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Jose Tejas

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647 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004
973-808-8201
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 80
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  • 66
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 6
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch!

I'm usually not crazy about franchise restaurants, but I've always had a great meal here. The fish tacos are unbelievable, the portions are huge and the waitstaff are friendly and knowledgeable. As busy as it was, we were seated right away and the service was fast. The place is loud, but not so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
JellyBaby1965
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New Jersey
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Somers, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Good food, service and atmosphere. Great place to enjoy food and drinks with freinds and family. Sister of Border Cafe Mexican.

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New Jersey
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I'm usually not crazy about franchise restaurants, but I've always had a great meal here. The fish tacos are unbelievable, the portions are huge and the waitstaff are friendly and knowledgeable. As busy as it was, we were seated right away and the service was fast. The place is loud, but not so loud that you can't hear your dining... More 

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Paterson, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

If you are in the area, Jose Tejas is a good choice. The wife, daughter and I have cemented a Saturday afternoon ritual where one of chooses a place to eat on a rotation basis. On several occasions, one of us had ended up choosing Jose Tejas because of its convenience (e.i, close to the mall, Taget and other store)... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A fave for a fun night out with a date or friends. Generous portions on drinks and food. I've been going to Jose Tejas restaurants since they opened. The one in Fairfield is closest to my house. Casual dining with decor what I would call Mexican cantina-like. Greeted with a basket of homemade chips and salsa. Large, refreshing margaritas, beers,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I want to start off by saying how amazing our waitress was. Non stop service for a party of 14. Management gave her no help as we were not her only table. She confirmed everything, was on top of refills and gave great service. The food sadly was horrid. Food quality has been declining and last night was just awful.... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very good value. Nice staff and atmosphere. Portions huge so Brits beware over ordering! Went early (1730ish) no wait for table food or drinks but was busier when we left. No noticeable probs as in some of the other reviews.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Used to be the place to go for Mexican food, but I have found over the last few visits the service and food has started to decline

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NJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We have been to the Fairfiled location on many occasions. For some reason it is usually crowded, which of course means very loud. I suspect it is crowed due the reasonable prices. Although I am not fond of too much noise to talk, others seem to be having a good time. The first issue was a rat. Didn't go back... More 

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Succasunna
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93 reviews 93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My favorite cajun restaurnat. Great selection of foods. Fantastic gumbo. Foods are actually spicy. Several great chicken meals. A house salad that is inexpensive but a party of four could share -- a really good value. Very reasonable prices. Good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Where should I start. The waiter wasnt very accommodating. The food wasn't all that great. There was what seemed to be dirt in my water. But it was reasonable. Not sure if I would recommend.

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Additional Information about Jose Tejas

Address: 647 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone Number: 973-808-8201
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 647 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: 973-808-8201

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm

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