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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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1700 Raleigh Rd NW, Wilson, NC 27896-2093
(252) 237-7749
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Wilson, North Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always choose San Jose for Mexican food because the service and food are always good, however I went to the Wilson NC location on a Sunday afternoon at 2 pm, the place was busy but we were seated and our drink and food order taken quickly... after 45 minutes I had to ask about our food and when the... More 

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Thank daisymae422016
Wilson
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

EXCELLENT! Perfectly spiced. Well served and well presented. Authentic as you would want. Pleasant staff. Caring staff. Exceptionally reasonable prices.

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Thank davehager
Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

There food is always taste great. The servers are always friendly. The drinks are fantastic. There location holds back the business. If they were in a better spot they would be a lot busier.

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Thank OneFunGrammy
Bailey, North Carolina, USA
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

They change the menu frequently so you can try some unusual Mexican dishes. Some are good healthy choices.

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Thank SHARON S
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We have been to this restaurant a few times and our experience remains inconsistent so far. Today, we walked in to find none to attend to us and had to go looking for someone in the restaurant who could take our orders. The waiting staff did not know the correct password. When asked again, they got themselves excused by blaming... More 

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Thank Vinscaravan
Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

i have been here several times previously but, the food and service were very good the first time. however, the subsequent times i have dinned here the food was not as good and neither was the service. today the food was not very good, and not even warmed up. the server took a long time to get me a drink... More 

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Thank William J
Venice, Florida
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Food was good and plenty of it. Service was excellent. But the best of all was the ultimate margarita. You could taste the quality of the cocktail.

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Thank Travelingduo222
Wilson, North Carolina
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131 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I get something different every time because they take the time to explain what I am getting. The guacamole is the best. Love it!

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Thank Mrsjones930
Ajax, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Family of 15 went for dinner, this is the second time in a year we've been to this restaurant, both times in large groups. Walking in at 9:30pm (after shopping) and we're seated ... but then told the kitchen closes shortly and we have to hurry up and order (happened both times - annoying!). The staff are friendly, but as... More 

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Thank RJag1
Wilson, North Carolina
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

I would say we are regulars at San Jose but the last few times the service and the food quality have been poor. We have to ask for refills and for napkins and for this and that. The food has been arriving cold and even old tasting. Not sure what is going on but will only give San Jose one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 Raleigh Rd NW, Wilson, NC 27896-2093
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: (252) 237-7749

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