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Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
+1 956-423-3663
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“rice” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Without fail, whenever my family isn’t sure what they want for dinner and ask me what I want, I always say Pepe’s. I can’t get enough of their all beef fajita botana. Whether we get the botana for two (fajita nachos) or the botana for...More

Thank kmckinney90
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant used to be our home away from home. Over the years, the prices have increased to the point that it's rarely a consideration for regular dining. The waitstaff are all awesome with little turnover. The food is usually excellent, but sometimes you can...More

2  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The food was all-around pretty good, but the rice and salsa are what kept me from rating higher. The rice might as well be white rice, I couldn't taste much flavor in it, do they not use common Mexican rice ingredients like cumin and garlic?...More

2  Thank Orlando S
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant & their super kind & attentive wait staff, the owner is always there to greet & seat you, just a great, welcoming atmosphere for any occasion! The enchiladas verdes are a must-try!

1  Thank Dsluck3
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

When I went by for Lunch on Monday- the Resturant was not open and appeared closed. I hope it is not open on Mondays, but I did not see any notification of the Monday closure.

1  Thank TheDudah
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for great food and service look no further. The server was excellent and the food was hot and fast with fantastic flavor.

Thank Tyler E
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

There are many choices for good Tex Mex in Harlingen but Pepe's is an absolute must go to. The food is always consistently good. The servers are friendly and they will remember you the next time you are in. The prices are rediculously affordable and...More

Thank Andie M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went to Pepe's with my family for lunch. I loved this restaurant and would go back in a heartbeat!! The food was prepared as I ordered it and the wait staff was attentive without being intrusive. I loved their beans too - not too...More

2  Thank Braave1982
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Local from Harlingen suggested Pepe's for us non-locals. We should have know when we saw a line waiting to get in and a sign inside the door stating they were recognized as one of the top 50 Mexican restaurants in the US, not just Texas....More

2  Thank Carter G
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The food is good for one of the 100 Mexican places in town. The tortillas ob the other hand really suck. Might as well give out sandwich bread Other than that awesome

Thank Tony B
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10 December 2016|
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Response from kmckinney90 | Reviewed this property |
Pepe's enchiladas are okay. They make really good enchilada suizas. They are best known for their fajitas in my opinion. My favorite enchiladas in Harlingen are at Las Vegas Café. I wrote a review for them. Best in town by a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-423-3663
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