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Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar

97 S Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2378
+1 203-426-0805
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
97 S Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2378
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1 - 10 of 381 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Moved to the area recently and finally checked this place out. Went on a Friday night without a reservation, and they squeezed us in. It was crowded, that's a good sign. Our waitress, Sarah, was helpful, cheerful, and professional. We shared a "baby" Caesar salad,which...More

Thank allmws5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out for a few things and took a ride, ended up in Newtown, We hadn't eaten lunch and it was after 3 pm! Drove through Sandy Hook and started to head south on Rt 25. There it was.. Sal e Pepe! Saw lights...More

Thank maureen7117
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Maureen, We are so grateful for your feedback. We are beaming with pride knowing that we hit the mark and delivered on everything that we promised. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. Your opinion is valuable to us and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sal & Pepe is my local favorite. I make a point to enjoy a meal there whenever I have guest visiting from out of town - and it is always a great success!

Thank julietroy
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Julie, We are so happy to hear that we are a favorite of yours. Thank you for your patronage and for introducing new people to our restaurant. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you at your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're there with big group. Seated at large table and enjoyed wonderful service start to finish. Great wine selection. Salads and sweet potato squash soup were perfect opening. Folks at the table enjoyed egg plant parmigiana, filet mignon, ravioli to papperdell with meatballs. Meal not...More

1  Thank Bill N
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bill, We are thrilled to hear that you had such a terrific dining experience with us. Thank you so much for sharing details of your evening. We love reading about our guests time here. We appreciate your review and hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was very good as always. However bread was cold and needed special request for delivery to table. There may be price creep for appetizers. Wine selection continues to be good but price points are higher than expected. Tables for two are quite undersized....More

1  Thank mda_a2000
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your honest feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal and our wine selection, but we are upset to learn that you were not completely satisfied with your visit. Feedback helps...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a business meeting for patients at Sal e Pepe. The room was perfectly set up. The service was wonderful and as always the food was great. This is our go to place for both business and pleasure. Thanks Angelo for another great evening...More

1  Thank Jeffrey F
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jeff, We are so grateful for you review. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. We are honored to be your go to place and look forward to seeing you at your next visit.

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Besides the great service the food is fabulous. I had the flank steak - perfectly cooked, but the sauce left me breathless. It made a perfect steak melt in my mouth. I finished and was yearning for more. The sauce worked great with the mashed...More

Thank Andrew S
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, What a great review! We are so glad to hear that you loved your dish, and we really appreciate you taking the time to tell us about it. We can't wait to serve you again.

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious as always! Attentive servers, wonderful meal... Very friendly staff who aim to please. We dined outside on the patio which was enjoyable. Great wine list! Can't wait to visit again!

Thank ALJGS
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello, We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your review. We are thrilled to hear that you found everything to your liking, and we can't wait to serve you again. Thank you for coming in!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We always feel welcome at Sal e Pepe. It's a warm and friendly place, and the food is always excellent!

Thank CTRealtor
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi there, We are happy that you found our environment to be warm and welcoming. Thank you for your lovely review and compliments, we truly appreciate it!

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Excellent food, service, atmosphere. My wife and I had our date night here and truly enjoyed the Sal & Pepe experience.

Thank Kenneth H
Owner_16, Owner at Sal e Pepe Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi Kenneth, We are so happy to hear that. Thank you for taking time out of your day to leave us your great review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 S Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2378
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-0805
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Description
Sal e Pepe in Newtown, CT serves authentic northern Italian cuisine and specializes in veal, steak, seafood and pasta specialties. The restaurant, conveniently located in Fairfield County, CT, nurtures a Mediterranean sensibility, with warm colors and candlelight reflective of the warmth and hospitality of the dining room. From our extensive wine list and fresh pastas and sauces to our unique specials and modern twist on familiar classics, at Sal e Pepe in Newtown, Connecticut, you will feel like you are dining in Italy. Come join us for some delicious food and friendly service, all in a very comfortable setting.
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