We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Jalisco Restaurant

Mexican
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
618 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076-4352
831-728-9080
Website
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 36 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Wow just Wow

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Ironmon2
,
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Reservations
Add Photo Write a Review

36 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Watsonville, California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sacramento, California, Usa
Top Contributor
247 reviews 247 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Central Coast, California
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Visalia, California, United States
Senior Reviewer
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
El Sobrante, California
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marion, Virginia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
burbank, ca
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Half Moon Bay, California
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Nice restaurant, but poor maintenance and service, food is ok, takes too long to be deliver to the table plus, place is not really clean, dirty silverware and attitude from waiters, owner or manager at the register will ask if everything is fine but will do nothing is something goes wrong, sorry this was what I experienced and don't like... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Jalisco Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to Jalisco Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jalisco Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?