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Don Juan's Grill

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Brazilian, Caribbean, Argentinean, Cuban, Chilean, South American
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20700 South St, Tehachapi, CA
661-822-6612
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Margaritas

Not only do they have great food, but their margaritas are terrific. They have different flavors, other than just the standard. The mango margarita was to die for! YUM!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
780paulaw
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Not only do they have great food, but their margaritas are terrific. They have different flavors, other than just the standard. The mango margarita was to die for! YUM!

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Teachapi, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Treat yourself, your friends, your family! This is my all-time favorite place in Tehachapi to have lunch, dinner, and/or cocktails! Juan, Yolanda and staff see to every aspect of a stellar dining experience. The food is handcrafted from fresh ingredients, cooked to your specifications, and beyond delicious. The Cuban Pork Shank is highly recommended, as well as the Bacon Wrapped... More 

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Tehachapi, California
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Near my home. My wife loves the local wine list and the appetizers are remarkable. Discounted prices before 7 PM. We dine here twice per week during our date night. Love the knowledgeable staff and cleanliness. Thank you

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Tehachapi, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Don Juan's is our go to place for out of town guests we want to please. The unique south american flavors, great service and atmosphere keep us coming back again and again.

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Tehachapi, California
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

It's funny to me it used to be the best and then slipped a little. Many feel it's the best, I will say it is one of the best in town. It is worth trying if in town. It is unique South American cuisine

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Me and my husband went during lunch (dinner menu was also available). There was a good variety of different kinds of food and even vegetarian dishes. Everything was very good and we will definitely be back.

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Nanaimo
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This restaurant has a good menu, including gluten-free options. Service was attentive throughout and we will certainly go back there when we are next in the area

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Bakersfield, California
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I have been by this place 59 times as I visit the school across the street from time to time. I am writing this as I enjoy the meal. First up was a cup of jalapeño beef soup. Very good flavor and a kick. I ordered the which is a whole wheat tortilla with chicken, greens and veggies in it.... More 

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San Luis Obispo
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were on a long road trip and stopped to have a meal here...the Cuban Club sandwich is an extremely fresh ciabatta bun and tender pork with BBQ sauce on the side with crunch Sweet Potato Fries...truly delicious. Also the portion is large enough for two people. The Watermelon Chimichurri Salad is also delicious. We would not recommend the Squash... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This grill was a delightful surprise. We expected little and found much. TripAdvisor travelers said it was a great restaurant and it was. It is hard to find. It can be noisy (although the tables are not close together, there is just a lot of people noise and hard walls). It is even confusing finding the front door. But the... More 

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Additional Information about Don Juan's Grill

Address: 20700 South St, Tehachapi, CA
Phone Number: 661-822-6612
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: Brazilian, Caribbean, Argentinean, Cuban, Chilean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20700 South St, Tehachapi, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: 661-822-6612

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
  • Cuisine: Brazilian, Caribbean, Argentinean, Cuban, Chilean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?