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Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

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20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
+1 352-465-8445
6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Plainfield, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't eat Mexican very often but the reviews for Don Pepe's were so good, we decided to give it a try. The nacho chips are served hot and the salsa is to die for! I had chicken tacos and they were very good, hubby had enchiladas and said they were delicious, and he's not one to give compliments. Service... More 

Thank hilltownmaple
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of enjoying the food here for many years. I drove out of my way on a Sunday night to get the #E Togo, just do yourself a favor and go there!!! The picture doesn't capture the art of the love of food here. No fake American text-mex here folks!

Thank Melissa R
Dunnellon, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

If they can hear your order over the noise in the restaurant when you call in, you're in luck. We love the food and it is always ready in 15-20 minutes. Good value and easy to pick up on my way home from work. Friendly servers.

Thank anndeneau
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We stopped in Dunnellon on a road trip and were surprised to find this little Mexican restaurant in an old cottage. We were sold when we saw local customers waiting on the porch for a table at lunch time. The service was efficient and the prices are super reasonable- most lunch combo plates $6 to $7. If we're in the... More 

Thank Belmarmom
Wildwood, Florida
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218 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We visited Don Pepe on a Saturday evening. We have been there before, and had good food. This time was not so good. I ordered a combo plate with a taco, enchilada, a chili relleno and some beans. For an appetizer I ordered some guacamole. Good guacamole has some tomatoes...this guacamole had more tomatoes than avocado. The taste was ok,... More 

Thank srockey
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

The food is good and has big portion well worth you money. I usually go with friends for lunch. The workers are very attentive and super nice.

Thank Lissi T
Loves Park, Illinois
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gem! They are open for lunch from 11-2 and dinner from 5-9, and for dinner, to avoid a wait, better get there by 5, as it is a small restaurant. The food was exceptional! And the service was excellent! Fast and efficient. I had the garlic shrimp and it was incredible!! I can't wait to... More 

Thank Beast308
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Foods great. Tacos, enchiladas, beans and rice, nachos with their delicious cheese. A place to eat lunch with friend or go by yourself. They do carry-out. The employees are the nice and attentive through you meal.

Thank Lissi T
Citrus Springs, Florida
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant for the first time. There is a big selection, not expensive, food is quite good, big portions. Service is good. Staff are attentive & friendly. Is clean. We will return when we need a Mexican food fix!!

Thank Gypsyheart2005
Inverness, Florida
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167 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I went back to Don Pepe's with another cousin...I couldn't get past the Carne Asada. Just as delicious as before. The wait staff are amazing....they all look after customers en masse and are so friendly. Sometimes you will serenaded by one of the cooks in the kitchen... A sure sign of a happy employee. This place is very busy but... More 

Thank Robert C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-465-8445

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