Tio Pepe

★★★★☆
Margaritas and Mexican food for tourists.
40.732 -74.0015
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212-242-6480

168 W 4th Street

New York, NY

10014

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Nice decor. Reasonable prices, especially to be in the middle of the village. The location is great parking, just like for the rest of NY is not that good. The food is very reasonable and very good. Whenever Im in town I order the Fajitas

6
★★★★★

Nice decor. Reasonable prices, especially to be in the middle of the village. The location is great parking, just like for the rest of NY is not that good. The food is very reasonable and very good. Whenever Im in town I order the Fajitas

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Nice decor. Reasonable prices, especially to be in the middle of the village. The location is great parking, just like for the rest of NY is not that good. The food is very reasonable and very good. Whenever Im in town I order the Fajitas

6
★★★★★

Nice decor. Reasonable prices, especially to be in the middle of the village. The location is great parking, just like for the rest of NY is not that good. The food is very reasonable and very good. Whenever Im in town I order the Fajitas

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So we first came here for a friend's birthday a couple of years back and since then, this is almost our default place for large groups. They have a garden area in the back which is perfect for that purpose - and like some of the reviewer's have mentioned, its not as cramped as some Manhattan spaces tend to be.

But the real winners here are the guacamole and the margaritas (especially the margarita cadillac which is basically a regular margarita plus some grand marnier). The rest of the food is very good, but let's be honest - we don't exactly go here thinking fine dining. Having said that, the fajitas are delicious and the pallela isn't too shabby either. But its a combination of the food, the 'ritas and the service that pretty much guarantees a good time.

4
★★★★☆

So we first came here for a friend's birthday a couple of years back and since then, this is almost our default place for large groups. They have a garden area in the back which is perfect for that purpose - and like some of the reviewer's have mentioned, its not as cramped as some Manhattan spaces tend to be.

But the real winners here are the guacamole and the margaritas (especially the margarita cadillac which is basically a regular margarita plus some grand marnier). The rest of the food is very good, but let's be honest - we don't exactly go here thinking fine dining. Having said that, the fajitas are delicious and the pallela isn't too shabby either. But its a combination of the food, the 'ritas and the service that pretty much guarantees a good time.

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I will definately go back to this place. Unlike most restaurants in Manhattan, the seating allows for private conversations and you don't have to squeeze in and out of you seat. I had their Pepe Banana Monkey drink and it was incredible. But the best part was the steak fajitas, the meat was so tender and flavorful, it was hard to let my date have a taste. The atmosphere is casual and romantic, kinda like an old villa in Spain. The staff is very relaxed, a little slow but it allows for nice long conversations and you don't feel like you are being rushed out the door for the next table, which is a nice change in Manhattan. It's location is also great for a night out - located in the West Village, after dining, you have the option to go to a piano bar, movie, or even a little naughty shopping.

4
★★★★☆

I will definately go back to this place. Unlike most restaurants in Manhattan, the seating allows for private conversations and you don't have to squeeze in and out of you seat. I had their Pepe Banana Monkey drink and it was incredible. But the best part was the steak fajitas, the meat was so tender and flavorful, it was hard to let my date have a taste. The atmosphere is casual and romantic, kinda like an old villa in Spain. The staff is very relaxed, a little slow but it allows for nice long conversations and you don't feel like you are being rushed out the door for the next table, which is a nice change in Manhattan. It's location is also great for a night out - located in the West Village, after dining, you have the option to go to a piano bar, movie, or even a little naughty shopping.

Pros: Great food, full bar

Cons: Staff is a little slow

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Taylor Solomanie here!!
The drinks are great!! the Gua & Chips R A-mazing!!!!
Yes, Yes and Yes!!!

4
★★★★☆

Taylor Solomanie here!!
The drinks are great!! the Gua & Chips R A-mazing!!!!
Yes, Yes and Yes!!!

Pros: Gua & Chips

Cons: Tiny Seat

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i was there a couple weeks ago for a friend bday and the food its great. very tasty and good portion , the price its not expensive, and the staff always friendly .
i recomend this place to come with the family , almost i forget something the drinks are good too in special sangria, margaritas and mojitos...

3
★★★☆☆

i was there a couple weeks ago for a friend bday and the food its great. very tasty and good portion , the price its not expensive, and the staff always friendly .
i recomend this place to come with the family , almost i forget something the drinks are good too in special sangria, margaritas and mojitos...

Pros: good service

Cons: sometimes the weather

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a little expensive. For the same amount i get a whole snapper (small) in some other places. And grilled not stewed in mushrooms.

1
★☆☆☆☆

a little expensive. For the same amount i get a whole snapper (small) in some other places. And grilled not stewed in mushrooms.

Cons: didnt like the fish

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I enjoy the paella, and love the guacamole. It's delicious. But most of all I love the bar and the service.

5
★★★★★

I enjoy the paella, and love the guacamole. It's delicious. But most of all I love the bar and the service.

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As Moroccan food lovers we were interested to see if Le Souk lived up to its reputation. We were not disappointed! We waited about 5mins to be seated and were given a nice table by the Bar. The restaurant itself is buzzing.. not in a bad way but in a bustling, alive kind of way. Our waiters were great! they were polite, funny and attentive without being in our faces. The food was great! The Couscous, made table side, was spectacular. Beware it is a little expensive $19 for Couscous and Meats BUT it is totally worth it!! Our mains were nice.. maybe not quite as amazing as the Couscous but still delicious. I had the Chicken Bastilla which was delicious.. the 'pastry' was really light and wasn't dripping in oil like at other places.. My Fiance had a Paella which although was very nice it wasn't as good as the Moroccan fare.. The only thing that stopped me from giving Le Souke a 5 star rating was the awful bathrooms! The woman's bathroom was gross! It really needed a good clean and general repair to broken tiles etc.. One other word of advice if you don't know the area and you are easily offended don't sit by the window.. the view across the street is a number of empty stores.

