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Don Jose's

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3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 687-2280
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food!

Had dinner here with my lovely girlfriend, nice restaurant with exceptional staff. Prices are more than fair as well. Highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Had dinner here with my lovely girlfriend, nice restaurant with exceptional staff. Prices are more than fair as well. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Not all Don Jose’s are created equal. I’ve tried the one in Moreno Valley thinking it would be the same and it simply isn’t. The Don Jose’s here in Riverside is the place to go. The service is friendly, the portions are huge (be prepared to take leftovers) and the food is delightful. It does cater somewhat to the American... More 

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Riverside, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Don Jose's has been in Riverside forever. I recently had lunch there and it really hasn't changed much over the years. I like spicy, authentic Mexican food and the food here is more gringo for my liking. I don't think I'd go back again because of the typical gringo Mexican food.

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Riverside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

They send us wonderful BOGO coupons for dinner and we have simply loved them for 30 years now. I wish the menu would change a little so we had some more choices, we tend to order the same items but all so delicious.

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missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

During a recent short trip to visit famiy in Riverside, CA we had the opportunity to visit this restaurant. A pleasant surprise, very clean, courteous front desk and the wait staff was above average. The menu is quite extensive, prices very reasonable, Would go back on our next trip to Riverside. Highly recommend.

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Riverside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Best Mexican restaurant in riverside , not expensive but really good food. Service is always quick and friendly. Highly recommend Don Jose for any occasion.

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Endless supply of nachos chips and salsa. Great music and prompt service . The options on the menu were great and the drinks were superb.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had the tostado supreme and street tacos. It wasn't bad, but didn't seem authentic Mexican. It's what I call American Mexican because I feel they cook it differently. For the street tacos, I got one of each - carnitas, carne asada and chicken. The carnitas and carne asada were good but the chicken unfortunately had no flavor. Was told... More 

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Shrimp tacos are awesome, but then again almost everything here is. The Sunday Brunch is very good and they load you up with Champagne which is included. So if you have anything to do afterward don't come here because you're going to be too full and lazy to do anything except take a siesta.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Always great service, excellent food and value. Chimichangas are amazing. Plus, they do fundraisers for the schools.

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Additional Information about Don Jose's

Address: 3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
Phone Number: (951) 687-2280
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: (951) 687-2280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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