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Dona Julia's

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5375 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-4913
+1 863-648-0858
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Sevierville
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Was in town visiting family and stopped in for a lite lunch with my sister. Had the Carne asada which was very moist and tender. Asked for some green chilli sauce which was favorable and just the right amount of heat. What made our lunch is the Service we received from Doris, she very attentive tended to our needs and... More 

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Thank William C
Lakeland, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

been going here occasionally for 5 or 6 years and I can honestly say I've never been disappointed. great selection of Mexican favorites, with a few american dishes thrown in for good measure. seating is limited, but parking is easy. Definitely try the Mexican breakfast pizza if you go, different and very tasty. Worth checking out!

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Thank Jeffrey P
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

You can tell by the morning crowd this is a great place for breakfast. In addition to the typical breakfast items which are very good, they have an incredible Mexican Omelet. Filled with taco meat, this breakfast delight is so good with their homemade salsa poured on top. It comes with either traditional rice & beans and tortillas, or home... More 

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Thank Susan B
FLORIDA
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287 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The food is excellent and the service is super friendly. We love going here for lunch or dinner. Plenty of food and very tasty. I recommend this restaurant. Try it and you'll agree!

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Thank FloridaMyrtle
Lakeland, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was out on a Saturday morning exploring Lakeland and got hungry. I decided to try Dona Julia's. I ordered the tamales. They were delicious. The chips & salsa were also good. The restaurant was busy but not crowded and I was seated immediately. I haven't had a chance to return, but I will.

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Thank Julie W
Lakeland, Florida
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363 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Every football season, my husband has to eat here for breakfast every Sunday, lol. However, we do love the place, I always get the breakfast burrito, and my husband always has the Mexican omelette. Every Sunday, that the Chicago bears are playing, you will see us up there!

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Thank Ellie W
outside Atlanta, GA
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167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I suppose this place would be good but it was just ok. We wanted margaritas but they only have wine ones (but had nothing on the door about this). Salsa was just OK. Food was pretty typical and standard for Mexican, but nothing memorable

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Thank wrensaver
Lakeland FL
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139 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I was in the mood for fajitas so I suggested we go to Dona Julia's. This is a local Mexican American restaurant in Lakeland. The steak fajitas did not disappoint. Very flavorful. My wife had a steak quesadilla which she found delicious. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We got there a little after 5 and were... More 

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Thank jstancil
Lakeland, Florida
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

The place is small but the service is top notch and the food is pretty terrific! The only down side is they don't have cheese sauce which would be great on enchiladas and burritos. We will go back here again.

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Thank ThisGirlLovesFL
Tampa, Florida
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143 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Breakfast and lunch visits in the past few months. Both delicious. Think diner atmosphere and pricing, with really delicious food and wonderful friendly service. Located in a long strip shopping center at the far south end, this place has plenty of free parking, They close early for ty[ical dinner, closed and out by 8pm, so get in to order by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5375 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-648-0858

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?