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Tio Pepe Restaurant

10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294 (Downtown)
(410) 539-4675
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Ranked #42 of 1,791 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $200
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Very old school charm. Very polite and good service. The lobster claws were amazing. They had a wonderful wine selection. Really enjoyed it and would go back again.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It is one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. You are sure to have a great meal. Save room for dessert, you must try the pine nut cake.

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Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

i have never had a bad meal. I love to start off with the garlic shrimp. Oh so good. Then the Beef Wellington is amazing!!! To end the night I always get a Spanish Coffee. It's served table side. Strong but so good!

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Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

From the outside it looks like you are going to enter someones dingy basement. Looks can be deceiving because this was a huge restaurant! It is dimly lit for a great intimate setting and the servers were great! Try the Sangria!!!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

First trip there after hearing the legend for decades living near Baltimore. Convenient location with easy street parking. Ambiance was OK, service was good, not great and the food was good, not great. Heavy, old style cooking you would expect from your grandparents favorite place.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Tio Pepe provides a classic, Spanish dining experience. The family restaurant is tucked away downstairs on East Franklin St, and is modeled after some of the older Spanish restaurants one would find in Madrid. In addition to paella (which was extremely tasty and had the most generous amount of seafood I've encountered in the DC/Baltimore area), Tio Pepe also offers... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The portions are truly sinful and as we were staying in a hotel, we couldn't take a doggy bag. We dined with 4 other couples and we all agreed we could've ordered one dish and split it comfortably. We hoped the piles of our uneaten food would go to a homeless person rather than the garbage can. I had to... More

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Monkton, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Tio Pepe's is our family favorite for special events and an amazing evening. This quaint restaurant is located in the basement of a row home and when you arrive, customers need to walk down steps to go inside. This all apart of the experience. The decor are white washed walls with exposed beams in the ceiling. You feel like you... More

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Syracuse
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

With all of the trendy, hip restaurants that are swarmed over by the young foodies, it s a pleasure to enjoy a classic dining experience with really highly trained professional staff and a kitchen that keeps the clientele coming back for more. Bravo!

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dc metro area
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Gambas al ajillo and tornados tio pepe are my favorite dishes!!! my father introduced me to this restaurant over 20 years ago, is been run by the same family and they had the same chef for years, Don Emiliano, it is so great that this restaurant still around with the same family running it and the food and service has... More

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Additional Information about Tio Pepe Restaurant

Address: 10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
Phone Number: (410) 539-4675
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 200
Cuisine: Spanish

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