In this new series we will be featuring the Local Favorite places for Eats & Drinks in Squamish BC. These are our picks and recommendations for great places to dine, drink and fuel up for your next adventure. Today we will be highlighting Pepe & Gringo’s which opened in 2004, and more than a decade later, it still stands strong as a favorite among locals and tourists alike. Located in the Garibaldi Highlands (see map below), we guarantee you will find a new favourite dish that will keep you coming back for more!
Pepe & Gringos offers a casual and comfortable environment, so you can enjoy a nice, relaxing dinner after a day on the trails. Unwind with good friends and enjoy the recently renovated interior. The staff at Pepe & Gringo’s goes out of their way to make you feel at home, while offering award winning service. Combining great service with delicious meals, are the two main reasons you’ll find this restaurant full of locals.
Our tip: Try the rack of Lamb (below) with a bottle of red to celebrate those special occasions.
The menu at Pepe & Gringo’s is large and diverse, so don’t be surprised if it takes you a while to make a decision. Be sure to share some tapas while you ponder the main dish and sip on one of the best margaritas in town. The steak, halibut (below) and butter chicken are crowd favorites, but let’s be honest, you’ll be back no matter what you choose the first time. Whether it’s pasta or fajitas, you can’t go wrong. The combination of quality food, large portion sizes and affordable prices are hard to beat, so eat up! You’re going to need the extra energy if you’re in Squamish.
The menu isn’t the only reason to drop by Pepe & Gringo’s. The award-winning restaurant is known for its stellar customer service and vibrant atmosphere. Who doesn’t enjoy a warm welcome from a friendly staff? If cheerful and happy servers are what you want, Pepe & Gringo’s has you covered. They’re like the cherry on top of a delicious sundae. Speaking of ice cream, if you have little ones in your party, they’re going to love Pepe & Gringo’s. Every kids meal includes a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The kids menu has plenty of options, including favorites like kooky quesadillas and cheeky chicken fingers.
The restaurant also has gluten free and vegetarian options. There’s something to satisfy everyone in your party, and the friendly staff is always ready to take care of new guests. If you’re lucky enough to visit during summer, try to catch some live music on the patio. And if you’re local, be sure to follow Pepe & Gringo’s on Facebook so you can keep up with all of the restaurant’s special events. You’ll find everything from restaurant anniversary parties to the Annual Father Daughter Dance. Don’t miss out!
Whether you want to refuel after a day of adventure in Squamish, or you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate, Pepe & Gringo’s has you covered. Ready to call and book a table? I thought so. Here is all the information you need:
40359 Tantalus Way, Squamish, BC V0N 1T0
Open daily from 12-10 pm