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Consuelo Mexican Bistro

377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053
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Ranked #242 of 1,919 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Olsen Drive
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Was quickly seated and was greeted with warm tortillas, 3 salsas, and a glass of water. Unfortunately, service went down hill. I was never told what the 3 salsas were. I figured out which one was spicy pretty quick, but would have been nice to have a description of each. The website's menu is not even close to the menu... More 

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San Jose, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I was here a couple of nights ago. We sat outside along the street at night. It was lovely with all the sparkling lights and park across the street. We had appeitizers of chips and guacalmole which is to die for. They make the guacalmole right in front of you and you tell them how spicy or mild you want... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Had dinner with family at Consuelo. Rather disappointing. I had Carne Asada which was flavorful but very chewy. My wife had carnival tacos which were bland. Meals were not inexpensive. Pretty disappointing overall.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Had dinner Saturday night at Consuelo Mexican Bistro at Santana Row. First they couldn't sit us outside due to reservations which tables were still empty when we left 1 hour later. Then the service was terrible. Asked to share a salad with my wife which they just brought a big salad but we had to eat off our small bread... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Service was good. We sat outside to eat. They bring out fresh, warm tortillas with three different dipping sauces so there is likely something to fit all tastes. I liked the sauce that had a slight fruity flavor to it. I had the tostadas off the appetizer menu. They were very tasty. The chips were warm, light and crunchy. This... More 

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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176 reviews 176 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Located a block away from Winchester mystery house in the famous San Jose area Santana Row. Where can I start with the restaurant food, service, or other? Slow for drinks and service after getting seated promptly by the host. Keep in mind we came for a late lunch around 1 and the restaurant was only less than a quarter full.... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

With three kids in tow, four adults wanted a meal after visiting Valley Fair Mall. Santana Row seemed a good idea but it was a busy Friday night. We waited for half an hour at the Italian joint over the road, as they had only a few tables big enough. In exasperation my daughter went over the road to the... More 

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Newark, CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

As frequent visitors to Santana Row, we've eaten at most of it's delightful restaurants, but had never been to Consuelo. We had passed it many times and always admired the decor and charming atmosphere. So on a recent Saturday evening we decided to give it a try. We were greeted warmly by the hostess and seated at one of the... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

After traveling all the way across country for a wedding, I arrived at SJC airport after 11pm. I wasn't keen on trying to find real food that late so I just checked into my hotel and feel asleep. When my friend suggested I meet her at Consuelo's Mexican bistro, I was cautious. I'm picky about my Mexican food. Plus I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

... this delightful little place after an afternoon of sightseeing. There were half price margharitas in the bar but not 5 seats. The bartender graciously allowed us to take our drinks to the (non- happy hour) outdoor seating, and even brought half price refills. Made the top shelf versions affordable. The tableside guacamole was good, as were the fajitas and... More 

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Additional Information about Consuelo Mexican Bistro

Address: 377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053
Phone Number: 408-260-7082
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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