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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-4580
910-754-9181
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Most recent review
Good small town Mexican restaurant......

We have eaten here a number of times and it is always consistently good. Their menu isn't the typical Tex-Mex list of combination dinners but rather more individualized dishes. And the service is always good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Bob H
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Greenville, Sc
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Greenville, Sc
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have eaten here a number of times and it is always consistently good. Their menu isn't the typical Tex-Mex list of combination dinners but rather more individualized dishes. And the service is always good.

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Sound Beach
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There were 6 of us and we had the fresh home made jumbo margaritas, made individually with fresh lime juice, agave etc. I had enchiladas el compa and it was excellent, my husband had Steak La Paz which he enjoyed and others had appetizers, fajitas and cheese sauce. The staff was very accommodating, letting us sit and talk until it... More 

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Supply
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The atmosphere was nice and the resturant was clean. The wait staff were nice. However, the food was not up to my standards. Bland, under seasoned and the shredded lettuce looked old and tasted it.

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Shallotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I always thought that san felipes was a good restaurant. we came to san jose after a bad experience at felipes great food service. the best in the area!!!!!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

This is by far the best and freshest Mexican food in Shallotte. All of the vegetables are fresh and the salsa is very tasty and freshly prepared. It is really up scale Mexican at its best. The service is always very good and the servers go out of their way to accommodate you. I am very confused by some of... More 

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cbc56
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Just had the chicken and spinach enchilada with spinach sauce - aboslutely to die for especially you are not one for extra spicy food. They also have the best chicken soup I have ever eaten. All my friends love it. Guacamole made fresh at the table is wonderful. Servers are great - all are gracious and attentive. Eat here at... More 

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Shallotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

my wife told me about this restaurant we went together in a bussines meeting the service and food are great i will recomend this eestaurant!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Today was my 3rd time visiting san jose. The first and second time were okay. Service has been awful every time but today really sent me over the edge. We walk in they don't greet you. My daughter spilt her drink amd I ask for some napkins becaise I only had three and was ignored finally on the third time... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

I have tried this place twice, and both times have left feeling so disappointed. The food is terrible, and I always leave feeling sick. I have tried it twice because of the wonderful service, but can not justify going in again. Typical Mexican restaurant menu, with typical kid menu options. You will pay more if your kids want chicken fingers.... More 

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Shallotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I have read the negative reviews and can't believe they went to the same restaurant. This is my favorite restaurant in the area. I love their refried beans, and the fresh vegetables served with the fajitas are delicious. The music from their sound system is real mexican music; I would go just for the draft beer and music. The servers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-4580
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Shallotte
  • Phone Number: 910-754-9181

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?