4
★★★★☆

As Moroccan food lovers we were interested to see if Le Souk lived up to its reputation. We were not disappointed! We waited about 5mins to be seated and were given a nice table by the Bar. The restaurant itself is buzzing.. not in a bad way but in a bustling, alive kind of way. Our waiters were great! they were polite, funny and attentive without being in our faces. The food was great! The Couscous, made table side, was spectacular. Beware it is a little expensive $19 for Couscous and Meats BUT it is totally worth it!! Our mains were nice.. maybe not quite as amazing as the Couscous but still delicious. I had the Chicken Bastilla which was delicious.. the 'pastry' was really light and wasn't dripping in oil like at other places.. My Fiance had a Paella which although was very nice it wasn't as good as the Moroccan fare.. The only thing that stopped me from giving Le Souke a 5 star rating was the awful bathrooms! The woman's bathroom was gross! It really needed a good clean and general repair to broken tiles etc.. One other word of advice if you don't know the area and you are easily offended don't sit by the window.. the view across the street is a number of empty stores.

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i went with my family for thanks giving was perfect good food excellent drinksnice ambience service was awsome y very frienly ill be back

5
★★★★★

i went with my family for thanks giving was perfect good food excellent drinksnice ambience service was awsome y very frienly ill be back

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I just had dinner with my friend today. We ordered one appetizer and two main courses, no drink. The server and the food was good. But I have one thing that was not impress on this restaurant and won't come back again. My bill was $60.69 already plus tax but they put gratuity on the bill even I came only 2 persons. so the bill was $70.77 I was shock because I'm working in the restaurant as well and never put the gratuity just for 2 persons before. How was happened? Is it because we are the Asian or we didn't order the drink and dessert??? We felt that we'd got the "DISCRIMINATION!" from the server. I knew how much I should pay the tip for the restaurant because normally, whenever I go to restaurant, I always give the tip 20%.. After I got the bill I asked one server of the restaurant " Do you always put the gratuity every tables? I asked. and that server said " yes" ... That server name "Israel". I hope the restaurant will have the answer for this review because, this was not our first time and we never get any charge on it from here. Every time, we gave 20% on tip for the server as we understand how hard they work as the server!

1
★☆☆☆☆

I just had dinner with my friend today. We ordered one appetizer and two main courses, no drink. The server and the food was good. But I have one thing that was not impress on this restaurant and won't come back again. My bill was $60.69 already plus tax but they put gratuity on the bill even I came only 2 persons. so the bill was $70.77 I was shock because I'm working in the restaurant as well and never put the gratuity just for 2 persons before. How was happened? Is it because we are the Asian or we didn't order the drink and dessert??? We felt that we'd got the "DISCRIMINATION!" from the server. I knew how much I should pay the tip for the restaurant because normally, whenever I go to restaurant, I always give the tip 20%.. After I got the bill I asked one server of the restaurant " Do you always put the gratuity every tables? I asked. and that server said " yes" ... That server name "Israel". I hope the restaurant will have the answer for this review because, this was not our first time and we never get any charge on it from here. Every time, we gave 20% on tip for the server as we understand how hard they work as the server!

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Went to Tio Pepe Sunday night for dinner and had the seafood and it was better than we had expected. Our server was very attentive and quite friendly which made the experience even better. It was a great experience.

4
★★★★☆

Went to Tio Pepe Sunday night for dinner and had the seafood and it was better than we had expected. Our server was very attentive and quite friendly which made the experience even better. It was a great experience.

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Im obsessed with good food and always want to eat in a special place. Last Thursday I took a walk along West 4th in Greenwich Village and somehow I entered Tio Pepe. At the front doors a hostess with her big smile informed that paella festival from Spain is very good and indeed !! It was really good !!!
I enjoyed this Spanish -Mexican scene with romantic music and friendly staff that are nice and cares. The guys just take pleasure in giving a good service.
I had such a good time there. From now on I am a big fan of PAELLA !!!

5
★★★★★

Im obsessed with good food and always want to eat in a special place. Last Thursday I took a walk along West 4th in Greenwich Village and somehow I entered Tio Pepe. At the front doors a hostess with her big smile informed that paella festival from Spain is very good and indeed !! It was really good !!!
I enjoyed this Spanish -Mexican scene with romantic music and friendly staff that are nice and cares. The guys just take pleasure in giving a good service.
I had such a good time there. From now on I am a big fan of PAELLA !!!

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The menu may be a little predictable but the food is always up to par. It is moderatley priced but you won't be dissappointed. The great atmosphere combined with the reasonable prices and tasty food make it the perfect place to go on a first date, eat out on a night with your friends, or bring some out-of- towners. My boyfriend's family is English and they came over from England and this is where I brought them to eat. They loved it! I've also eaten here on dates. The service is great and the bathrooms are clean. I highly recommend the Nachos Camperos to start.

