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Tio Pepe Restaurant

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10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
+1 410-539-4675
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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11:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, Spanish
10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
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11 - 20 of 346 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2017

Arrived for our 7:30pm reservation and found ourselves in a mob scene, tons of people waiting. While the host asked for our patience and said that we'd be seated in a few minutes, we waited 30. Why bother have a reservation? The food was ok......More

Thank SilverandBlackAttack
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This is the place to go for a dress up, special occasion! Spanish feel to the decor, excellent Spanish wine selections, outstanding main course selection (beef, chicken or seafood, and paella)-large portions. even the vegetables tastefully prepared. tone is set immediately at entry by the...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed March 16, 2017

The basement of an old row home. Has been there for many years and is very good. Sangria is a must but go easy on it if you are driving. Parking high rise right across the street. Reservations a must. If you have 6 or...More

Thank Knuckles1225
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We had a very busy February and so I decided to introduce my staff to Tio Pepe. We were seated immediately and the wait staff was very attentive. I ordered the cold artichokes for the appetizer. Staff members ordered melon with jambon, garlic shrimp and...More

Thank Masoodclan
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I have been going to Tio Pepes for 40+ years and they never change. Everything there is exceptional. We have to get the crab meat appetizer, the black bean soup, an entrée, and the pine nut dessert. Then we have food for 2 more meals...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed February 15, 2017

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
Reviewed February 12, 2017 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...More

Thank VikingBeauty
Reviewed February 10, 2017

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...More

Thank Q502TYinfo
Reviewed January 23, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Kirsten M
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...More

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Patrick M
January 27, 2016|
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Response from Christine E | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street. There is also a parking garage across from the restaurant.
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Arnold P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know. The chef, however, is very knowledgeable and friendly, and I suspect he can help you with your gluten questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $200
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
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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