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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
+1 352-536-2006
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Minneola, Florida
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Food is good, service is great and they treat you like family. Can't ask for more. I've been going to San Jose for a period of two years. The first time we were welcome by two of their best Servers Gustavo and Santiago. They truly went the extra mile to please us and provide us with the best service. Now... More 

Thank JuanitaJenny
Topeka, Kansas, Usa
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127 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a fun day at Disney's Animal Kingdom we were tired but wanted Mexican food. We called San Jose's Mexican Restaurant and ordered. It was ready on time and was excellent. It came with chips and salsa which were delicious also!

Thank Dave F
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come here every Winter Season ~ Food, Service & Staff are amazing every time!! Keep up the great work! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Judi B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best chicken soup on the planet..also had a very fresh chicken taco, soft corn, loved it.Guacamole excellent too..a

Thank mrszcop
Tupelo, Mississippi
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

We learned years ago about the San Jose Tee shirt special on Tuesday evening. The food is very good and it is lots of fun to be there with the other Tee shirt crowd. If you are wearing a San Jose Tee shirt, your entree is half price on Tuesday. So, get you a Tee and plan on the event.

Thank hoganc64
Elburg, The Netherlands
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109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The food here is plentiful, and served fairly quickly. I think the place is mostly known for its Tuesday evening dinner service, where one gets a 50% discount if wearing any San Jose branded t-shirt. Other than that, there is not a great deal that separates this restaurant from most of the entry level offerings in this genre.

Thank Ronald F
Wheaton, Illinois
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We go there for happy hour often on Fridays. Very busy. Bean dip and salsa combined makes for a great dip. Excellent food.

Thank Jim M
Osteen, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We ordered off of the lunch menu (which we had to ask for even though it was lunch time). The meal was very good. I had a Burrito Supreme, For dessert, 4 of us split a Sopapillas which was delicious! The service was a LITTLE slow since it was not that busy. But not enough to negatively impact the meal.... More 

Thank Mossy5tone
Clermont, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We frequently visit San Jose's and always receive quality food, drinks and service. Definitely recommend to anyone who wants good Mexican food.

Thank Candace48lowes
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

This place have Great food but service is very slow. I will not recomen if you only have 1hr for lunch but prices are good and price is good.

Thank Jorge M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Clermont
  • Phone Number: +1 352-536-2006

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