**Pepe's burned down September 1, 2013 and is not currently open, you can read the article here**
The place gets by mostly on novelty--"Mexican in the Arctic"—and the popularity of Fran Tate. She wrote "Tacos on the Tundra" about her entrepreneurial life up in the far north. It's sub-par Mexican food (hot sauce passes for salsa), but it's still hopping and the interior is overflowing with photos and decorations. The view is great, and you can join the polar bear club if you take a dip in the Arctic Ocean.