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Don Pepes

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Cathedral Road, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 44 2822 1461
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Chennai (Madras), India
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I just went back here a month ago as I was dying for some great authentic nachos with the sour cream and guacamole. And Don pepe lived up to its promise as usual. Was really happy with my nachos and the entire meal for two just set us back around 900 rupees which is very reasonable

Thank APK24
Goa, India
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196 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Visited in February 2016. Food was quite food, although the options available from the Menu were limited. Food was served hot and very tasty. This place can have a better ambience, will help to attract a lot more customers.

Thank Kopite1992
Chennai (Madras), India
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is an oldie but goodie. Don pepes has been around for ages and it probably isn't what it used to be but still the veg nachos haven't lost their delicious taste. These are the closest to authentic nachos that you will get in the city. I love the fact they come with guacamole, sour cream and salsa and are... More 

Thank APK24
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152 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I am a fan of mexican food for a year now and have tried best of it all over the country. Compartively, I can only give a rating of 3 on a 5 point scale. Try Fajita available in veg and non veg variants and also try a couple of desserts.

Thank amiitkt
Chennai (Madras), India
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2015

You get the best Mexican food. Damn delicious and an elixir for tongue as well as for your tummy. A bit costly but enjoyment triple times the cost.. I just love it!!!

Thank RockyVIP
Chennai (Madras), India
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Tex Mex as it used to be called, was as they say the first Speciality Restaurant in Chennai serving Mex chow. The place has nostalgic value to me but that said it has been a sad decline in terms of gastronomical value. Ambience - Its almost painfully cozy, after all a mezzanine floor can only lend itself to so much... More 

3 Thank Soumik
Chennai, India
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299 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2013 via mobile

The food is good but not great because of the compromises the chef made. Nachos, Burritos, Tacos, Chimichangas are all compromised with ingredients to probably appease the locals. The restaurant is small and cozy and the service is ok. It would really be great if they serve true TexMex food. I am sure the Chennai clientele would love it. After... More 

3 Thank PremPandurangam
Chennai (Madras), India
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

We went to Don Pepe on a weekday night, many kids in tow. Food was quite disappointing. Too many and too much Indian masalas used across the board. The nachos came overdosed with what tasted like Garam Masala and the sour cream tasted like watery fresh cream. Potato skins were too spicy for the kids and the chicken strips too... More 

2 Thank lovingchennai
Level Contributor
204 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

I used to frequent this place years back and used to be good then. Used to enjoy the fajitas and borritos. Now there are many good places which have popped up but Don pepes was the pioneer.

Thank oppraveen
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2012 via mobile

I have been there plenty of times as my college was quiet close to it. The only items on the menu which is good is the margarita, quesadilla and the brownie with ice cream. Don't even try anything else!!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathedral Road, Chennai (Madras), India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai District  >  Chennai (Madras)
  • Phone Number: +91 44 2822 1461

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