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Don Pablo's - CLOSED

5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
+1 941-378-2262
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
Jul 6, 2015
“Great Food and Service”
May 31, 2015
“your average mexican restaurant............”
Restaurant Hours Closed
5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
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Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had fun participating in the trivia contest and enjoyed a great meal once again. Taco salad was excellent .

Thank Ron B
Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Kind of disappointing Salsa and guac was pretty good, but couldn't enjoy it because I couldn't get a glass of water to save my life My husbands chili mashed potatoes were way too spicy so we all started to fight over the water glasses on...More

Thank Momsep
Reviewed March 16, 2014

First time and last time at Don Pablos on Fruitville. Silverware was dirty, food is average to say the most, so it was a poor experience for our Saturday dinner. We will not go back.

Thank SimoSparky
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Good selection for quick Mexican lunch. Place is a little dated as is the menu. Tacos and salads were all pretty good (rice a little dry), but nothing memorable. Decent service.

Thank archman8
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Too bad this used to be fantastic. But the last two times it appeared to be run down, dirty and the food tasted like it came out of a can. Margaritas were very weak also. Server was good and friendly. Get it together Don Pablo...too...More

Thank Annie T
Reviewed November 30, 2013

We have been to Don Pablo's a few times and have always enjoyed it. Unfortunately, it appears they are going downhill. Server was pleasant but said he was new. He was obviously overwhelmed with the handful of tables. We waited extremely long time for our...More

Thank GodfatherSRQ
Reviewed November 25, 2013

This was our first time eating at this restaurant, and it was not a pleasurable one. The service was very slow, the drinks from the bar took forever to arrive. The sever was not very good, she said she was new, but not new to...More

Thank mrvic_60
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Stopped for lunch as my son was craving Mexican. He was curious about the fish tacos and ordered with 'soft' shell - I ordered the chicken quesadilla and a side of veggies. When I asked what the veggies were, the server said, 'Ummmmm, spinach and,...More

Thank P M B
Reviewed November 7, 2013

It seems that this restaurant doesn't get the attention it deserves! It is sort of tucked away from the easy access of Fruitville Road. However, we made the "effort" and were happy we did. We had the most attentive service by all parties, servers, manager,...More

1  Thank camer-always-aready
Reviewed September 28, 2013

This was our first trip here since moving to Sarasota. It was quite good and actually better than we were expecting. Our server was very good even though she seemed to have a lot of tables. I asked for spicy salsa and got just that,...More

Thank EugeneW8874
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-378-2262
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