5
★★★★★

The menu may be a little predictable but the food is always up to par. It is moderatley priced but you won't be dissappointed. The great atmosphere combined with the reasonable prices and tasty food make it the perfect place to go on a first date, eat out on a night with your friends, or bring some out-of- towners. My boyfriend's family is English and they came over from England and this is where I brought them to eat. They loved it! I've also eaten here on dates. The service is great and the bathrooms are clean. I highly recommend the Nachos Camperos to start.

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I just arrived from Spain, and I was so amazed by the Spanish food at Tio Pepe .... The guacamole is also one of the best in the city. Very cool when they prepare it just right next to you.

5
★★★★★

I just arrived from Spain, and I was so amazed by the Spanish food at Tio Pepe .... The guacamole is also one of the best in the city. Very cool when they prepare it just right next to you.

Pros: everything!

Cons: none

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A very trendy and cool restaurant .... The menu offers Spanish and Mexican food both with exquisite flavors ....I tried the Guacamole, one of the guacamoles that I have had in New York. The service was excellent .

5
★★★★★

A very trendy and cool restaurant .... The menu offers Spanish and Mexican food both with exquisite flavors ....I tried the Guacamole, one of the guacamoles that I have had in New York. The service was excellent .

Pros: +++

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We went here on a hot NY afternoon and fell in love with Tio Pepe- the drinks were amazing, all cocktails were made with fresh berries, none of those sugary flavor syrups. The food was awesome too- especially the paella, which contained some of the most flavorful rice I have ever tried! Service was geat - very attentive and prompt..I will definitely be coming back soon!

5
★★★★★

We went here on a hot NY afternoon and fell in love with Tio Pepe- the drinks were amazing, all cocktails were made with fresh berries, none of those sugary flavor syrups. The food was awesome too- especially the paella, which contained some of the most flavorful rice I have ever tried! Service was geat - very attentive and prompt..I will definitely be coming back soon!

Pros: Delicious cocktails and food, friendly service

Cons: Somewhat pricey

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As Mexican food lovers we were interested to see if Tio Pepe lived up to its reputation. We were not disappointed! We waited about 5mins to be seated and were given a nice table by the window. The restaurant itself is buzzing.. not in a bad way but in a bustling, alive kind of way. Our waiters were great! they were polite, funny and attentive without being in our faces. The food was great! The Guacamole, made table side, was spectacular. Beware it is a little expensive $12 for guac and chips BUT it is totally worth it!! Our mains were nice.. maybe not quite as amazing as the guac but still delicious. I had the Chicken Chimichanga which was delicious.. the 'pastry' was really light and wasn't dripping in oil like at other places.. My Fiance had a Paella which although was very nice it wasn't as good as the Mexican fare.. The only thing that stopped me from giving Tio Pepe a 5 star rating was the awful bathrooms! The women's bathroom was gross! It really needed a good clean and general repair to broken tiles etc.. One other word of advice if you don't know the area and you are easily offended don't sit by the window.. the view across the street is a number of adult stores.

4
★★★★☆

As Mexican food lovers we were interested to see if Tio Pepe lived up to its reputation. We were not disappointed! We waited about 5mins to be seated and were given a nice table by the window. The restaurant itself is buzzing.. not in a bad way but in a bustling, alive kind of way. Our waiters were great! they were polite, funny and attentive without being in our faces. The food was great! The Guacamole, made table side, was spectacular. Beware it is a little expensive $12 for guac and chips BUT it is totally worth it!! Our mains were nice.. maybe not quite as amazing as the guac but still delicious. I had the Chicken Chimichanga which was delicious.. the 'pastry' was really light and wasn't dripping in oil like at other places.. My Fiance had a Paella which although was very nice it wasn't as good as the Mexican fare.. The only thing that stopped me from giving Tio Pepe a 5 star rating was the awful bathrooms! The women's bathroom was gross! It really needed a good clean and general repair to broken tiles etc.. One other word of advice if you don't know the area and you are easily offended don't sit by the window.. the view across the street is a number of adult stores.

Pros: The Gaucamole and the waiters

Cons: The bathrooms!!! Yuck!!

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This was a great experience, from start to finish. We started with a Margarita and Pulpo a la Gallega as an appetizer, my Paella was out of this world. A couple next to us was celebrating their 20th First Date Aniversary and were very Happy to be back , I will recommended to all my friends.

5
★★★★★

This was a great experience, from start to finish. We started with a Margarita and Pulpo a la Gallega as an appetizer, my Paella was out of this world. A couple next to us was celebrating their 20th First Date Aniversary and were very Happy to be back , I will recommended to all my friends.

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I only been there once for a friends party but I loved it! The food was amazing the drinks Sangria was off the hook! the service very nice and fast .. nice place and will definitely go again.. the only thing it can get a little pricy

5
★★★★★

I only been there once for a friends party but I loved it! The food was amazing the drinks Sangria was off the hook! the service very nice and fast .. nice place and will definitely go again.. the only thing it can get a little pricy

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I Booked a resetvation for the garden at Tio pepe for our company christmas party. I wanted it to be at night and to be available just for us, it had a fabolous decor to cheer our holiday spirit! the skylight and hanging lights and plants made a wonderful night! They were also featuring some specials from their inhouse chef wich were very interesting and Yum! I also made sure to have an open bar since their margaritas are so so so good i knew all my co workers would have more than two or three! At the end it came up on very well priced party the stuff was very respectful and corteus! i will make sure i book this place for my birthday as well and make even a bigger party!

