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Maria Bonita Authentic Mexican

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1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
(386) 767-9512
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real gem in disguise, this place was a real treat.....not to keen on Mexican, but, went with family, glad, as we enjoyed our whole experience. Wife had Quesadlla Bonita, I had Chilaquiles chcken, ENJOYED that immensely

Thank Frank J
Hanover, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with family and was very impressed. I've spent a lot of time in Mexico and as soon as I saw the menu I knew this would be the real deal. The chips and salsa were awesome and our meals were fantastic. Most of the table had fajitas and I had one of the more traditional pork... More 

Thank KSmithNH
Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I noticed right away the chips were hot and better quality than many places. Mexican/Cuban was a good combination. Been there twice now and it was consistent. I had chicken mole and my wife had ropa viejo. Both were very good. We would return.

Thank psblin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Different than I'm used to. Ate here once before loved the Cuban food. None on the menu now. Ask the waitress they only serve Mexican no Latin no Cuban. Since I came for the Cuban and the Mexican was mediocre, prolly not coming back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We searched for a well rated restaurant and this was top of the list! The food was great, the service fast & friendly and the portions were huge for a very reasonable price.

Thank Jackie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The food and service was excellent. I went with my family for the first time and the service was great. A nice guy help my family and me get well served. We went 2 more time and order different food and the food was great.

Thank Carlos A
Petrolia, Canada
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

This was always a regular stop for us when in Daytona Beach, but it has new management now and isn't the same anymore. The frozen margaritas were always hand-made to order and I was stunned when I was told if I wanted a frozen margarita I had to have it out of the machine and NO I could not have... More 

Thank Laura N
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

I live in the Philly/NYC area. It is incredibly hard to find authentic Mexican food here. So, I always try to have it at least once whenever I travel south or west. Maria Bonita did not disappoint. The food is excellent. The service is great, very friendly. There are some places in Daytona that are entirely too touristy. This is... More 

Thank hlochs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here with my wife for lunch. Very large menu, so my wife got a chicken bowl and I got Lengua tacos. Neither were spectacular, but both were good. Very affordable with friendly service.

Thank Dallas D
Oxford, United Kingdom
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Fresh mexican food cooked to perfection. All good on the menu and friendly service. Steak and shrimp delicious. Try Horchata for a very different drink.

Thank Hilary A H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 S Ridgewood Ave, South Daytona, FL 32119-8411
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  South Daytona
  • Phone Number: (386) 767-9512

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?