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About Dexter's - Lake Mary

In business since 1984. A local and established casual hangout that takes food and wine very seriously. Enjoy over 30 wines by the glass or bottle, full bar, excellent service, and award winning Sunday brunch (peoples choice). Enjoy a simple build your own sandwich or a carefully prepared entree, everything is made fresh when you order it. Choose from the main menu or one of the cafe menu inserts that takes advantage of ingredients that are in season. These inserts and winelists change every other month, so there is always something new and different to enjoy ! The cuisine fuses many different culinary styles, there is something for everyone. Our vault wine list is stocked with wines from around the world priced at 20 to 40 percent less than anyone around town. Check insert menus for organics and local farm raised fruit, vegetables and meats.

950 Market Promenade Ave
Suite 1201
Lake Mary, FL 32746
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Café, International

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily: Mon-Wed: 11am-10pm - Thur-Sat: 11am–1:30am - Sun: 10:30am-10pm

Cross Street:
Townpark Ave

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 805-3090

Website:
http://www.dextersorlando.com/

Entertainment:
Wednesday night: Live solo artist from 6-9PM
Thursday night: Ladies night with live DJ from 9:30 to 1:30
Friday night: Live band from 9:30 to 1:30am
Saturday night: Live band from 9:30 to 1:30am

Executive Chef:
Justin Venezia

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Sun 11:00AM - 11:45AM 2:30PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 11:45PM

Tue - Fri 11:00AM - 11:45AM 2:30PM - 3:45PM 4:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 11:45PM

Sat 11:00AM - 11:45AM 2:30PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 11:45PM

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Dexter's - Lake Mary Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.0

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Casual (4)
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Hot Spot (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Business Meals (4)
Authentic (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Notable Wine List (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Fun (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Music (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Disappointed. I’ve been to other Dexter’s locations and this one isn’t up to par.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We were looking for a place to stop before our final destination but didn't want fast food, This place was great! I wish we had one closer to where I live. The food was delicious. I had the greek burger and my boyfriend had the seafood burrito. Both were amazing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Dexter's gives great for a great value. We were there this time for the New Years eve dinner. The manager Johnathan came and asked for our wishes.. Julia (our gorgeous waitress was caring and did an impeccable job. (Thanks both for working on new years eve.) Dexter's does not specifically raise the rates for special occasions therefore you can eat and have fun at a very reasonable price for a great food and drinks. (I love their Hendrix gin martinis, my wife enjoys the dirty vodka martinis.. Bar is also great.)

Excellent place for the money.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Casual, Authentic, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Enjoyed - will go back

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Craig was an excellent waiter and the overall experience was amazing!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Birthday party for my daughter.
Wonderful evening had by all

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I think they were having a bad night. Soccer party going on made it loud and slowed down food service. Manager did come over to apologize. I have gone to Dexters before and enjoyed it, so I will be back.

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Food was delicious - very large portions and very tasty. Service was excellent. I hosted a group of 7 and everything was perfect. We were seated at a nice round table which was awesome. However, the temperature was set a little too cold. Probably wouldn't have been so bad if there were more people dining, but we had our sweaters on. Also, the lighting was a little too dark. Other than that, it was a great experience and I will be back!

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

First time eating here and loved it! great friendly atmosphere & the food was perfect! great prices too! our waiter "Craig" was excellent!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was ok just nothing special.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 22, 2017

When my friends visit from another town, they always suggest we go to Dexter’s for Sunday brunch. Never disappoints.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We Love Dexters !! We go there at least 1 once a month.

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, People Watching, Casual
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Very bad services and bad attitude

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·Dined on August 10, 2017

waiter was great as was the snapper soup. my wifes roll could have been fresher my mahi sandwhch was good but i didnt like the sauce coffee was horible!!

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on July 29, 2017

The food was mediocre, too much pasta and small not de-veined shrimp. The band was terrible, some songs were not even recognizable and when some were, they were awful. I left early on this first date, needless to say that didn't go well. I had been to another Dexter's, the food was great and the band was also very good. Very disappointed. The server however, was excellent, always making sure everything was good.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Great Customer Service

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Good food. Able to bring our dog.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Food wasn't good. Had burger and the bun on the bottom was very soggy, Cuban sandwich had three little pieces of meat on it and way too much mustard which had a terrible taste. We thought it was expensive for quality of food

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Dexter's Lake Mary location is always a great experience...from the ambiance, the food, the service and of course, the live music. We always make a point to sit in the bar area for good people watching and good seats. This weekend we had their hamburger & fries, some nice drinks (and a great waitress BTW!) and danced to My Generation. Friends we hadn't seen in a long time showed up as well which made for a very fun night! Hope to see you there!

