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Pepe's Mexican Store Meat Market and Restaurant

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7915 W Highway 40, Ocala, FL 34482-4496
+1 352-291-8888
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
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Palm Coast, Florida
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482 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had been recommended to go here for really authentic Mexican. Well it might be authentic to some but it had no flavor in the fajitas or the burrito. I added lots of hot sauce but otherwise had no spices

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Thank Patrick W
Sebring, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great food and great service every time we visit! Love it! My burrito was a little cold (the lettuce and sour cream are in the center) but I asked for extra red sauce to poor over it and it was fine! We took some friends there a couple days later and they were very impressed. Don't miss it! You won't... More 

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Thank Sherry P
Ocala, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Found this little restaurant from a friend. You walk through the grocery store and into the back which has about a dozen tables and booths. The place is clean and the staff is so friendly. The food is like home cooked. It's delicious, and authentic. I loved it, and will be back. I got enchilada suizas and they were so... More 

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Inverness, Florida, United States
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had to go to Ocala on business, so took the long way, so we could go to Pepe's for lunch. I had Posole...hadn't had any since we lived in Albequerque 16 years ago. It was a little different..but good. It was the day's special. I ate half a bowl..the bowl must have what seemed like a quart of posole.. Well... More 

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Thank Donna N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Ran in one day very quickly to Pick up some pastries, but ended up.spending about an hr. I bought meat, rice, tortillas,candles and my lists goes on. The ppl are super friendly and helpful, as I only speak English. Now I visit all the time.

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Thank Rosamund A
Ocala, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

First off before we ordered they serviced us chips which were so hard you could all most bust your teeth on. I asked if that was normal and the server said yes. The place should have a warning EAT AT YOUR OWN RISK. For a first timer that was a bad start. I had shrimp tacos which had a OK... More 

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Inverness, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

My husband dearly loves really spice Mexican dishes..and he decided to try this new dish..He damn near licked the plate..and he would NOT let me taste it because it matches the name Diablo..IT WAS HOT! BUT, the seasoning was such that you could taste everything without the heat destroying it. The waitress told him it was very spicy, and it... More 

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Thank Donna N
Ocala, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Finally got around to taking the wife with me to taste some of the very best Mexican fare around. No frills, authentic "south-of-the-border," Mexican food. I had the Enchiladas, while the wife tried the tacos. Spicy food upsets her, so I was holding my breath - the waitress got it RIGHT, and we enjoyed some very tasty food.

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Thank Gary U
Punta Gorda, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

three types of salsa were brought to our table and all were tasty! And none were overly spicy. The food we ordered can out hot and very well done, I had the Chile Rellano , my favorite and was very pleased, Two nicely sized pablano peppers with stem and seeds fully removed with just th right amount of cheese inside.... More 

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Thank Robert B B
Ocala, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

How many times have you heard, find the place where the locals go and you'll have a good restaurant. I have passed this place many times as I live here in Ocala but have never stopped. A friend of mine finally told me that you've got to go in there and experience the real Mexican food. We stopped in for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7915 W Highway 40, Ocala, FL 34482-4496
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: +1 352-291-8888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?