Pepe Italia

4.6
116 reviews
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$40 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Pepè Italia delivers authentic Italian food to the bustling streets of Burleigh Heads. In a warm and modern atmosphere Pepè aims to offer unique dishes and a high level of professional service. Head chef Andrea Fabrizio’s aim is to take you to Italy with every mouth full. Ranging from handmade tagliatelle pasta with beef ragù to handmade gnocchi with Napoli sauce. All of Mr Fabrizio’s dishes stem from Nonna’s traditions. Pepè Italia also offers a range of authentic Italian pizza’s that will melt in your mouth. They offer special nights such as spaghetti night on Mondays, pizza night on Tuesdays and gnocchi night of Thursday. With a big bowl of carbonara pasta only 15 dollars on Monday nights.
Pepè Itlaia is located at 11 Connor street Burleigh Heads Queensland, facing directly across from Burleigh Heads memorial park and is only a 2-minute walk to Burleigh’s beautiful beach.
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1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved Fabio our waiter! Got to speak Italian to him as well! Staff didn’t really care that 2 children were screaming their heads off. Super noisy!!! And service was amazing, except that he forgot one of our dishes, but we reminded him and he was super on top of it! Would come here again! Amazing quality food! The only Italian place that has ever offered vegan cheese alternatives! I was in shock!

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RM
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Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food and amazing service. Very enjoyable dinner. Also very child friendly!

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TS
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

All of food was fantastic, staff were very friendly and helpful. Only the price is bit high but I enjoyed to have dinner with friends there

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MP
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best gluten free pizza I've EVER had!!!
Will definitely be back again, this is my new favorite restaurant on the coast

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RC
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great night food was high quality and service excellent too many shots ... grappa and lemonchello 😊😀👍

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B
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

fabulous experience. each time we've been it has been a great all round experience. many thanks to all.

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SR
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely food and very attentive and knowledgeable staff. Very relaxing and welcoming atmosphere. A great little restaurant.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Awesome food . Highly recommend. Service wasn’t bad but could’ve been quicker. Waited on an apple cider then ended up leaving before it came

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AD
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Pepe's is a wonderful Italian treat for those who are craving true Italian. The food is beautiful and the service is great.

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DN
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Real Italian experience of the best kind. Wanting a change from Coastal blue white decor seafood natural choice. Step inside for browns & of course Sophia Loren gracing the wall. Fabulous service! I did have the Fish Special-Fresh big whole Whiting baked in foil. He had the Ragu fresh pasta! Magnifico. Back to Burleigh for sure!

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L
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Arrived early but not a problem...promptly seated by very friendly staff and was shown the specials for the day.Drinks and food ordered and all came out in a timely manner. Overall a fabulous experience!

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AN
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Delicious authentic Italian food. Generous portions, all the pasta dishes we had were outstanding, and using home-made pasta. Staff are friendly and professional. Can't wait to try the pizza next time and some of the mains but not sure if I'll be able to go past the Parpadelle Funghi - the best I've ever had.

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PB
1 review
Dined on 13 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Fantastic night , awesome food and realistic prices ! Great atmosphere , only crumble was background music a bit loud , made it hard to hear all the chat at the table , but 100% be back for more so no biggy

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KG
1 review
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 2

More or less just a pizza and pasta restaurant
Not much choice if you wanted a steak chicken or veal dish compared to other Italian restaurants

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r
1 review
Dined on 6 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Fantastic service.
Fantastic food.
Would definitely return.

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P
1 review
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I was particularly impressed by the service. Not only was it quick and efficient but best of all the waitress was extremely knowledgeable about the menu options.

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C
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Consistently exceeds our expectations in quality of food, service, ambience, value for money - and simply a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience! Well done to Pepe’s.

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CA
1 review
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

See you soon, have always enjoyed everything, quite taken with our waiter, obviously a fairly new arrival but he did well

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B
1 review
Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

Although I say no to recommendation it is not based on food. We were catching up with family and there was a very large loud group of young men who were inconsiderate to those around them. They were constantly up and down and extremely loud and my father in law has bad hearing. We chose your venue as we had been many times before and enjoyed the ambiance. The night was quite unenjoyable.
I am not one to complain as I too work in hospitality but feel an honest review is important

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IB
1 review
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Pizza was excellent! Ambience was good, wine list good but expensive staff friendly and welcoming, menu appealing pasta was very disappointing I expected the Squid ink pasta dish to be made fresh with squid ink not commercially sourced black pasta with a Napoli sauce poured over it. if the pasta had been made with love and passion the restraint would have been very good.
Would go back and recommend it for the Pizza's though.

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RB
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic as always! I love the food the service and the atmosphere.

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SM
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Everything is great at the very least, but the pizza and the cannoli are spectacular...like making a day trip to Naples and Sicily. If you don't like their food, for God's sake...don't ever go to Italy - you'll hate it!

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WG
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

First time at Pepe, we had pizza wich was very good and tirmisu' also was great.
Good efficient service.

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AB
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Food was outstanding. Best gluten free homemade bread I’ve ever eaten. Staff are so very helpful.

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l
Melbourne / VIC
2 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service. Amazing food. Fabulous gluten free options.

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AD
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Loved the staff. Was able to converse in Italian with the Italian waitresses. A real Italian restaurant. Felt like I was back home.

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TB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing food and great service. A hidden gem in Burleigh!

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C
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The seafood risotto was beautiful, partner had the meatballs and they were melt in your mouth good! The cannoli though, another level of deliciousness!! Can not recommend enough! Also nabbed a booking about 15 minutes before we wanted to eat.

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T
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

It is great authentic Italian food, almost everyone who works there from Italy, it is awesome. Truffles, tastes etc. It is not cheapest and decor/atmosphere is not super great, but it is in Burleigh heads, so it is OK. Would recommend to anyone who likes Italian food for sure.

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CT
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great spot for skillfully prepared pasta dishes and wood-fired pizzas. Lovely casual atmosphere not far from the beach. Friendly and efficient service. Good value. We had a great time dining at Pepe Italia!

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LD
1 review
Dined on 19 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything about Pepe Italia was awesome... food, ambience and service were all on point. Definitely will be back next time we are in Burleigh. Well done 👍

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MP
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on 17 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This was our second visit of this holiday. We loved it, authentic Italian food... My daughter loved the Pizza.

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LB
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful pizza and pasta! Awesome and very friendly staff too :)

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L
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service. One of the best restaurants in burleigh.

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LM
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Terrific service and authentic Italian, the wine selection is great and the home made pasta is delicious

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WL
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic authentic Italian pizza & pasta. Staff are wonderful! Can’t eait to come back!

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K
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wow, what a great experience. From the time we entered to the time we left, fantastic.
The waitresses were very attentive and efficient each o e i tune with the other and with what had to be done.
The food was an explosion of flavours with every bite. I followed you guy's on facebook for about 10 month's but this was the first time going and it definitely won't be the last. It was worth the 45 minute drive.

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A
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Nice food, more for special occasions not really kid friendly

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KP
Brisbane / QLD
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The service was fantastic and the food was even better!!

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TG
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I went there for my birthday and had the best time ever. Food was amazing and staff/service was great.

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