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Don Jose Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Spanish
4731 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-2064
+1 863-385-9316
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
“chimichanga” (9 reviews)
“salmon salad” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4731 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-2064
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is probably my favorite restaurant in Sebring. The inside of the building is beautifully decorated, they have a large screened in patio on Lake Jackson, and the food is great, too.

Thank Dustin A
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The staff was friendly, service was on the slow side, and the view spectacular. Two concerns were: no liners in the chip baskets which were served to us with spilled sauce. The sauce wasn’t served in the baskets. Meant to me other customers had dribbled...More

Thank McHove
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We waited over 20 minutes to be seated. The waiter was great. Food tasty except chips seemed stale. Restaurant was clean.

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Love the place and food! Atmosphere is great food is great! You can't ask for more the outside sitting Is so worth it right by the lake. The prices are perfect

Thank Apex2017
Reviewed 27 March 2018

The chips and salsa are very good. The staff was very nice. The food is typical Mexican-American with a few authentic dishes.

Thank ninjamimi2006
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Group of 6 friends decided to try restaurant. Restaurant is located on a lake so views are nice. The waitstaff was friendly, prompt and courteous. The food was served promptly but I personally was not impressed. The salsa served with chips tasted like tomato sauce...More

1  Thank abmut
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I had the Tilapia Arceo. T outside waterside he amount of fish was extremely small. There were just 2 very small pieces. They were very generous with the rice though (who cares about the rice). I asked for ranch dressing to dip my chips in...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here hoping to get some good Mexican food. I was very disappointed in the chips. They were hard & looked like they had been re-heated too many times. I ordered the shrimp enchiladas & was terribly disappointed. They were soggy & shrimp was...More

1  Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 24 February 2018

This was our first time at this restaurant and not only is there a great lake view for most of the tables but the restaurant is also very pretty. We had steak and chicken fajitas served very attractively and all ingredients were very fresh and...More

Thank Scamp4ever
Reviewed 24 February 2018

It all tasted like it came out of a can or was frozen. Just left the place and had to stop and get desert to get the after taste out of my mouth. The rice was over cooked, tha red sauce was bland, I ordered...More

2  Thank deegtime
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Martha B
4 December 2017|
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Response from Pat G | Reviewed this property |
They don't have any private rooms, but may be able to accommodate you. I have seen large groups/families. I suggest you call and tell them what it is for and how many people. They are very friendly and helpful.
29 April 2017|
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Response from orimike | Reviewed this property |
Not really dress code,very casual and colorful .
29 April 2017|
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Response from Oldie48 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code at Don Jose; a relaxed and friendly place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4731 Lakeview Dr, Sebring, FL 33870-2064
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sebring
  • Phone Number: +1 863-385-9316
Wide Selection of liquor at our bar, Dining room area, patio area, a long dock on lake Jackson.
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