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Baja Joe's Mexican Cantina

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$3 - $20
CUISINES
American, Mexican, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Menu

HAPPY HOUR
FROM 3-6 M-F
16 Oz. 3.25
22 Oz. 4.25
Domestic Draft
16 Oz. 4.25
22 Oz. 5.5
Imported Drafts
Dom 2.75
Imp 3.25
Bottles
18 Oz. 7
House Margarita
18 Oz 7
Sangria
3
Sauza Azul or Fireball Shots
4
Wine/Well Drinks
6
6 Wings
5
Ceviche Tostada
6
Chicken Finger Basket
SPECIALTY MENUS
breakfast - served every day until 5pm. lunch menu - 11am-3pm m-f
LUNCH MENU
(mon thru fri 11am to 3pm) add a fountain drink, pint draft or 12oz bottle beer to any lunch item for a $2. Choice of shredded beef, chicken or ground beef on items 1 thru 5. no substitutions please
7.99
Baja Burrito
lunch-sized burrito, enchilada style, served with rice and beans
7.99
Taco & Enchilada
served with rice and beans
7.99
Deluxe Ouesadilla
served with guacamole and side salad
7.99
Bean & Cheese Baja Burrito & Taco
served with rice
7.99
Large Taco Salad
filled with meat, rice, beans, lettuce and pico de gallo
7.99
2 Fish Tacos
served with rice and side salad
7.99
Chicken Salad
marinated in citrus soy, grilled
7.99
Shrimp Enchilada
served in a green sauce with rice and salad
7.99
Baja Joe's Wings (12)
choice of sauce with veggies
7.99
2 Ceviche Tostadas
BREAKFAST PLATES
served every day until 5pm
6.99
With Shredded Beef Or Chicken 7.99
Burrito Mexicana
eggs, beans, potato & sour cream
7.99
Burrito Americana
eggs, bacon, cheese & potato
8.49
Chorizo Con Huevos
served w/ rice & bears
9.49
Chorizo Con Huevos Con Chilis Verdes
Chorizo with eggs and grilled green chilis
8.99
Huevos Rancheros
with beans & tortrias
8.99
Chilaquiles Rojo O Verde (red Or Green)
with 2 fried eggs & beans
9.99
Machaca & Eggs
shredded beef, eggs, peppers, onions, rice, beans & tortillas
10.49
Steak Picado Breakfast
with 2 eggs, rice, beans & tortillas
8.99
Americana
2 eggs, 4 bacon strips, potatoes & tortillas
BOTANA / APPETIZERS
4.99
Dip De Frijoles
bean dip with chips (mild or spicy)
5.99
Queso Fundido
baked, melted white cheese with chips
7.99
Queso Fundido Con Chorizo
baked, melted white cheese & chorizo
8.99
Cheese Crisp
w/guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo
11.99
Table Side Guacamole
7.99
Nachos Con Queso
Special House-made cheese sauce and pico de gallo
10.99
Nachos Deluxe
carne, guacamole, frijoles y queso - meat, guacamole, beans & cheese
12.99
Baja Joe's Wings (12)
buffalo (regular or hot or honey hot)
BOTANAS DE MARISCOS / SEAFOOD APPETIZERS
served chilled with avocado and tomato
19.99
Botana De Mar y Tierra - Surf & Turf
shrimp, octopus, steak
14.99
Botana De Camaron
cooked shrimp appetizer
15.99
Botana De Camaron Y Pulpo
shrimp & octopus
13.99
Botana De Jaiva
crab legs appetizer
19.99
Botana De Mariscos
cooked shrimp, octopus, 2 oysters, 3 crab legs & lime
BOTANAS ESPECIAL / SPECIAL APPETIZERS
11.99
Toritos De Camaron
bacon wrapped yellow pepper stuffed w/shrimp
16.99
Chicharron De Camaron
crisp fried full shrimp
16.99
Chicharron De Pargo
crisp fried red fish and 2 toritos!!
18.99
Mixed Seafood, Cooked Shrimp, Octopus, Callo
oysters, head on shrimp & cucumbers
14.99
Camarones Para Pelar
peel & eat shrimp, house specialty!!
16.99
Aguachiles
rojos o verdes - drowned shrimp (green or red)
20.99
Callo De Acha
drowned scallops appetizer
(6) 10.99
(12) 16.99
Ostiones Regulares
raw oysters on a half shell
(6) 14.99
(12) 26.99
Ostiones Especiales
with scallops and onions
COCTELES / SEAFOOD COCKTAILS
served chilled with tomato sauce, cucumber, and pico de gallo
Sm 11.99
Lg 15.99
Orden De Cheviche Tradmonal Cheviche
Sm 15.99
Lg 19.99
Ceviche Del Patron
ceviche with scallops
Sm 12.99
Lg 16.99
Coctel De Camaron
shrimp cocktail
Sm 12.99
Lg 16.99
Coctel De Camaron Y Pulpo
shrimp & octopus cocktail
Sm 12.99
Lg 17.99
Coctel De Camaron Y Ostion
shrimp & oyster cocktail
Sm 12.99
Lg 16.99
Coctel De Pulpo
octopus cocktail
Sm 12.99
Lg 17.99
Campechana Regular
shrimp, octopus & oyster
Sm 15.99
Lg 19.99
Campechana Especial
scallops, shrimp, drowned shrimp, octopus, oysters
Lg 19.99
Coctel Sinaloense
shrimp, octopus, oysters, drowned shrimp, snails, & full shrimp
Sm 15.99
Lg 19.99
Coctel De Camaron Y Abulon
shrimp & abalone
MARISCOS EN COCO / SEAFOOD SERVED IN COCONUTS
served as seafood cocktail with coconut meat side
18.99
Camaron
cooked shrimp
18.99
Camaron Y Pulpo
cooked shrimp & octopus
19.99
Camaron Y Ostion
cooked shrimp & oyster
20.99
Campechana Especial
callo, camaron, aguachile, pulpo, ostion; scallops, cooked shrimp, drowned shrimp, octopus, oysters
TOSTADAS DEL MAR / SEAFOOD TOSTADAS
topped with pico de gallo and splash of tomato juice
5.99
Tostada De Ceviche
traditional shrimp ceviche
10.99
Tostada De Jaiva
crab
8.99
Tostada Del Patron
ceviche, scallops, avocado, cucumber, red onions
8.99
Tostada Mixta
camaron, pulpo, caracol y jaiva; shrimp, octopus, snails & crab
5.99
Tostada De Camaron
cooked shrimp
8.99
Tostada de Aguachili
10.99
Tostada de Callo
Scallops
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Be aware of Baja Joe’s Mexican Cantina in Mesa. Last night we ate there with some friends, total of 4 people. Our total bill was $158.92. They charged us an automatic gratuity of $31.59, which they said is 18%. Well... 18% of $158.92 is $28.61....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ed S
sean s, Owner at Baja Joe's Mexican Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

