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Jose & Sons

#55 of 1,098 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
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327 W Davie St, Ste 102, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702 (Harrington St)
+1 919-755-0556
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Haven't been here in a while and decided to revisit Jose & Sons. This eatery continues to offer a delicious dining experience. We had a bowl of fresh guacamole, which was fantastic. We decided to share small plates, which was a great idea. We had flautus - the filling was tasty but I'm not sure that I liked the fried... More 

Thank traveler09_10_25
Park City, Utah
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309 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back on this trip to Raleigh and will go back again. Can get crowed so reservations are best. Try the Spicy Clam appetizer for a real treat.

Thank fuz13
Cary, North Carolina
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650 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch with a large group of about 40 and there may have been another 10-12 people there. The restaurant probably could have seated another 30 or so. They serve a blend of Mexican & Southern foods so if you are looking for a pure Mexican place, this is not it. I had the Neuske Quesadilla and my wife... More 

Thank Levon M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I LOVE this place! Really interesting and DELICIOUS menu and the décor is very cool and interesting. Their spicy shrimp burrito is out of this world. Would eat there every day if I could!

Thank JVM95
Cary, NC
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129 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Went there on a weeknight as we had heard great things about this venue. They were not very crowded and the service was OK. The food was very flavorful with good portions, but was seemed to be lacking something.... maybe a little in the spice dept. Brussel sprout app was really good. For dinner, we got the chef's picnic which... More 

Thank HotMessNC
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Came here with friends and fiancee. Awesome Eggs Benny and waffle-the chips were great too. Good service fun decor and dedicated parking for the shopping plaza. Loved it.

Thank MTBtraveler67
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Everything on the menu here is so intriguing. It was really hard to choose. We split several small plates with Barbacoa and duck carnitas. Both meats were very tasty and were accompanied by some great toppings. We also got the soup, which was also delicious. A great stop in a neat location.

Thank Jenny C
Raleigh, NC
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This restaurant is a great example of farm to fork eating. The food is freshly prepared and very tasty. While a little on the heavy side for my mother, my daughters loved the gouda mac n cheese! This is a restaurant to return to.

Thank RamsFan27
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

this atmosphere is really nice and laid back. loved the décor but can't say the same for the food. Based on the menu descriptions and website photos, we were expecting our meal to taste different. The Plantain sandwich was good though. We specifically went for the roasted corn ( from seeing it on the website) and unfortunately they were out... More 

Thank shayla t
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Went for a work birthday. Was not busy and service was good. But what got me was the cost. You would have thought some lunch specials. Could be good to eat but has to be cost appropriate for lunch. Food took awhile but we were a large group. We munched through chips and tried the guacamole. Was a tad salty.... More 

Thank Suzy R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $40
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 W Davie St, Ste 102, Raleigh, NC 27601-1702
    (Harrington St)
  • Public Transportation: The R Line stops along W. Davie st. in front of the Depot building.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-755-0556
We serve comfort food that celebrates our forefathers’s Mexican roots and the culinary traditions of the local neighborhood. "On the plate, “Mexican-Southern” translates to dishes such as chicharrones and waffles, and shrimp and masa “grits” with Chihuahua cheese. You can expect to see Southern staples such as okra and collard greens done in new ways, too. An emphasis on local sourcing means that even the chiles rellenos on the traditional side of the menu may not always be made with the standard poblanos." Greg Cox, N&O

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