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Don Juan's Mexican Restaurant

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12373 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223
904-268-8722
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Fish Tacos

This place has very good Mexican food for Jacksonville Florida. ( We lived in Texas where Mexican food was a religion.) The fish tacos are especially nice. The place is huge and would be fun for a large group. I first went with girlfriends about three months ago and have returned with other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Laura L
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This place has very good Mexican food for Jacksonville Florida. ( We lived in Texas where Mexican food was a religion.) The fish tacos are especially nice. The place is huge and would be fun for a large group. I first went with girlfriends about three months ago and have returned with other friends and my husband and I also... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I recently ordered to go for dinner and after arriving I wish we had been able to stay and eat in the restaurant. I did not get the bartenders name but honestly she was the nicest I've met since moving to the area. Next time I will go and eat at the bar just to chat with her (super sweet... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Delicious Mexican for the whole family! Kids loved it. Just the right amount of spicy. Very clean restaurant with quick, friendly service.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Read the reviews and was a little unsure about this place, but we were craving Mexican and it was close to the hotel. Our waiter was really good and was quick. My food was excellent. I got the burrito, enchilada, and hard taco combo. The ground beef and chicken was great. My wife got the carne asada and it was... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We went to Don Juan's yesterday and were overwhelmed by the quality and quantity of our lunch. We cannot imagine how large the dinner entrees must be. We were greeted by the owner and spent about 15 minutes talking to him - such a pleasure to meet someone whose dreams have come true. It shows what a dream and hard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Finding good Mexican food is very difficult on this side of the Rio Grande. We stopped at this restaurant in Jacksonville on Cinco de Mayo because we wanted Mexican food and we saw that the parking lot was very full. Checking Tripadvisor, we saw mostly positive reviews, so we decided to give it a try. It was very good. The... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Love the margaritas and large selection of food. Service is great and the owner always comes out to say hi! Salsa is excellent and chips always perfect.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I’ve been going to Don Juan’s on San Jose Boulevard for at least 2 years now, as my “go to” Mexican restaurant. When they first relocated/opened here, I tried it and I liked it but I had another (La well known, multi-location) restaurant that was favored at the time. Service decline at my old favorite led me back to Don... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

To start off I must say the salsa is amazing and that's the only reason I even give it a two and not a one. I ordered and another person other than my server brought out my food. I knew right off it was not what I ordered. I told her but she assured me it was. My husband just... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The waiter promptly arrived and took my order. The food, chips and salsa all came at the same time. Never saw the waiter or anyone else until the waiter brought my check. Probably won't go back, as the food is just mediocre.

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Additional Information about Don Juan's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 12373 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223
Phone Number: 904-268-8722
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12373 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32223
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: 904-268-8722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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