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Jose Tejas

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Mexican, Grill
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700 US Highway 1 North, Iselin, NJ 08830
732-283-3883
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Today
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 147
    Excellent
  • 107
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mexican Food

Had low expectations going there and left with a full belly and very satisfied. Portions were large and full of flavor. Will definitely be going back again soon

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Cory S
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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English first
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Had low expectations going there and left with a full belly and very satisfied. Portions were large and full of flavor. Will definitely be going back again soon

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A friend works near by and took us here. It is always very busy so allow extra time to wait for your table. Complimentary salsa and corn chips are provided and you can have a couple of beers at the bar to pass the time. The meals are big and tasty! Really good value all round.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Brought an out of town friend here today for lunch at 12 noon and by the time we left, it had gotten pretty crowded, as usual. We began with their famous free salsa and hot tortilla chips, guacamole, and then we ordered. I had shrimp quesadillas and my friend had steak fajita salad. Everything was delicious, our service was good,... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I work in the area and whenever we have a company function that is at José Tejas [JT] I really look forward to it. The food and service never disappoint. Festive decor, Fresh chips, salsa, and guacamole, tasty fajitas and fixin's, strong Margaritas, large portions; you cant go wrong! Plus the place is always spotless. There's even a nice open... More 

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Howell, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have been coming here since they opened. The food has always been consistently good, and the whole family has enjoyed it. Last time I was here was 7 years ago, since I have moved out of the area. They are still great! Went on a sunny Saturday afternoon around 3, thinking it would be slow.....nope! Had to wait, but... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

So came with party of 7. Waited 2 hours. After 6 out 7 people were standing in front of them they gave away the table because one person was in the restroom. And they were arguing that they didn't see the 7th person. Staff is rude and disrespectful. They only reason we staying to find out what is the hoopla... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Pretty great food. Mesquite Salmon on the salad was a bit too sweet for my taste but overall our meal was really tasty. Gumbo was delicious. Excellent service too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have been going to Jose Tejas since I has born. And It is the food in the world and they make very fast to make

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Rockaway Park, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Have to say i was. Very impressed..big spacious dining area with an army of staff patrolling ours of which was a very pretty blonde girl with nose ting who was fast taking orders bith food and drink and dtill fit that little time to be a welcoming hostess as well..Everyone ordered something different and when it came the only one... More 

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Springfield , NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Great food and always a buzz and long wait. Worth the wait for sure. Get a drink at the bar and enjoy free nachos and salsa. Menu is wonderful and nothing over $20. I go every month or 3.

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Additional Information about Jose Tejas

Address: 700 US Highway 1 North, Iselin, NJ 08830
Phone Number: 732-283-3883
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 US Highway 1 North, Iselin, NJ 08830
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
  • Phone Number: 732-283-3883

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?