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Consuelo Mexican Bistro

377 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128-2053
408-260-7082
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Ranked #239 of 1,924 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: $10 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 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
San Jose, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We all ordered the pod ole, which wasn't exactly like we expected, but it was very good. The portions however were small as was the number and f selections available on the menu. Service is slow, outdoor heater requested to be turned on several time as it was a little cold however it never happened. We ordered a salad to... More 

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Riviera Maya, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

On a family trip to Santana Row, we stopped at Consuelo for dinner. There was a short wait to be seated, the staff was friendly and service good. The atmosphere here is vibrant and loud and the food delicious. I recommend you try the carnitas.

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Columbus, Ohio
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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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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217 reviews 217 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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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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