5
★★★★★

I Booked a resetvation for the garden at Tio pepe for our company christmas party. I wanted it to be at night and to be available just for us, it had a fabolous decor to cheer our holiday spirit! the skylight and hanging lights and plants made a wonderful night! They were also featuring some specials from their inhouse chef wich were very interesting and Yum! I also made sure to have an open bar since their margaritas are so so so good i knew all my co workers would have more than two or three! At the end it came up on very well priced party the stuff was very respectful and corteus! i will make sure i book this place for my birthday as well and make even a bigger party!

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I went to Tio Pepe i have fun whit my family and friends The service was nice my waiter let me feal so good like im in my house, always smiling the food was lovely the flavor the taste was good i recomend this place if you wanna have a good time whit friends and family. thats your place.

5
★★★★★

I went to Tio Pepe i have fun whit my family and friends The service was nice my waiter let me feal so good like im in my house, always smiling the food was lovely the flavor the taste was good i recomend this place if you wanna have a good time whit friends and family. thats your place.

Pros: Best service in the city and good food

Cons: N/A

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This is an okay place if you don't have the energy to look elsewhere in the neighborhood for food. There are many better places around. I went here with a friend and the service was terrible. They were very pushy with overpriced drinks. The food was overpriced as well. When my fajitas came out, I was disappointed. The portion was meager. I was hungry when I left.
Come here as a last resort! It just isn't worth it!

3
★★★☆☆

This is an okay place if you don't have the energy to look elsewhere in the neighborhood for food. There are many better places around. I went here with a friend and the service was terrible. They were very pushy with overpriced drinks. The food was overpriced as well. When my fajitas came out, I was disappointed. The portion was meager. I was hungry when I left.
Come here as a last resort! It just isn't worth it!

Pros: Lots of seating

Cons: price

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The place is great, the food, drinks and music is just perfect, my girlfriend loved the margaritas, is really good!!!, un gran restaurante viva Tio Pepe y ole!!!!

5
★★★★★

The place is great, the food, drinks and music is just perfect, my girlfriend loved the margaritas, is really good!!!, un gran restaurante viva Tio Pepe y ole!!!!

Pros: ambience, food

Cons: none

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went there with my boyfriend and some friends and the place was a lil crowded we were seated at the main area since the garden was packed! and how wouldn't since is so nice there. We were seated promtly and started with pitcher of red sangria and we had a guacamole table side made wich is very cool to see how they make it, there we decided to share a Paella valenciana it was excellent, there after we had a few mojitos and decided to try the mexican coffee, it was amazing and to finish we had some cucarachas on fire, that is great. The service overall was very good and pleasant, recomend to try the cucarachas!

5
★★★★★

went there with my boyfriend and some friends and the place was a lil crowded we were seated at the main area since the garden was packed! and how wouldn't since is so nice there. We were seated promtly and started with pitcher of red sangria and we had a guacamole table side made wich is very cool to see how they make it, there we decided to share a Paella valenciana it was excellent, there after we had a few mojitos and decided to try the mexican coffee, it was amazing and to finish we had some cucarachas on fire, that is great. The service overall was very good and pleasant, recomend to try the cucarachas!

Pros: promt seating and service

Cons: a lil loud

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Went to dinner there last Saturday night and we got seated right away - which was a plus. The restaurant itself is nice but they had a private party on the garden so no one could sit outside. The waiter came over pretty quickly after sat down and took out drink order. I got a mando margarita and my boyfriend got strawberry - I would not consider either anything special. They don't even have pitchers of margaritas so if that's the only reason you're going don't waste your time - they are relatively small and are $8.50 each. Their salsa was spicy tomato juice - disgusting. We both ordered burritos - I got the vegetarian and inside there was some rice, beans and steamed vegetable. There was no taste to any of it - the vegetables weren't cooked in anything - just plain. Such a dissappointment. My boyfriend got a shrimp burrito but the rice and beans were on the side - not inside the tortilla. What kind of burrito is that? Overall, the food was not very good. I read a lof of reviews about this place being good but I would never suggest going there. There are tons of other mexican places in this city that have good tasting food. Do yourself a favor and skip this place - it's definitely not worth it.

1
★☆☆☆☆

Went to dinner there last Saturday night and we got seated right away - which was a plus. The restaurant itself is nice but they had a private party on the garden so no one could sit outside. The waiter came over pretty quickly after sat down and took out drink order. I got a mando margarita and my boyfriend got strawberry - I would not consider either anything special. They don't even have pitchers of margaritas so if that's the only reason you're going don't waste your time - they are relatively small and are $8.50 each. Their salsa was spicy tomato juice - disgusting. We both ordered burritos - I got the vegetarian and inside there was some rice, beans and steamed vegetable. There was no taste to any of it - the vegetables weren't cooked in anything - just plain. Such a dissappointment. My boyfriend got a shrimp burrito but the rice and beans were on the side - not inside the tortilla. What kind of burrito is that? Overall, the food was not very good. I read a lof of reviews about this place being good but I would never suggest going there. There are tons of other mexican places in this city that have good tasting food. Do yourself a favor and skip this place - it's definitely not worth it.

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I like this place, they have a great sangria and good sea food; the garden is a little dark but cosy, the service was frienly and the ambience nice.

5
★★★★★

I like this place, they have a great sangria and good sea food; the garden is a little dark but cosy, the service was frienly and the ambience nice.

Pros: Great sangria

Cons: very busy

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Called to reservation. CItySearch says kid friendly but person who answered phone said "not really" and I called back to confirm that he understand what I said and he said they have no kids menu.

