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Jalisco Restaurant

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618 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4352
831-728-9080
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mexican food at Jalisco

After coming to California 2 weeks ago, the first meal outside home was at Taqueria Jalisco. Living in Europe, it is much harder to find a really good Mexican restaurant then in the US. Jalisco is definitely one of my favourites when i am in the Salinas area. With my family living in Monterey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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Watsonville, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My family and I usually eat a late lunch here after the 4th of July parade. We are never disappointed. Delicious grilled fish dishes and sizzling skirt steak fajitas with great corn tortillas, amazing prepared at your table, guacamole and they keep the chips a coming. A nice selection of beers and several flavors of margaritas. The atmosphere is lively... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great atmosphere, and great food. The guacamole is prepared at your table. All of the Mexican dishes are truly authentic, and the carne asada is probably the best I've had anywhere.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Our party of six had six different lunch plates, all combos and all excellent. I enjoyed a chicken enchilada and a chili reanllo, while others had the chicken combo plate and our one vegan found a good option. The chips and salsa are good, the drink service excellent, and the beans and rice exactly what one would expect. We have... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Love this place for the food and local people. Always my place for Mexican food during my golf outings to Monterey. Great meal...mexican food and seafood.

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Watsonville, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Delicious food and terrific mixed drinks, family atmosphere, with mariachis on the weekends, and home made corn tortillas....yummy

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Stumbled in here on a Friday night. What a treat, there was Mariachis band. Felt like I traveled to a foreign land. We were just passing thru and ended up staying to hear the terrific music. The food was top notch, some of the best Mexican food I've ever had, and Hugh portions. A must for all travelers in the... More 

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Watsonville, California
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tops in mariscos. Servers are attentive, know the menu and are friendly. Good atmosphere. Usually have flowers to purchase at your table if you are looking for extra points. Parking is a hurdle but the food and service make it worthwhile.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

After coming to California 2 weeks ago, the first meal outside home was at Taqueria Jalisco. Living in Europe, it is much harder to find a really good Mexican restaurant then in the US. Jalisco is definitely one of my favourites when i am in the Salinas area. With my family living in Monterey, we usually take the time to... More 

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Sacramento, California, Usa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Located in downtown Watsonville. Staff was okay. Not fast not slow to seat is was the host. Chips were provided with a good variety of salsa. Wait staff was nor fast nor slow to take order and delivery. I ordered a plate that wasn't particular to anything exception or horribly bad. Bill settlement was somewhat reasonable in time. Overall average... More 

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Central Coast, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This Mexican restaurant is close to home, so we eat here often. We love the vaulted ceilings with beautiful wood beams. We often order fajitas and split them ($15). It makes a very good meal that is very affordable! The servers are consistently attentive. You can't go wrong going to Jalisco's.

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Additional Information about Jalisco Restaurant

Address: 618 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4352
Phone Number: 831-728-9080
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 618 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4352
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Watsonville
  • Phone Number: 831-728-9080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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