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Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
+1 956-423-3663
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (16 reviews)
“fajitas” (15 reviews)
“rice” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere and food continue to be amazing. I have been eating at Pepe’s for many years and it still remains a prime location to enjoy a meal.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank j0er0driguez
Reviewed 7 August 2018

One of my favorite places for good Mexican food that is inexpensive. Chips and salsa are an extra charge, but worth it....all made in house. Free refills and fast service makes this a place I eat regularly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 284dalew
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

My family and I frequent this place on a regular basis. My dad loves for me to bring him here. What’s interesting is that if you frequent this often you’ll notice there is low turn over on waiters. The food is consistently good and wait...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank southtexastraveller
Reviewed 29 June 2018

There is a sign inside this restaurant that says "One of the best Mexican Restaurants in America," or something like that. If that is true, then I've been wrong for many years. I thought Mexican food was suppose to have some flavor, some taste and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Solar-sailor
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Ordered the Joe's Mexican plate. Comes with cheese enchilada, taco, guac and fajita, rice &beans. First of all the prices on the menu or on the table toppers said $1.85 for chips and salsa. I ordered them to go no one bothered to explain the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank BaileyMartinez
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I love the food here! Be sure and try the wonderful Mexican food here. Thus is a local hang out very clean, great service, and plenty of seating.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 921clinth
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Without fail, whenever my family isn’t sure what they want for dinner and ask me what I want, I always say Pepe’s. I can’t get enough of their all beef fajita botana. Whether we get the botana for two (fajita nachos) or the botana for...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank kmckinney90
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant used to be our home away from home. Over the years, the prices have increased to the point that it's rarely a consideration for regular dining. The waitstaff are all awesome with little turnover. The food is usually excellent, but sometimes you can...More

Date of visit: August 2017
3  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The food was all-around pretty good, but the rice and salsa are what kept me from rating higher. The rice might as well be white rice, I couldn't taste much flavor in it, do they not use common Mexican rice ingredients like cumin and garlic?...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank 809orlandos
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant & their super kind & attentive wait staff, the owner is always there to greet & seat you, just a great, welcoming atmosphere for any occasion! The enchiladas verdes are a must-try!

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank Dsluck3
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10 December 2016|
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Response from kmckinney90 | Reviewed this property |
Pepe's enchiladas are okay. They make really good enchilada suizas. They are best known for their fajitas in my opinion. My favorite enchiladas in Harlingen are at Las Vegas Café. I wrote a review for them. Best in town by a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 10:30 pm
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7337
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-423-3663
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