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Sale E Pepe

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Thu., 01-17

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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Insalate / salads
Baby Romaine, Parmigiano Reggiano Vacche Rosse, Focaccia Croutons, Anchovy Dressing
Mesclun Greens, Honeycrisp Apple, Gorgonzola Dolce, Walnuts, Saba
Florida Heirloom Tomatoes, DOP Buffalo Mozzarella, Olive Oil Crisp
Fior di Zucca
Crispy Zucchini Blossom, Buffalo Ricotta, Taleggio, Cherry Tomato & Olive Confit
Dal mare / sea
1 oz Osetra Caviar, Crostini, Crème Fraîche, Grated Egg
Chilled Florida Pink Shrimp, Tomatoes, Burrata, Basil
Tartara di Tonno*
Florida Tuna, Avocado Mousse, Pomegranate Gel, Squid Ink Crisp
Chef’s Selection of Local Raw Seafood, Seasonal Mediterranean Condiments
Fresh pasta
Cavatelli Sorrento
Smoked Piennolo Tomato Sauce, DOP Buffalo Mozzarella, Basil Pesto
Pappardelle Bolognese
Saffron Pappardelle, San Marzano Beef Ragù, Sage-Infused Parmigiano Spuma
Tagliatelle al Ragù
Braised Veal Ragù, Wild Mushrooms, Tropea Red Onion Sauce, 5-Year Parmigiano
Fresh ravioli
Zucca e Noci
Butternut Squash Ravioli, Walnuts, Brown Butter, Sage, 18-Year Truffle Balsamic
Carbonara e Scampi
Langoustine, Organic Eggs, Pecorino, Zucchini
Cacio e Pepe
Agnolotti​ filled with Pecorino & Wild Pepper, Florida Calamari, Crispy Guanciale, Amalfi Lemon Brodo
Chef’s signatures
Calamarata di Pesce
Chef’s Hometown Signature DishChef’s Seafood Selection, Gragnano Pasta, Cacciucco Broth, Cooked & Served Inside a Glass Jar
Grilled Whole Mediterranean Bass, Charred Onion, Taggiasca Olives, Tomato Salmoriglio, Escarole Shellfish Sauce
Wild Isles Salmon Seasoned with Smoked Caraway, Salt Crusted Heirloom Beets, Fennel Gel, Prosecco Dill Foam
Georges Bank Halibut
"Schiacciata" Potato, Salsify Chanterelle Cream, Lemongrass Basil Emulsion
Pescato Locale
Our Local Fisherman’s Catch of the Day M/P
Roasted Chicken Breast, Heirloom Carrots, Honeycomb, Ricotta Salata, Lemon, Lavender, Chicken Jus
Veal Tenderloin, Braised Leeks, Campania Porcini Sabayon
Agnello Scottadito
Anderson Ranches Grass Fed Lamb Chop, Gnocco "Romana Style," Swiss Chard, Mediterranean Herbs, Mint Jus
Dry Aged Kinnealey Filet      8 oz/$65
Dry Aged Kinnealey NY Strip    10 oz/$65
Black Angus Filet      8 oz/$50
Black Angus Ribeye      12 oz/$50
Almond, Lime Zest, Parmigiano
Calabrian​ Chili, Garlic, Roasted Florida Grapefruit
US$15 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All in all a memorable dinner. Great atmosphere like in an old Italian palazzo, beachfront with the beach, palm trees and the gulf to your feet. Food as well as the service was top, very friendly and knowledgeable staff. The wine list is quite comprehensive....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ThomasVAB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for Christmas morning breakfast. The atmosphere was beautiful! The buffet was overpriced, and the menu items were a bit skimpy for the price. We had a party of five. They were slow and extremely inattentive. We ordered off the menu, and I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BuggaMom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is located inside the Marco Island Ocean Resort. We entered thru the main entrance and the woman at the front desk gave us very vague directions that maybe would have made sense to a hotel guest, but since we did not know the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JTHKER924
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited my favorite place again on Marco Island last night and was not disappointed! You can have such an enjoyable evening at Sale E Pepe ~ we sat and talked for 2 1/2 hours with wonderful food and wine! Thank you, until next time.....

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kelli G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

liked the place last year, but this year the service was non-existent. the kicker was when I asked the waiter about tip being included, he said no, so we tip 20% even though the service was terrible. check my receipts today, 18% gratuity included, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank George G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our whole family here to celebrate the holiday. The cosmopolitan was fantastic—just the right mix. My husband loved the veal entree and our kids enjoyed the pasta. Great wine list too. The servers would bring all 7 plates and lay them down all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank O4480SWmatthews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is copying grand Italian country estates. We enjoyed a Christmas special set menu. Everything is tastefully presented, and good flavor balanced. The service is immaculate, might be a slight longer wait as it took a bit more than 2 hours for a 4...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank viganiko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I have always given this restaurant the highest ratings, I feel that they have made a significant strategic mistake. They have done away with Happy Hour, which was always popular, and filled the bar every single night. Some of the reasons that I heard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Bradford W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sale E Pepe was our place of choice for breakfast, We particularly liked the eggs and the bacon strips and hash browns with fruit as a side. the decor inside is very Italianate and the terrace is a glorious place to sit and eat. No...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 24egl
Sale_E_Pepe_Manager, Manager at Sale E Pepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy to hear we can provide a quiet and lovely atmosphere for you! Gazing out at the Gulf of Mexico isn't such a bad way to start your day! Thank you for reminding us to 'stop and smell the bacon' every once in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for over 5 years for lunch. While the view is beautiful, they have changed their menu significantly for the worse. No more complimentary Blood Mary/Mimosas, Cobb Salad. Prices up. Staff are clueless robots that watch your every move when we were only...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Prov_ange
Sale_E_Pepe_Manager, Manager at Sale E Pepe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're sorry to hear that our new lunch menu did not meet your expectations. We've been fortunate to have the same management since our inception and do strive to make all our guests happy. Your comments on the changes have been passed along to our...More

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October 16, 2018|
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Response from Acacia K | Reviewed this property |
No shorts.
March 9, 2018|
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Response from HolidayEH | Reviewed this property |
We were wearing dress shirts and slacks but saw multiple diners wearing shorts.
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Amadancer1 | Reviewed this property |
They have gluten free pasta and will work to accommodate your needs.
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