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Maria Bonita Authentic Mexican

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Caribbean, Cuban
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1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
(386) 767-9512
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Be careful with large groups

We fond a language problem,they did not understand what was being said.We had a large group several times and they have forgotten to bring out someones dinner every time.The food is great tasting but this last time everyone was sick the next day to the point no one got off the toilets.So great... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
chuckie692
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New Castle Va
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We sat there for over 30 minutes like we where invisible. This is now our second bad experience! There won't be a third!!!

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New Castle Va
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We fond a language problem,they did not understand what was being said.We had a large group several times and they have forgotten to bring out someones dinner every time.The food is great tasting but this last time everyone was sick the next day to the point no one got off the toilets.So great tasting food but beware

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you are looking for a fantastic ethnic meal, you need to try Maria Bonitas. The food was wonderful, ample and prices were lower than I expected. Ill be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I had always passed by this restaurant and finally had the opportunity to stop. The food was great. I sampled the Cuban cuisine and it was excellent. While the restaurant was crowded, it was quiet and conversation was possible in spite of the crowds. The service was quick and professional. Will definitely go back.

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Daytona Beach
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Local owners feature a large menu of traditional Mexican dishes with featured Cuban dishes. Appetizer of queso comes over a flame. Traditional drinks - fair prices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

To much meats need to remove the oils just strain it before you put it on anything yuk to oils ... Its not authentic its just an ok place close to home. Not a place for anything special just food . Fair prices for the location they just need a good critic to jazz it..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Love this place more and more every time I go. The food is good and the atmosphere is fun. Anything on the menu is an excellent choice!! Don't forget to have one of their house margaritas which adds the perfect touch. I also enjoy the music and how it really sets the mood. Good vibes!

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Orlando
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

While the food was good it obviously was not cooked fresh and at best was served luke warm. Fajitas should be steaming and sizzling on the cast iron plate they were not and barely steaming after my second one the meat and onions were cold. Rice was cold. Sol De Mexico in Eustis is always fresh cooked visit them and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Been a repeat customer for years. Great salsa and warm chips. Never had a bad meal and servers are friendly and fast.

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Such a wonderful place with plenty of parking. There is a bar area but we wanted a more private area. The atmosphere is colorful but warm and inviting. Just what we were hoping for! We were taken to a roomy booth and instantly warm nachos and salsa appeared. Then water with lemon - without asking. Our server brought menus and... More 

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Additional Information about Maria Bonita Authentic Mexican

Address: 1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
Phone Number: (386) 767-9512
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean, Cuban

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: (386) 767-9512

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean, Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?