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Don Jose Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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4731 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-2064
(863) 385-9316
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were passing by Sebring. Coming from Miami to our destiny Tampa. The beautiful environment made us stop at this town Looking for a restaurant on the lake we found Don Jose. Beautiful environment, delicious food. Our server, Elizabeth, was very nice and helpful. For sure I will stop again when I pass by Sebring.

Thank Daisy L
San Jose, California
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My parents retired to Sebring about 30 years ago and I have eaten at Don Jose's many times over the years. Great food, good prices and a fantastic lakeside view.

1 Thank Jeffrey A
Sebring, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on the banks of Lake Jackson near the intersection of Lakeview Dr and Rt 27, Don Jose's offers stunning atmosphere, especially if you can land a table on the screened in porch. The drinks are decent. For those really into Margarita's, they offer a huge one that is very economical. The menu offers a large variety of chicken and... More 

1 Thank jmoore2902
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yummy ceviche!!! Excellent Service and great outside area!! We attend the tour of sebring every year and we always visit Don Jose!

1 Thank Jessica D
Hustonville, KY
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106 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was tasty, not well spiced. The hot hot sauce was good. I had relleno and the meat was plentiful. DH had taco salad and it was way too wet. The server was friendly, the inside is very loud. The service got pretty slow and hard to get drink refills. I would go again but try something different. It... More 

1 Thank ljgordon
Sebring, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live here in Sebring and visit Don Jose at least once a month. First let me say that I personally enjoy authentic Mexican food. Merlot's in Avon Park just 20 minutes north is by far my favorite Mexican resturant in Central Florida. They however have no ambiance, no where to dock your boat... no view. Meanwhile, my hubby likes... More 

2 Thank FloridagirlT
Fort Myers, Florida
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194 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Margarita's are delicious. We had the shrimp quesadilla appetizers. Shrimp was very tasty. There are green peppers in the quesadilla, unbeknownst to me. I just picked them out. You can dine on the deck, which overlooks Lake Jackson. The restaurant in very clean and inviting. Service was excellent!

1 Thank Brooklynn88
Cape Coral
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a favorite stop of ours on the way back from Orlando. Did not disappoint. Blackened chicken fajitas and Chicken Arizona, both awesome! Good chips, the table salsa was quite spicy but we love that. Great service and this restaurant is decorated so colorful it makes you smile!

1 Thank Bill D
Clewiston, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Mexican restaurant in Sebring. My 7th or 8th visit today. Warm chips and salsa when you sit down. The hot salsa is quite spicy. But good. Attentive staff. No alcohol until 1:00 pm on Sundays. The County is 50 years behind. Wifi here too. Decent draft beer selection includes Mexican. Outside patio for the smokers to suffer in the... More 

1 Thank AndyE112
Sebring, Florida
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The deck overlooking the lake is our preferred sitting area in this restaurant...we enjoy the view while having a leisurely dinner. It's perfect for entertaining a group of friends but also for quiet dinners. There's quite a big selection of delicious meals and the service is very efficient. This place has joined our short list of preferred places in Sebring.

1 Thank tantrika16

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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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4731 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-2064
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sebring
  • Phone Number: (863) 385-9316
Wide Selection of liquor at our bar, Dining room area, patio area, a long dock on lake Jackson.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?