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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
+1 352-536-2006
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
“chicken soup” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you didn't know about this restaurant, you would miss it. It is located behind several banks and at the end of a strip shopping center. The food was very good and they accommodated our group of 8 without any problem. We ordered a variety...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to San Jose’s. As a party of seven we had a reasonable wait as expected. Our server was efficient. I ordered fajitas with chicken, beef and shrimp. They were very good. My wife ordered a California burrito with just hamburger,...More

1  Thank UCF1983
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a small, quaint restaurant. The staff is friendly and very accommodating. The food was so good but if your there do yourself a favor and try the fried ice cream (OMG!) delish! portion sizes are good too.

Thank Anaid S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My friends and I have been here multiple times. The last couple in the bar area as we stop in for a quick margarita and snack to catch up. This time was not unlike the last couple. The bartender is unclear on ingredients in the...More

Thank smhs11609
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Took forever to get our food . And the margarita was not good . Overpriced cheap drinks . Not friendly at all .

Thank Dianna C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

In a strip mall, this restaurant serves very good mexican food. Typical menu, but everything is made with care.

Thank 840Susan
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent Mexican food and great service. Love their margaritas, especially with happy hour prices. Sunday night they have a mariachi band.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

First time here, found the menu appealing, service was quick and the choices typical for a Mexican restaurant. Served hot with chips and salsa, we had an enjoyable meal. We will visit again.

Thank W7475SMthomasf
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Took my family here around dinner time. After we were seated, it took forever to get someone to take our drink order. After we finally got someone to come by, the waiter was rude and didn't seem like he wanted to be there. The food...More

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Returned here when on holiday again after enjoying a meal here last year. Was as good as remembered. Quite a lot of choice for my vegetarian wife too. Margaritas 2 for $7.50 is a bargain! Only fault was slow to bring bill, but there was...More

Thank djas2000
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Sandi G
5 April 2017|
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Response from Jeneconnelly | Reviewed this property |
I believe I paid about 4.oo for Queso.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4315 S Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711-5349
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Clermont
  • Phone Number: +1 352-536-2006
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