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Sale e Pepe

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C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
+506 2289 5750
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:45
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually order take out at this restaurant, however it's a nice place to have dinner, with a very romantic upstairs dining area. I recommend you try the parmesan eggplant or their frutti di mare pasta, one of the best on the menu. I consider that the price is according to the food quality.

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Vancouver, Canada
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My family has been going to this restaurant for years! Their daily menu is very good and don't miss the tiramisu!

Thank JayEeeCee
Miami, Florida
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Passed by today and tried the lasagna (meat in white sauce) I was a little dry but it was pretty good ! service was good ! next time I will try the pizza although they looked kind of pricey !

Thank lap1000
Venice, Italy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nice little place with italien atmosphere - even if the owners are not italien. Family style and good prices.

Thank _praktisch
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant for many years. But the las day, that we went, they charged us more than $50 for a pizza!!!!! How this is possible??? And we talked to the owner, he said it is ok!! That the price is correct. Never again!

Thank Cynthia R
Escazu, Costa Rica
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have been going to sala at least 20 years now and they have always maintained a high standard of quality. I thoroughly enjoy their pizza and pasta dishes.

Thank Casa R
Miami, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My favorite dish is the spinach and ricotta cannelloni au gratin with pink sauce. The dish size is not huge, but it definitely satiates. Their pizza has a thin crispy crust with a delicate tomato sauce. Our favorite one is the caramelized onion pizza. The waiters are attentive and provide prompt service. This is not a fancy restaurant, but it... More 

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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Anything off the menu is great! They have been here for a long time and I know why, because their service and food is exceptional! We went in September and it was just as good as the last time we had gone which was about 9 months ago.

Thank brendad288
San Jose, Costa Rica
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Have been visiting Sale e Pepe for several years and its our go to spot for italian food. Its family ran, has friendly staff, reasonably priced and a relaxed atmosphere. Love their penne checca and their arrabiata sauce.

Thank szorrilla
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a good restaurant for when you are craving pizza but fills that need, but really, quite average and can be lacking. Service is friendly enough and atmosphere not bad. Sort of like going to a "B" movie, fulfills a need but not expertly.

Thank Liza M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C. Leon Cortes s/n, San Rafael de Escazu 40501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Rafael de Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2289 5750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?