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Tio Pepe Restaurant

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10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
+1 410-539-4675
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When it comes to great tasting food and great service Tio's has no equal. Large portions, wonderful sauces. Save room for dessert.

Thank chuckland
Middle River, Maryland
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at this Baltimore landmark after not having been there for ten years, so we were really looking forward to trying it again. Boy, were we disappointed! We ordered a bottle of Veuve Cliquot, appetizers, entrees, dessert and liquored coffee drinks. The Veuve and the coffee drinks were the only items that were good. I... More 

Thank VikingBeauty
Frederick, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I also have great memories of going to tio pepe with my family as a child. The food was superb - all of it and everything. It is a very special place where you are made to feel like you are being taken care of like family. The staff was excellent - everything was taken care of so professionally. We... More 

Thank Q502TYinfo
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant has been around for at least 20+ years and was still packed which tells you something! Atmosphere: Quaint subterranean restaurant with a number of small rooms - felt like we were in spanish cave and gave a very intimate feel. We were dressed smart casual but noticed some men wore sport coats. They have a coat check. Food was... More 

Thank Kirsten M
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

outstanding spanish food. this is not latin american food, this is spanish food. there is a difference. the food is upscale and pricy. only thing i could say negative about it is its location in a windowless lover level is sort of like a bohemian cavern type setting makes for a quiet satisfying meal.

Thank solomonknibb
Columbia, Maryland
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

When we visited, our waiter said there was a new bartender. I hope things have improved because the sangria and a margarita were not what we hoped for. The food was good, but the drinks were disappointing.

1 Thank rayjoh1
Keyser, West Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

The black bean soup was delicious.....The oysters are a favorite....A wonderful dining experience while visiting Baltimore.

1 Thank WVUfan62
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

All I can say is "mouth watering" and the wine selection was superb. I will make this place more than just a special occasion type of place. It's a bit pricey but worth every cent!!!

Thank Liz S
Baltimore, Maryland
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

We arrived on Saturday, December 17th right after they opened. We were the first customers there. We walked in and felt like we were interrupting a meeting or something, but were seated. We chose the suckling pig, the rockfish and the chicken and lobster combo (which was buried in sauce). The red sangria was good and saved the meal. We... More 

1 Thank endlesstrip16
Chestertown, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

I'd been hearing about Tio Pepe for years and was looking forward to a fun date night there with my husband. We dressed up and went on a Saturday night after making a reservation. It wasn't particularly crowded, but the welcome was chilly and the service went down from there. And the last time I had food this bad was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $200
Seafood, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-539-4675

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