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Don Juans

1738 Central Ave, McKinleyville, CA 95519-3602
707-839-2460
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Ranked #15 of 22 Restaurants in McKinleyville
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Most recent review
- Apr 7, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
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English first
Eureka, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I visited Don Juan's in March, 2014 -- an infrequently visited, but a familiar place I used to go to enjoy dinner. The location was completely devoid of furniture and was locked up. My guess is that they are now out of business. Steve

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Eureka, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The last time I ate here my food was cold and the service was poor. I have no intention on going back.

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Humboldt Nation
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

I am not impressed at all with the quality of the food, Its just blah mexican food. I felt that the menu was pretty unoriginal and everything tasted like it was not fresh

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MCKINLEYVILLE
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126 reviews 126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

I wanted a real margharita made with real lime juice, not a bottle mix, and they made it! salt on the rim, etc. food was good, too

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Arcata, CA
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

We are here once before, 2 years ago, and decided to give it another shot last weekend. Well, now we remember why we don't eat here. It is ok...not fantastic. The Carne Asada taco's were dry. The salsa was not hot. The spice's that make mexican food pop, were not there. Its like watered down mexican food, for the american... More

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Eureka, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Another just ok Mexican food joint, of which there is a plethora in Humboldt County

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California
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2010

We were sent here by the front staff of our hotel. It is in a local strip mall and isn't much to look at. However, we had excellent burritos! The food was tasty, inexpensive, and used fresh ingredients.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2009

Great traditional flavors and large portions.

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Humboldt County
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

Don Juan's has the best Mexican food we have tasted. My wife and I are from Southern California. We have dined extensively in Mexican restaurants in the Southwest. Don Juan's serves the best Mexican food bar none. Service and value are also excellent. Nice family atmosphere. They offer a lunch buffet but order off the menu for the finest culinary... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2008

Ok, not as good as Carmela's, a bit more americanized.

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