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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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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 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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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Watsonville, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
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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308 reviews 308 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
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
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Visalia, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We enjoyed the atmosphere of the restaurant and the live music. Service was prompt and friendly and the food was very good!

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El Sobrante, California
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121 reviews 121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We ordered off the lunch specials menu; chile relleno, burrito, enchilada. Came with rice and beans, salsa, tomatoes and lettuce, guacamole, with sour cream. Chips and hot salsa come with the menus. The food was really good. Rice and re-fried beans were standard. My carne asada taco was served "wet"...was expecting a regular "dry" style taco. But, it was good... More 

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Marion, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great evening at Jaliscos, starting with the mariachi band and friendly staff. Nice menu, with all the usual choices with some interesting options. We enjoyed the seafood fajitas for four and there was plenty to go around. Lots of locals, which is always a good sign.

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burbank, ca
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188 reviews 188 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place was recommended by the hotel front desk an our group was anxious to try Mexican food. Since I'm a Los Angeles native and of Mexican heritage, I tend to be more demanding with this cuisine. The chile relleno was pretty good...not too much batter. But their idea of a sope was disappointing....some shredded chicken and lettuce atop a... More 

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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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