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“Second visit Tio Pepe and no regrets!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tio Pepe

Tio Pepe
Spuistraat 3b | Amsterdam, 1012 SP Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
+31 20 625 2270
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Ranked #895 of 2,508 Restaurants in Amsterdam
Price range: $22 - $33
Cuisines: Grill, Argentinean, Mexican
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Dam Square
Description: Tio Pepe is an Mexican restaurant with a combination of Argentinian steaks. On 5 minutes walking distance from the Amsterdam Central Station, you can enjoy in restaurant Tio Pepe very nice Mexican specialities and soft Argentinian steaks from the grill.
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Second visit Tio Pepe and no regrets!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

2013 first visit and it was good and tasty. Second visit this year and quality and standards are high. Very good choice near Centraal Station.

Visited February 2014
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Booked Tio Pepe for dinner on New years eve as we had been there last new years eve too, good food and pleasant and helpful staff.

Visited January 2014
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“Nice food, good price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I appreciated that it wasn't noisy (we could talk with each other and relax) and the service was good. The food was definitely good, and also compared to the price.

The food was simple, good and not greasy.

We shall most likely return and can recommend it.

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“Biggest Mistake of my Holiday!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

Our experience at Tio Pepe was so horrendous that we now describe terrible things and events with the phrase: 'Tio Pepe'. We were charmed into the restauraunt by the charismatic man out the front. Do not make the same mistake we did! We all ordered nachos which were dry, flavorless and over cooked. We were then charged 5 euros per person for guacamole even though the menu states that nachos comes with guacamole. When we pointed this out to the staff they became rude and aggressive. Terrible food, terrible service. There is beautiful food in Amsterdam. Do not go here!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Impressivo Mexicano”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Great food with warm welcoming ambience. Top quality steak, ribs and king prawns cooked to perfection rounded off with a nice warm Cafe Tio Pepe coffee (they do not hold back on the brandy). Well worth a visit but a bit too costly to afford every night!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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