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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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11:00 am - 11:00 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, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent menu, great value!

I have dined here with my family on several vacations. Each time has never disappointed us. The food here is awesome! You get good portions. Don joses is very affordable. My kids are excited when tell them we are going here for dinner. If you haven't triec don joses,I encourage you to visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Shannte H
via mobile
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have dined here with my family on several vacations. Each time has never disappointed us. The food here is awesome! You get good portions. Don joses is very affordable. My kids are excited when tell them we are going here for dinner. If you haven't triec don joses,I encourage you to visit cause you will not be disappointed.

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Thank Shannte H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

This is our go to Mexican restaurant. Everything is delicious. Free chips n salsa. Sign up with their birthday club and get discounts all year round. We never go home hungry after visiting. In fact we usually have leftovers to take home. And we always receive excellent service as well.

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Thank Kauaiqueen1
Corona, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

On our way home from the desert, we knew we needed to have dinner. After several nights of Italian and American food, we wanted Mexican. We had been to the Don Jose’s in Yorba Linda. This one looks identical and the food was wonderful. We ordered a kids quesadilla right away for my two year old. My mom and I... More 

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Thank SusanM05
Corona, California
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

On our return from the desert, as it was nearing the dinner hour, we decided to stop at Don Jose. Having eaten at other Don Jose restaurants, we were fairly certain that the meal would be good. We ordered a cheese quesadilla for my granddaughter that came very quickly and kept her happy while my daughter and I enjoyed a... More 

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1 Thank JanetWK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Broncbob
Beijing, China
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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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2 Thank Daniel A
Riverside, California
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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Thank Lynone
Riverside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 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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Thank Penny C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Thank hawkeyefanMissouri
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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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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