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About Sale e Pepe - Marco Beach Ocean Resort
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Sale e Pepe® dining room offers gourmet Italian cuisine and authentic ambiance that are simply sublime. The dining experience transports you to romantic Italy with surroundings of aged stone, marble floors, arabesque walls and hand-painted frescoes. Sale e Pepe offers authentic regional Italian cuisine with a focus on the culinary traditions
of Southern Italy.
The menu features heirloom recipes updated and complemented by South Florida’s fresh produce and seafood and pair it with wines from an extensive collection recognized by Wine Spectator magazine.
Marco Island, FL 34145
Hours of Operation:
Dinner Daily: Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Parties up to 150 people.
Complimentary Valet parking only
Private Party Facilities:
Chef Special Menu paired by wines from an extensive collection recognized by Wine Spectator magazine.
Private Party Contact:
Enzo Fargione: (239) 393-1610
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Sale e Pepe - Marco Beach Ocean Resort Ratings and Reviews
We went earlier to sit at bar for Happy Hour, bar-keep Zachery was Exceptional, even suggesting an after dinner drink (Chocolate Martini) to my wife - of course we returned after our Wonderful Dinner, which Zachery also suggested for me to order - Absolutely Delicious; slight salting issue with Susan's spinach (too much) - told manager who offered another, but we declined just wanting the Chef to be Aware for future preparations; Defintely would Recommend to friends & we would Return another dining memorable experience
The food was great, but not worth the price. I went there for my anniversary and the restaurant called twice to confirm my reservation and asked if I was celebrating anything special. I also put a comment on my reservation, but yet the didn't even acknowledge it when we arrived. The also didn't tell you the restaurant is in back of a hotel so we had no clue how to get there. I wouldn't go back there even after the food being good.
Sale y Pepe is one of the finest restaurants in SW Florida. The ambiance and presentation of the food is superior. Service is polished and very professional. For a restaurant of this quality prices are reasonable. One is treated very specially here. One can dine in the casual bar area, outside on the patio overlooking the ocean, or in a more formal dining room. The cuisine is elegant Italian and so creative! This is our favorite place to dine in the entire Naples area.
We are staying at the lovely Marco Beach Ocean Resort and dined at Sale e Pepe previously, on our first night here (see my earlier review). Yesterday our friends arrived, and we couldn't wait to bring them here for dinner. We arrived early to enjoy drinks before dinner at the gorgeous, Italian style bar. Precisely at 8:00, the lovely hostess led us to our table on the terrace, where we enjoyed another breathtaking sunset. Sara, our server, was a delight and told us all about the specials, and answered our questions about the Kennealy beef vs the Piedmontese beef (hope I spelled those right!). She was every bit as excellent, attentive and personable as our server, Marco, had been on Monday evening! Our meals were all amazing and I had the wonderful beet salad and bucatini Amatriciana once again (couldn't help myself!). Our friends raved about their pappardelle and Piedmontese ribeye. My husband also had the steak, remarking that it was tender and delicious, with a tasty sauce served on the side. The wine was wonderful and very complimentary to our dinners, and the after dinner drinks were a lovely ending to another fantastic meal (yep, I had the cello flight -limoncello and 3 other luscious flavors-once again!). At the end of the evening we were happy to see Marco, who remembered us from our previous visit and came over to the table to say hello. From the beauty of the surroundings to the fabulous meal and the outstanding staff, we were thrilled to be able to share this amazing, memorable evening with our dear friends. A very special place, we can't recommend Sale he Pepe enough, and look forward to returning again.
P.S. We also had lovely breakfasts there, out on the terrace.
A repeat visit to this gulf-front eatery and it did not disappoint. Great server Tereiza (spl?) helped make the evening and the meal extra enjoyable. Kitchen did itself proud with an excellent pea soup starter, special pasta second course and a pork chop with mushroom main.
We had a fabulous dinner! I had the terrific beet salad and the delicious bucatini amatriciana (with gluten free pasta). My husband had the raviolini and the prawns, both of which he said were amazing! His drink was perfect, just the way he likes it. For dessert he enjoyed the salted caramel chocolate mousse, which was tasty , chocolatey, and not too sweet. I splurged and had the cello tasting, made of apple, orange, fennel, and limoncello. Believe it of not, the fennel was my favorite! It tasted a bit like anisette. Everything was excellent, including our wonderful server Marco. He had great recommendations and a friendly manner, and patiently answered all questions. He checked on us frequently without hovering. He was awesome! It was wonderful and we already have reservations for Wednesday!
This was our second vacation dining experience with Sale e Pepe and the entire evening was as enjoyable as the first. The is truly a unique restaurant with a wonderful decor and outstanding ocean & sunset view to go along with great food and professional service.
