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Tio Pepe Restaurant

10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
+1 410-539-4675
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“suckling pig” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish
10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The appitizer "gambas al ajillo" was extremely good. Dinner, Rockfish with crab meat and Swordfish plentirful and excellent. No room for dessert, however, they looked delish.

Thank Ken36_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spanish flavor, fabulous food, old world charm. Must order sangria, puff potatoes & pine nut cake. Atmosphere in an old row house, many small rooms, cozy & romantic. Outstanding service & excellent food. I always leave this restaurant happy.

Thank Shelly L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, wonderful friendly waiter. The Seafood combination was so good. The Champaign oysters can not be beat. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank catlover1107
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A late lite dinner on a weekday, we stopped because this was a nearby restaurant we had both heard of and both visited a number of years ago. It has not changed at all. The enchanting entrance leads to an underground bar and the restaurant...More

Thank redcatcec
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Tip Pepe’s was recommended by 3 different people. I had to try it. I was not disappointed. Very cozy atmosphere. Relaxed but enjoyable setting. Historical building. Authentic Spanish cuisine. The chef came out to greet and visit with regulars. Food was delicious. I had lamb...More

1  Thank AKuts
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful dining experience for dinner. It is in a basement and convoluted but clean and elegant in its own venue. The menu has a lot of fish courses but the chef also offers suckling pig. The wait staff are prompt and attentive...More

2  Thank moosaki
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The hotel recommend the place. We were disappointed by the food and the service. The portions are huge, but have nothing to do with Spanish cuisine. I had suckling pig: two big pieces, very dry, came with applesauce (so Spanish!) and some canned black beans....More

1  Thank Susanne J
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Based on a friends recommendation, 3 of decided to meet at Tio Pipe for dinner. Our reservation had our table ready on arrival. We had good but not intrusive service. They let us linger and visit without interrupting but were ready to be attentive each...More

1  Thank bettycrocker2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Tio Pepe is an institution in Baltimore. They have served Spanish food since the 70's in a whitewashed Spanish style cellar on Franklin street. We particularly like their seafood, but other dishes are just as wonderful.. Portions are very large and one usually ends up...More

1  Thank troglodutes
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Went for an early Sunday dinner here after checking out Peabody Conservatory. I was excited to try it, based on the numerous good reviews. When we walked in and noticed the shabby, worn carpet and filthy air vents - that should have been our clue...More

1  Thank Gretchen A
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Patrick M
28 January 2016|
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Response from Christine E | Reviewed this property |
We parked on the street. There is also a parking garage across from the restaurant.
25 January 2015|
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Response from Arnold P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I don't know. The chef, however, is very knowledgeable and friendly, and I suspect he can help you with your gluten questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$200
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-539-4675
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