I said I asked if you were kid friendly - No answer.

I would recommend families trying somewhere else with the kids

1
★☆☆☆☆

Called to reservation. CItySearch says kid friendly but person who answered phone said "not really" and I called back to confirm that he understand what I said and he said they have no kids menu.

I said I asked if you were kid friendly - No answer.

I would recommend families trying somewhere else with the kids

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Tio Pepe all i have to say this is my favorite mexican place to eat. the food at Tio Pepe is just awsome, the service is great and i just love eating here

5
★★★★★

Tio Pepe all i have to say this is my favorite mexican place to eat. the food at Tio Pepe is just awsome, the service is great and i just love eating here

Pros: fooooooooooood

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Great Fiesta menu, we went to Tio pepe for my friends Birthday and we had the Fiesta menu cuz it was a surprise party for my friend. We were a group over 30 people and we had the skylight garden almost for our selfs on a rayny day wich made it more beautiful. It was a bargain for all of us and my friend had a great time. I'll be coming back with some other people and make another party!!! I wonnder how would be cinco de mayo there?

5
★★★★★

Great Fiesta menu, we went to Tio pepe for my friends Birthday and we had the Fiesta menu cuz it was a surprise party for my friend. We were a group over 30 people and we had the skylight garden almost for our selfs on a rayny day wich made it more beautiful. It was a bargain for all of us and my friend had a great time. I'll be coming back with some other people and make another party!!! I wonnder how would be cinco de mayo there?

Pros: Fun place great decor and service

Cons: Parking and loud sometimes

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wow they have an amazing margarita!!!!!!!!!!!! my girlfriend loves the coconut margarita!!! y like the classic one frozen that one for me is great!!! the food is amazing the sizziling fajitas are awesome i loved the beef ones!!! ill be coming back here with the rest of my family!!!

5
★★★★★

wow they have an amazing margarita!!!!!!!!!!!! my girlfriend loves the coconut margarita!!! y like the classic one frozen that one for me is great!!! the food is amazing the sizziling fajitas are awesome i loved the beef ones!!! ill be coming back here with the rest of my family!!!

Pros: Margaritas and fajitas!!!!!!!!!!

Cons: Sometimes very loud and crowded!!!!!!!!!!!

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Went here on a saturday night. had the chicken enchilladas, it was very good. this is a romantic restaurant , the food is great, the music was soothing, not too loud.

4
★★★★☆

Went here on a saturday night. had the chicken enchilladas, it was very good. this is a romantic restaurant , the food is great, the music was soothing, not too loud.

Pros: Food, Ambience.

Cons: none.

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I went there with my family last thursday!!! i had a blast, i ate the Fajitas de camaron and it was absolutly amazing!!!! my dad had guajacan mole!!! he loved it, i tried and i tought it was really good and my mom had camarones al chipotle, really nice!!!! it had a wonderful decor and also a great ambiance! the service was great and they were very friendly as well!!! i would go back definetly!!!!

5
★★★★★

I went there with my family last thursday!!! i had a blast, i ate the Fajitas de camaron and it was absolutly amazing!!!! my dad had guajacan mole!!! he loved it, i tried and i tought it was really good and my mom had camarones al chipotle, really nice!!!! it had a wonderful decor and also a great ambiance! the service was great and they were very friendly as well!!! i would go back definetly!!!!

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Ambience was great, decor nice, my waiter seemed confused. The food was the most bland food that I had ever tasted. When I am eating English food I expect some very subtle seasoning but not when I am eating Spanish food. My husband had a beef fajita that was simply a fill for his stomach. I had the shrimp dish in lobster sauce with a smattering of rice ( I guess there was not enough in the kitchen). We had a $27.00 pitcher of sangria that was so tasteless and it had little alchohol. Needless to say we will not be back. If you are interested in decor and getting off your feet after shopping and want something to eat, for my opinion there are other more suitable eats available in the neighborhood. Then again, if you like bland food then this is your place.

1
★☆☆☆☆

Ambience was great, decor nice, my waiter seemed confused. The food was the most bland food that I had ever tasted. When I am eating English food I expect some very subtle seasoning but not when I am eating Spanish food. My husband had a beef fajita that was simply a fill for his stomach. I had the shrimp dish in lobster sauce with a smattering of rice ( I guess there was not enough in the kitchen). We had a $27.00 pitcher of sangria that was so tasteless and it had little alchohol. Needless to say we will not be back. If you are interested in decor and getting off your feet after shopping and want something to eat, for my opinion there are other more suitable eats available in the neighborhood. Then again, if you like bland food then this is your place.

Pros: Great decor

Cons: Where is the seasoning

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i fell on love with their paella festival is just great, there is a paella for every time!!! i like to share it with my friends!!! i reallyt like their garden seats it has a nice skyline, beam that is cool!!! and when i go with y girlfriend the tables on the said are a lil darker so gives a better mood!!! The drinks are just awesome!!! The margarita is very good and i loved their pina colada, my girlfriend likes the margarita with coconut is her favorite!!! The service is always great i have become a regular customer and i have always find the same service fast and professional!!! I really liked the camarones catalanes!! i like the sauce to dip with bread!!! is one of my favorites!!!! and the paella valenciana whem im with a huge group of friends is great!! and hurry up cuz how they say on spain paella waits for no man!!!!! la paella no espera a nadie!!!! y ole!

