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Jose Tejas Reastaurant

700 Us Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
732-283-3883
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Ranked #2 of 56 Restaurants in Iselin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Grill
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
USA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We favor this Mexican eatery over all others in this area Usually a crowd waiting to be seated 40 minutes is the average wait, at times it is over one hour We were seated after 30 minutes and the place was packed for early dinner on a Saturday Appetizers were the Mexican chorizo, Cajun shrimp and the Guacamole All were... More

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@los angeles
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Fresh, warm chips- yes. Tomato rich, flavorful salsa- yes. Huge portions of everything- yes. Big boozy drinks- yes. Reasonable prices- yes. High noise level- yes. Wait for table- yes. Good Mexican food- Nah! This big and boisterous garage of a place is filled with faux Tex-Mex memorabilia and big and boisterous Americans. There is always a wait and a crowd.... More

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Dallas, Texas
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324 reviews 324 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

First visit was a couple of years ago - the place has maintained its authenticity or maybe even gotten better. Very reasonable prices. Very good food. Even the chips and salsa are quite good. Excellent selection of beer (if that appeals to you) just like you will find in a Tex Mex restaurant in Texas. The menu is large and... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is by far the best Mexican Restaurant I have ever been too. We have to privilege of living close by and able to attend whenever. The Prices are right, service is great. Just to be aware there is No takeout and no reservations so there could be some waiting but it's well worth it!

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United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is one of the best Mexican food place. It has long wait hours especially on weekends but worth the wait. The best part is the unlimited fresh chips and salsa..i just love it!!!! They have many varieties to choose from the menu and everything I have tried so far was delicious. Do not forget to try their freshly squeezed... More

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Tampa, Florida
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We've been here half a dozen times. Try to come every time we're in the area. And we weren't disappointed. Great food, great service. We'll be back again.

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Oahu, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were taken here as it was our cousins birthday and this was her restaurant of choice. I was shocked by the line and amount of people there were on a Monday night. Certainly a crowd does not lie, unless the food is being given away, so my anticipation was heightened just a bit more. It took awhile to get... More

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Staten Island, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

It's worth it! Cool atmosphere, good food, better prices... you can't go wrong! We like it... only reason we don't go there as much is the waiting time and like I said sometimes it's worth the time. .. we don't wait because sometimes we are just to hungry or lazy to wait. .. all kids menu is less than $5.00... More

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Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great food, atmosphere and staff. There is always a wait, sometimes short sometimes long but it's totally worth it. Great food at great prices

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been here so many times. They serve the best mexican food. There is always a long wait here no matter what time you go but it's definitely worth waiting. I wouldn't mind going there any day any time.

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