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Jose's Cantina

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811 N State, Saint Ignace, MI
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 58
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great mexican food

My wife and I, along with our nephew, visited while staying in the area. The food and service were excellent. While not the best mexican food I've ever had, it was close. We each had a different entree and they were all very good. The portions were all good sized and filling, and the prices were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Howell, Michigan
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Webster City, Iowa
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place has a nice atmosphere to it. Food was reasonably priced. Service was fast and waitresses were always checking if customers needed anything. Food was hot and very flavorful. Would definitely eat here again

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Howell, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I, along with our nephew, visited while staying in the area. The food and service were excellent. While not the best mexican food I've ever had, it was close. We each had a different entree and they were all very good. The portions were all good sized and filling, and the prices were fair. We were there... More 

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Lansing, Michigan, Usa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We were just looking for something different for a change in the Up when traveling and did not want to walk far. Someone mentioned Jose's Cantina and I thought we would at least try a Margarita and look at the menu. When we got there we noticed the awards on the wall and decided to give it a chance. My... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Hard to please this Tex Mex lover. I'd skip the cheese enchiladas next time, and get a plate full of the award winning fish tacos. Mine was phenomenal. My daughter loved her chicken tacos too.

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huntington
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Nice clean place, service was good and food was great. i was served more food then i could eat at a fair price. food was at the table much faster then i thought it would take. tables are a little close but it was a great dinning there.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Jose's Cantina is located on the north side of St. Ignace and offers a good view of Lake Huron. Everything about the restaurant is colorful from the walls to the dishes to the owner. (Joe also owns Java Joe's, a small breakfast place down the street; great food if you can get in. It's always crowded.) Our server was friendly... More 

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Great food great service, definitely will visit again. Big family still had good service kids were happy. Lots to see very colorful place

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Ate outside, good weather, good food and got to see the lake while we ate. Mexican food was authentic Mexican not American Mexican.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I had their specialty the Fish Tacos, and yes they were fantastic! They brag about them on their outside signage and I believe they have earned those bragging rights. Oh, did I mention the tasty margaritas they serve, gotta have that with the fish tacos.

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Kalamazoo
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had a great dinner here on a Friday night. Shrimp diavlo wasn't too spicy, but super tasty. Great Mexican beers available. New larger location from when we were there last. Wonderful service!

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Additional Information about Jose's Cantina

Address: 811 N State, Saint Ignace, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 811 N State, Saint Ignace, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Mackinac County  >  Saint Ignace

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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