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Sale e Pepe

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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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Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We made a point of traveling from the ruins at Tulum directly to this restaurant, based off of the great Trip Adviser reviews. Prior reviews gave us high expectations, describing heavenly pizzas and Italian food that made expats miss home. We started with warm bread, vinegar and olive oil. This was the only good part of the entire meal. The... More 

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Thank MikePNW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I went for dinner one night for a break from the tacos and highly recommend. Good pasta and chicken and the best margaritas in town. We had Reinaldo who was a fantastic host. Highly recommend Sale e Pepe

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Canberra
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited 3 times during our week in Tulum. Ordered appetisers, pastas, pizzas and desserts and every single thing was delicious! The staff went above and beyond and made us feel like family. Incredible ambience, loved the musicians and paintings, and the immense international love written all over the front walls. I will return to Tulum and eagerly await my next... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful restaurant blew us away being an Italian restaurant in Mexico. The pasta was to die for, the pizzas were heavenly and the service was prompt and friendly. Local musicians would also play perfect dining music on their guitars during dinner, which for us really added to the place. We enjoyed it so much that we went back three... More 

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Lunenburg, Canada
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First rate Italian food with homemade pasta. Very generous servings....we shared the tomato and cheese appetizer and could only finish half our pasta courses, which meant we had a great lunch back at our condo a few days later. Very cheerful service. If you eat outside, try to get a table away from the street facing the supermarket...the truck traffic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly place, relaxed atmosphere... Good prices, very good pizza. On the main street of Tulum.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this place. The service is great and it's a relaxed place. We often called in after being out for the day just for a drink. So we thought we would try the pasta. Unfortunately it wasn't good. They make their own pasta which is good but they didn't cook it properly and it was too thick. You could... More 

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Flanagan, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here twice and will go back again! Calzone was wonderful and pizza was one of the best we have eaten! Staff is attentive and pleasant. Mojitos were excellent and beer cold. Outside or inside dinning along Tulum Avenue. Quaint wooden tables and chairs.

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Thank mahari
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

As Italian I can say that going to Sale e Pepe is like being at home! the staff is helpful and friendly and the food is really special, never eaten so well Italian abroad!

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Thank roberto r
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly
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
Description
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?