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Tuscaloosa, AL
11:00 - 21:00
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is what you want if you are looking for good traditional sit down Tex-mex. I ordered the ground beef enchiladas and they were delicious. The corn tortillas were hand made and the ground beef was spicy and delicious and not at all greasy. I would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Deborah F
Tuscaloosa, United States
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We have been to them all! This restaurant is the best by far! The meat in the tacos actually has flavor LOL! It tastes like it is made from really good roasted beef instead of the cheapest ground beef around. The chips and shells are fresh, crisp, but not too thick. The salsa is fresh, the cheese dip is just... More 

Thank Anne T
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136 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2014

Being in a college town on a game weekend is always a challenge getting into a restaurant at a decent time without a long wait. We have driven by this Mexican restaurant many times and decided if it was not a long wait we would give it a try. Although it was crowded we were seated quickly. The menu had... More 

Thank Tidemom2011
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

The restaurant was dirty and in need of a deep cleaning. This was, by far, the worst Mexican food I have ever had. I eat at Mexican restaurants in just about every city I travel to, so I know my Mexican food. The chips were stale, greasy, and tasted like the grease they were cooked in was old and had... More 

Thank Kristy M
Tuscaloosa, Al
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Went for lunch with my two children. Dining room was disgustingly dirty, pretty bad when a 9 year old boy says its gross. Waited way to long for Mexican food when it arrived my food was cold and in general not good. Up side was there was a kid working as a chip boy he was cute and very personable,... More 

Thank TLC8374
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2013

The chips were greasy, and when we asked for more were told that they are all like that, and the waiter would not bring more. Ordered "two margaritas on the rocks", which were served in tiny margarita style glasses. Food was good, but in comparison with all of the other Mexican restaurants in Tuscaloosa, WAY overpriced. For example, a combo... More 

Thank RussellAlabama
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2013

This is our favorite place to eat. The staff is courteous and the food is delicious. My favorite are the Taquitos

Thank geri122123
Tuscaloosa, AL
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

When we first started going to Pepito's, the food was great. We got take out after, as our work was close by. The first few orders were fine, but afterwards, every order had something missing or was completely wrong. Also, the quality had gone down hill. The people were always friendly and the restaurant was clean, but we quit going/ordering... More 

Thank tracesings
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207 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

Service very good, bar atmosphere which makes it very noisy. Food was very good, try the mesquite grilled quail, excellent! The homemade guacamole is awesome!! Can be very crowded on weekends but this is due to the great food.

Thank Bill S
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2012

The only Mexican restaurant with a grill and made to order guacamole, Pepito's offers more menu selections than any other.

Thank Debbi B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa

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