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Jose's Cantina

811 N State, Saint Ignace, MI
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Ranked #21 of 36 restaurants in Saint Ignace
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Little Rock, Arkansas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

The food here just wasn't what we had hoped for when seeing that the parking lot was pretty full. The food was mediocre, and one (of two) meals was completely wrong and had to be redone. The service was slow, unfortunately. The view of the lake was beautiful, though.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went to this dive on July 5 2014. The food took forever and they weren't busy at all. Horrible taste, and poorservice. A burroito they call "burrito of death" because it is supposed to be spicy...NOT. I Had to ask for a side of habenero to make it how they advertise it. The i was served iced tea...WITH NO ICE.... More

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Venice, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Six of us went to Jose's last night. We ordered margaritas and placed our orders. Over an hour later five of our meals arrived. The last one came 15 minutes later. The first five meals were cold. The nachos were barely recognizable as nachos. The chips were soggy and the cheese runny. Both were sent back and replaced with new... More

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Menominee, Michigan
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Husband and I went last for supper. Atmosphere seemed nice - brightly colored interior, friendly people, live music. Nothing else was. Waited for service, drinks, and food. When we finally got our food, portions were small and no very hot at least mine was. Hubby ordered shrimp fajitas - they still had the tails on which doesn't make sense. They... More

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We went here as it was close to the motel we were staying at. Waited at least 5 minutes to be seated & it wasn't crowded. Ordered drinks & the waitress came back 3 times to tell us that each drink we ordered they didn't have. Owner came by to ask how everything was & I explained about the drinks.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Food was average. Service was great. The art work was fantastic. Happy to meet Steve the bartender artist who has spent hours on murals that really make this place stand out. Margaritas were good also. Location was perfect next to our hotel.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We took our family there last nite, after waiting a while for our food, seven of us got our meal and my husband's was not included. We had a new waitress and really felt the kitchen staff " run her under the bus" and set her up. First she was told it was coming up, then it was a mistake.... More

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Carol Stream, Illinois, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We had the pork nachos, they were excellent!!!! Also had chicken tamales they were delicious!!! We got them to go. While I was waiting for my order, I was asked by 3 different people if I was being taken care of. Very friendly staff.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The food was very good, especially for Mexican food in the U.P! The view is amazing and Mackinac Island is easy to see. Had the Flan for dessert and that was very good. My fish tacos were also very good.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for dinner. After 30 mins and several trips up to the hostess, no one had ever come to our table. We finally walked out. A couple days later we thought we would give it another try. We took the kids for lunch. We were the only table. The waitress acted like we were an... More

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