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“Authentic Mexican with humor” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jose's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Jose's Authentic Mexican Restaurant
825 8th Street, Baraboo, WI
608-448-2162
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Ranked #2 of 62 Restaurants in Baraboo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Wisconsin
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Authentic Mexican with humor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

The waiter had such a great sense of humor. We have friends who frequent this restaurant every Friday. On their recommendation, we went with friends and their teenage boys. Everyone had a great meal. We had to sit at separate tables just because they were so busy - it's a smaller place. I think the boys were fine with that option. The waiter did such a good job apologizing as well as making everyone feel included. Great place for family or larger groups because they can push tables together - you just might want to make reservations.

Visited February 2013
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Bueno!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

The service is second to none! Food is excellent! I love the Chicken Taco Salads. Free chips, salsa, and ranchero sauce? Yes please! Fun place to take someone for their birthday. Let the staff know and bring a camera!!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Yes, as good as it gets for casual Mexican”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We were staying at Devil's Head Resort and their restaurant was full, so a quick search turned up Jose's. Can you take a table of 8 right now? "We're full right now but we'll make a place for you." OK, cool. 3 separate checks? "No problem." What we found after a quick 15-minute drive is a large, lively and very customer-oriented restaurant, with GREAT Mexican food. The Carnitas was a massive plate of delicious tender pork and served with a side of special salsa (sorry I can't remember what they called it, but it was clearly house-made and really delicious). The Chile Verde was similarly excellent. The kids all scarfed down their (very inexpensive) meals. There's a comprehensive list of Mexican beers, which we made good use of. Toward the end of our meal a very friendly server asked us if we were ready for a round of tequila shots. We thought he was joking. Then he showed up with a bottle of El Jimador Anejo and set us up - gratis. Jose's goes on our list of new must-have traditions when visiting the Baraboo area.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Madison, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Fantástico”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Jose's is a great place to meet friends for lunch or dinner, and margarita's. They also always make the birthday person feel extra special with a sombrero and serenade! Fantástico

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“You won't be disappointed!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Have always been servered an excellent meal when visiting this restaurant. Recently I tried the Fajita Del Mar, plate arrived filled with large portions of shrimp crap and scallops, had to take half of it home. When ever I have visited Jose's I have never been disappointed. The Burritos Norteno is to die for. Wash everything down with a Mango Margarita,,,

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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