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Dean's South of the Border

130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
+1 941-575-6100
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (35 reviews)
“queso” (11 reviews)
“refried beans” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
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1 - 10 of 1,001 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Deans is a great little spot to grab a quick breakfast and Bloody Mary or mimosa! Brenda has been our server a couple times and is always friendly and has a smile on her face! We look forward to coming back soon!

Thank Jayme W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the pace of this bar and the staff handled it well, my drinks were always great! The food wasn’t to die for but when you’re at a bar you don’t really expect a 5 star cuisine. I will definitely be returning!

Thank BigDogRodg
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really loved this place for our dinners. We ended up eating there about 3 times during the week we stayed. They have really good live music and the service we received was amazing. They always have a wide variety of food. Got something different...More

Thank stcyrdgrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been looking for a good Mexican restaurant since moving from Arizona 2 years ago. We decided to give Dean's South of the Border a chance. We were seated quickly at a booth and ordered Key Lime Margaritas. I have tasted...More

Thank pcbbeachbumwannab
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am so sorry to hear your review. It is our policy to make sure every customer leaves happy and it sounds like we failed you. I would like to invite you back and if you are not 100 percent satisfied please ask for the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a great breakfast at Dean's! My choice was the Huevos Rancheros, excellent food out on the deck, excellent service - we will definitely visit again.

Thank Randal A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was craving some authentic Mexican food. It was ok. Not a lot of flavor to my meal at all. Had a long wait for my son's hot wings and once we got them they were overbreaded and gross. Plus side our waitress was amazing and...More

1  Thank kristen s
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you were not impressed with your food. We want everybody to be happy. We are not an authentic restaurant we actually serve Tex-Mex. So glad to hear you enjoyed your server. We hope you will give us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place and obviously a staple in Punta Gorda. Many locals, indoor and outdoor seating. Great lunch specials, fun atmosphere and very good service. Will go back.

Thank Cheritaylor
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to hear you enjoy and cant wait to have you back again soon! Thank you for your review. Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was not impressed. We ordered an appetizer and two main courses. We didn’t like anything. This was a one and done restaurant for us.

Thank Philip C
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear your review. Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I regularly go here. They have great food, we generally order something Mexican, and the portions are huge. The staff and service is great. They have live entertainment during the afternoons on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and then they have live musicalso...More

Thank 1,162
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your review and want to thank you for your continued support. So glad to hear you enjoy the entertainment as well. We look forward to seeing you many more times. Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat. Have enjoyed dinner there, but now a great breakfast and mimosas! Best hashbrowns with cheese

Thank Kathleen H
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to hear you enjoyed breakfast. We very much appreciate your review and look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Carrie

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Questions & Answers
Jenn L
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Carrie D | Property representative |
We serve dinner unti 10:00 on Sundays and mondays. The rest of the week we serve dinner until 11 and serve late night until 1:00. Sorry for the delayed response.
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Dlm2929
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Carrie D | Property representative |
Yes we start serving at 7:00 a.m.
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Mosey16
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Carrie D | Property representative |
Yes they are. They are welcome at all umbrella tables. Carrie😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-6100
Description
Dean's South of the Border has been a local favorite since 1992. Celebrating 25 years! Family owned & operated with something for everyone from Tex Mex to classic American favorites. Dean's offers indoor/outdoor dining, entertainment 7 days a week, full sports bar, kids menu, happy hour, early bird, daily specials and late night menu. There's always a party going on at Dean's!
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