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“Delicious Food, Very Good Service”

Don Julio Mexican Grill
Ranked #23 of 163 Restaurants in Lake Mary
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We have eaten at this restaurant multiple times and it is always VERY good, very fresh and flavorful - not bland. The staff is prompt, courteous and friendly. Clean. Our only criticism has NOTHING to do with the food or staff, but to do with the acoustics, it can be somewhat noisy when crowded, and somewhat difficult for older people or people with hearing loss to carry on a conversation.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Very pleased with the service and food. The chimichangas are great, with the variety of sides. We enjoy the weekly specials. Highly recommended restaurant. A nice place to relax and enjoy good Mexican food.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Since Tripadvisor doesn't offer the selection of a "good" rating I'm selecting "very good" because it is better than average.

Visited for dinner on a Wednesday night. Good food and drinks but tables are extremely close together and it is very noisy, hard to have a conversation without almost yelling. I

The shrimp chimichanga I had though was very good along with the sangria.

Our server was pleasant and met our needs.

If looking for a lively atmosphere this would be a good choice (and I would return if I was in the mood for that), but if looking for something a bit quieter you should maybe consider other options.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner last night, and there was a new waitress who lost our credit card, and the card was used within an hour at a gas station, even though after 20 minutes, the card was located and returned to us.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tammy m
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a very popular place in a strip mall. Its very noisy inside due in part to the crowding, and partly because they have no sound absorbing materials in the decor. Seating is simple. In my case, kids on the other side of my bench kept the seat constantly in motion.

There is mostly restaurant seating, but there is also a small bar to sit at.

The menu is a bit odd for a Mexican restaurant, with things like Caeser Salad and Buffalo wings. On the other hand, meals were served *without* refrijoles (refried beans). I found it a bit strange.

Food-wise, the entrees were very good. The sides left something to be desired. As noted, no beans, and a rather tasteless "Spanish" rice (it was yellow-orange, anyway). A small portion of lettuce, quacamole, sour cream and pico de galo was on every plate.

We also ordered an appetizer sampler, which consisted of a cheese quesadilla cut in quarters (but almost cheese-less), two taquitos cut in half, and 4 buffalo wings. Oh...and the mandatory portion of lettuce, quacamole, sour cream and pico de galo.
But we didn't have much chance to eat the appetizer as the main meals came about 30 seconds later. By this time, they had people waiting for tables, and time was of the essence.

Between the kicking of the seat and rushed service, it was not the most enjoyable meal. We DID like our entrees, but wish the rest of the meal measured up.

Date of visit: August 2018
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