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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great service

Great and fast service. Good food and a very reasonable price. The chimichanga and the carne asada was my choice....it taste great

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Edwin R
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Great and fast service. Good food and a very reasonable price. The chimichanga and the carne asada was my choice....it taste great

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

San Jose in Clermont is a cool little spot! Friendly and accomodating servers, good food, and a fun atmosphere. We haven't even lived in Clermont for a full month and have already been to San Jose a few times! :) I recommend trying this place out!

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I have known the owners of this restaurant for years. I have a great deal of respect for their efforts. Unfortunately, the last two times I visited this restaurant it has been a disappointment. Two visits ago, I was treated somewhat as a step child as I "bounced" around from employee to employee trying to place a to go order.... More 

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Great Mexican food. The service is excellent and the margaritas are great. We usually eat once a week there and on Sunday the have Marichis playing you favorite songs. Great environment and great food

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Kissimmee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Visited here with family and friends and were VERY pleased at the great service and excellent food. We are very particular about our Mexican food after living in California over 30 years, but this was the real deal. All selections were excellent!! The "Hot" salsa could use a little more heat but other than that a Great place!!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Congested with little space and lighting. Food is average quality with a slightly above average cost. A one stop visit for me.

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Satsuma, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Although highly rated, I was generally disappointed at San Jose. The place is so congested it feels like a giant crowd with 10 people in the place. You may need to bring a flashlight because much of the place is so dark, reading the menu is difficult. Fortunately, the patient wait staff can tell you what it says. OK, enough... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have heard about this place for years and finally tried it out. The menu is good and the service is good. However, the food is not very spicy. The restaurants location is adjacent to a 55 and older community and the server indicated that the older clientele is always complaining the the food is to spicy so they cater... More 

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Marion
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

ENDLESS warm chips and salsa will be just the beginning of your wonderful meal...entire family of 4 enjoyed their meal for under $45. Finicky daughter loved her tacos, husband had combo plate with burrito and enchilada....every dish enjoyed by all...

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Clermont, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Love this place. Good service always good food at a great price! Great Taco salad ,lots of lunch and speedy lunch specials . Love to do take out here too - always good

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Additional Information about San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

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

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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  >  Lake County  >  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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