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Dean's South of the Border

) #6 of 118 Restaurants in Punta Gorda ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, American,
130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
+1 941-575-6100
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fajitas” (33 reviews)
“queso” (10 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
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1 - 10 of 863 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere, Live music, Awesome food, Burgers and onion rings are tops.. Mexican food is delicious, Breakfast is perfect! the place gets 5 stars on service too. We've been quite a few times and will def go back, again and again

Thank beckynchris4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I have been planning a nice evening out for a while, so we visited Deans for drinks and a bite to eat. We opted to sit inside as we don't like to smell cigarette smoke, and unfortunately most establishments with a nice...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I was surprised to hear such great live music, The band was named Torched and they were really great. Also the wait staff was very attentive. I ordered Nachos they were good plenty off cheese and meat. My freind ordered Tamales and he loved...More

Thank leon039
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brittney was really good at making sure we all had our drinks full! Food was so much better than last time! This place has come back! Better seating but the drink prices need to reflect what you get! Could be a little less! Over all...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Desiring Tex-Mex restaurant . It does offer a north of the border menu, but today I desired Tex-Mex. I had the steak tacos which were delicious and plentiful. The two side dishes; Spanish rice and refried beans. The beans were kind of clumpy and cold...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife for 4 years for the most part have liked this restaurant. We sit outside, a bit noisy but food is good. We decided to take our daughter here for dinner. Food was good, but I was set back by the price of the...More

Thank eric d
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your last 4 years of faithful visits, glad to hear they have been pleasant ones. I am sorry that it was not explained to you that adding ingredients is an extra charge. Our staff is trained to let you know and if we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group enjoyed our dinner food was great. Service was good but our waitress seemed put out at times during our meal. Overall good food anyhow. It is a local night life hot spot later in the evening. I would recommend if you are dining...More

1  Thank Lanae B
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear you had an enjoyable meal and time here at Deans. I am sorry if the server seemed off. I am sure she tried her best, but may have been having an off moment. We look forward to seeing you again. Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a meal at Hurricane Charley's off to Deans for great music Dancing and drinks. This place is lively. Met new friends and enjoyed a late night at this great restaurant, Pub/night club.

1  Thank Bill L
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sounds like you had a fabulous evening. Glad to hear you made it to our sister restaurant as well. Hope you and your new friends will come see us again soon! Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best late night place in all of Punta Gorda! Great Mexican food, always a very lively crowd and great entertainment. Park beside the Wyvern hotel (and use the Wyvern's hotel bathroom (ha, ha!) Parking can be an issue but we always have...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad to hear that you enjoy Deans. It is a joy to have return customers on a regular basis. Like we always say "There is always a party going on at Deans" and we look forward to many more visits. Sincerely, Carrie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Wyvern and was so glad we found this the first day we go to Punta Gorga. We got attached to Joan the server and enjoyed having her as our server for breakfast a couple of times. We went down for the...More

1  Thank Darwar
Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad to hear you found us on your visit to beautiful Punta Gorda. Thank you for the nice review. I have forwarded a copy of your review to Joann, I am sure she will be happy to hear your kind words. When...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jenn L
When does the kitchen close
15 June 2017|
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Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
Looks like a 'local' answered the question for you. Hope that helped. George
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Dlm2929
Do they serve alcohol early in the morning?
9 June 2017|
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Response from Carrie D | Property representative |
Yes we start serving at 7:00 a.m.
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Mosey16
Is the patio area dog friendly?
4 January 2017|
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Response from Carrie D | Property representative |
Yes they are. They are welcome at all umbrella tables. Carrie😀
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 02:00
Monday
06:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 02:00
Thursday
06:30 - 02:00
Friday
06:30 - 02:00
Saturday
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-3633
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-6100
  • E-mail
Description
Dean's South of the Border has been a local favorite since 1992, family owned & operated it offers something for everyone from Tex Mex to classic American favorites. Dean's offers indoor/outdoor dining, entertainment 7 days a week, full sports bar, kids menu, happy hour, early bird, daily specials and late night menu. There's always a party going on at Dean's!
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