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“Poor service” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fiesta Grande Mexican Grill

Fiesta Grande Mexican Grill
Ranked #13 of 113 Restaurants in Mount Dora
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mount Dora, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Poor service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

We are new to town and told our waitstaff so. It's ok...we were not expecting a band to call to our new arrival...BUT, it was QUITE odd that they didn't care about their lack of service. It was almost like they were EXPECTING people to come in and get crappy, Mexican food. Shame...shame on them an their expecatations...go get yourselves some good grub and take it to your room instead.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Pamela Doris H
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  • English first
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English first
Level Contributor
44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Bad food, okay service, bad food.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

We wanted Mexican and passed up the other restaurant, something parrot, because it was empty. The food here was flavorless. I had the tacos, with beef and asked for the crunchy tacos. I should have asked for soft tacos, because my "crunchy" tacos were soggy! My partner said that he has had better steaks at the Waffle House, when comparing his food. We will not be visiting this place again.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Kristina B
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Florida
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179 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Average all the way around”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

We've eaten here several times and its just average "Americanized" Mexican food. The happy hour pricing on margaritas is the biggest draw for me. I've had several dishes here--chile rellenos, fajitas, burritos. They are all okay, not great, not bad. Portion quantity is good. They have a nice outdoor seating area, which is a great place to sit as the weather allows. Service was adequate--again, not great, not bad. The inside is pretty basic. The back room is large, so it can get very loud in there when there are large parties.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Eube
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Mount Dora, Florida
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Consistently fabulous!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

Serving the best Mexican food we've ever had, Fiesta Grande is one of our favorite casual restaurants. Fiesta Grande makes it own chips, which are simply delectable - not greasy or oversalted...just perfect! Food is excellent, the service is always good, and the prices are reasonable.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Laura C
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Orlando, Florida
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Buen Provecho!!!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

Tucked along a side street in picturesque downtown Mt. Dora is an authentic taste of Mexico - otherwise known as the Fiesta Grande Mexican Grill.

Residing in what was once an Irish pub, the Fiesta Grande boasts both indoor and outdoor seating as well as a decent sized bar.

My husband and I have dined here on many occasions, most recently being July 4th. This time around I had the #18, a tasty combination of a chile relleno, chalupa and rice. All were delicious, particularly the chile relleno which was covered in a sauce that has a slightly sweet note to it. My husband had the #1 which was a combination of a taco, chalupa, burrito and enchilada. Again, all the items were very good and he particularly liked the cheese that was used. (Usually, he doesn't care for the cheese that tops Mexican dishes.)

The service here has always been professional and attentive. Our drinks and salsa/chips bowls were refilled without our even asking.

All in all, if you ever find yourself in Mt. Dora and craving something a bit exotic, consider stopping by the Fiesta Grande.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank chakkuri
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