Absolutely the best. Is it pricey? It can be if you want it to be. The steak was cooked to perfection, the waiter was excellent. I requested a seat with a view over the water for my wife's birthday, and the went above and beyond for us. Highly recommend the mashed potatoes as well, mostly because the gravy was jaw dropping. The bread and butter in the beginning was also good, and this place has enough wine to keep everyone satisfied. All around, they made my wifes birthday memorable and you can't ask for much more than that. 5 stars or more.
The food ordered was well prepared. The portions were underwhelming, and the menu selection was rather limited.
I found the service to be "trying to be impeccable" but falling well short. Finally, I hate HATE, automatic service charges!!! To do this without notice, on a party of TWO! is inexcusable. Arguably this restaurant has the potential to be the finest on the island, but competition with the soon to be completed JW Marriott is coming!
My wife and me were celebrating our 9th anniversary having been married at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort with our reception at Sele Pepe. So it was special to return there once again.
Both meals were exceptionally delicious as evident by our continued talking about them 3 days later after we had dinner that night. The flavors of both our meals lingered for hours and the presentation and serving by the wait staff was unmatched.
The cost of the dinner while higher than other up scale local restaurants more than equaled the enjoyable ambiance and memorable dining experience.
Amazing!! We have been staying at Marco beach ocean resort for around 20 years and dined here 40 times and this is the best chef and wait staff we have very experienced. Everything was impeccable! Really fantastic. Thank you so much.
Normally I love this restaurant but this time we sat outside. The breezy was perfect and the setting sun gorgeous. And then the mosquitos came out. Buzzing baby insects you could barely see biting us unmercifully. We looked around and found the culprit. A potted palm tree in the corner. Brought it to the attention of the hostess who shrugged and said they are all over. We then insisted on help and she said she had bug spray. Of course we said yes, the bumps on our arms were swelling up nicely. 15 minutes later we caught the attention of a busgirl and asked her for the bug spray, which she promptly brought out. We sprayed our arms and legs, the area under the table, and the potted tree which erupted with small mosquitos. We pointed it out to a manager who was walking around and she said she didn't see anything and went back inside. When our server came out she also shrugged and said"what can we do?"
I hope the management of this restaurant will read this review and have the potted plants on the patio treated for the mosquitos. That's what they can do for me.
Lovely Mother's Day brunch. We had a beautiful Gulf view in the shade. Great service and staff. The food was not standard brunch fare. Crab cakes were excellent. All food was fresh and served at appropriate temps. Our first visit. Won't be our last.
Amazing Beautiful Sunset view!Must book before for table outside. Food was Delicious-raviolly with beef and Cavatelli with lobster! Also octopus appetizer was Fresh and good. Chocolate mousse for dessert with coffee. Highly recommended for the special occasion!
Authentic Italian dishes. Great view. Delicious food. Having different servers for each item (bar, water, dinners) was a bit confusing to know who to direct questions to. But all in all the experience was satisfying. Would go back for the food and view on special occasions. A little pricey for everyday dining.
If you ever have the chance to dine outside on this beautiful terrace overlooking Marco Island's Crescent Beach and the Gulf of Mexico AND enjoy the ultra professional service of Ramona of the service staff you are in for an outstanding Sale e Pepe experience.
The best dining venue on Marco Island.
What an incredible dinner! We have lived on Marco for about a year now and this was our first time after hearing great things about it. It is a beautiful location on the water and even though it was windy, sitting outside on the patio was really nice. From valet to table service, all was top notch. We had the butternut squash pasta for appetizer and it was delicious! I had the salmon and not only was it a beautiful dish, it was the best I have had in Naples and Marco! Highly recommend. My husband had the mushroom risotto and it was also good but he keep eating my salmon! He enjoyed the cocktail list and drinks were strong. Dessert was a decent size and we loved the tiramisu. Yes, it is expensive but the quality of food and flavor along with location make it a very special experience. We are excited to go back!
Don't waste your money! The only highlight was Marco our server. The food was sub par and totally over priced. The whole reason we tried this place was to celebrate my 50th birthday. There was a note on the reservation AND my husband called the day before to remind them that we were celebrating. THEY NEVER ACKNOWLEDGED IT AT ALL!!
There are too many places to go that are 1000 better than Sale Pepe in Naples or Marco. I'll never go here again and I'll tell everyone what our experience was. This is the only negative review I've ever posted online. I feel that strongly. Marco our server was the only
Absolutely wonderful all around! Amazing food and views with spectacular service. Extremely accommodating for my boyfriend with Celiac disease/Gluten free. He felt especially glad for his own bread basket as well as desserts in addition to the fabulous entrees. Highly recommend!! Especially at sunset
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