5
★★★★★

i fell on love with their paella festival is just great, there is a paella for every time!!! i like to share it with my friends!!! i reallyt like their garden seats it has a nice skyline, beam that is cool!!! and when i go with y girlfriend the tables on the said are a lil darker so gives a better mood!!! The drinks are just awesome!!! The margarita is very good and i loved their pina colada, my girlfriend likes the margarita with coconut is her favorite!!! The service is always great i have become a regular customer and i have always find the same service fast and professional!!! I really liked the camarones catalanes!! i like the sauce to dip with bread!!! is one of my favorites!!!! and the paella valenciana whem im with a huge group of friends is great!! and hurry up cuz how they say on spain paella waits for no man!!!!! la paella no espera a nadie!!!! y ole!

Pros: Excellent paella

Cons: parking, is a pain find a spot on w4 street

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I found that the guacamole was good but for the money you pay, it wasnt very much. The paella was okay but nothing special. The sangria was very overpriced and not worth it. Overall I thought it was good but certainly nothing out of this world.

3
★★★☆☆

I found that the guacamole was good but for the money you pay, it wasnt very much. The paella was okay but nothing special. The sangria was very overpriced and not worth it. Overall I thought it was good but certainly nothing out of this world.

Pros: Great location

Cons: Very loud, too expensive

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I have been dining at Tio Pepe for 15 years and my thirteen year old son ingested his first solid food at Tio Pepe's while I looked on in trepidation. Jimmy, the owner, an old hand at raising kids (he has three) told me to relax and let my son, Elias, enjoy the food. Boy was he right. Elias has been eating there since and loves the chicken and rice especially.
The service is attentive and reasonably quick. The "caring" of the staff as to your satisfaction is "first rate" and food is whisked away at any signs of displeasure. The drinks are plentiful and tasteful and cause even non-Spanish speaking people to sign Spanish odes with abandon. A member of the owner's family is usually around in the evening-often seen dining along with patrons.
I have brought friends and professional colleagues and always gotten positive reviews after a meal.
Prices are moderate and the good excellent. Parking is even possible after seven (the side contiguous to the restaurant does not have meters--hard to believe. Enjoy!

5
★★★★★

I have been dining at Tio Pepe for 15 years and my thirteen year old son ingested his first solid food at Tio Pepe's while I looked on in trepidation. Jimmy, the owner, an old hand at raising kids (he has three) told me to relax and let my son, Elias, enjoy the food. Boy was he right. Elias has been eating there since and loves the chicken and rice especially.
The service is attentive and reasonably quick. The "caring" of the staff as to your satisfaction is "first rate" and food is whisked away at any signs of displeasure. The drinks are plentiful and tasteful and cause even non-Spanish speaking people to sign Spanish odes with abandon. A member of the owner's family is usually around in the evening-often seen dining along with patrons.
I have brought friends and professional colleagues and always gotten positive reviews after a meal.
Prices are moderate and the good excellent. Parking is even possible after seven (the side contiguous to the restaurant does not have meters--hard to believe. Enjoy!

Pros: Great Food and drinks

Cons: No corned beef. Just kidding. Can get noisy.

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I reserved tio pepe for my supervisor's retirement party. When we signed the contract the menu we chose was open bar (sangria,wine,beer) for two hours. The day of the party the waiter gave me a hard time because on of the guest asked for a corona wich is an imported beer. I explained to him the contract said nothing about only domestic beer for the open bar. The entree was very late for some of the guest they had to practicaly watch other people eat. We had to keep asking for the sangria pitchers to be filled. After a few pitchers the guest were complaining because they were very weak in alcohol. We had salmon and veg. everybody was so surprised because the little vegetables that came with it. Never will return .

1
★☆☆☆☆

I reserved tio pepe for my supervisor's retirement party. When we signed the contract the menu we chose was open bar (sangria,wine,beer) for two hours. The day of the party the waiter gave me a hard time because on of the guest asked for a corona wich is an imported beer. I explained to him the contract said nothing about only domestic beer for the open bar. The entree was very late for some of the guest they had to practicaly watch other people eat. We had to keep asking for the sangria pitchers to be filled. After a few pitchers the guest were complaining because they were very weak in alcohol. We had salmon and veg. everybody was so surprised because the little vegetables that came with it. Never will return .

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I have been going to Tio Pepe's for five years now and it is my favorite in NY. I have NEVER ever experienced poor service in the restaurant. Great waiter service is the norm. We are always greeted as we enter and we see the same being done to all that enter the restaurant. The Langosta Rellena is killer as is the pulpo gallego. The pulpo is the BEST my wife and I have tasted in NYC. Too bad the two disgruntled patrons had a bad waiter. It was probably the same person but I have never witnessed this. Do not judge this restaurant on those two reviews. In the five years I have been coming I have dined with my wife, family and friends and always it has been a great experience. I do not work for Tio Pepe. VIVA TIO PEPE!!!!!

5
★★★★★

I have been going to Tio Pepe's for five years now and it is my favorite in NY. I have NEVER ever experienced poor service in the restaurant. Great waiter service is the norm. We are always greeted as we enter and we see the same being done to all that enter the restaurant. The Langosta Rellena is killer as is the pulpo gallego. The pulpo is the BEST my wife and I have tasted in NYC. Too bad the two disgruntled patrons had a bad waiter. It was probably the same person but I have never witnessed this. Do not judge this restaurant on those two reviews. In the five years I have been coming I have dined with my wife, family and friends and always it has been a great experience. I do not work for Tio Pepe. VIVA TIO PEPE!!!!!

