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Don Juan's Grill

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20700 South St, Tehachapi, CA 93561-6437
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked it so much the first night that we went back the following night. We split the pork shank and are happy we did because it was huge as well as delicious. Staff was friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was relaxed and enjoyable. It's off one of the main roads in a shopping center but don't be fooled. Definitely... More 

Thank Dabney S
Tehachapi, California
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

if you like Spanish food with a latin influence than this is the place-good food drinks are plentiful service good small area so reservation a must

Thank Don L
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Our GPS directed us to this restaurant. It was a great find. Lightly cooked vegetables, Cuban flavours and terrific desserts. By far the best food we have eaten in USA!

Thank Gypsywillow
Orange County
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

We each had a very well done dinner - the Panama Pork and Chilean Style Shrimp Chimichurri - with excellent service. The location is a little off the beaten track so don't throw your map or gps away as you won't want to miss this place.

1 Thank jaysurf
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Great food very friendly staff if was differently worth the trip little off the beaten path I would highly recommend this To any one

1 Thank Jamie P
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Truly superb, Bridget helped us make great suggestions, was very helpful. We had the Cuban Pork Shank, it was dinomite (sp), the place is very nice & clean.Would come back when in the area. Would love to make this at home, if anyone knows the recipe for the sauce too, i would very happy to know it

1 Thank pindleyosemite
Scottsdale, Arizona
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297 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner at Don Juan's Grill. We shared the soup of the day which was a Mexican soup with chunks of meat and veggies. I had the Enchiladas De Comaron w/ Guajillo Butternut Squash Sauce - they were excellent and I especially loved the squash sauce. My partner had the Brazilian Stroganoff. Meat was good and vegetables... More 

1 Thank booptraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Great food! Everything is fresh made! Great service and nice atmosphere. If you like fresh made food it takes a little longer but worth the wait!

1 Thank Lisa H
Sonoma, California
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

This is not a Mexican restaurant. It is a very good Cuban/Latin food place. I had the arrozo con pollo. My wife had the vegetarian cabbage rolls. Both were very good and such a welcome relief from a week of heavy Mexican fare. This place is a real find. The owners went on an extended journey to south American and... More 

1 Thank Bigal1953
Tehachapi, California
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

A unique menu and and even more flavor filled food create a wonderful dinning experience. My favorite is the Cuban Pork Shank. Service can be slow as there are usually understaffed.

1 Thank JLPeterson58

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $19
Brazilian, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Argentinean, Cuban, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20700 South St, Tehachapi, CA 93561-6437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Tehachapi
  • Phone Number: 661-822-6612

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