Tags: Live Music, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 2, 2017

We had a great time, the server was very attentive, and all of our food was correct. They made us feel welcome, and we stayed for a while.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, People Watching
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I think I was expecting a more upscale environment, so I was a bit disappointed to see that it was too casual for the special occasion I went there to celebrate. My eggplant was very good, but my fiancés pasta dish was only so-so, and did not seem to have much flavor to it. The service was good, but our waiter knocked over a full glass of water onto my lap which made for a very uncomfortable experience. I still left him a decent tip.

Tags: Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Want on Mothers Day this passed Sunday. Had Craig as a waiter. He was fantastic and really added to our experience. Food was excellent. Highly recommmeded!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Great service. Everyone was pleased with their orders.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on May 4, 2017

Dexter's is a fantastic spot for delicious food, friendly service, and atmosphere to boot.
I was there for my birthday, and had a great time. Dexter's has one of the best service teams around. Everyone from the hostess to the bartenders are personable and accommodating.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Disabled Access
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Good for business lunch. Average food but it's close to the office.

Tags: Business Meals, Quick Bite
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 25, 2017

Great service, excellent food and selection, reasonable price.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 24, 2017

Great for a casual dinner with someone special. Food was very good. Service was great.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Quick Bite
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 (Orlando)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Had an early brunc reservation, and they were actually able to sit us outside. Great service, food was very tasty and reasonably priced especially on a holiday. Will definitely go back again.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on April 5, 2017

Normally, a great restaurant. There was something off on Wednesday night. Southwestern Quesadillas had almost nothing in them; Mediterranean Pasta Toss was just ok at best. We'll definitely be back as it is typically a great place to eat. Just not this past week.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Love Dexter's, great food at a reasonable price. Michelle the server was outstanding.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 31, 2017

Was staying at a nearby hotel & was looking for someplace to walk to. Great find. Definitely try the chicken egg rolls as an appetizer. 4 large pieces that were delicious. Could even eat as main course with a salad. Cobie fish also prepared well. Had a reservation & was taken almost immediately. Really enjoyed our meal here.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Casual, Quick Bite, Late-night Find
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 25, 2017

We are from out of town and found dexters because one on our favorite bands "hooligan from Orlando" was playing their. It was a great find. They have a menu to please anyone. We had the Brie appetizer and had the pecan crusted chicken for an entre. The food was awesome, out waiter Heather never let our drinks become empty . Strongly recommended this place. We will be back the. Next time we are in town.

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 24, 2017

I enjoyed the food, the atmosphere, and the service. The menu is inclusive enough for most tastes, and the presentation is well done.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Casual
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 (Charleston)·Dined on March 21, 2017

all 3 of us order blackened salmon...we all got salmon , but not one of the three meals had any blackening ...when we told the waitress she talked with the chef and he said it was blackened and we should enjoy the meal.......never at this place

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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 19, 2017

I've been to Dexters several times and its nice for "trendy brunch" but a little overrated in my opinion. The food is just OK however service is always great and I will return here and there, just not my favorite.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Dexter's always delivers! Delicious food, variety of wine/beer and great upbeat atmosphere. Fun to go early for dinner and stay for the live music after...I'm a lifetime fan ♥

Tags: Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Live Music
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on March 12, 2017

Blackened magi and grits scrumptious. Online menu states "bacon jalapeño cheddar grits" but I think they forgot the bacon. And the jalapeños. Otherwise good. Service with a smile

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on March 11, 2017

We chose Dexter's for our immediate family reunion. There were 8 of us. That atmosphere is comfortable. The waiter was knowledgeable, and when asked about gluten free meals, he checked with the chef to be sure. Too our pleasure, he arranged for gluten free entrées. we would not characterize Dexter's as "fine dining," but it was solid comfort food at a reasonable price. We would return for a casual or business lunch. Great location; the neighborhood was great for an after-dinner stroll.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Live Music
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 9, 2017

Service was great. Very nice waitress. Chicken was very dry. Prosecco had no bubbles. Was told it may have been an old bottle. Sweet potato chips were good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 6, 2017

Great service and engaging server. However, the food was just okay, nothing special about the chicken salad. Perhaps another salad choice would have been better tasting.

Tags: Casual
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