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Pepe Delgado's Mexican Restaurant

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1601 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2929
805-544-6660
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Solid Mexican Place

We drove into SLO for a day of adventuring and decided we wanted Mexican. After a quick TripAdvisor search, we chose Pepe Delgado's and we were not disappointed. It was quite for a Wednesday during lunch and the wait staff was extremely friendly and attentive. The chips and salsa we really good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
Sarah A
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Tucson, Arizona
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  • Dining on a budget
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Tucson, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We drove into SLO for a day of adventuring and decided we wanted Mexican. After a quick TripAdvisor search, we chose Pepe Delgado's and we were not disappointed. It was quite for a Wednesday during lunch and the wait staff was extremely friendly and attentive. The chips and salsa we really good which at some places can be really disappointing.... More 

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Riverside, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

After a long day of exploring Hearst Castle, Cambria, and Morro Bay, we were craving good Mexican Food. Using our Trip Advisor, this restaurant popped up and had great reviews, so we gave it a try and WE WERE NOT DISAPPOINTED!! The salsa, the chips, and all of our entrees were exactly the kind of Mexican food we were looking... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Was pleasantly surprised, hadn't been in here in about 30 years and wanted some comfort food. Place was spotlessly clean, no dust on overhead decorations, which is a pet peeve of mine. Pleasant service, warm fresh tortilla chips with homemade salsa. First rate Chile Verde burrito, rice and beans for $8.00! Owner obviously takes pride in his establishment. I will... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I happened in on this place during an over night in the area. We almost didn't go in from the exterior appearance, looks like a run down beat up mom n pop place but she was craving Mexican so we tried it. Much to our surprise the inside was packed and very nice. Even more, you could... More 

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So Cal
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I decided to have dinner at Pepe's. close to the hotel. Atmosphere is fine, however the fajita I ordered was undercooked. Seemed like the restaurant was in a hurry to get me the food. However, the meal seemed undercooked compared to other places where I ordered a fajita. Maybe other dishes are better, but I would not visit again for... More 

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Auckland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Pleasant enough waiter - if you like large Mexican men. Good value for money in purely a calorie/$ kind of way. Atmosphere probably authentic. Probability of severe indigestion - high. Likelihood of return (ever) - minimal.

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Titusville, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had read some reviews on this restaurant and was not sure what to expect. Great food, atmosphere, and service! It was a week night and we were surprised about the size of the crowd. The restaurant is nicely decorated and the food was fast and excellent.

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Redding, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I has on the central coast for a few days to visit family. I grew up in the San Luis Obispo area and still have several family members that live in the area. When I came to visit they asked where I like to meet for dinner. I chose Pep Delgado's as this is a restaurant I have gone to... More 

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Northern Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Good menu. Good service. Nice ambience. We found prices very competitive within general Californian prices.

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Nipomo, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place was voted best Mexican food in San Luis Obispo county many times over in the 90s. I haven't been here for dinner in years so I thought we would go again and have things changed. The service was good but the food wasn't. I had a taco, enchilada and chile relleno and my girlfriend had a tamale and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1601 Monterey St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-2929
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  San Luis Obispo
  • Phone Number: 805-544-6660

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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