We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Fast Food
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Reviews (1,830)
Filter reviews
90 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sandwich paninis tramezzini bresaola pie horse meat bread pasta pesto dip quick snack speak english artichoke locals mayo ingredients picante institution
Updating list...
What did you think of Pepen?
Click to rate
1 - 10 of 90 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got a “Toast” sandwich which had parma ham and cheese and it was delicious! Very simple stuff but it was hot, fresh, and the stuff a ton of meat on it all for a reasonable price! (Mine was €5.50) The place is tiny and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SydneyPJ
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

The fame of this place is exactly that...a mystery. I have been here a couple of times and they serve decent piadinas and other bread based dishes but nothing extraordinary.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mattias911
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Very good panini ,great place for a quick lunch . Unusual ingredients (like horse meat) Tramezzini with ham , hand made mayo and special sauce, also delicious artichoke savory pie and much , much more !!! My favorite when in town

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Prisca B
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

After reading reviews about this place and hearing about the delicious carciofa, we searched it out and are so glad we did! There is quite a line and the place was packed, but for good reason. We got a big slice of carciofa hot out...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sarao154
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Very frendly staff! We had a Spaccaballe e Pesto di cavallo crudo! This "simplicity" made our day in this mecca of italian cuisine.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eirik I
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Good paninis at a good price...no complaints! Very busy place and still staff was very nice and patient with us tourists! Lots of locals on their lunch breaks.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank barby-leo
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This tiny little place (like a food truck at home) was recommended on our food tour but was closed. We went the next morning to buy the artichoke pie ( not on the menu but recommended) to have later. It was fresh out of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank lisagirl_11
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This is a very informal and reasonably priced panini shop. It was recommended to us by the lady working at the ticket office of the Museo Diocesano earlier. We suspected that she knew them, but we tried the place anyways on our way back to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelsafer
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is the place. This is your time. Seize the day and order a Bresaola panini here. It's simply the best sandwich either of us had ever eaten. The meat, the chili oil, the mayo, the butter, the grilled courgette. ... Try to go at...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MrKahn
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We came across this charming and fast-paced sandwich bar whilst sightseeing in Parma. The menu provides plenty of options, the food is cheap as chips and of good quality. It also feels very authentically Italian. Be prepared for Italian bedlam, but very enjoyable to experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Matthew C
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 49 nearby hotels
Hotel Button
472 reviews
.06 miles away
Hotel Torino
890 reviews
.13 miles away
Ibis Styles Parma Toscanini
877 reviews
.25 miles away
Residence Liberty
107 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 766 nearby restaurants
Trattoria Rigoletto
358 reviews
.07 miles away
enoteca tabarro
279 reviews
.06 miles away
Gallo D'Oro
2,651 reviews
.05 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 241 nearby attractions
Parco Ducale
1,221 reviews
.08 miles away
Palazzo Del Governatore
106 reviews
.05 miles away
Museo Bocchi
22 reviews
.13 miles away
Chiesa di Santa Cristina
19 reviews
.11 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Pepen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing