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Don Pablo's - CLOSED

5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
+1 941-378-2262
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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good22%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
6 Jul 2015
“Great Food and Service”
31 May 2015
“your average mexican restaurant............”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
DETAILS
5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
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11 - 20 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

I love Don Pablo white bean chilli... Now our server Jordan was on point and very fast. His recommendations were perfect and he always was on time with drinks and replacing dirty dishes. Food was great as usual and I will said that because of...More

Thank Jose R
Reviewed 17 January 2015

They were better before the bankruptcy to redo the management and food. The amount is still the same but the quality has changed. They should go back to the basic's. Go back to making the food the way you did before you started closing the...More

1  Thank L N
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

Although not an authentic dining experience as compared to a handful of other "hole in the wall" Mexican restaurants, I would return and try some other dishes. My waitress, although pleasant, was clearly unfamiliar with some of the dish details, but she did introduce me...More

Thank TimothyRRuiz
Reviewed 12 January 2015

the food here is pretty basic with not much flavor,the combo meals don't match properly...beer is cold and great with the chips and salsa..and I basically was full before my meal arrived because it took so long to arrive I ate humongous portion of the...More

Thank dasoverkill
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Having made numerous trips to Mexico, I can attest that Don Pablo's fare is not true Mexican cuisine, but it has been toned down and cleaned up to satisfy gringo taste buds. We have patronized Don Pablo restaurants in several states and never been disappointed....More

Thank Rod K
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

The food and drinks are to die for here. The prices are extremely reasonable, and the service is great. Ask for Stephani when you go in, she is a fantastic server.

Thank Niagralover
Reviewed 21 December 2014

If you are looking for great Mexican food...well...it is tough to find in this area. The food is good...average. Nice wait staff. Service good. The spinach enchiladas...are not exactly like authentic. I would not order them again. The beef are probably the better choice. The...More

Thank Bree G
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I wrote a scathing review in late March for the Don Pablo's in Sarasota located at Fruitville and Cattlemen just at I-75. They had changed the menu, the food was not good and the service was bad. But a co-worker and I needed a place...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I had lunch there and ate chicken quesadillas and queso. Very good. The salsa has become very generic picante like, but it was still good. Excellent service.

Thank Honest C
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Service is often poor at Don Pablos. However, tonight's service was one for the books. First, none of the servers knew she had our table. Once they found out who had our table, the server got the order wrong. The "sizzling" fajitas came without tortillas,...More

Thank asldn
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5911 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6436
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-378-2262