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.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 25: English reviews
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went in for lunch as a refuge from bad service at another establishment. Just wanted good food and friendly folks. We got both! We were greeted and seated quickly. Nice waiter brought chips and salsa. Ordered the lunch taco plate and lemonade. Had a few chips and the food was served. Very tasty with some extra hot sauce. Got some... More 

Thank MarshallSTL
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

The service was great and the queso was really good. Our lunch was just okay, nothing special or that I'd rave about. Pretty much a one time visit place.

Thank Elizabeth D
Peoria, Illinois
Level Contributor
67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2015

Had dinner there one night in September. Chicken Mole was really tasty and sizes are moderate, not so huge that you cannot finish, Ordered a side of Pico de Gallo that was very fresh and tasty, a great substitute for a side salad. Not a fancy place, but if you are in the mood for Mexican food, this place deserves... More 

Thank Hecules-63
Saint Charles, Missouri
Level Contributor
212 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2015

This quaint little restaurant will be a big surprise. The food is always delious and hot, it always comes out quick. The prices are more than reasonable for the amount of food you get. The chips and salsa are fantasic. Salsa does have a little bite to it which makes it that much better. I highly suggest this restaurant.

Thank pandam1
South Padre Island, Texas
Level Contributor
27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

We go to Embassy Suites which we have also gave an awesome review and they will shuttle you over to this fine restaurant where you have the best salsa and chips and queso and the most pleasant experience ever..ask for Sergio..he is wonderful

Thank pjholli211
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had dinner here while in town for a conference. It was conveniently located, but I wish we had gone a little out of our way and had a better experience. The food was bland, the drinks ( we each had a Wednesday night "half price" Margarita) weak, service was friendly. The wait was about 30 minutes, for no apparent... More 

Thank genenurse
Saint Charles, Missouri
Level Contributor
212 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

We have been going here for years as our go to Mexican restaurant. LOVE the chips and salsa, can never get enough. I always get the chicken taco salad, it is on the ala carte menu (it did not have chicken listed, but they still have it). Lots of white meat chicken (FYI, it is not what most people consider... More 

Thank pandam1
Maryville, Illinois
Level Contributor
210 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2014

Service is quick and friendly. Food and drinks were prepared as ordered and priced fairly. Would recommend for lunch or dinner when in St. Charles.

Thank Vaca-80
Saint Charles, Missouri
Level Contributor
192 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Really cheap prices. Really fast service. Very friendly staff. Food was very tasty and fresh. This is going to be the go to place for a quick lunch and margaritas at night. Give it a try, you will be surprised.

Thank James B
Jefferson City, Missouri
Level Contributor
109 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

It was a toss up between Buffalo Wild Wings and this place. Wings would have been better. Service was ok but food was very blah. I haven eaten a lot of Mexican but this was just not that good. Enchiladas with corn tortilla and green sauce was not a combination. I would suggest going elsewhere.

Thank Jeff A

Travelers who viewed El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant also viewed


Been to El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 636-724-6199

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?