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Pepitos

127 London Road, Derby DE1 2QN, England
+44 1332 360663
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (25 reviews)
“refried beans” (5 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Value
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LOCATION
127 London Road, Derby DE1 2QN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I drive past this place every morning and always considered visiting but never got the opportunity until today... by chance.. and I'm so glad I did. Firstly we discovered all meats except the steak were halal which was awesome. The restaurant didn't have a 'halal...More

Thank Zizziboo
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Zizziboo, Muchas gracias for taking the time to write your kind review. We are happy you enjoyed our food and we hope you choose to dine with us again soon!

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We've been to Pepitos many times over the years. It's the same team running it that have been there seemingly forever. It's a great restaurant. Lovely atmosphere, good service and really nice food. The brilliant thing about their food is that it's nothing spectacular but...More

Thank BenDerby
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola BenDerby, Muchas gracias for your detailed and kind review! We do pride ourselves on our service and cater for every customer that dines with us from the food to the table service, and we are happy that you recognise this also. We hope to...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

great authentic mexican food. lots of choice and feels like home made food would recommend great choice for vegetarians and meat eaters good service too

Thank Donald4733
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Donald4733, Muchas gracias for your kind review. We are pleased to read your positive, all-round review and will hope you dine with us again shortly!

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not the best Mexican I have ever had but a reasonable place, at a reasonable rate. Staff is friendly enough and I liked the settings. I’ll be back.More

Thank Dogb30
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Dogb30, Muchas gracias for your review. We’re sorry to hear that you didn’t feel that we were the best Mexican you’ve had, but are glad that you will join us again. We have a wide variety of dishes for you to taste. Personally, I...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

What a great little place, quite busy for a midweek evening which is always a good sign. The menu offers a good selection and my vegetarian friend was well catered for. The portions were smaller than I’m used to in the States were I have...More

Thank SixtySpeedTwin
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola SixtySpeedTwin, Muchas gracias for your kind review. It’s great to hear that you find our food very tasty, which is a great sign, given your experience of Mexican food in the states. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This was a truly brilliant meal from the start. The staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming, also had great banter with us. I've never had a sparkler served up in my Peroni before. The food was terrific. Definitely want to go back b

Thank DangerousPaddy
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hola DangerousPaddy, Muchas gracias for your review. We're glad you had a brilliant meal with us and you're always welcome back. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We went there for a date-night! Upon entering we were greeted by warm and friendly staff, who made us feel very welcome! We had booked a table for two, which had been located at the front of the restaurant, but noticing we were on a...More

Thank Phill T
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hola Phill T, Muchas gracias for taking the time to write your review. We are proud of our staff and love that they go the extra distance to make each person's night extra special. We glad you approve of us and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Four of us out for a Mexican meal on a Saturday evening. Busy, but we'd booked and it wasn't jam-packed anyway. Good service for drinks and starters, a little slow for mains, but one was complex and so this was justified. Staff very helpful and...More

Thank JeffB64CPR
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hola JeffB64CPR, Muchas gracias for taking the time to write your review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us, even though our coffee machine let you down! Next time, have a shot of tequila to round off the meal :) We hope to...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Finally got round to leaving a review for this amazing restaurant! Came here with friends a while back and loved it so much I brought my large (very fussy) group of family members here to celebrate my graduation in July! With how fussy they all...More

Thank simk1612
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hola simk1612, Muchas gracias for taking the time to write your amazing review. We are thrilled to hear your family were all satisfied and that you were happy with our service. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Pepitos is one of my favourite places to go for date night. My partner and I always enjoy the cocktails, food and good service. The décor feels very authentic, although a little to intimate at times having been sat directly next to another couple so...More

Thank Holjm
PepitosM, Manager at Pepitos, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hola Holjm, Muchas gracias for taking the time to write your review. We do like to create a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for all occasions, and although it's nice to dine in an intimate environment, I apologise you felt it to be a little too...More

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kb2915
29 October 2017|
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Response from PepitosM | Property representative |
Hello kb2915, Yes we do provide gluten free meals. If you speak to a member of our staff, they’ll be able to help you select a meal suited for you.
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Jollyfagman
15 June 2016|
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Response from PepitosM | Property representative |
Hola Jollyfagman, Yes all of our meats are halal except the steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 22:15
Saturday
17:30 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 London Road, Derby DE1 2QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 360663
  • E-mail
Description
We have been serving fresh, high quality and authentic Mexican food in the local community and beyond since January 1997. As well as serving known Mexican favourites such as Fajitas, Burritos, Tacos, Nachos, we have created our own unique Pepitos Special dishes with a variety of steak and chicken dishes. How ever you like your food, whether it's hot or mild, we cater for everyone from grandma to the kids and we have a great vegetarian selection too. So come down and bring the family or bring a whole group. Whatever the size or occasion, we cater for all. See you soon!
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