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Don Pepe Restaurant & Caterers

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Newark Central Business District
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844 Mccarter Hwy, Newark, NJ 07102-5209
+1 973-623-4662
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon my arrival at Don Pepe's, I received a warm welcome. The restaurant was beautiful and the food and service were impeccable. Every dish that went by was well played and looked delicious and my order was excellent. This restaurant is very focused on quality and for that reason I will visit again and will recommend to friends and family.

Thank Valerie S
Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My company has been bringing its sales employees here for at least 30 years. They have large portion meals with quality to match and excellent service to go along with all that they do so well. You won't leave hungry. In fact you'll probably have enough left over for another day or so.

Thank billruark
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two of us ordered paella - don't - one is enough for at least two people. Service was gracious and helpful, food was terrific.

Thank A B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

There are many great restaurants in Newark serving authentic Spanish/Portuguese food, but Pepe's is the best!!!!!!!!!! You don't go there to eat, you go there to feast!!!!! We don't live close but its soooooooo worth the drive. I can't recommend any one dish because I have loved everything I have ever had there. Treat yourself, go there and enjoy!!! I... More 

Thank soccerrulz
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

good ambiance, easy to park as the restaurant has a dedicated parking spot and very authentic spanish meal

Thank Manish K
Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times...the food is delicious...never disappoints. Service is great! And the sangria is to die for. We highly recommend this restaurant for a great night out!

Thank KristenM415
Robbinsville, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Our family absolutely loves this Portuguese Restaurant. We've been going there for close to 20 years now. It's an easy train ride, going there from Central Jersey with a couple block walk from the train station, and an easy car ride too. They have lots adjacent to the restaurant for free parking or valet parking. The sangria is fantastic -... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

We were 18 people that went there last Saturday. The food, service & atmosphere were all great. You get a lot for your money.

Thank armandg448
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

I just had my second visit to this restaurant. All I can say is wow! Traveling for business it's nice to find a restaurant of this caliber. Walking distance from the Penn Station train station and the Newark Penn Station Hilton. The only thing that surpasses the friendly knowledgeable staff is the amazing quality of food. Also go hungry as... More 

Thank Bill S
Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

My favorite is the Paella Marinara (seafood). When I host my dinner parties or just want to impress guests at a get together with an additional dish, I purchase the small tray for just under $30. It can feed up to 10 people and definitely gets the party started. I usually call ahead and pick it up. I've also eaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, Seafood, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 844 Mccarter Hwy, Newark, NJ 07102-5209
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Newark Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 973-623-4662

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