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Jose's Mexican Restaurant

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609 S State Highway 49, Jackson, CA 95642-2535
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Pine Grove, California, United States
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Atmosphere seems to be about average for a Mexican restaurant. Food is good, but we've had better. Service was ok.

Thank Steve M
Miami, Florida
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

I've been here twice and it is the blandest and most flavorless Mexican food I've ever had. I also think it was pretty overpriced - $15 for a chimichanga! I admit there aren't many options in the Jackson area and not many places to write home about either, so you have to give and take a little (or a LOT).... More 

Thank pajebyenight
Modesto, California
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Always seen quite a few cars here when we've driven through area....thought we'd try it. Had 3 beef enchiladas with beans & rice ($13.95)., which my husband & I split. Thought it to be pricey. I thought the enchiladas & rice were good, but the beans were really pasty (I like them more on the thinner, less pasty side). And... More 

Thank Loretta G
Lake Tahoe
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Jose's has nice menu options with authentic northern Mexico dishes that you don't often find in other Mexican restaurants. The staff is friendly and the service is fast.

Thank TahoeFamily
Turlock, California
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271 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner after a fun filled day in Jackson. I had a craving for tacos and Jose's three beef tacos hit the spot. Instead of the usual chips and salsa that start off meal, we were served something different. It was like a quesadilla, but not quite. We were served a flat fried flour tortilla with melted... More 

1 Thank rocklvr03
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Overpriced and super mediocre. Paid 15 clams for a burrito and rice and beans. The burrito was super puny and tasted like it was microwaved flour tortilla. I would have been insulted if I paid 3 bucks for what they served me. Mehhhh....

1 Thank Nick K
Valley Springs, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Enjoy visiting with the people who work there. They are always friendly and helpful with the menu. Very good food.

Thank Barbara M
Jackson, California
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Friendly staff, clean bathrooms, and tasty food: when we have a craving for spicy dishes, this is our destination. :)

Thank Earthknight
Sacramento, California
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I live in this area so I do frequent this restaurant. The prices are reasonable and the food is really good.

Thank JCuningham
Sacramento, California
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, great service and great food. I'm a local and it's a favorite! Well priced and generous portions. Home made real Mexican food. Martha, the owner goes above to make it great.

Thank lnafus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 S State Highway 49, Jackson, CA 95642-2535
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 12092233886

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