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Don Jose's

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14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 832-3280
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Today
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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 13
    Excellent
  • 17
    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
Most recent review
Inexpensive Mexican Food, good flavors

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Beverley C
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 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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Tustin, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
2 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
141 helpful votes 141 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
1 review
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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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Don Jose's is a Mexican amongst quite a few Mexican restaurants in Tustin. The food is of good quality and the prices are keen. The portions are generous, especially the great bowl of tortillas that come before the meal. A great meal out, especially with hungry teenagers!

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Bothell, Washington
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Couples night out went swimmingly. Margaritas and Mexican food are done right here. As if the food and gigantic margaritas were not enough we had great service from a waiter who had the single best mustache any of us have encountered in our lives. Chips are warm, salsa is fresh and you will have a good time

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Santa Ana, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We occasionally just want to have a nice relaxing meal on short notice, with no reservations to worry about. Don Jose's in Tustin is normally at the top of our short list. We can stop by almost anytime, whether it is a lunch or dinner, and typically get seated immediately. There are times when there is a short wait for... More 

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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?