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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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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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

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  • 41
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Local Restaurant

This is a very popular restaurant in our area and is a fun place to go. They have a lot of specials and the place is usually crowded and has a festive atmosphere. On certain nights they have live music as well. We like the food a lot and have a good time whenever we go as it's a great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

This is a very popular restaurant in our area and is a fun place to go. They have a lot of specials and the place is usually crowded and has a festive atmosphere. On certain nights they have live music as well. We like the food a lot and have a good time whenever we go as it's a great... More 

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Henryville
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My wife and I were in Clermont visiting family. After driving all day we were looking for a nice place to relax. San Jose's looked very nice. When we walked in it looked slow bit it quickly picked up. The Top-shelf margarita was as advertised. I had the shrimp tacos which were "Muy Ricos." I was able to practice my... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
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70 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Been searching for some good Mexican food while on the road. Even good American Mexican would make us happy. Searched through the reviews and thought we'd give San Jose's Original Mexican a try. To be honest, one of the big selling points of this place was the always two for one margaritas. We went on a Monday, arrived at about... More 

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Bristol
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41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

We visited on Sunday evening, it was busy and the service a little slow but the food was well worth the wait. I had beef enchilada that was really good, nachos were also very good with eye watering jalapeños! We were entertained for 20 minutes by a group plying the old faves, Guantanamera etc, it made for a good atmosphere.... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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82 restaurant reviews
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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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89 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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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?