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Jose Tejas

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

CAJUN APPETIZERS‎
6.48
Cajun Popcorn
Shrimp fried, spiced with cajun seasonings and served golden brown with our own Bayou sauce.
5.96
Blackened Chicken Fingers
Using a time-honored cajun technique, boneless chicken tenders are marinated, spiced, seared on a cast-iron skillet and served with a Cajun marmalade sauce.
6.99
Camptown Shrimp
Shrimp steeped in a hearty new orleans style sauce and accented with Negra Modelo beer. reduced to a spicy, rich, brown sauce, it is then placed atop grilled French bread with an extra piece to dunk with.
6.85
Crawfish Ettouffee
Crawfish tails sautï ½ed with fresh vegetables, herbs, and seasoning combined to form a rich brown gravy over white rice.
Cup 2.47
Bowl 3.95
Louisiana Gumbo
MEXICAN APPETIZERS‎
3.95
Guacamole
Our own guacamole made from scratch with whole avocados, tomato, onion, cilantro, and seasoned as in old Mexico.
6.88
Pastelitos
Flaky pastries filled with a chicken-cilantro mix. made in-house and served with a chimi verde sauce.
6.83
Chorizo Mexicana
Authentic Mexican chorizo, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms baked with bubbling poblano jack cheese. served with fresh, warm flour tortillas.
6.94
Chorizo Flambado
Homemade cajun sausage baked with green chilis, tomatoes, and monterey jack cheese. served with fresh, warm flour tortillas.
5.98
Chili con Queso
Dip our crisp, fresh-made corn tortilla chips in this hot, spicy cheese dip and you're hooked.
5.96
Tejas Chicken
Chicken tenderloins lightly fried and dipped in our secret Tejas Sauce accompanied by bleu cheese dressing and celery sticks.
4.97
Border Chili
A hot and spicy bowl of Texas chili topped with cheese and sour cream. chopped onions available on request.
MARGARITAS‎
5.75
Margarita Grande
A blended combination of tequila, triple sec and lime juice.
6.75
Strawberry or Melon
7.75
"New Orleans Style" with Cointreau
6.75
Sauza Gold
Made with sauza gold tequila.
8.00
Conmemorativo
Three steps above gold the world's finest tequila.
6.75
Texas Margarita
The original texas margarita. made with cointreau and tequila.
6.75
Gold Margarita
Made with cuervo gold tequila
8.00
Gran Gold
Made with cuervo gold and gran marnier
8.00
Tradicional
Made with jose cuervo Tradicional 100% blue agave tequila and cointreau.
8.00
Hornitos
Sauza‎ hornitos and gran marnier.
SPECIALTIES‎
5.75
Sangria
Made in house with fresh squeezed oj and cran marnier, frozen or on the rocks
BOTTLED BEER‎
4.00
Corona
4.00
Corona Light
4.00
Tecate
4.00
Negra Modelo
4.00
Pacifico
4.00
Dos XX Amber
4.00
Dos XX Lager
4.00
Modelo Especial
4.00
St Paulie Girl N/A
Additional selections vary by location
WINES‎
Chardonnay
6.00
Glass
Bottle 18.00
De Loach
California
6.00
Glass
Bottle 18.00
Estancia
California
6.00
Glass
Bottle 18.00
Lagaria
California
Merlot
6.00
Glass
Bottle 20.00
Casa La Postalle
Chile
6.00
Glass
Bottle 20.00
Hands
Washington State
6.00
Glass
Bottle 28.00
Penfolds
Australia
NON ALCOHOLIC‎
1.98
Soft Drinks
Coke, diet coke, sprite, orange, ginger ale, iced tea, hot tea, coffee, decaf. free refills.
2.25
Fresh Lemonade
2.25
Orange Juice
Fresh squeezed.
2.75
Bottled Spring Water
Aqua panna brand
2.25
Root Beer
In de and NJ, we offer IBC brand. In ma, we offer border cafe root beer
BURGERS‎
All Burgers are Made with Angus Beef
5.96
Hamburger
Made from fresh ground chuck. served with a slice of red onion and a heaping portion of crisp fries
6.87
Cajun Burger
Our‎ mesquite broiled hamburger rubbed in cajun spices and covered with poblano jack cheese. served with fries.
6.88
Mexican Burger
Our mesquite broiled hamburger topped with guacamole. served with pico de gallo and fries.
CAJUN FAVORITES‎
9.49
Chicken and Chorizo Etouffee
Sautï ½ed chicken and spicy chorizo in a classic cajun ettouffee sauce with sweet onions, red peppers, ripe tomatoes, and fresh mushrooms. served over white rice.
14.78
Blackened Salmon
Cajun spiced salmon fillet, blackened on a cast iron skillet. Served with our own seasoned corn and black beans and Jose's rice. perfection on a plate.
15.95
Blackened Swordfish
A fresh 10 oz. swordfish steak dipped in lip searing cajun spices and cooked on a blackening skillet. served with our own seasoned corn and black beans, jose's rice and mango salsa.
14.95
Filet Mignon Jim Bowie Style
Jim bowie loved exquisite food and fine wine. jose proudly presents jim's personal New orleans favorite. seared medallions of beef tenderloin, cooked medium, covered with a secret cream sauce with shrimp and fresh herbs.
10.84
Crawfish Etouffee
Crawfish tails sautï ½ed with fresh vegetables, herbs, and seasoning simmered in a rich brown sauce over white rice.
9.96
French Quarter Chicken
A sautï ½ed breast of fresh chicken embraced by a tangy lemon pepper sauce.
9.86
Eggplant Royale
A bubbling-hot blend of cheeses, lump crabmeat and cajun spices, served over a delicately fried eggplant. this is a creole family tradition as served on Royale Street in New Orleans' French Quarter.
11.88
Catfish New Orleans
A large fresh fillet of catfish, royally seasoned, deep fried with a shrimp and basil cream sauce.
8.97
Blackened Chicken
Our tender marinated breast of chicken, blackened on the outside, spicy and juicy on the inside and served with a Cajun marmalade sauce.
10.88
Blackened Catfish
A fresh catfish fillet dipped in blackening seasoning and seared on a cast-iron skillet.
FAJITAS‎
Regular 11.48
Blackened chicken 11.48
For two 21.96
Beef or Chicken
First we marinate the beef or chicken in a secret blend of spices, then we grill it over mesquite wood and serve it sizzling hot.
11.98
Blackened Catfish
Our fresh blackened catfish served line dancing under a fresh mango salsa.
10.48
Vegetable Fajitas
A medley of vegetables tossed with seasonings, sautï ½ed and served fajita style with black beans and white rice.
17.96
Rio Grande
Boneless breast of blackened chicken and your choice of tender marinated beef or chicken fajitas grilled over mesquite logs.
17.96
El Pueblo
Succulent louisiana gulf shrimp and your choice of marinated beef or chicken fajitas slowly grilled over mesquite logs to celebrate the big boss' favorite taste combination.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews chips and salsa fajitas chicken pulled beef chorizo swordfish salad burger tex mex worth the wait wait for a table cajun popcorn chain restaurant fun atmosphere prices are great family restaurant fast service
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Decent Mexican food let down a bit by slow service. Love the free tortillas but they need a bit more of a punch. Steak was reasonable but only reasonable. I’d come again to try more but always lots of choices out there!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank mrtwig
Reviewed February 27, 2019

