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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

1101-B E. Palestine Ave, Palestine, TX 75801
+1 903-729-5054
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Jun 12, 2016
“Good for events”
Mar 9, 2016
“called Don Mario's now. REALLY GOOD! 2nd visit even better”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Spanish, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1101-B E. Palestine Ave, Palestine, TX 75801
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Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Margaritas and fajitas were our staples here for years. Our most recent visit found the drinks good and the food somewhat down hill. The service was decent. Our server seemed in a hurry to get somewhere else other than our table. I want them to...More

Thank r t
Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

The food is good enough but can't get past how unclean it is. There are holes in the walls and the place smells. I can only imagine what the kitchen looks like.

1  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed February 13, 2015

We went here on the night of 2-12-15 as a party of 6 and endured the worst service and attitudes that we have ever experienced anywhere. We have eaten here numerous times over the years and have noticed the service and food declining every time...More

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed December 19, 2014

loved the atmosphere and friendly service staff--fajitas for one was great. Ordered sopapillas after and was stuffed. Great eat out!!!

1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed October 29, 2014

Good salsa. Good fajitas. Large margaritas. Nice inside. Ad lists good happy hour menu. Need to try other menu items.

1  Thank Shirley B
Reviewed October 8, 2014

The menu is good and the food is excellent. Great meal for the price and the service is excellent. No waiting. Sop and enjoy the food and have a relaxing meal together with a great mexican beer like Tekate. Will always eat there when in...More

Thank Hank F
Reviewed June 8, 2014

There were 4 of us. Two had the chicken enchiladas, I had the chili relleno/enchilada combo and my wife has the beef fajitas. The fajita meat did taste good, but the rest of the food was bland, including the salsa. I forgot how many times...More

1  Thank DRS53
Reviewed March 4, 2014

This Mexican restaurant has a great variety of dishes - and all are really good! The shrimp cocktail is the best ever! Julio also makes the best margarita in Palestine - this is a restaurant to enjoy often as it has consistently great food!

1  Thank Dana S
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good menu selection. The food has always been delivered in a decent time interval, chips and salsa to munch while waiting. Meat is grilled nicely - not overcooked. Never had a bad meal. The wait staff is very pleasant and keep coming back during the...More

1  Thank RAFtexas
Reviewed September 5, 2013

We like coming to Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant for our Tex-Mex fix. The food is consistently good and the service is too. Sure is worth a visit!

1  Thank DMBP
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Restaurant Details

Mexican, Spanish, American, Southwestern
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101-B E. Palestine Ave, Palestine, TX 75801
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Palestine
  • Phone Number: +1 903-729-5054
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