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Tio Pepe Restaurant

10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294 (Downtown)
(410) 539-4675
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Ranked #47 of 1,794 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $200
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
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Annapolis, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
96 helpful votes 96 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Located in a conspicuous place on a side street in Baltimore, this place takes you back to old school Spain. Once you open the front door, you realize you are somewhere unique. The waiters are dressed in seemingly Spanish garbs. The rooms are somewhat tight but provides enough room to be comfortable. The table are dressed with white table clothes.... More

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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246 reviews 246 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Tio Pepe is a wonderful traditional restaurant with a long standing tradition. The seafood paella is always outstanding. The service is excellent

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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I literally had not visited Tio Pepe’s in about 30 years ( I was 2)… Everything was even better than I had remembered. We visited on a Sunday evening with a 6:00 PM reservation. Due to traffic we were about 15 minutes late, which was not a problem. We were seated immediately. The menu is extensive offering a large variety... More

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Valley Forge, PA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have gone to Tio Pepe for many years and it remains a traditional Spanish restaurant with a large variety of dishes very well prepared and served. It isn't trendy, and still serves large, perhaps overly large portions, of fish, giant crab cakes, well seasoned steaks, and other goodies. It is nice to have a restaurant that is consistently reliable.

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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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