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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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CUISINES
Mexican
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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Menu

Mexican & American Breakfast Favorites
Served w/ cottage potatoes or rice & refritos, tortillas or toast.
$8.25
Chilaquiles
With red or green sauce.
$8.25
Nopalitos & Eggs
$8.50
Huevos Rancheros
$8.50
Huevos Con Chorizo
$8.95
Machaca Beer
With onions, tomatoes & peppers
$7.50
Mexican Omelette
Served w/‏ rice, refritos, & tortillas
Small $7.00
Large $9.75
Pozzole
Pork stew
Mall $7.00
Large $9.75
Menudo
$11.45
Rib Eye Steak & Two Eggs
Served w/ cottage potatoes or rice & beans, tortillas or toast
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All reviews brunch enchiladas beans chicken authentic mexican food old school green sauce type of place the wait staff salsa artichoke mission town hype patio hollister block
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is the type of place that I’ve always dreamed about. Beautiful authentic Mexican food. Beautiful staff amazing service awesome Sunday brunch buffet with bottomless Mamosa’s. Nestled in the historic San Juan Batista one block away from the old mission. Family-owned beautiful people beautiful food can’t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DjBizz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A disappointing experience. Were there when Sunday brunch was available, but after checking out the offerings decided to order off the menu instead. Very large portions. The food however was fairly bland. I had chicken Laura’s and will say the flautist were well prepared-still moist...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RestlessFeet
Reviewed November 4, 2018

As a Mexican/American I can say that Chilies has better food that this place. The food is not good. The service is not good.... slow to be exact. I originally wanted to try Happy Rooster but I got out voted .... and everyone agreed that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank claudia007-2017
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem!! Very very good food. The service was fantastic. Our waitress was very pleasant and friendly. Food is a bit expensive but worth it. $50 for us two. Would return and recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jfus76
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The food was quite good, and the service was excellent. The serving sizes were HUGE ! My wife had a tostada which was so big that she brought half home to eat another day. I had the beef fajitas which were as good as any...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jim V
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The food and salsa were out of this world I couldn't stop eating. I licked the plate. Clean happy atmosphere. Colorful

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel. We were not disappointed. Our waitress Ashley was sooo good. She fielded all of our questions , made recommendations some of our party does not handle too much spice. She was very bubbly and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joe M
Reviewed July 3, 2018

I came on a holiday Monday, but the town was empty and almost all the restaurants closed, except the two best known Mexican family places. This was the one just slightly more recommended. Well, the food was nothing special, the decor was kitsch, the service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bart C
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We knew we were in the right place when the bartender welcomed us & steered us to the sunlit patio outside. Our waitress (Lisa) couldn't have been nicer, the food was perfect & reasonable. We'd go back in a heartbeat.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HandsomeHoward
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We were exploring the Hollister area and discovered San Juan Bautista! What a wonderful little town. There are so many antique stores and restaurants. We decided on Dona Esther and were not disappointed. Delicious enchiladas, tacos, and other favorites. Maybe next time we'll go earlier...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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