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Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant No. 1

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2107 E 17th St, Idaho Falls, ID 83404-6481
+1 208-552-2021
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Raleigh, NC
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I realize Idaho Falls may not be the Mexican Food capital of America, but this place is a disappointment. Margaritas are watery and they barely salted the rim. The chips are over-fried and stale, salsa is like tomato water, and worst of all, they were "out" of cheese dip/queso when I was there. You're better off eating at Wendy's.

Thank LaceCurtainIrish12
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

better than some of the other Mexican food restaurants i have been in Idaho, but in no way is it authentic. Still, the food was pretty good.

Thank Jessie V
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was very nice and helpful and recommended dishes for us, having never been there before. The food was good, but did they forget the alcohol in my margarita?

Thank mrscorrad
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far our favorite Mexican food restaurant in Idaho Falls. Delicious salsa! Great atmosphere.

Thank Becky H
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Dropped by for dinner while on a road trip. The food was fresh, hot, and very attentive service by the wait staff. Loved their chips and salsa. Would definitely go there again.

Thank Bernie G
Burlington, Vermont
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We ordered the Fajita for 2 and had an EXCELLENT dinner for 2 and another excellent lunch for 2 the next day with the leftovers! The food here was fabulous and way too much food for just one meal. The price for this 4 meal special was under $30 including tax and tip!

Thank TheVTK
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I made the mistake of trying their competitor that is across the street previously and wish I would have came here first. Homemade corn tortillas with my mojocate and a margarita to drink and I found my Mexican place in town. Fast and friendly service.

Thank Edmund M
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is our 4th visit to Idaho Falls and our 4th visit to this restaurant. Always delicious and accommodating. I have corn and chicken allergies and I am able to eat a wonderful meal here. If we return to this area this property is at the top of our list!

Thank mollydax
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

On our way to Yellowstone, we spent the night in Idaho Falls. Tried this restaurant for dinner. The beef fajitas? Very good. Complimentary hot refried bean dip served with chips and salsa? To die for. Can't say enough good about it. I have never seen this at any other Mexican restaurant. Too bad I live in Tulsa. I would be... More 

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Cannon Beach, Oregon
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Their food is closer to being traditional Mexican than most rahter than Tex-Mex. We like the tamales and chili relenos especially.

Thank JEFF W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2107 E 17th St, Idaho Falls, ID 83404-6481
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 208-552-2021
Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant is a locally owned and operated business in Idaho Falls. Our mission is to provide a little piece of our Mexican culture with our food, service, and atmosphere to Idaho Falls and its visitors. What began as a tiny family restaurant has expanded to two stores. We have been voted Best Mexican Restaurant by Idaho Falls Magazine several years. We elevate "Authentic" to a whole different level by providing authentic decorations brought from Mexico and the best authentic Mexican food on this side of the border.
Serving you in 2 locations
Featuring a wide variety of Seafood - Fajitas - Enchiladas - Burritos
All of your favorite Mexican dishes!

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