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“Fried quesadilla”

Dean's South of the Border
Ranked #24 of 164 Restaurants in Punta Gorda
Price range: US$4 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Mexican
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Dean's South of the Border has been a local favorite since 1992. Celebrating 25 years! Family owned & operated with 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!
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Is a little piece of calorie heaven!!!! If you are on a diet, pass!!! If not, dive in!!! Two fried tortillas with cheese, queso, & your choice of chicken or beef with jalapeños, sour cream & black olives!!! Best bar food ever!! Woo hoo!

Thank Patricia D
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

We are glad to hear you loved one of our two choices in quesadillas. That is actually our original one from way back (Crispy Quesadilla) Since then we have also added the traditional grilled quesadilla which happens to be one of my favorites. We appreciate your review and look forward to many more visits from you!
Sincerely,
Carrie

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast of eggs, bacon and link sausage this morning. We had awesome service by Brenda Ryan who took care of us splendidly.

We eat here often for breakfast and lunch and we are always impressed.

Tuesday special is my favorite goulash! Yummy

Thank Melody K
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

We very much appreciate your nice review. I will be sure to pass the kind words on to Brenda. She is an all time favorite. We love to hear from our regular customers, and we appreciate your loyal business.
Sincerely,
Carrie

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I go to Deans regularly because the food is always fresh, tasty with daily specials at resonable prices and great service..nothing fancy in this place, just great food with a tex mex theme

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Thank captainjoeFlorida
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you so much for your nice review. We love to hear from regulars (which by the way we consider family). So glad you make us one of your regular stops! We very much appreciate it. Look forward to seeing you again soon!
Sincerely,
Carrie

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Food was good however I wouldn't consider it a true mexican restaurant. If you sit outside after 8pm the band is too loud to have a conversation.

Thank 1travelfool
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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Thank you for your review. We actually are a Tex-Mex restaurant, with many other options. In the event the music is too loud for your liking we do have an inside dining area which is much quieter. We hope to see you again soon!
Sincerely,
Carrie

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

After we landed in Punta Gorda and checked into the hotel this was the first place we went, we were starved. The mini taco salad was HUGE and delicious! My dad is scared of anything that's not a chain restaurant so he was iffy about eating here. He loved his steak and fries! My margarita was good to. We ate outside, very laid back, looked like a lot of regulars. Staff was friendly and fun. Guy was playing the guitar, it was all very Florida and it was a hoot. My parents are still telling people how good it was. I would recommend going here.

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Dean S, General Manager at Dean's South of the Border, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

So glad to hear that you found your way to us after landing in Punta Gorda. It sounds like you all had a fabulous time, we are glad we were part of it. We hope your visit to Punta Gorda was as pleasant! We hope to see you all again and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you for your review.
Sincerely,
Carrie

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