We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Don Jose

Mexican
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK
Improve this listing
Add hours for Don Jose and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 27 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent Mexican/Italian restaurant on the Kenai

Stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. There are at least two of these places, which serves both Mexican and Italian food (including pizza.) Kind of a weird combination, but it works. Good chips and sauce. I had a burrito that was very good, my friend had a chimichanga that he said was fine... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
adjensen
,
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Add Photo Write a Review

27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Server swapped tables and new Server was not Friendly and was not interested in taking our oder for food and drinks. Was not offered chips and salsa for our table. Main dishes were 3 star , but rice and beans were 1 star. Like out of a Walmart can. Server stated to us, meal was prepackaged and just heated ?... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gregory W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped in for dinner on a Saturday night. There are at least two of these places, which serves both Mexican and Italian food (including pizza.) Kind of a weird combination, but it works. Good chips and sauce. I had a burrito that was very good, my friend had a chimichanga that he said was fine, though nothing special. A good... More 

Helpful?
Thank adjensen
Idaho
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Crappy service. It took forever to get our foo then it was warm not hot. There was a large wedding party there before us, and when we left some of them still hadn't gotten fed.

Helpful?
Thank Prothos49
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

There were six in our party--everyone had something different--no one complained and believe me they sure would. The food was very good, service was ok, had an earthquake while we were eating dinner. 6.2 pretty interesting!

Helpful?
Thank Russell H
North Carolina
Level Contributor
265 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 333 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Ate here May 14, 2015 for dinner. My husband had two beers and their chicken quesadilla. I had a Mountain Dew and lasagna. With 18% tip the meal came to just over $47. Service could have been a little more prompt, but we did not have to complain, just wait a little longer than we normally would have. My husband... More 

Helpful?
Thank luvsf
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Yesterday my wife and I stopped at this spot along the road between Anchorage and Homer. The server was wonderful...but overloaded. It took a while to get the food, but it was worth it. Hot and fresh and delicious. Big quantity and fair price. Check it out.

Helpful?
Thank Steve D
Woodstock, New York
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped by for dinner. We had the enchiladas & chipotle chicken. The food was good and authentic and the hot salsa was perfect. The only thing I would improve would be to use white meat chicken & stop using the stop using the cheaper dark meat chicken in ALL the dishes. That would make a big difference. The interior is... More 

Helpful?
Thank R332013
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Level Contributor
762 reviews
374 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 501 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband enjoys Mexican food so we tend to go to quite a few Mexican restaurants. The decor was rather decorative with unique chairs and table tops. Our server was very attentive. Our $8 margaritas tasted terrible and the glass was filled with ice. My beef enchiladas were tasteless. My husband would recommend the spicy chicken taco and the chili... More 

Helpful?
Thank minnesotans4
san clemente, CA
Level Contributor
188 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Have been coming here for 10+ years. Always had the burritos, enchiladas, tacos. Very good. Service is always on-point. They also serve Italian food ( but I have never tried).

Helpful?
Thank westphillyboy
Anchorage
Level Contributor
52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Food was good. We had the tacos, fajitas and pizza. Service was good as well. Would visit here again and would recommend to others.

Helpful?
Thank AlaskaVans

Travelers who viewed Don Jose also viewed

 

Been to Don Jose? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: sterling Hwy, Soldotna, AK
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Soldotna

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Don Jose staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?