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Sale e Pepe

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C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
2289 5750
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Have been visiting Sale e Pepe for several years and its our go to spot for italian food. Its family ran, has friendly staff, reasonably priced and a relaxed atmosphere. Love their penne checca and their arrabiata sauce.

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Thank szorrilla
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

This is a good restaurant for when you are craving pizza but fills that need, but really, quite average and can be lacking. Service is friendly enough and atmosphere not bad. Sort of like going to a "B" movie, fulfills a need but not expertly.

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Thank Liza M
Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us as being a good italian place. We were the only ones there so we chose to go upstairs because it felt more like a dining room. The menu was is spanish only and the waiter did not speak english...We ordered house wine and pizza. We were offered focaccia instead of bread and accepted. At... More 

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san jose ,costa rica
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We have been going to Sale e Pepe since it opened and heartily recommend it to all our guests. Its steady quality is proof of that old saying, "it's the master's eye what keeps the mill going." Renzo has carefully maintained a steadily good quality in the menu and service. We love to sit upstairs by the wide windows and... More 

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Thank pilarxavier
Kakabeka Falls, Canada
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Very good waiter, excellent pasta. Would not hesitate to return. Both my husband and myself had homemade pastas and both were excellent. Portions were not large but were very satisfying.

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Thank Bonnie D
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We were in Sale e Pepe Restaurant on Friday night of 13th of Nov. 2015 ( Friday night around 8:00 PM ). There were only two tables of 2 and 4 down stairs and we ( I and my Lady friend ) chose to go to upstairs who we were the only ones. We ordered one pasta Carbonara and a... More 

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Thank ahad10
San Antonio de Escazu
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Moderate prices, good service and authentic food. Carry out and delivery available. Good selection of unusual pizza toppings and wide variety of pasta sauces.

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Thank C1NCR
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Sale e Pepe is nothing fancy but their food is good. My favorite is the Spaghetti Carbonara...Hmmm! I go there often with guests from my B&B. Wine is affordable too.

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Thank Ginette L
San Jose, Costa Rica
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I love this place because it really has a family feeling. I often have brought my kids and the wait staff are always extra nice to them and bring them legos or crayons and paper while they're waiting for their food. The food is always yummy and I like that they have little dishes with hot sauce and another with... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Stopped by for dinner with friend. This is a small, local Italian restaurant that has been there for about 20 years. People arriving were greeted like family, everyone seemed to know each other. Several of the staff spoke English and other languages. The owner came by to speak to us and make us feel welcome. I had pasta and it... More 

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Thank Mike M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: 2289 5750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?