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Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
+1 352-465-8445
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“cheese dip” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish
$$ - $$$
20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The chips were good - the lunch not so good. I generally take leftovers home, but opted to leave what was left for the trash. The bill did not match what we ordered, they hold the check at the register so you have to go...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small place so get there early to get a seat or you'll be waiting for a long time. The chips are fresh as is the salsa, although I really wanted salsa verde, but they don't serve it at all (go figure)....More

Thank Penny M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I’m from the Southwest I thought the food was terrible. Went once and have never been back. I have heard that the original owner returned but no for me

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Don Pepe's food is like all famly-style cooking--it has it's own flavors and textures to love or not. I love the tortilla chips and fresh salsa. Their meals fluctuate in flavor based on who is cooking at the time. Service tends to be good and...More

Thank 5kidsgma
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We all loved our food. The red sauce on the shrimp for my tacos was excellent. Good portions. The sweet tea is just right!

Thank teresamalmberg
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing authentic Mexican food. Be careful when you call on the telephone. Read-back everything if you don't have someone that speaks Spanish placing your order. Rest assured that if you don't get what you ordered it'll still be great Mexican food. We live nearby and...More

Thank Bj K
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Good mexican food. Nice old home atmosphere. Interesting "wine" margarita. Very much worth the visit.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It's easy to say this is the best Mexican in town, because it is the only Mexican in town! I have traveled in Mexico on business in the past and this is the Best Mexican I have experienced outside of Mexico. Service was quick and...More

1  Thank Jim E
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a converted historic home, so pretty cramped and very hot in the summer. The service wasn't great, took 10 mins just to get waters even after they had dropped off the requisite chips and salsa. We enjoyed the food though mostly and...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Don Pepe's offers the best Mexican food, hands down! Their items are fresh and delicious. I definitely recommend the cheese dip! The servers are always friendly and kind.

Thank brianandbridget
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Lauren K
12 February 2017|
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Response from Beast308 | Reviewed this property |
11am-2pm and 5pm-9pm. Closed Sunday.
18 May 2015|
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Response from Kansas-Mom3 |
Here are their hours....enjoy!!! Mon - Thu: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: +1 352-465-8445
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