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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

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4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
352-536-2006
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Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

First visit & not disappointed. Very good service and everyone's food was very good. Restaurant was crowded but it was only a short wait. Would definitely visit again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
827gailz65
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Clermont, Florida
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Clermont, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

First visit & not disappointed. Very good service and everyone's food was very good. Restaurant was crowded but it was only a short wait. Would definitely visit again.

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Windermere, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We go to Sam Jose's often and love it. Great margaritas and good food! Always a fun place to hang out and catch up with friends. Service is excellent. The owner is always around making stop by tables too. Nice guy!

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Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We visited this restaurant our first night in Clermont. No wait and greeted by a friendly server. My husband had the fish tacos and I had the chimichanga - chicken. Both were very good. Chips and salsa excellent. Price was reasonable and you can pick alal carte items if you don't want a full meal. I would recommend and visit... More 

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Central CT
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were warmly welcomed by pleasant staff, good service and chips with salsa. The musicians added to the pleasant ambiance of the restaurant. We enjoyed our dinners very much and will return to this restaurant.

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Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place was pretty good. Wife had a taco salad. It was good and a lot to eat. I had a combo of crispy taco with shredded beef, chili Relleno and a shredded beef burrito. It was all really good. The store was clean and the service was great. We will return.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Every time we camp at Lake Louisa we head out for one of our nights at San Jose's. The restaurant is fairly small and fills up fast. There usually is a wait. The mojitos are very good. We usually start with the white cheese dip - the has chunks of pepper in it which I don't really care for and... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We recently moved to Clermont and this restaurant was recommended by locals. We went for lunch today. We were greeted and seated immediately by friendly staff members. We ordered iced tea, which was freshly brewed. Warm tortilla chips and salsa accompanied our drinks. I had the California Burrito Junior with chicken and hubby had the same with pork. I don't... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We had an enjoyable early dinner. The service was quick. The chips and salsa were good. I had two enchiladas with rice. The seasoning was just right. The restaurant became busy shortly after we arrived but the service was still good. I will enjoy eating there again.

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Ohio
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I was in Clermont earlier this month. I asked around for a good Mexican Restaurant. The locals said to go to San Jose's. We went there to try it out. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The Fajita's for two was great! Check it Out!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We used to frequent this restaurant when we lived in Clermont. Now we moved back to the area (Winter Garden) and we were glad to come back. The food is awesome! We loved it and will return with our kids.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Clermont
  • Phone Number: 352-536-2006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?