We ate the Guac and chips, shrimp and crawfish quesadilla, chili, and Sword fish tacos. I cannot honestly say which of the 4 was the best meal as all of them where A+. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for good Mexican...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Emil L
Reviewed January 26, 2019

asked African American waitress if the Negra in Modela Negra meant black because enjoy a dark beer. she didn't know I ordered one any way . it never came.Thereafter she was rude to me only in a party of seven. the food was very salty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 14justme27
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Smelled delicious as we approached from the parking lot. Inside is typical Tex-Mex knockoff decor. Cases of Corona everywhere -- lots of guests. Menu was not quite as extensive as I would have hoped for. I had the Chicken fajitas -- how can you go...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bob G
Reviewed January 19, 2019

I go there about 2 times per month on a Saturday night and always busy. Beginning of 2019 the menu prices went up about $1.00 per item, all the drinks went up $0.50 beer from $4 to $4.50. The fajita 2 years ago was $11...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nickp03
Reviewed January 17, 2019

I like doing lunch business meetings here because of the open floor plan, well lite, and not too noisy. On my most recent visit, hot chips and salsa are served immediately and were replenished before getting to the bottom. The server was very attentive and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ClarkCast360
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Consistently good fresh food. Even the burgers are delish. And drinks. Good service. Reasonable prices. Fun atmosphere. A regular go-to spot.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sandy_T010
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Have been there a bunch of times and the food is always good (but how can you really screw up Tex-Mex?). The drinks are great but the noise level is really a problem. You find yourself either screaming to talk to your table mates or...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sfostercom
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Jose Tejas is good... I've gone here for years. HOWEVER, since I've become vegan I've had a different experience. I went there yesterday thinking I'd be safe (because it's 2019). WRONG. Vegans need to stay away. They cook the tortilla chips with whey (really?) and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank heatherrJ2179TQ
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Went day after Christmas for a change of food types..bad decision..waiter must have been hung over and never once smiled..appetizer of Chorizo Flambado per menu should be hot bubbly cheese with sausage and veggies,,,but it was more like a omelet, looked liked it was frozen...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from Laura S | Reviewed this property |
No...no dessert on the menu
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I would call.They use Lard. It is Traditional Spanish
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