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Pepe's Italian Restaurant

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117 Watchung Ave, North Plainfield, NJ 07060-4840
+1 908-753-5727
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East Windsor, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The food is great, the customer service us excellent... its a BYOB so its perfect for you to bring what you really really like... we always come with the kids so its a very family environment. I highly recommend you to come!!!! Yes, I'm here right now and already planning when to come back

Thank luisatavera1990
Watchung, New Jersey
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is an old fashioned family owned Italian restaurant and pizzeria. We shared a meal among the five of us that included the margherita pizza, penne vodka with chicken, eggplant rollatini, chicken rollatini, and eggplant parmigiana. Everything was excellent and the server, Sandy, was very friendly and attentive. It is also a BYOB. The prices are very reasonable, but they... More 

Thank jwolinsky
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The service of this family owned restaurant is superb. By far the best authentic Italian restaurant in all of New Jersey.

Thank Andrew O
Limerick, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

A group of 10 of us ate there for my birthday. The food was fabulous! We ordered 5 different appetizers and shared. Every meal that came out looked delicious. The portions were a nice size that I was able to bring it home and have it for another meal. I would highly recommend this place!

Thank Babsbrd
Plainfield, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I have been eating in Pepe's for years. It is a popular spot with locals, specially with Italian families. Pepe continues to be at the helm and cooking an honest and delicious southern Italian food for more than 25 years.. His pasta is the best in miles around if you ask me. His meat dishes are superb. You are treated... More 

Thank Ortiz123
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love pepe's ! The pizza is amazing , & the service is great . They are really personable and make you feel at home . Like family .

Thank Gigi C
North Plainfield, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

They have excellent pizza. Great for a family night out. They have been there for years. Everyone my kids went there he gave them dough to play with

Thank Dianne F
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The greatest Chicken dish I ever had. It tastes like a Jimmy Buff's Italian Hot Dog. Its 4 pieces of chicken, potatoes, peppers, and onions.

Thank Stephen S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Make sure you stop by here and bring your appetite! The food is always fresh and good. The rolls are homemade and hot every single time. The prices are reasonable. The atmosphere is old school Italian/pizzeria. Casual. If you go on Saturday, make sure you get there before Church lets out at 530. Otherwise you will have to wait. I... More 

Thank Rock O
North Plainfield, New Jersey
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Everything on the menu is delicious!!!! This is a clean old fashioned charming place. The staff are friendly, the place is clean and the food will keep you coming back for more!!!!!!

Thank tina94622016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Watchung Ave, North Plainfield, NJ 07060-4840
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  North Plainfield
  • Phone Number: +1 908-753-5727

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