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Don Jose's

3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 687-2280
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Ranked #32 of 619 Restaurants in Riverside
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 7, 2014
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Rancho Cucamonga
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I used to go to Don Jose's often. 20+ YEARS. But since they have closed restaurants, it becomes harder and harder. After not visiting for a couple years I came here on Sunday in late August and loved it so much went to the Montclair location for lunch on Tuesday. I like the service, the atmosphere, the quality and flavor... More

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Riverside, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We usually go here for lunch. Their lunch specials are less expensive and quick. The food is good and I prefer it the Mexican Food offered by the larger chains.

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Ellenton, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

great venue for the rehearsal dinner... even with a limited menu, we had many dishes to choose from. loved the drinks and filled the back room... thanks

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Southern California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Don Jose's is maybe a once in a year stop. Place is nice and clean, service is good, drinks are average and the menu offers a lot of selections - typical Mexican but better than El Torrito. I like the Carne Asada and Camarones

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner here Saturday, May 10 @ 6 pm but felt we were rushed to finish. Although there were people waiting outside when we arrived, we were seated immediately (there were 2 of us) in a nice booth which insulated us from the noise of the restaurant. There were many families having dinner. I had to ask for... More

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Centerville, Utah, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We went on Valentines day. they had a great special that night which was very good. We came with a large group and the service was very good. Prices were reasonable and the group seemed to enjoy what they had to eat. It was a good stop along the way.

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Alta Loma, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The average Mexican food restaurant that has survived in the same location in Riverside for over 30 years I think. Nothing too notable on the menu has a little nightclub action on the weekends mostly Kaiser nurses after-work or on lunch break. Same old, same old, C&H

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Middlefield, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We had dinner at Don Jose's and were pleased with the meal. Having been to a LOT of Mexican restaurants in the Southwest, I wasn't overly impressed Don Jose's relative to other Mexican restaurants we've been to. The food was good, but it was about what I expect from any good Mexican restaurant, nothing really noteworthy. It was all fresh,... More

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Los Angeles
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142 reviews 142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Terrific Mexican food, even by Angeleno standards .. .. Enjoyed being able to add CHILI VERDE to my combo > Not too many places offer that .. .. And, this is the first Mex restaurant I can remember that offers FRENCH VANILLA ICE CREAM for desert .. .. I'm sure their flan is great, but after a great MEX meal,... More

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Orangevale, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We enjoyed great Mexican food on a Friday evening with out too long a wait (about 10-15 minutes) though the restaurant seemed very popular. Give it a try I'm sure you'll like it.

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