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Don Pablo's

#653 of 2,902 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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8717 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-9318
+1 407-354-3218
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Don Pablos and i have a love hate relationship. I only go here for the food. The service is absolutely terrible. There were 4 people in our party and we had asked for tortillas and queso for us to share and the waiter brought us 2 tortillas. The servers are very slow and do not care about their job. The... More 

Thank Alex B
Cape Coral, Florida
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

we dine here when we go to international drive apparently not enough people feel the same. There was a sign on the door announcing it was closed. too bad

Thank 14Jimbo
Cape Coral, Florida
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687 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Love this chain. the food is consistent and good every time. I am creature of habit so on this trip like all the others I ordered 3 cheese enchiladas with rice and refried beans. I love their chips and salsa as well. I always order a side of guacamole. The prices are reasonable and the service good as well.

Thank Charles1019
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was the best restaurant we found during our week on International Drive. With members of our party of 5 being both gluten intolerant and vegetarian we really struggled to feed them both. Don Pablo's was perfect - a huge menu that catered for everyone! The staff were really friendly and helpful and recognised us straight away on our second... More 

Thank JezzaSussex
Ohio City, Ohio
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133 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stopped here for lunch. No wait. Very large restaurant. Delicious chips and salsa served while you wait for your meal. Very good dishes at reasonable prices. Good size portions. Friendly staff.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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342 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

At peak hour, when all the other restaurants were crowded, Don Pablo was empty. The food would have been acceptable had they not had so much trouble getting our order right. There are better Mexican restaurants nearby, but, I guess this might be a silver lining....you can come here to avoid the crowds.

Thank MMMarty2ya
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Chicken fajitas where pretty delicious but my dad and bro's enchiladas where nasty af and the place was kinda dirty, friendly staff tho, but do not recommend

Thank Edxo
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Mexican food, was very nice but we had too much, restaurant want full, prices decent, staff great, would visit again

Thank john s
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

When we ate dinner at Don Pablo's I was surprised to see its parking lot nearly empty compared to all the other restaurants on I Drive. Within minutes of walking in, I understood why. EVERYTHING was sticky. The floors, the table, the chairs, my daughter's high chair. Yuck. Our food was just OK and the service not great. It was... More 

Thank Chellybelly23
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Really rate this restaurant for its value for money and quality of food - good sized portions too. Service good without being too 'in your face' the whole time.

Thank Craig M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8717 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819-9318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-354-3218

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