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Consuelo Mexican Bistro

377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053
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Ranked #175 of 1,905 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $10 - $30
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

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
3 reviews 3 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Having never been to San Jose, we sought out local recommendations for dinner. A few people suggested Santana Row for the variety of restaurants. We picked Consuelo and we were not disappointed. Very good sopes and a nice surprise, chicken stuffed with huitlacoche which was delicious. I haven't seen huitlacoche on many menus. Good margaritas too. A little on the... More

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Golden Valley, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This restaurant is located on the end of Santana Row. It serves up great middle Mexican fare and has great ambiance indoors, and fun patio outside.

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San Jose, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The table side guacamole is superb! The quesadilla with epazote is unique, try it! Overall terrific food, cocktails! It's a lively place and the service is very good. It's a little spendy for Mexican food but this ain't no Taco Bell!

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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 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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