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Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

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4 S van Buren St, Batavia, IL 60510-2642
+1 630-879-5522
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Batavia, Illinois
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152 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

The service and food have definitely improved 100% since my last review in 2011. The staff always greets us with a smile and prompt seating if possible. Chips and salsa are brought out immediately and once the food is ordered that is prompt and tasty too. We have returned many many times.

Thank kniden
Chicago, Illinois
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106 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We've probably driven by this 30 times and not given it a second thought. I have not been to a Pepe's in probably 30 years. We did not feel like driving across town, so we decided to give it a try. We could not have been happier. Super friendly servers, lightning fast service, and authentic high-quality Mexican food. It's more... More 

1 Thank Roomfordessert
North Aurora, Illinois
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

As soon as you sit down, that first bowl of chips and salsa arrive. Just try and not eat too much of it to spoil your dinner, because the portion sizes are huge. Super friendly staff.

Thank BillyMcGrew
Batavia, Illinois
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

We go to Pepe's pretty often and have never had a bad experience. Its always the same guys running the place so they know who we are which is nice. The food, drinks, atmosphere and waitstaff are excellent. I highly recommend Pepe's.

Thank Holly A
Geneva, Illinois
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704 reviews
586 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2015

It's always a pleasant experience at Pepe's. The service is always wonderful, friendly & helpful. The food is very tasty. There is a wide variety of entrees to choose from. I have never been disappointed. The price point is also excellent. There is even a little outdoor dining section. They cater to kids, also. Chips and salsa are complimentary.

Thank larryd6578
Darien, Illinois
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223 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Been coming to Batavia Pepe's all my life and they have the best food and customer service. Sometimes they mess up but that's part of the restaurant life. Not everyone can be perfect. Tuesday's & Thursday's is half of margaritas and can get very busy. This Pepe's lets you have unlimited free chips and salsa. I have had about almost... More 

Thank AviatorMat
Fountain Hills, Arizona
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300 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

The refried beans are made with lard. The enchilada sauce is made with meat stock. As a vegetarian I was limited to salad or a cheese quesadilla. The chips and salsa are very good. The waiter made me a fresh lime juice margarita by request and it was outstanding.

Thank nJOYing_Lif
Batavia, Illinois
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

We always enjoy going to Pepe's. They always provide excellent service and if you go on a half price margarita night be careful of how much you drink because they definately give you a powerful drink! The food is good too

Thank jbl4445
chicago, illinois
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've had some bad meals in my day but this could be the worst. The food was simply terrible, ingredients from who knows where. The service was almost non-existent as well. My waiter only stopped at my table to drop off the check. The only reason the patrons must come here is for the drink specials. Otherwise, this is a... More 

1 Thank sand-da-man
Downers Grove, Illinois
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2013

We've been coming to this restaurant for years - and have watched the staff age with us.... The same servers are there providing the same excellent service for many years. They're very accommodating. The food is excellent - and a very good value. Wonderful local family restaurant.

Thank Candace F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 S van Buren St, Batavia, IL 60510-2642
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Batavia
  • Phone Number: +1 630-879-5522

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