For the 9.5 years we've been open we have always has this clearly listed on our menu. it is nothing new nor has it ever changed, and we do not have a Fernando working for us. This is also very common with restaurants everywhere...and many...More

Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Real Mexican restaurant. Shrimp and more shrimp. This is where the Latinos eat. Got to try it. Say hello to Javi.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank phillipf475
Reviewed May 20, 2019

We hadn't been here for awhile and after the last 4 visits this past month, I'm not sure why we hadn't been there for so long. They do have outdoor dining with a non-smoking and a smoking section. The staff is extremely friendly and efficient....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Joe H
Reviewed April 11, 2019

This restaurant is in a shopping center. Plenty of easy parking. Inside is fair to good decor. We go back for the food and drinks, and will keep going back. I've only had their Mexican specialties which by appearance look average fare, but the taste...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bob A
Reviewed April 4, 2019

I visited Baja Joe's with family. The decor of the place is bizarre to say the least. It resembles nothing of Baja California and it wasn't very clean either, dingy at best. The service was slow. Chucho was pleasant when he came by but he...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Pedro C
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

We returned to Baja Joe's after an absence of a couple of years and were sadly disappointed. Although the service was excellent, the food was sadly lacking. We ordered the combo fajitas and they arrived promptly, hot and looking great! But they were tasteless! No...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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sean s, Owner at Baja Joe's Mexican Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

Very sorry you feel that way. We've done nothing to change anything though. We've had the same cooks, some for all 9 years we've been open and the ingredients the same...not a single change. Could be possible that something was off...that happens every once in...More

Reviewed February 25, 2019

I go here for lunch during week and drove kids down for dinner Sunday. There is a “bar side” and a table side.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SCOTTISHCHEAPO
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Four of us went for dinner. The inside is old and very well-used. We sat at a booth in a side room. Our waitress was very attentive and patient. Two of us had no idea what to order. The menu was HUGE and diverse and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Karen P
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Not fancy, but a true Mexican resturants. It is a favourite amongst the American Mexican population telling me tat it is truly original and good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Allan H
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

When we first visit this restaurant, it was great, tasty food, but then as we continued to visit, it seemed as if the food started tasting a little different. Just an fyi, they charge for chips & salsa now lol. Overall their staff is friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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