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De La Vega

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Latin, Tapas
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128 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
+1 386-734-4444
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 92
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious food!

Hubby and his cousin and I went to lunch today. We arrived at 1 or so and Deland was having a garden fair/festival. They were busy but we were seated immediately inside. I ordered the Nopalitos and they were good. I ate the Plantain Enmoladas and they were great except that the "bed of rice" under... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Phonecia
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Deltona, Florida
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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144 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Deltona, Florida
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Hubby and his cousin and I went to lunch today. We arrived at 1 or so and Deland was having a garden fair/festival. They were busy but we were seated immediately inside. I ordered the Nopalitos and they were good. I ate the Plantain Enmoladas and they were great except that the "bed of rice" under the Enmoladas was almost... More 

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

I met a friend here on a Friday and we sat outside - I had eaten here once before and found the food delicious - We both ordered the Fishadas dish - we also enjoyed a glass of wine. When the waitress brought the food ,it looked wonderful but on my first bite, there was a long black hair in... More 

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Manny D, Owner at De La Vega, responded to this review

Dear customer, I am the owner of De La Vega and first of all let me apologize for having such a bad experience at the restaurant the other day. Unfortunately, I was not there to talk to you but I can assure you that Ashley (your server) was very concerned and she did talk to me about the incident that... More 

Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Sidewalk seating is a pleasure but not with yapping dogs at adjacent tables. Food is very average and a surprise glass of wine is unusually priced. Unless you know this place, go to Santorini's.....wish I had.

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winter springs florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While browsing through the charming antique shops of Deland and looking for a light lunch we found--tapas!! A very interesting menu with many choices. If you've never tried cactus, what a treat! The nopalitos layered charred cactus, cheese, pineapple and peppers. Their specialty, aspirinas, corn patties with beans tomatoes,cheese and chicken. The very best item, was the tortilla soup. A... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I visited on a Sat. afternoon and chose to sit outside. Curious about the hibiscus tacos, I asked my waitress how they tasted. She offered me a taste sample and I was sold. So delicious! I also tried the aspirinas which when paired with the salsa verde were excellent as well. I went with the recommended wine (sorry don't remember... More 

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Potsdam, New York
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172 reviews 172 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We took a day trip today to Deland because of the reputation of the downtown as a tourist destination. It just so happened that we arrived at lunch time, and De La Vega's menu caught our eye. My wife and I love Tapas, and we have eaten at a number of them in other parts of the country and Canada.... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love to eat at De La Vega. The food is original and fresh. It is not your typical Mexican food. I usually try at least one new dish per visit. Sometimes the service is slow.

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Manny D, Owner at De La Vega, responded to this review

HI, My name is Manny, owner of De La Vega. I want to thank you for your review and for being a loyal customer. I am glad you enjoy the variety of our Menu. I would like to ask you a favor: Could you please provide more details about the service being slow, Does it usually happen during the week... More 

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was our 5th trip to De La Vega. Each time we go, we find something new and enjoyable to sample. I had the Avocado Grilled Salmon (best meal ever), my Wife enjoyed the Taquiza Gringa, my Son had the Paella, and my Daughter ordered Napalitos (for the 5th time). All the meals were served in a timely manner, and... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food is awesome! On my first visit I though I was going to see a menu of Tex-Mex. Was I wrong. The food is one of the best fusion of South American food that I have ever had. It is one of my go to stops when I have vistors. The really great thing is the selections are great... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went here with friends who insisted it was the best place in town. We ordered the empanadas and tortilla soup for appetizers. Empanadas were yummy. Soup was different from any tortilla soup I had ever had, but was good. I ordered the Avacado Grilled Salmon Salad, my husband got the enchilada combo, our friends ordered the paella and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32720
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  DeLand
  • Phone Number: +1 386-734-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Latin, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?