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Tio Pepe Restaurant

10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
+1 410-539-4675
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (59 reviews)
“suckling pig” (20 reviews)
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11:30 am - 9:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, Spanish
10 E Franklin St, Baltimore, MD 21202-2294
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank bettycrocker2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank troglodutes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Gretchen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fabulous restaurant Tio Pepe is and such a must destination dinner when in Baltimore! Was with a group of 10 in a side room and everything from the Sangria's to potato puffs to my main course of scallops, shrimp and lobster in a...More

Thank annetteKramer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tio Pepe is a long stand tradition in our family for BIG celebrations. Every January, my in-laws took everyone over 18 yrs old to celebrate everything for the upcoming year. The tradition has carried on for over 30 yrs and the reason is the quality...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This long-running Iberian restaurant is as traditional as they come.The waiters are dressed in the red waiter tuxedo. The paella is fine, and the service is accommodating.

Thank larryderm
Reviewed 30 August 2017

You can count on this restaurant like you can an amazing old friend to deliver delicious quality food and good service. I took an out of town friend here for lunch on a Monday and we had the most amazing lunch. Shrimp in garlic sauce,...More

Thank maxie21208
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

When visiting Baltimore, friends suggested we meet at their favorite restaurant. This is now our favorite and will definitely make the trip to come here. The snails were one of the best we have had. Done perfectly! Lump crab in vinaigrette filled the plate. Then...More

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Great for special occasions like anniversaries, etc. Excellent Spanish fare. Try the paella and the gambas al ajillo (shrimp in garlic sauce). Also the green beans with almonds are good. Get a pitcher of Sangria and finish with a Spanish Coffee (get the Tia Maria...More

Thank Columbia_Ted
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Tio Pepe's last night to celebrate our anniversary. We have enjoyed a fabulous dinner and service is impeccable. Sadly last night wasn't the service that we've come to expect from the wait staff. We had reservations so it wasn't...More

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Questions & Answers
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
USD 21 - USD 200
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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