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Tio Pepe Restaurant

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10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
(410) 539-4675
Website
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 138
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
best paella!!!

We were there for a surprise birthday party and did not know what to expect. The service was excellent and th paella was excellent! It's made for 2 but we couldn't finish it because the portion size was huge! Would definitely recommend Tio Pepe and if we get the chance to go back to Baltimore it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Dee A
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Destin, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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239 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Destin, Florida
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

We were there for a surprise birthday party and did not know what to expect. The service was excellent and th paella was excellent! It's made for 2 but we couldn't finish it because the portion size was huge! Would definitely recommend Tio Pepe and if we get the chance to go back to Baltimore it will be on the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Tio Pepe's is one of Baltimore's BEST restaurants with outstanding service, excellent food and reasonable prices for the quantity and quality you receive. It is divided into many smaller rooms which makes for a more intimate dining experience whether there are just 2 of you or a large party. Some of my favorites are: the sangria, shrimp in garlic appetizer,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This restaurant always winds up on Best of Baltimore lists, even though (like the city) it is a bit shopworn. The service is classy, with suited waiters and servers. The menu is predictable -- gazpacho, black beans, suckling pig in ridiculously large portions -- but quite wonderful. Wine list is fine, although our waiter couldn't tell us much about it.... More 

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Franklin, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This basement restaurant was cozy and inviting. The service was excellent and the food was outstanding. The paella was wonderful.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Consistent high quality food and service has not changed in 30 years. Suckling pig was super, Rioja by the glass excellent.

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Baltimore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Like many, I have had the pleasure of dining at Tio Pepe since the '70's. It has changed very little, which is a good thing. There is always a new and interesting special or two, but the old standards are still remarkable. Ridiculously great black bean soup, suckling pig with a side of garlic infused black beans, anything is champagne... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Will not be sorry and Parking is right across the street from the restaurant. Excellent Professional service not to be Beat by anywhere else!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Everything was consistently good here. It is very authentic so you have to like real spanish food. The paella is served for two but three people could share it. All the portions were huge. They bring out a dessert tray but they also have sorbets that are delicious. The mango is actually served in half a mango. Coconut was very... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The ossobuca was done to perfection. Service was attentive and notable. The atmosphere lends to great Spanish cuisine.

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Baltimore, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A must visit if in Baltimore, just a classy old style restaurant with excellent service and amazing food and Spanish Coffee!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (410) 539-4675

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 200
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?