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All 41 Dunnellon Restaurants

Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
352-465-8445
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Ranked #8 of 41 Restaurants in Dunnellon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
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Morriston, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

When you arrive and see locals waiting on the porch for open tables, you know we like the food here. Relaxing and talking with others while waiting is the way Southerners were raised. We visit here regularly. Usually had excellent service and always had excellent food for low prices. I don't know when "dukie 74" visited, but I encourage him... More

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Citrus Springs, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have to wonder if the owner is reading these reviews ...The service continues to get worse We have not been back for some time due the lousy and slow service.Would it be too much to check on your customers at least one time? The servers do not look happy, do the minimum, and leave a lasting bad impression. This... More

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Dunnellon, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is a small family owned place where the food is usually served pronto and the servings are generous. One time when we went there with visiting guests during bad weather, the family was not very glad to see us. However, the food is always good!

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Dunnellon, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We have been to this restaurant many times and are never disappointed. The food is always good and the service is the same. Will continue to take friends and family there at every opportunity.

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Orlando, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Located in an old house, it's a casual, comfortable atmosphere, complete with creaky floorboards and Mexicana trinkets everywhere. The chips are fresh and the salsa is tangy. I really enjoyed my steak quesadilla and my wife LOVED her spicy chicken fajitas. Maybe I caught them on the right day, because the service was excellent. Attentive, knowledgable, and genuinely caring. Looking... More

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Citrus Springs, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We eat here 2-3 times per month...we actually just got back. It is always the same pattern...really great food at a reasonable price and absolutely horrible service. Service here means they bring your food and you have to chase them down for your check. Tonight the waiter never came back to ask how things were or for drink refills. I... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We tried this place on a recent visit to Dunnellon. We waited and waited for the girl behind the counter to take our name for a table and finally she just handed use a tablet to do it ourselves. She might go online and search for a personality because she didn't have one. We waited and waited with tables open... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
444 helpful votes 444 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We frequent this place, this is the ONLY place in the area that I will eat Mexican Food! I love the quaint little house it's in, I love the atmosphere! Service has always been efficient, these guys are always on the ball! I have never seen anyone just sitting around doing nothing. The food is good and at a good... More

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Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

You get a very large serving for very reasonable price, especially on the lunch menu. My favorite is the Steak Fajita Taco Salad...filled with well-seasoned, tasty beef, diced tomatoes, cheese, guacamole,sour cream in a taco shell. Also available in a chicken version but I prefer the beef. Definitely authentic Mexican food here! Have NEVER been disappointed in the food when... More

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Wildwood, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We went to Don Pepe for supper with family members. The salsa was awesome. Some people said it was a bit too spicy, but I loved it. I had great flavor, not too "tomatoey"...with a good bite. The chips were fresh and warm. I ordered the chili rellenos. They were good, but not the best I have ever had. Would... More

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Additional Information about Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

Address: 20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
Phone Number: 352-465-8445
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
Cuisine: Mexican

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