food and good service. Very good the seafood, but in another occasion I tried meat and was excellent

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