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“good music, cold drinks”

Dean's South of the Border
Ranked #10 of 158 Restaurants in Punta Gorda
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Dean's South of the Border has been a local favorite since 1992, family owned & operated it offers something for everyone from Tex Mex to classic American favorites. Dean's offers indoor/outdoor dining, entertainment 7 days a week, full sports bar, kids menu, happy hour, early bird, daily specials and late night menu. There's always a party going on at Dean's!
clay township, mi
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“good music, cold drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was a bit over crowded but we had a good time. Just get there early on a weekend so you get a table.

Visited October 2013
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Thank myaspen
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We try to accomodate all even when we are busy. In the event you were unaware we do have an inside dining area. We look forward to seeing you very soon!
Sincerely,
Carrie Dillow,
Deans South of the Border, GM
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English first
Punta Gorda, Florida
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“More than Mexican Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

All of the food choices we have made at Dean's have been very good and portions are large and fairly priced. The Staff are friendly no matter if you are there on weekends for breakfast or listening to one of the areas bands. The people watching is first rate here broad range of ages frequent Dean's on a regular basis. Dean's is our favorite place off the water.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Bruce B
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this review, August 11, 2014
We love to hear reviews such as yours. Knowing that no matter what time of the day you come you are being taken care of. It is very important to us! We do have a wide variety of age groups and always a lot going on. We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you for taking the time to review us on trip advisor.
Sincerely,
Carrie Dillow
Deans South of the Border, GM
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provincetown
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Always great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Every time I visit my family we tend to go to Deans. It has been a favorite for years. The Mexican food is pretty good, as well as burgers and cheese steaks.

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1 Thank wrx2ndregime
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
We appreciate the very nice review on trip advisor. We are glad you enjoy the food here at Deans. Sounds like you have tried a lot of our dishes. We look forward to seeing you soon! May I recommend the fajitas next time? They are fabulous!
Sincerely,
Carrie Dillow
Deans South of the Border, GM
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Kettering
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Good lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch, great menu chimichanga was great as was the Reuben sandwich.looks like it would be a lot of fun in the evenings with bands playing. Kim our waitress was very good

Visited July 2014
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Thank Clareba
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We appreciate you taking the time to do so. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch. We are also glad you enjoyed Kim. We like to hear that we pleased you all the way around! We look forward to seeing you in the near future.
Sincerely,
Carrie Dillow
Deans South of the Border, GM
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

I love the nachos--they are so good. My husband usually has the fish and he loves it too. We eat there quite often--food is always good.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Janie24437
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this review, July 18, 2014
Thank you so much Smiley for taking the time to review us on trip advisor! I know you how much you love the nachos and I am so happy that 'grumpy" comes for the fish. We appreciate your business and we look forward to your Wednesday visit! I am sorry I missed you on Wednesday.
Sincerely,
Carrie Dillow
Deans South of the Border, GM
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