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Don Jose's

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14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 832-3280
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for the price

local restaurant that is very comfortable and very clean, offering moderately priced meals. Service was excellent and the food was vert good. Recommended for families who want to eat good food at a fair price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Lauren S
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Hermann, Missouri
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Hermann, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

local restaurant that is very comfortable and very clean, offering moderately priced meals. Service was excellent and the food was vert good. Recommended for families who want to eat good food at a fair price.

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Vancouver Island, BC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

No, Don Jose's is not high end & trendy, but within the range of mid-price sit down Mexican food, we love it. We have been coming here for well over 30 years and they are consistently good. Some reviews with poor ratings talk about canned salsa, I don't believe the salsa is canned, I think they make their salsa with... More 

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Santa Ana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just had lunch there yesterday and they have a wonderful Senior Menu. Very reasonable and delicious! We've eaten there quite a bit and I especially enjoy their carnitas. Our friends who live in the desert love their fajitas. Every time they come to Tustin they always make Don Jose's their lunch stop. Service is very good and have never had... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been going to Don Jose's for years, and have always enjoyed this restaurant. They start you off by serving warm tortilla chips with a great salsa, and wine for about $5., if you are interested. The food is very good, and fairly priced so you do not have to "drop a wad" at this restaurant. They do have... More 

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Yorba Linda, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very nice atmosphere and nice private room great for meetings. The portions were very large and well presented. Prices are very fair.

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Tustin, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Our favorite meal are the fajitas. Excellent! Great chips and salsa. A classic family restaurant with secret family recipes.

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CALIFORNIA
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263 reviews 263 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The salsa tastes like it came out of a can (not fresh at all),but the mexican food is good (not great). Service is very good. Prices with discount coupons are reasonable.

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Tustin, California
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We have been going to Don Jose's for years. We always order the tostado & enchilada combo, even though it is no longer on the menu.

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Tustin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I love this place for Mexican food. They give you endless chips that are always hot, thin and delicious. The food is fresh and hot always. Its great for large groups and just a table for 2.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The drinks were excellent. You get plenty of food for the price. The atmosphere was great. Good place to take the family, or just to go out on a date for drinks.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: (714) 832-3280

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 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?