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Jose Tejas

$$ - $$$Mexican, ,
700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
+1 732-283-3883
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fajitas” (64 reviews)
“guacamole” (30 reviews)
“gumbo” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a hopping busy place, never been here when it was slow. Always a wait, and well worth the wait. I come here specifically for the Gumbo which, in my opinion is AMAZING!! Also the Camptown Shrimp, also AMAZING. All of the Mexican dishes...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saw all the reviews & excellent rating......had pretty high expectations. Met them. Guacamole was very good. I had the Blackened Catfish Fajitas.......Delicious...!!! Large portions. Highly recommend.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You may not see the Jose Tejas sign from outer space but you can't miss it when you drive on Route 1 in Iselin, NJ. Make sure to stop and have some good cheap eats. If you don't like to wait, you better get there...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here at about 6:15 on a Tuesday night and had to wait at least 10 mins just to put our name on the list. We started with margaritas at the bar. My frozen strawberry margarita was delicious. For dinner, I asked for a...More

Thank maisiemom
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Why is there always a long wait for this place? The food is average. There is always a crowd of people sitting outside. Am i missing something. I don't get it!

Thank lszatko
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Hubby and I wanted to try it because it got very good reviews. Very disappointed. Server, Kelly, needs customer service skills training. Abrupt and not helpful. I am not a spice eater. I asked for a mild salsa, only make one kind. OK, no problem....More

1  Thank rld616
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

If you craving some mexican food, you got to come to Jose Tejas! This place is always crowded but for a reason - their food. The atmosphere is great, a bit loud - but this is the mexican cantina with colorful lights, wooden decor and...More

Thank Agnieszka K
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Went here on a Thursday at 6:45 and it was packed inside and out. Hostess told us 45 minutes wait and was right on target. We had enchaladas, fajitas with blackend catfish and mango salsa, and chicken quesadillas. All were huge and excellent. We had...More

Thank NJTravelTeacher
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Would never come back again, the burrito was as good as the desert that they didn't have. It SUCKED, The burrito was so greasy and cheesy that you could not eat it. The burrito tasted like a burrito from shoprite the ones for $1, it...More

1  Thank JeffCrawford44
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Love this place couldn't tell you how many times I've been there love the food and the service. Need to get there early because it gets crowded very fast

Thank flop710
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Questions & Answers
July 6, 2016|
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Response from JessterH | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for my delayed response. I am not sure if they will take a reservation, my understanding is because they're always so crowded, they normally don't. But, call them and ask them.
April 15, 2016|
Response from catawbakim | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if it was ever named "Eat Here" but there is a large sign that says that and you can see it from the highway. The sign is actually in their parking lot.
May 5, 2015|
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Response from mcspode | Reviewed this property |
Every Hour is Happy Hour at Jose Teja's!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
  • Phone Number: +1 732-283-3883
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