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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Jose's. Try the large top shelf margarita, you won't be disappointed. I know they have a drink special....but trust me, you want the top shelf. Wow, the orange they add makes it smooth and the tequila/Grand Gala really packs a punch. We love the shredded chicken enchiladas and you can't go wrong with the fajitas for two. The... More 

Thank threecatstolove
Clermont, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food , good drinks, good service and good enough for you to want to come back again homemade drinks and good snacks.

Thank rose m
Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with the hubby and 9 year old niece who I swear will be a professional critic one day. She gave the food a perfect 10! Tortilla chips fresh and warm, perfect salsa, main meals were amazing, and fried ice cream was heavenly!

Thank ProfessorClarke
Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere, food is good. I just think it's a little overpriced for what you get. The people are friendly and it does taste authentic.

Thank jlarteta66
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here tons of time and the food, the service, is always excellent..Love their chicken soups is must have; their flautas, chimichangas, tamales and steak sooo good, best to say everything is good..It's pricy but worth it.. Best Mexican Rest in Clermont..

Thank Ten T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The food is always fresh and service is fast and friendly. We always order a large queso dip. They're always willing to customize dishes if requested.

Thank stacey w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is one of our favorite places to eat in Clermont! Hubby loves the fajita burrito and I'm a BIG fan of the chicken fajitas. We usually also get the amazing house margaritas! It's VERY busy for dinner, especially on Saturday nights so go early or for lunch for little or no wait.

Thank travelgrlFlorida
Naples, Florida
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We went by the reviews on trip advisor and we were very happy to have tried this mexican restaurant. Great food and it didn't take long to receive our appetizer or drinks. Restaurant I would have given a 5 if they didn't have a long wait with empty tables available to sit their customers; appeared they were slow to flip... More 

Thank longcox
Clermont, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went to San Jose's for dinner. The music and atmosphere was fun and the food was delicious as always.

Thank jpmorton1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
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: 352-536-2006

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?