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Don Pepe Mexican Restaurant

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20744 W Pennsylvania Ave, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6716
+1 352-465-8445
06:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I have utilized both take out and in house dining at this restaurant many times. My wife likes the chimichanga with chicken and we both like the fajitas. My favorite dish is the carne asada. Depending on the day the seating can be a little slow, and the service while friendly could use a little motivation. Friday... More 

Thank Tom K
Dunnellon, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Mexican food this is your place, they give you enough for two people, we like to come for lunch from work so its also fast enough so we aren't late back to work (hour)

Thank Pat S
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The food & service is outstanding.. Authentic Mexican food... But no Margaritas!!! What??? What kind of Mexican restaurant has no Margaritas???

Thank kryder58
Plainfield, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We don't eat Mexican very often but the reviews for Don Pepe's were so good, we decided to give it a try. The nacho chips are served hot and the salsa is to die for! I had chicken tacos and they were very good, hubby had enchiladas and said they were delicious, and he's not one to give compliments. Service... More 

Thank hilltownmaple
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of enjoying the food here for many years. I drove out of my way on a Sunday night to get the #E Togo, just do yourself a favor and go there!!! The picture doesn't capture the art of the love of food here. No fake American text-mex here folks!

Thank Melissa R
Dunnellon, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If they can hear your order over the noise in the restaurant when you call in, you're in luck. We love the food and it is always ready in 15-20 minutes. Good value and easy to pick up on my way home from work. Friendly servers.

Thank anndeneau
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82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped in Dunnellon on a road trip and were surprised to find this little Mexican restaurant in an old cottage. We were sold when we saw local customers waiting on the porch for a table at lunch time. The service was efficient and the prices are super reasonable- most lunch combo plates $6 to $7. If we're in the... More 

Thank Belmarmom
Wildwood, Florida
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We visited Don Pepe on a Saturday evening. We have been there before, and had good food. This time was not so good. I ordered a combo plate with a taco, enchilada, a chili relleno and some beans. For an appetizer I ordered some guacamole. Good guacamole has some tomatoes...this guacamole had more tomatoes than avocado. The taste was ok,... More 

Thank srockey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The food is good and has big portion well worth you money. I usually go with friends for lunch. The workers are very attentive and super nice.

Thank Lissi T
Loves Park, Illinois
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant is a hidden gem! They are open for lunch from 11-2 and dinner from 5-9, and for dinner, to avoid a wait, better get there by 5, as it is a small restaurant. The food was exceptional! And the service was excellent! Fast and efficient. I had the garlic shrimp and it was incredible!! I can't wait to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
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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Ocala, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?