Pros: Friendly Service

Cons: Parking

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excelent restaurant,nice people and wonderful food.hope go back. i was visiting new york and i've never thougth to find such restaurant. tipical spanish, like me. i'm from LA RIOJA (SPAIN).
service recived was excelent and they gave me all the information i needed.
congratulations

5
★★★★★

excelent restaurant,nice people and wonderful food.hope go back. i was visiting new york and i've never thougth to find such restaurant. tipical spanish, like me. i'm from LA RIOJA (SPAIN).
service recived was excelent and they gave me all the information i needed.
congratulations

Pros: service recived and wonderful food

Cons: a little hot

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This was one of the worst restaurant experiences I've had in NYC. The waitstaff was rude. They brought us the wrong item and then argued with us about what we had ordered, only begrudingly bringing us what we had actually ordered. The salad we ordered had spoiled lettuce in it. We ended up leaving without even eating we were so disgusted with the place. There are a number of great restaurants in the village and I'll be going to one of them next time.

1
★☆☆☆☆

This was one of the worst restaurant experiences I've had in NYC. The waitstaff was rude. They brought us the wrong item and then argued with us about what we had ordered, only begrudingly bringing us what we had actually ordered. The salad we ordered had spoiled lettuce in it. We ended up leaving without even eating we were so disgusted with the place. There are a number of great restaurants in the village and I'll be going to one of them next time.

Pros: good location

Cons: everything else

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We went to tio Pepe whit my family the place was great, we was there for my mom's birthday the service was good the server performe the well service, we have fun wen they sing the happy birthday, the food was great, and i can tell the prices are in really good range. we have Sangria's i ever had a sangria like that really tasty really good, i recomend this place to celebrate parties whit family and friens.

5
★★★★★

We went to tio Pepe whit my family the place was great, we was there for my mom's birthday the service was good the server performe the well service, we have fun wen they sing the happy birthday, the food was great, and i can tell the prices are in really good range. we have Sangria's i ever had a sangria like that really tasty really good, i recomend this place to celebrate parties whit family and friens.

Pros: Prices in good range, good to have a good time whit friend and family

Cons: n/a

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Just visited Tio Pepe on Friday night with a dozen friends to celebrate a birthday. The food was blah..the sangria was watered down...and the waiter was rude! I'm convinced the previous reviews were written by the restaurant owners! Our waiter was so pushy and rude. Since it was a large party and the tip was a mandatory %...he kept on pushing us to order more than what we wanted. We ordered a pitcher of sangria to start and he said it wasn't enough...you need at least 2. Fine...bring us 2 pitchers. Some of us order soda and he made a nasty comment "It's Friday, you should drink and party!" We ordered 3 guacomoles to share for the table and he kept on repeating..."It's not enough, it's not enough!" We really wanted to tell him to shut up and take a chill pill. But we bit our tongue b/c we didn't want them to mess with our food. When the food finally did arrive, it was very disappointing. Seriously...Taco Bell can do better than this. It was very mediocre. Def will not go back again and I highly do not recommend it. The only thing I can commend them about is the reservation process. They were quick and polite when I called in the reservation and gave me no problem at all. But everything went downhill from there.

1
★☆☆☆☆

Just visited Tio Pepe on Friday night with a dozen friends to celebrate a birthday. The food was blah..the sangria was watered down...and the waiter was rude! I'm convinced the previous reviews were written by the restaurant owners! Our waiter was so pushy and rude. Since it was a large party and the tip was a mandatory %...he kept on pushing us to order more than what we wanted. We ordered a pitcher of sangria to start and he said it wasn't enough...you need at least 2. Fine...bring us 2 pitchers. Some of us order soda and he made a nasty comment "It's Friday, you should drink and party!" We ordered 3 guacomoles to share for the table and he kept on repeating..."It's not enough, it's not enough!" We really wanted to tell him to shut up and take a chill pill. But we bit our tongue b/c we didn't want them to mess with our food. When the food finally did arrive, it was very disappointing. Seriously...Taco Bell can do better than this. It was very mediocre. Def will not go back again and I highly do not recommend it. The only thing I can commend them about is the reservation process. They were quick and polite when I called in the reservation and gave me no problem at all. But everything went downhill from there.

Pros: Reservation was easy

Cons: Food, drinks and service were terrible

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I went to Tio Pepe for my best friend birthday with a big group of people and we had a blast! The decoration, the service, the food, everything was amazing. We got both Mexican and Spanish food and It was great! The Sangria and Margaritas were so good we barely couldn't stop drinking. The service is very very good, latin people are really good at it, the are very friendly and they know what they do.
I definitely recomend this place where we had the best time ever!

5
★★★★★

I went to Tio Pepe for my best friend birthday with a big group of people and we had a blast! The decoration, the service, the food, everything was amazing. We got both Mexican and Spanish food and It was great! The Sangria and Margaritas were so good we barely couldn't stop drinking. The service is very very good, latin people are really good at it, the are very friendly and they know what they do.
I definitely recomend this place where we had the best time ever!

Pros: ambience, service, food, prices.

