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“Small food portions,no complimentary chips and salsa”

Jose's Authentic Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #40 of 101 Restaurants in Petoskey
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
missouri
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Small food portions,no complimentary chips and salsa”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2012

We were not very pleased with this restaurant.
Some of our food was served lukewarm.
The food portions were tiny and they do not offer complimentary chips and salsa.

Visited August 2012
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Milwaukee
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438 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
“Hole in the wall, great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2012

We went here for dinner after having a late lunch. You order at the counter and they bring your food when it's ready. They were out of chili relleno, but they had an enchilada special, so I had pork and my wife had chicken. Both were well prepared and came with rice and beans, as usual. If you want chips and salsa, or guacamole, you have to order those (no complimentary chips here). The guac was handmade when we ordered it, and it was very fresh and tasty.

No beer, wine, sangria, margaritas, or other drinks, but they did have real horchata!

I would not call this a romantic couples place, but the food was worth the stop. We'd go back on our next visit.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank John M
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La Junta, Colorado
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Mexican in N. Michigan”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

When in Petoskey I go to Jose's. The food is fresh, especially the pico de gallo and guacamole. They have the best chile rellenos in the state as far as I'm concerned (unless you make them homemade). The place is casual and the staff friendly. I don't give it an "excellent" because while the food is worth the price you have to pay extra for chips. I think free salsa & chips isn't too much to ask for. But...I'll keep going back!

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank DrCheese
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Michigan
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best of the Mex in Petosky”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

If you're looking for a 5 gallon Margarita in a sombrero, this is not the place. But if you looking for genuine tex-mex, prepared fresh daily, this is your place. It's super casual (think diner) and right in the middle of town.

  • Visited May 2012
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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312 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Authentic Mehicano!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2012

It is cooked right in front of you. better than say Taco Bell. make sure you order the Guacamole which is made to order. The prices are very reasonable and everything is served with a smile.

Visited August 2011
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Thank William L
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