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Dexter's - Lake Mary

4.4
131 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Good for Anniversaries
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Café, International
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Hours of operation
Open Daily: Mon-Wed: 11am-10pm - Thur-Sat: 11am–1:30am - Sun: 10:30am-10pm
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Phone number
(407) 805-3090
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Justin Venezia
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Townpark Ave
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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
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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
What 131 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.5
service
4.1
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Great experience!! Heather was a great server, food was Awesome and worth the drive.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Arrived with 2 more that reserved for and were quickly seated with no issues. Food was very satisfying to all in group, child, teens and seniors.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Fish and chips heavy on the greasy side. 2 in group ordered fish and chips

A wedding rehearsal dinner was set up. Two tables running across the width of the restaurant. When the group came in to be seated, it was extremely noisy and some of their party stood behind our table talking loudly.

I don't fault the wedding party, Dexters should have completely blocked off ample room for such a large group.

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Great salad and service. We will dine here’s again

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Shame you changed your menu !! We used to loved the crab cakes. ..The breakfast is just not the same !!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent service, excellent drinks, excellent food, excellent server ALexis!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I decided to try something new for my birthday and the good was delicious. My friends and I had a great time!

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5.0Dined on February 8, 2018

Food and service were excellent, as usual.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

My husband and I just love this place! The food and service is great. Had their new fresh tuna salad and was wonderful.

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2.0Dined on February 4, 2018

This restaurant had an extremely high noise level where I could not even hear myself speak, let alone hear my guest. We were moved to a corner table that helped somewhat, but it was still not adequate. The food was fine as I have been to Dexter's in other locations, however, this location may have serious acoustical issues. Very disappointing visit. Service was fair but not to level expected.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

I always come here, however this was the first time I’ve gotten sick from the food. I ordered the Cajun chicken pasta and ive been sick in bed ever since! I’m not sure the ingredients either. It was almost immediately afterwards in the parking lot where I was hunched over in the pain. I love this place, but I’d recommend anyone stay away from this particular dish.

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2.0Dined on January 20, 2018

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

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Came on a Friday night before catching a movie. We were promptly seated, and service was very good. Food was average. It’s not bad, it’s just nothing special for the price in my opinion. Im sure we’ll return as it is right by our favorite theater.

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5.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

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.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Enjoyed - will go back

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

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

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Birthday party for my daughter.
Wonderful evening had by all

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2.0Dined on November 18, 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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4.0Dined 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!

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5.0Dined 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!

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3.0Dined on October 22, 2017

Food was ok just nothing special.

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2017

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

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2017

Great service and food. Enjoyed the live music & dancing after dinner.

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5.0Dined on October 15, 2017

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

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1.0Dined on September 28, 2017

Very bad services and bad attitude

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3.0Dined 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!!

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2.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2017

Great Customer Service

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4.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Good food. Able to bring our dog.

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2.0Dined 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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5.0Dined 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!

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5.0Dined 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.

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3.0Dined 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.

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5.0Dined 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!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2017

Great service. Everyone was pleased with their orders.

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5.0Dined 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.

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3.0Dined on April 26, 2017

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

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2017

Great service, excellent food and selection, reasonable price.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2017

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

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