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We had a 10 people party in The Garden at Tio Pepe's last Sunday, where believe, i would come back every week if i'd live in NYC, it's a shame that I just came on holidays from Spain, where i am from. Well, we drunk mojitos (outstanding) and lots of red sangria (taaaaste it!!!) and ordered 7 tapas to share like: Guacamole (fresh made right in front of your table by Very well skilled waiter) Calamari Sinaloa, 2 orders of Nachos (beef and chicken), Gambas Ajillo (OMG!!) and 2 Plato Iberico (nothing better to feel like at home).
Our waiter was taking care of us all the time even when he was very busy with the other tons of people seating at The Garden, very nice place for parties! In general service was great, fast and right, everything on time. I had the Paella Valenciana with lobster..yummmmy!! My mum couldn't make it better (sorry baby.. :) ) It's a shame that i'm coming back to Spain within 4 days...I won't forget such special night with my good friends at Tio Pepe...did i mention desert??? go see by yourself!!

5
★★★★★

We had a 10 people party in The Garden at Tio Pepe's last Sunday, where believe, i would come back every week if i'd live in NYC, it's a shame that I just came on holidays from Spain, where i am from. Well, we drunk mojitos (outstanding) and lots of red sangria (taaaaste it!!!) and ordered 7 tapas to share like: Guacamole (fresh made right in front of your table by Very well skilled waiter) Calamari Sinaloa, 2 orders of Nachos (beef and chicken), Gambas Ajillo (OMG!!) and 2 Plato Iberico (nothing better to feel like at home).
Our waiter was taking care of us all the time even when he was very busy with the other tons of people seating at The Garden, very nice place for parties! In general service was great, fast and right, everything on time. I had the Paella Valenciana with lobster..yummmmy!! My mum couldn't make it better (sorry baby.. :) ) It's a shame that i'm coming back to Spain within 4 days...I won't forget such special night with my good friends at Tio Pepe...did i mention desert??? go see by yourself!!

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I went to tio pepe. I have a great time everybody was really friendly , the best service i ever had. Our meal was outstanding , I like the way how they serve the Tapas, an really the Paella was great really, the drinks were great the mojito was really good i recomend everybody to try it because has good flavor and they are strong, I was there with my friend's and we all have fun i can tell about the fresh guacamole table made, they have sangrias and margaritas and they are really good.

5
★★★★★

I went to tio pepe. I have a great time everybody was really friendly , the best service i ever had. Our meal was outstanding , I like the way how they serve the Tapas, an really the Paella was great really, the drinks were great the mojito was really good i recomend everybody to try it because has good flavor and they are strong, I was there with my friend's and we all have fun i can tell about the fresh guacamole table made, they have sangrias and margaritas and they are really good.

Pros: Very good ambient.

Cons: I din't want to leave the place.

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We went for dinner. The mojito was warm, the "Nacho's" were soggy chips soaked in cold cheese with cold beans. The Fajitas were low-grade steak in about an inch of oil (and we asked them to do "light oil" so I can only imagine) and the paella was blande and repulsive. We did not even eat our dinner. It was so bad we left and had ice cream cones for a meal.

1
★☆☆☆☆

We went for dinner. The mojito was warm, the "Nacho's" were soggy chips soaked in cold cheese with cold beans. The Fajitas were low-grade steak in about an inch of oil (and we asked them to do "light oil" so I can only imagine) and the paella was blande and repulsive. We did not even eat our dinner. It was so bad we left and had ice cream cones for a meal.

Pros: Nada

Cons: Food

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Colorful and cozy. The wait staff was helpful in describing some the dishes that weren't familiar to us. Prompt service, but not rushed. Wonderful service, delicious food. I am definately going again!

5
★★★★★

Colorful and cozy. The wait staff was helpful in describing some the dishes that weren't familiar to us. Prompt service, but not rushed. Wonderful service, delicious food. I am definately going again!

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Went there this past Saturday evening for my birthday with many friends/family and we had an absolute great time. Alejandro, our waiter was good to work with from the moment I called to the moment we left...minus one token drunk man at the bar...but otherwise...a great place and couldn't have asked for a better time.

4
★★★★☆

Went there this past Saturday evening for my birthday with many friends/family and we had an absolute great time. Alejandro, our waiter was good to work with from the moment I called to the moment we left...minus one token drunk man at the bar...but otherwise...a great place and couldn't have asked for a better time.

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All I can say is that the servers and bartenders here ROCK! Walked in for $5 margaritas- got more than we bargained for- a drunk mother (after they kept hooking us up with free rounds). OK- so first, get margaritas (One guy danced the whole time behind the bar!). Next, order made-at-the-table guacamole- crushed and prepared to your liking by a cute Dominican man. Next, don't let server give your mother another margarita. For dinner, paella (any style) or shrimp fajitas- couldn't get enough. Finally, order a round of waters and fried ice cream. YUMMO. Stumble out with your doggie bag, a lil' dizziness, and full belly. Good times had by all!

5
★★★★★

All I can say is that the servers and bartenders here ROCK! Walked in for $5 margaritas- got more than we bargained for- a drunk mother (after they kept hooking us up with free rounds). OK- so first, get margaritas (One guy danced the whole time behind the bar!). Next, order made-at-the-table guacamole- crushed and prepared to your liking by a cute Dominican man. Next, don't let server give your mother another margarita. For dinner, paella (any style) or shrimp fajitas- couldn't get enough. Finally, order a round of waters and fried ice cream. YUMMO. Stumble out with your doggie bag, a lil' dizziness, and full belly. Good times had by all!

Pros: drinks and food- fun and lively place

Cons: had to leave

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Out-of-towners flock to this festively decorated restaurant for predictable Mexican fare and blended margaritas. The menu includes all the usual suspects--fresh guacamole, quesadillas, burritos--as well as Spanish dishes…

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