Poinciana, FL

Don Pepe Taqueria Offers Authentic Mexican Cuisine in Poinciana

Gayle Kurtzer-Meyers

Pepe Taqueria Mexican Cuisine/Photo Source: Trip Advisor

Don Pepe Taqueria

Don Pepe Taqueria is a popular restaurant in Poinciana, Florida, that serves excellent authentic Mexican cuisine in a quaint, family-friendly atmosphere. One of Poinciana's newest and best Mexican restaurants, Don Pepe's is a warm, cozy spot that's perfect if you are eating alone, want to impress your date, give your family the authentic flavors of Mexico, or want to hang out with some friends and have a great time. The environment is fun and relaxing.

Entrée at Pepe Taqueria/Photo Source: Pepe Taqueria Facebook

Don Pepe's is open from 11 in the morning until nine at night and specializes in offering some of the tastiest lunch and dinner dishes imaginable. Plus, you can dine in, get it to go, call or order online to have it delivered to your place of choice.

An extensive menu

When you visit Don Pepe Taqueria in Central Florida, you are sure to be impressed by the number of incredible authentic Mexican dishes on the menu. Don Pepe's spoils you with choices whether you love meat and fish or you are vegetarian. They start you off with fresh crispy chips and mouthwatering salsa that wake up and excite your taste buds. And they offer you large, refreshing drinks to satisfy your palette. By the time you are ready to order your entrees, the tantalizing aromas coming out of the kitchen will have your mouth watering.

Excellent options

The only problem diners have at Don Pepe's is deciding which delectable dish to pick. They have amazing enchiladas, fantastic fajitas, burritos loaded with delicious, fresh ingredients, traditional Mexican flautas, tasty quesadillas, tacos galore, and salads, plus a wide selection of burgers and sandwiches to satisfy any taste. Their authentic Mexican food has incredibly flavorful sauces that add a unique flavor to anything you order. Perusing the menu is an adventure in itself, with all the exotic, scintillating dishes it contains. There's an endless array of savory items from which to choose.

The menu

The appetizers on Don Pepe's menu include:

Loaded Chicken Or Steak Empanadas, Stuffed Sweet Plantains, Tostones Rellenos,

Nacho Plantain Chips, Fritanga, Nacho Fiesta Tortilla Chips and Elote.

Their salads include a Don Pepe Cobb Salad and an Ensalada De La Casa salad with mixed greens, cucumbers, avocado, corn, black beans, and pico de gallo and your choice of meat topping. Plus, they serve Sancocho De Gallina and several great burgers. They include:

  • El Mexicano
  • El Latino
  • El Americano
  • Sandwiches

Don Pepe's has an array of excellent sandwiches; all served with French fries. Their unique sandwiches include:

  • The Sloppy Lechon
  • Classic Philly
  • Fish Sandwich
  • Club Sandwich
  • El Cubano
  • Pepe's Tripleta Sandwich
  • El Frances

Other tasty dishes available at Don Pepe's in Poinciana, Florida, include:

  • Bandeja Don Pepe
  • Sirloin steak, sausage, pork crackling, fried egg, rice, pinto beans, and sweet plantains.
  • Seafood Paella
  • Rice simmered with shrimp, clams, mussels, scallops, sausage or chicken, and white wine.
  • Tacos

Don Pepe makes delicious tacos with soft or crispy tortillas. They come with a Mexican salad, rice and pinto beans, grilled steak, shredded beef, shredded chicken, or Al Pastor pork. Plus, they have Korean tacos, grilled chicken and steak carnitas, and great enchiladas and burritos. There is certainly something for everyone. My favorite is the pork tacos.

  • burritos

If you want authentic Mexican burritos? Try one at Don Pepe's. It's a 12-inch flour tortilla and your choice of blended Mexican cheese, rice, corn, lettuce, pico de gallo, black, red, or refried beans and sour cream.

  • super burrito

It's stuffed with your choice of meat, fried eggs, sweet plantain, red beans, black beans or refried beans, rice, pico de gallo, corn, lettuce, and sour cream. Choose from steak, shrimp, chicken, or pork super burritos.

  • grill specialties

Want to immerse yourself in the unique flavors of Mexico? Order from the grill at Don Pepe's. Their special grilled dishes include:

  • chicken cutlet

Breaded, pan-fried chicken breast smothered in Mexican cheeses and guajillo sauce.

  • Lomo Saltado

Sliced beef, sautéed with onions, garlic, tomatoes, and oriental sauce and served over fries with rice and sweet plantain

  • Bistec Encebollado

Grilled top sirloin steak and sautéed onions.

  • Surf & turf

grilled top sirloin steak and shrimp with a creole sauce

  • Churrasco

Grilled skirt steak with chimichurri sauce

tasty entrees/Photo Source: TripAdvisor

A memorable dining experience

Don Pepe's also makes the best authentic Mexican veggie, shrimp, chicken, steak, steak, shrimp, and chicken and steak fajitas. Chicken, shrimp, steak, pork quesadillas, crispy, flavorful flautas stuffed with shredded beef, chicken, or pork are two of Don Pepe's specialties. Plus, they have a kids' menu, and for dessert, they have ice cream sundaes, homemade flan and churros, and ice cream.

Outstanding service and casual atmosphere

Don Pepe's is one of Poinciana's hidden gems. It has a warm, welcoming atmosphere, a great selection of excellent food and refreshing drinks, and outstanding service. I have always found the staff friendly and ready to help. They made sure my food was to my satisfaction and that my drink was always full. My taste buds came alive with the generous portions of delicious, authentic Mexican dishes they serve. Don Pepe's is a perfect addition to the community.

festive décor at Don Pepe TaqueriaPhoto Source: Facebook

Don Pepe Taqueria Mexican Cuisine

If you crave some homemade Mexican cuisine and a unique dining experience in Poinciana, Florida, I suggest adding them to your schedule.

I am a regular customer and have found there is no restaurant in the area quite like it. So whether Poinciana's where you live or work or just visiting, you have to try the food at Don Pepe Taqueria Mexican Cuisine. It is worth the visit.

The decor also engages with its creative old-school traditional knick-knacks, and the signage will have you entertained while you wait for your food to arrive.

Are you ready for some chips and salsa?

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