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Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar

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97 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
(203) 426-0805
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 152
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Italian Food

Sal e Pepe (it means "salt and pepper") is an excellent Italian restaurant in Newtown, CT. It has been rated to have some of the finest Italian food in the area and, if I remember correctly, in the entire state. I think the food is superior, especially for a local Italian restaurant. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tom A
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Monroe, Connecticut
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Monroe, Connecticut
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sal e Pepe (it means "salt and pepper") is an excellent Italian restaurant in Newtown, CT. It has been rated to have some of the finest Italian food in the area and, if I remember correctly, in the entire state. I think the food is superior, especially for a local Italian restaurant. The environment is also relaxing and pleasant. I've... More 

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Thank Tom A
Newtown, Connecticut
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85 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been dying to try Sal e Pepe's since we moved here a few years ago. It ranks high on every list; however, the price, for us, is a bit on the high end so we knew we'd have to save it for a special occasion. That occasion finally came and we decided to stop in for an early... More 

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Thank sightsnsounds
redding,ct
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to Sale e Pepe for some time now. Every time I go I enjoy a really nice meal and great service.

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Thank reddingfoodie
Brookfield, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Sal e Pepe about 3x in the last few months and loved it every time. The ambiance is warm and the wait staff there seem very dedicated and happy to be part of the experience. The unique salt and pepper shakers at each table are a nice touch. The menu options are vast and everything we've... More 

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Thank LizzyK777
Brookfield, Connecticut
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have eaten at least 3/4 times and had always found the food first-rate and service to match. until last Sunday eve. My husband and I both started with mussels gargonzola and tho the mussels were miniscule were made up for by the delicious piquant sauce. I had a lamb shank with polenta,with the shank cooked perfectly tender and tasty. Hubby... More 

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Thank tiger1492
Newtown, Connecticut
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times. We are generally happy with the food, but feel it is a little pricy for the family. When we bring the kids, we seem to get overcharged for their meals. The kids meals are $13 for a bowl of pasta or ravioli. It is supposed to include a drink and a sundae. We have... More 

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Thank ShannonMacOG
Seymour, Connecticut
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and once again not disappointed. Always great food and the staff is very attentive. We ordered beef stroganoff and salmon piccata!! Yum. Just perfect. Keep up the good work!!

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Thank GPOW67
Connecticut
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Vast selection on menu - something for the fish, beef or pasta lovers Food is always delicious and served piping hot Servers are top notch - friendly and pace your meal so you never feel rushed Quality is a 10 start Love the cozy atmosphere and eat here for all our special occasions

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Thank JJTrips
Stamford, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We have always enjoyed dining at Sal e Pepe when we are in the area. Menu selections are many & varied for all tastes! What a delightful & delicious dining experience.

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Thank Alice R
Monroe, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has a nicely varied menu. The food and service is consistently very good. I can't recall a bad dish. The prices are fair and the rewards program improves the value. We enjoy a date night here nearly every month.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: (203) 426-0805

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?