We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Pepito's Tex-Mex Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4820 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1009
+1 612-822-2104
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 103: English reviews
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
89 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is totally awful on so many levels. EVERYTHING is very dirty. I walked past the kitchen to the restroom...fortunately saw nothing crawling but would't have been surprised. The kitchen is dirty as well. I honestly don't know why the health dept hasn't shut them down! The food was just ok. Service was good. I know I will never... More 

Thank summerone2013
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there recently for the second time. The enchilada sauce is hands down the best I have ever tasted! Service is great too.

Thank MKEGUY53066
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i have grown up on the food at pepitos and it has just gotten worse over time. tonight was my final night eating there. i ordered the taco/ enchilada combo and asked for the lettuce and tomato in the side, i was sharing my food with a child, and i was charged and extra 0.50. yes, 2 quarters aren't much... More 

Thank vanthorrisms
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We just finished lunch at Papito's. I had a burrito with beef and black beans, served encellada style (topped with cheese and mole sauce), recommended by our server. My wife had the same thing, only with chicken. Both were absolutely delicious! Salsa and chips was served when we first arrived. The salsa were not a chunky style, but we're quite... More 

Thank John L
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is the worst restaurant in the Twin Cities. I ordered floutas, the dish I was served looked like someone was once told what floutas are but had never seen or eaten them before. Everything has canned olives on it, completely bizarre. I ordered a quesadilla last time I was here and was served a cracker with baked cheese and... More 

Thank A_A_Ron55419
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
351 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I had a combination plate of a soft taco and an enchilada. Both were very good but the cheesy, gooey deliciousness of the queso dip is to die for. Best chips, salsa and queso in town.

Thank Elizabeth M
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had dinner here last week and we were really surprised by the poor quality of the food. The service was great but the food was not. We've visited this neighborhood gem for over 25 years and we were very disappointed with our meal. We ordered a chicken tostadas-the chicken and black beans were refrigerator cold and the cheese was... More 

Thank Kathleen V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Wait staff are great - fast and friendly - and the food is wonderful. Good value, basic Mexican food. Fajitas are very, very good. Chips are fresh. The hot salsa is delicious.

Thank MNKate2016
Eagan, Minnesota
Level Contributor
40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with friends it was nice and quiet lots of food prices were OK charge for every little thing service was alright I think we had someone new took awhile to get our drinks otherwise nice dishes

Thank rzornrn
Fargo, ND
Level Contributor
114 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Mid-range in cost and quality, Pepito’s is an acceptable spot for Tex-Mex food, if you are not expecting a whole lot. If it is convenient to go, by all means do so. If you want high-end food, then look for another restaurant. Margaritas were decent.

Thank SiteGuy

Travellers who viewed Pepito's Tex-Mex Bar and Grill also viewed

Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis, MN

Been to Pepito's Tex-Mex Bar and Grill? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4820 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1009
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-822-2104

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pepito's Tex-Mex Bar and Grill staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?