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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 - 10:00 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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  • 40
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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Edmonds, Washington
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95 reviews 95 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

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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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 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
36 helpful votes 36 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
89 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?