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Don Juan's Grill

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

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    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
Love the appetizers and wine list

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
douglasm921
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Tehachapi, California
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Tehachapi, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 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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206 reviews 206 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
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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California City, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A place we having been going to for a while and again, the food and service was great. The food is Cuban/South American fare. One of the go to dishes is the Pork Panama Dinner. If you have room for Desert, the Chimichuri (SP) is awesome. Just go........

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Tehachapi, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Don Juan's is one of my favorite restaurants to eat at in Tehachapi. I have eaten here numerous time and every meal was great.

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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, Argentinean, Cuban, Chilean

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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, Argentinean, Cuban, Chilean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients
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?