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All 44 South Daytona Restaurants

Maria Bonita Authentic Mexican

1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
(386) 767-9512
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Cuban, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I eat here on a monthly base and live about 30 min west of here. It is worth the trip every time! Delicious and fresh with hot chips!!! Will def continue to go back.

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Southington, Connecticut
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If great mexican food at a good price, Maria Bonita is the place to go. Extensive menu and drink specials make this a great place for dinner. We go there every time we are in Daytona Beach and are never disappointed.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been here a number of different times and I absolutely love this place! The food is excellent, you will not be disappointed! I live about 40 minutes west of this location and I try to go at least once a month. It's just that great! They give you chips and salsa that are the best I've ever had.... More

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Mount Dora, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Personally I go there for the Cuban food. Ropa Vieja, fried plantains, black beans and rice washed down with a few of their killer mojitos. Its kind of embarrassing to be such a creature of habit ordering the same thing, but what can I say, when something is good why change. I'm sure anything you'd order here would be just... More

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Firstly, the drinks are delicious. We had Mojitos that were special, half price and a giant Marguarita. Next the dinners are priced right and lots of food. They even exchanged some things. It was really delicious. Can't wait to go back. BTW you can order your food in Mexican if you'd like!!!

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South Daytona
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We go there often because our like of Mexican food. I am a traditionalist for Old World which they can make and my wife enjoys more of a TexMex style. Very good food and cocktails.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We really enjoyed eating here! The service is great and the prices are very affordable. We had the steak Fajitas and beef Flautas which both were outstanding! Homemade salsa and warm tortillas to start you off and the best refried beans and rice pilaf we've ever had! I would highly recommend visiting this place whenever you're in the Port Orange/Daytona... More

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Daytona Beach, FL
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212 reviews 212 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

good food, nice margaritas, pleasant wait staff... what's not to like? Interestingly enough, this location is significantly better than the Ormond Beach store. In short, well worth the visit.

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South Daytona, Florida
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you're looking for a local Mexican food place, Maria Bonita fills the bill. They now offer good drink specials. My husband always orders a beef burrito from the a la carte menu and I always order a couple of beef tacos, also from the side offerings. The serve is good and the staff is friendly.

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Halfmoon, NY
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

My husband and I had lunch at Maria Bonita while visiting family in the area. We were specifically searching for a Mexican restaurant and found Maria Bonita. Everything was pretty average (the food, service, drinks, etc.) and what one would expect at a chain Mexican restaurant (although I am not sure if Maria Bonita is a chain).

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