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Don Perico Restaurant

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9021 Grapevine Rd W, Lebec, CA 93243-9716
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Whitefish, Montana
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise! The food was excellent and the margaritas were great. The service was good. A well kept restaurant

Thank Ann D
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling north on I-5 and became tired of the heavy holiday traffic. I took the Grapevine exit and found a room at a motel next door. While the decor is dated, the burrito was amazing. Their salsa has the right amount of heat for my liking. They also had some of my favorite beers on tap I will... More 

Thank Ken G
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We walked over here from the Ramada. It was fast and friendly service. The food was good and filling.

Thank dscottpdx
Sixpenny Handley
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a night at the nearby hotel & ventured in here for a beer. Friendliest, most genuine welcome we've had during our week in California. Beer was good, food was great, and the staff were great. Will definitely be back!

Thank Handy-Manly
Walnut Creek, California
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We didn't expect much, but only wanted a margarita and a light meal and there were no restaurants without driving down the freeway. This is dated in its decor and the service homey. We were surprised by the fabulous home made Mexican food. The carnitas was superb. I ordered an avocado salad which was in a mini tortilla bowl with... More 

Thank 328babe
Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was one of the dirtiest restaurants we have eaten in. The entry door glass was filthy. The windows by our booth were full of cobwebs. There were flies throughout the restaurant. When we walked in for dinner, there was only one customer in the restaurant when we entered and no employees in sight. The customer must have either worked... More 

Thank Carl R
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

For those looking for a reasonable place to eat halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on Interstate 5 or Hwy 99, I would recommend the Mexican restaurant Don Perico, next to the Ramada Inn (west side of freeway). The food is very good with an extensive menu. Service is excellent, the dinning area roomy and pleasant, and the prices... More 

Thank Phil R
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This surprisingly good Mexican restaurant sits in a small exit on I-5 at the foot of the “Grapevine grade”. It only shares the location with a Shell station and convenience store and a very rest full Ramada Inn (separate review). It has great food in both quality and quantity. The menu is extensive and the flavors are a delightful blend... More 

Thank JAY B
Healdsburg, CA
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Cheerful service in a pleasant atmosphere. The house specials are indeed special, especially the presentation. Food brought to table in a hot lava rock like bowl and smelled wonderful. Other diners had to come over to see it. Fun to experience and tasty. The ingredients, especially the beef could have been of better quality. But worth it. A enjoyable experience... More 

Thank Thaddeus G
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in because of TA review. 4 Of us ordered and everything was edible. Most exciting was the salsa which was excellent. We are used to a little brighter and spicier flavors. Cold beer was great and beats other things we have tried nearby

Thank Dyson D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9021 Grapevine Rd W, Lebec, CA 93243-9716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lebec
  • Phone Number: 6612486903

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