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Sale e Pepe

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Avenida Tulum, entre Escorpion y avenida Coba | In front of San Francisco Supermarket, Tulum 77780, Mexico
+52 984 802 5598
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Vicenza, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for casual authentic Italian food in Tulum Pueblo. One of my favorite places and great owners. 🍻

Thank thecreamaker
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I fell in love with Sale e Pepe since my first visit over a year ago. Their pizza is without a doubt the best in Tulum! Real Roman style! The general ambiance is very welcoming and the owners and chefs greet you personally which is awesome!! Their pasta is made in-house, its without a doubt the freshest you will find,... More 

Thank Alesh A
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ive been in Sale e Pepe several times during my stay in Tulum. The owners are super nice. The service is excellent and the food is just as good as in Italy. I can highly recommend all pizzas. I loved the aubergine lasagne (Melanzana Parmegiana). Also the wine is very tasty. Time by time they have musicians playing. Even though... More 

Thank Daniel Ć
Merida, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Everything was lovely, the attention was kind and is definetly the best italian food i've ever tried, specially the crafted gnocchi ♥ i need to go back soon! i just fell in love :D

Thank EvlynEspinosa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

A real italian atmosphere, delicious cuisine and some pretty nice cocktails!! Good beer, and unforgettable hospitality!! I will definitely return as this is just the kind of place one can´t get enough of!!

Thank David Alejandro A
Chiang Rai, Thailand
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The house made fettuccini was perfectly done. All the fish, shrimp, calimari, clams and mussels moist and tender. The seafood sauce was very flavorful. Did I failed to mention the pasta was perfectly done. The bread had a good hard crust served with freshly graded parmesson cheese. The olive oil and balsamic vinegar were all ready on the table. We... More 

1 Thank BrandyRelis
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely food and really friendly restaurant, delicious margaritas! Service is a bit sleepy but the staff are lovely and the atmosphere is enough in the meantime. Would recommend.

Thank Amy_Tails
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Good was good, service as well. The emplacement is a bit strange (mid of two main road) but if you want good food for affordable price this is a right place for you.

Thank Lorenzo D
Margate, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

I grew up in Rome and I am familiar with the Castelli Romani. This restaurant was the real thing! Genuine food from the Rome area. Amazing ambiance, but forget that! I would've enjoyed their food in hell!!!

Thank BobbyDesab
Munich, Germany
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Really excellent service, very fast for Tulum and the food was really authentic and delicious Italian pizza/pasta etc.

Thank CarolinaMass

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tulum, entre Escorpion y avenida Coba | In front of San Francisco Supermarket, Tulum 77780, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum
  • Phone Number: +52 984 802 5598
Located close to the Tulum ruins, Sale&Pepe is an Italian restaurant that offers the best in Italian food. The menu ranges from a wide variety of pastas, pizzas, calzones, seafood and excellent desserts.

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