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Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

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20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
352-465-8445
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6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
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Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a long time customer of Don Pepe's. My wife and I have been coming about once or twice a month for over 5 years. It is without a doubt our favorite Mexican restaurant. I love their Salsa and the food is always tasty with good sized portions. Last night I went to with friends, and ordered Beef Steak... More 

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Thank sobelwl
North Port, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good authentic Mexican food in a small old house. It is very small with limited tables and gets very busy. I felt like I was sitting on top on other family. The proportion are good size! Very reasonable price.

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Thank emabus19
Homosassa, Florida
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly awesome food. In an old house with a great atmosphere. Went with friends and then went back to share it with other friends. They all loved the food. Very reasonable prices.

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Thank 10charlotte
dillard, georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came upon this restaurant after making a wrong turn. Restaurant is in an old house. We weren't sure what to expect but after seeing a number of cars in the parking lot, we decided to give it a try. Authentic Mexican food, ample portions and very reasonable prices. Appears to be a family run business and a favorite among the... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

The service here was not good. The food was average at best. The burrito that I had was not very good. The ground beef was like it was out of a can or something. The place has no room inside. You sit with your back against other chairs. You can't even leave your seat. The mens restroom is behind the... More 

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Thank phil b
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Food is great, always have gotten take out for lunch, Quick service and wonderful tasting food. Definitely recommend

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Thank Jsphil
Tallahassee, Florida
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

What a great little surprise to find Don Pepe. You have to go down Penn. Ave a good bit and off to the left, and there you'll find what appears to be an old converted house. The benches could be a bit more comfortable, but hey, you're there for the food, not to take a nap. Surprisingly good for a... More 

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Thank millersdad1740
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican food in the ocala area. Very friendly service. The chips and salsa are excellent. I love the seasoning on the chicken fajitas.

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Thank Sharon S
Ocala, Florida, United States
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

I was served the most awful plate of food at lunch today. I ordered the vegetarian plate which came just swimming in sauce and cheese. The chalupa shell that should have been crispy was soggy because it was sitting on the mess below. I sent the plate back and ordered a taco plate. That was just okay. When we checked... More 

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Thank Kristina C
Ocala, Florida
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Located in the heart of Dunnellon in an old house.. This is a very special place with excellent Mexican food, and Mexican servers, Practice your Spanish...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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: 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?