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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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1616 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472
910-640-1451
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout
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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Food, Great service.

Our group of 8 stopped by on a busy Sunday morning. Fast and friendly service. Excellent food. We had shrimp quesadillas, chipotle chicken burrito, taco salad, and queso. 7 full meals and drinks and the bill was less than $75.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
Mama2Ranger
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Lake Ridge, VA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Takeout
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15 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lake Ridge, VA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Our group of 8 stopped by on a busy Sunday morning. Fast and friendly service. Excellent food. We had shrimp quesadillas, chipotle chicken burrito, taco salad, and queso. 7 full meals and drinks and the bill was less than $75.

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Chadbourn, NC
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We love the food here. No other mexican restaurants compare. The is always spot on and authentic. We have been coming here since day one. They have added on 3 times to handle the crowds that come.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had an awesome time. The food was delicious, service was great, drinks were superb and the atmosphere just made everything that much better!!! Thanks again for an overall great time!!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The place is OK. Is it better than the franchised "Mexican" restaurant, by a mile. But for someone that lives in a place with a high concentration of Latinos, not the least of which Mexican, this place is just aiight. I went with friends and we had a good time. The atmosphere is good, and I would go again.

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Whiteville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

San Jose is the best Mexican food in Whiteville (sort of like saying the best bobsled team in Daytona Beach) but the food is good and the service is excellent.

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Myrtle Beach
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

I have been coming to san joses since they opened many years back. It has always been a pleasant atmosphere and the food has always been excellent. Several years back they expanded and added the additional bar side. If you like mexican food you will love this place. By far my favorite in whiteville!

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Reidsville, North Carolina, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This mexican food is great but a little pricier than what we are used to at home. The avocado dip was spicy and wonderful. The service was not the greatest.

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Whiteville, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

San Jose is a staple for us. The quality of ingredients in their food and drink is average but dependable. My faves are shrimp quesadillas, and tacos al pastor. Hubby likes taco salads. They have cheaper lunch specials, but nothing is super expensive. Many folks go there for the big area you can use for family or work parties. They... More 

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Top Contributor
278 reviews 278 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

Some Mexican restaurants are just blah, but San Jose's does not suffer for lack of flavor. Each dish I tried (I have a family of 4 so I get to try their food!) was infused with good flavor. The chips and salsa kept coming (albeit slow because our server didn't come around often) and were delicious. They never brought my... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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680 reviews 680 reviews
485 restaurant reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Typical Mexican-American restaurant. Menu is ''dido'' of others seen in Anythown, USA. Salsa and chips pretty good... home made no doubt.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1616 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Whiteville
  • Phone Number: 910-640-1451

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 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 - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?