We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 24 Spring Lake Restaurants

Jose's Mexican food

101 State Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
(732) 974-8080
Menu
Improve this listing
Ranked #6 of 24 Restaurants in Spring Lake
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Restaurant details

Hotels travelers are raving about...

Write a Review

48 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    20
    21
    5
    2
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
NJ, USA
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I have been here 20+ times. The food is great and it is a great value. BYO restaurant. ...When I say it is the best, I am saying this after 30 or so trips to Mexico. Very casual environment

Was this review helpful? Yes
Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Absolutely terrific experience. Well priced, generous portions, delicious ingredients. A friend recommended to me the cocktail de camarone appetizer and I can't thank him enough - AWESOME.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Spring Lake, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It is consistently good food. The food is fresh cooked to order. Chimichangas excellent, Mexican Pizza, empanadas, chips and salsa. The list goes on and on. Family owned and always good.Take out available.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My favorite authentic Mexican place closed it's doors in the beginning of this year and I've been in search of a good authentic Mexican place ever since. A friend of mine mentioned that my wife and I try Jose's so we decided to give it a shot. It was great! The food was very authentic. We got the chimichanga and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Montclair, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been back every time we visit Spring Lake. A neighborhood find for sure. Food is plentiful and fresh and the atmosphere is all that you'd expect for a bare bones basic Mexican place. We have worked our way around the menu and never disappointed! Friendly an lively... Worth a try --- you'll be back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Spring Lake, New Jersey
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Although we are local this was our first trip to Jose's. My husband was craving a burrito; it certainly did not disappoint. They made it to his liking, stuffed full of chicken, rice and beans. It is huge, so bring your appetite! The Dorato shrimp tacos were also quite tasty, filled with shrimps, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese. We would not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
River Vale, New Jersey
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It was an excellent hole in the wall mexican restaurant. Nice sized portions. We ordered the spinach and mushroom quesadilla as an appetizer and it was delicious. Had the fish tacos as the main course. Would 100% go back or drive the hour south.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Holmdel
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

A happy atmosphere as you enter helps start the meal off right. The building is a converted older store, but plenty of light, a few outdoor tables and a home style menu make it a wonderful stop for real Mexican. Had lunch with a friend and we both enjoyed the food, the staff the time together and made later appointments... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Point Pleasant, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Always looking for a good Mexican restaurant finally found one, Good food, good service and very reasonable prices. Fresh salsa, loved it. The refried beans were the best i ever had, not mushy at all. Would go back tonight if my husband said ok. Can not wait to try more things. Fried plantain for one and then make my way... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This no frills BYOB Mexican place has great food at reasonable prices. It's a no frills place with a few tables. We got take out as were staying at a nearby inn. If you like Mexican - this is a great choice. Salsa/Pico was solid good; chips were ok.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Jose's Mexican food also viewed

Spring Lake, Jersey Shore
Spring Lake, Jersey Shore
 
Spring Lake, Jersey Shore
 

Been to Jose's Mexican food? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Jose's Mexican food

Address: 101 State Route 71, Spring Lake, NJ 07762
Phone Number: (732) 974-8080
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Jose's Mexican food staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?