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Don Jose's

3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
(951) 687-2280
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Ranked #29 of 617 restaurants in Riverside
Cuisines: Mexican
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- Jul 8, 2014
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Riverside, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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
18 helpful votes 18 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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139 reviews 139 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
181 helpful votes 181 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
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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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Riverside, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Couldn't count how many times we have been to Don Jose's, don't remember ever being disappointed. Thursday nights are Kareoke night. It is always fun. All their food is good. Day or night have friendly staff and good food!!

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