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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

1700 Raleigh Rd NW, Wilson, NC 27896
(252) 237-7749
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Ranked #24 of 122 restaurants in Wilson
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Feb 9, 2014
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Decent but not great food, not the best service... I'd recommend but don't expect amazing... That said there isn't much to choose from in the area...

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Lucama, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I was very disappointed in the service and food at the end of our meal. I feel it was due to the employees desires to close up too early and neglected to considered those being waited on. 1.Beginning of meal ---- Service was very poor. 2. When meal was served, I did not receive a salad, What I received was... More

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We drive all the way from Goldsboro, when we want Mexican. The food is fresh and flavorful. Best Mexican food around.

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WIlson NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Wilson. Fast, cheap, good service and GREAT food. The Fajitas, Fajita Nachos and Arroz Con Pollo are my faves. Free chips and salsa while you wait. Good size portions. We go here at least once a week. Can't handle seating for large groups. (over 12 or so)

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Too far from home
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This was not one of the best meal's that I've had but it sure was one of the best in the last year. I had the Pollo Racherio and my friend had the Vegetarian Burrito. She loved hers and also remarked that it was really good. The service was average. Bottom Line: This is definitely worth the trip.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Great prices and good food. Restaurant offers lunch hour specials daily. On a normal busy day, we get in and out of the restaurant in 45 mins.

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Wilson, North Carolina
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10 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

It's really sad, I love the food here, especially the table side Guacamole, but the service is lacking. On more than one occasion, my husband and I have dined here and had subpar service. It's like the staff just doesn't care. It takes a while for drink orders to be taken then longer to get them and forget it if... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Food is delicious, lately prices have gone up. Went to eat a few days ago and I feel they over charge me my bill was more than what I actually consume. Instead of getting an apology I had an argument with the manager he was very nasty and rude. I do not recomend this restaurant to anyone.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

It became apparent almost immediately that the previous review was accurate. The service started out very iffy. The server appeared more interested in talking to the ladies behind me than my business. But it improved and my meal was satisfactory. I had the coctel de Cameron (shrimp cocktail). It had abundance of medium shrimp and avacados and was quite flavorful.... More

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Wilson, North Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This place is one of the worst letdowns in Wilson. It has really good food, probably the best of the Mexican restaurants in Wilson. The atmosphere is good, but the service is HORRIBLE. You're lucky to get in and out of there within an hour to and hour and a half. They walk around chewing gum/blowing bubbles without noticing your... More

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