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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 219 Restaurants in Clermont
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Daughter got violently sick after eating here. Food wasn't that great. Not sure how clean the restaurant was, either.

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

We really enjoyed our two visits to this restaurant, we had a short wait for a table the first night but our second visit was a little easier. We thoroughly enjoyed our food on both visits. We were a little rushed by our waiter on the second visit but not a major problem. Watch out for the price of the margaretas though, we thought we were getting two for $6.50 but believe these may have been the non alchoholic one's, ours actually cost $11.99 each so two each brought our drink bill to more than the food bill. Also watch the location, it says it is on the US27 but it is found on the mall next to Publix, this restaurant is not visible from the main highway.

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Thank wendy_biddle
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

Fabulous food! Our server Bernie was outstanding! Food is incredible. Highly recommend the Sopa De Mariscos, very fresh and tasty! Also, the lunch quesadilla, the Taco Salad, the Steak fajitas, guacamole. Great food, and authentic Mexican. The lunch Specials are served Monday-Saturday, 11:00-4:00 pm and the price from the lunch Special menu is $5.95! Can't beat that! They have Vegetarian food selection, Dinner Combos to choose from. Also must try, one of the house specialties, the quesadilla rellena. Every item coming out of the kitchen looked amazing! We loved our dishes, portions were very generous. The restaurant has a very cozy, and cute bar and bar sitting area. The wine selection and beers are very good as well as mixed drinks. If in the Clermont area you must visit this restaurant; must like authentic, original fresh Mexican food. Get ready to be treated exceptional by the Family owned personal. We will return, we had fantastic experience.

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Thank MJ778
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

My 8 friends and I went for lunch. Most of us ordered lunch specials. My other friend ordered the fajita. On menu it says, $9,95 steak or chicken. My friend asked, can you substitue 1/2 steak, 1/2 chicken? Waitor said yes, sure. When bill came, he charged her $14.95. When asked why, he SAID YOU SUBSTITUBED, you wanted 1/2 steak 1/2 chicken instead of all steak....What!!! you never said there was an upcharge of 50%. He said nothing. Are you kidding me, how unfair. We explained he never said there was an upcharge of ANYTHING. We said you should have said something. He didn't care. We asked to speak to Mgr., he never came. What a terrible way to treat a customer. It was so unprofessional
and I am... along with many of the ladies there, will NEVER return to this place to be treated like this. There are 2 other places to go Mexican food --- and San Jose is NOT one of them. Scratch it off the list.

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Thank dee e
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

The San Jose restaurant is Clermont, one of three in a local chain, offers authentic Mexican fare at reasonable prices. For a great culinary experience order the California Burrito (the small one will satisfy most appetites). Food arrive quickly. Friendly staff, nice atmosphere, ample parking. Great value.

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Thank RussinMaine
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