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Sale e Pepe

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$$ - $$$
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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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. The service was slow, they took our order 2 times, the bread horrible. 2. The pasta was under cooked and bland and greasy. 3. The salmon was terrible. 4. The desserts a joke! They didn't even know how to do a typical tiramisu . The chocolate soufflé not even worth it. Pretty bad experience , we are so disappointed... More 

1 Thank Paulina M
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice if inexperienced staff. nice spot even though it is right on the main drag. Pasta was good, but Mexico is a long way from Italy. Perfectly fine and reasonably priced, but nothing to write home about.

1 Thank kenklark
Wiesbaden, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first impression was really good. We were greeted by a very friendly waiter. The menu looked nice. However, the food was only medium quality. There were dogs running around that also peed right next to the tables. The wine we ordered was called simplicity and tasted as cheap as it sounds. Wouldn't go again.

1 Thank mariikinha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I searched for Italian restaurants in Tulum and this one grabbed my attention. The setting is fresh and friendly. The service is excellent, everyone makes you feel at home. The food is delicious, what more can I say, you must try it.

Thank Angelica R
Isla Holbox Quintana Roo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went kinda late 930pm to try their Wood Fired Pizza. We were pleasantly surprised to be offered their FREE BUFFET as well which was Outstanding & almost filled us up before the Pizza arrived! Pablo our waieter was ON THE SPOT with kind attention. The Pizza was Perfecto Mundo! We live in Valladolid & sneak out to Tulum once in... More 

Thank Whale Shark D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I must admit that I didn't know anything about real Italian cousin until I visited Sale e Pepe. I can compare now with other places I've been to. It has been a very colorful taste experience I didn't know existed. Jordano and Romina put soul in every dish they serve in there, which I think makes the difference and make... More 

Thank Felix F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Authentic Roman cuisine and warm environment. The owners take care of every detail and all the staff attentions make you feel at home.

Thank Juan Francisco F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Tacos you will find anywhere in Mexico. Excellent Delicious Italian food not so easy to find. However, Sale e Pepe is your answer to amazing Italian food. I visited this restaurant a total of 4 times during my stay in Tulum. I also visited other restaurants but this by far was the best. The owners really pay attention to detail.... More 

Thank Alexis C
Queens, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The best pizza and home made pasta ,really a great surprise for tulum,excellent service ,we couldn't stop eating. Thanks we will Back soon

Thank sandra4lunas
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went with low expectations, so we were actually surprised by a decent meal. It is located on a busy corner but was also charming in a funny way. Pretty sure the waiter was brand new, but what he lacked in experience he made up for it by zealousness. The pasta was cooked perfectly al dente, and the ingredients were... More 

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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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?