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Consuelo Mexican Bistro

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377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053 (Olsen Drive)
408-260-7082
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 16
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  • 11
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing dinner

We visited this place after a long tiring day it was a Saturday nd we had not booked a table we approached the restaurant staff hesitating for a seat for 8 they were more than happy to seat us all in a single table with min wait, they were quick to serve also the quesadillas were great so was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
raghucv
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Shimoga, India
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Shimoga, India
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We visited this place after a long tiring day it was a Saturday nd we had not booked a table we approached the restaurant staff hesitating for a seat for 8 they were more than happy to seat us all in a single table with min wait, they were quick to serve also the quesadillas were great so was fajitas... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Brunch on a beautiful Sunday morning in San Jose. Outside seating, expected a great relaxing morning with family. We have eaten at El Jardine across the street, it has the same owner and the food was fantastic. So high expectation for at least a decent brunch at Consuelo. The guacamole was fantastic, one the best, don't miss it. But that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Three of us had lunch, Fajita, Molė and Scrimp Tacos. Food was terrible. Over cooked, tasteless but still better than the service. Staff were obviously not happy to be there and it was painfully obvious.

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

1. I booked a outdoor table. When they called me back to confirm my table one day before my dinner, I told them one more time. But they totally have no clue when I arrived👎. 2. There were some kind of junk in my water. When I told the waitress, she just replaced my water without apologies. Never have this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I've tried Chimichanga de salmon and Mole negro and they both were great! There is also a small selection of nice desserts. And there was the most wonderful waitress I've ever seen... 45 bucks with the wine.

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San Jose, California, United States
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23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I've given this place 3 chances to impress me. Third and last time I'll go. Don't be fooled by the fresh made guacamole (which IS the only good thing in the menu). This is NOT authentic Mexican food. It's like a fushion menu but uninspiring. The menu had very limited options and all are trying to hard to be "gourmet"... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Staying in Sunnyvale on business, we decided to visit Santana Row one evening, after strolling along the Row, looking at the ( very ) expensive shops, we decided to visit the Mexican Bistro at the very end of Santana Row. The menu was quite small with a lot of, at least to us, unusual dishes. We ordered a variety of... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Unique food, very small menu of interesting combinations. Not blow-you-away great but decent for the price in this pricey area. The 3 salsas that came with our chips were very different from a 'normal' Mexican restaurant - a nice variety.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Was really hoping this would be as amazing as the neighborhood. Santana Row shopping is top shelf. The food was disappointing. Lunch menu is very limited. Tacos had Not much flavor. Steak was tough. Salsa tasted like out of a jar. Friendly service but food fell way short.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Consuelo's Bar and Restaurant is located in Santana Row in San Jose. It is a great place to visit because they have outdoor sitting and if you want to enjoy a stroll there are other stores and shops to visit. The movies are right across the street too! The staff at Consuelo's are very friendly and I encourage you to... 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053
    (Olsen Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: 408-260-7082

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Bar scene
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?