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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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97 S Main St, Newtown, CT 06470-2378
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We’ve been regular patrons of this restaurant for a long time, however our last visit was extremely disappointing. The quality of the food we’ve come to expect was subpar and the service level was atrocious. We had to request bread for our table numerous times...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank brianCT203
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a repeat customer I can't get enough of the friendly atmosphere, engaging staff, and most important, their tasty dishes!. Even the other diners are put in such a friendly mood it's easy to engage with them.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarryBMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been to Sal e Pepe’s before and each time was better than the last. We’ve had a variety of vera foods, beef, seafood, pasta and have enjoyed every single one. The homemade soups warm you up on a chilly day and fill you up...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rosebudrn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made reservations for 10 for my daughters birthday. Everything was excellent!!! From the food to the service everything was awesome. Highly recommend when in Newtown. This will be our new go to place for sure!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jillywilly58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time visiting. Service was outstanding - fast and friendly. The bread they provide is served with melted garlic butter and was delicious. Garlic bread appetizer was excellent, as was my husband's chicken picatta. Homemade cavatelli was delicious but the sauce on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AmyBGS
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is one of our all time favorite places to eat. We've shared many happy times here. Our family always looks forward to coming back. Great food elegantly prepared and served.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beef Stroganoff was a 10 star dish! Staff was breaking in a new waitress...she was clueless! Can't wait to go back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Toni C
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Since moving out of Newtown last year I have missed my favorite restaurant. I recently went with my brother-in-law and we sat at the bar. Our evening started with our mixologist Brook making us Hendricks Gin with muddled cucumber - great drink! The Chef then...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FrioGato
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy the wonderful food and great service. It is our go to place. I look forward to every opportunity to dine at this beautiful bistro.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JudyW22
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Authentic Italian food...gets no better unless you want to travel to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. The servoce was prompt and excellent. Must tery the drinks in the bar before your meal,,,great drinks.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bradley A
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28 November 2017|
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Response from big59hoser | Reviewed this property |
Lunch menu is as wonderful as dinner. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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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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