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El Tio Pepe Mexican Restaurant

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2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
+1 636-724-6199
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mountain View
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We enjoy this place every time we come up from Arkansas to visit. They have fabulous service, fabulous salsa and chips, guacamole, fajitas, beans/rice. Everything we have tried, we have liked and left very full. The place is a little hole in the wall, but very tasty.

Thank Californiagrl75
Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Went in for lunch as a refuge from bad service at another establishment. Just wanted good food and friendly folks. We got both! We were greeted and seated quickly. Nice waiter brought chips and salsa. Ordered the lunch taco plate and lemonade. Had a few chips and the food was served. Very tasty with some extra hot sauce. Got some... More 

Thank MarshallSTL
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

The service was great and the queso was really good. Our lunch was just okay, nothing special or that I'd rave about. Pretty much a one time visit place.

Thank Elizabeth D
Peoria, Illinois
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Had dinner there one night in September. Chicken Mole was really tasty and sizes are moderate, not so huge that you cannot finish, Ordered a side of Pico de Gallo that was very fresh and tasty, a great substitute for a side salad. Not a fancy place, but if you are in the mood for Mexican food, this place deserves... More 

Thank Hecules-63
Saint Charles, Missouri
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226 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

This quaint little restaurant will be a big surprise. The food is always delious and hot, it always comes out quick. The prices are more than reasonable for the amount of food you get. The chips and salsa are fantasic. Salsa does have a little bite to it which makes it that much better. I highly suggest this restaurant.

Thank pandam1
South Padre Island, Texas
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

We go to Embassy Suites which we have also gave an awesome review and they will shuttle you over to this fine restaurant where you have the best salsa and chips and queso and the most pleasant experience ever..ask for Sergio..he is wonderful

Thank pjholli211
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

We had dinner here while in town for a conference. It was conveniently located, but I wish we had gone a little out of our way and had a better experience. The food was bland, the drinks ( we each had a Wednesday night "half price" Margarita) weak, service was friendly. The wait was about 30 minutes, for no apparent... More 

Thank genenurse
Saint Charles, Missouri
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226 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We have been going here for years as our go to Mexican restaurant. LOVE the chips and salsa, can never get enough. I always get the chicken taco salad, it is on the ala carte menu (it did not have chicken listed, but they still have it). Lots of white meat chicken (FYI, it is not what most people consider... More 

Thank pandam1
Saint Charles, Missouri
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206 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Really cheap prices. Really fast service. Very friendly staff. Food was very tasty and fresh. This is going to be the go to place for a quick lunch and margaritas at night. Give it a try, you will be surprised.

Thank James B
Jefferson City, Missouri
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143 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

It was a toss up between Buffalo Wild Wings and this place. Wings would have been better. Service was ok but food was very blah. I haven eaten a lot of Mexican but this was just not that good. Enchiladas with corn tortilla and green sauce was not a combination. I would suggest going elsewhere.

Thank Jeff A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2220 1st Capitol Dr, Saint Charles, MO 63301-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 636-724-6199

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?