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Restaurante Tio Pepe

10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410-539-4675
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's been years since we've visited. Our first experience was amazing, it's just that we never visit this area. We made a reservation on a Saturday night and (like you are supposed to!) Walked right in to our seats. The wait staff was very kind,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DanandKristine A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went with folks who had been and loved it, but we were disappointed.There was nothing truly Spanish about Tio Pepe's. !No habia casi nada de la comida castellana verdadera! Oh, not true: the cave-like setting, white washed walls, decor and ceramics (although their china...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alberto M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to go there for my wedding anniversary over the years with my late wife. So I took my girlfriend there and we had a mixed experience. We were placed in a big room which was noisy, in the past we were in one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thasler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Girls brunch!! There was 10 of us and we chatted over wine and appetizers. The dinners we selected were delicious as was the desserts! The staff was very nice and we all enjoyed our time. I remember going here as a child with my "Pop",...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Footprints279720
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We had a group of 9 is a private room. Great Service food and Family Celebration. The food is always good. For staters potato puffs, gazapo soup to shrimp in garlic (a house speciality). Dinner-3 on 3-Seafood in a champagne sauce. To die for!! The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Allan S
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We had been to Tio Pepe years ago and decided to celebrate my birthday there. The restaurant was not crowded. The sangria was great, shrimp appetizers were very good. Both of us enjoyed our dinner. Service was just average, not what I expected from this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jackie T
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Tio Pepe's was crowded on a Sunday night in Baltimore, so it's clearly still a favorite. For the prices charged, I feel that the service was inattentive and the food not sensational. I had scallops and shrimp in a champagne sauce. There was nothing wrong...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank kathleensL2805HX
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Eating at Tio Pepe was always a real treat for me. Its standards for fine dining and fine service were excellent. It had been many years since I had been there, and I asked my two friends to join me for lunch. I ordered the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank greekgirl1948
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Our "special occasion" spot. We were dining here when they required men to wear "jackets". We consider this restaurant one of the "Best" in Baltimore. Consistent quality and service. Never a complaint. You are never rushed or seem pressured to leave. From the first drink...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank skiwithapro
Reviewed September 18, 2018

We went to Tio's last night for a birthday dinner. We had the shrimp in garlic sauce for an appetizer. It was very good. The sauce is delicious. The bread they brought out was a little stale. My girlfriend got the scollops in the cream...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Brad F
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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 apoltens | 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
US$21 - US$200
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-539-4675
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