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“It was OK...” 3 of 5 stars
Review of San Jose Mexican Restaurant

San Jose Mexican Restaurant
1616 South Madison Street, Whiteville, NC 28472
910-640-1451
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Ranked #2 of 53 Restaurants in Whiteville
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Princeton, New Jersey
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“It was OK...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The place is OK. Is it better than the franchised "Mexican" restaurant, by a mile. But for someone that lives in a place with a high concentration of Latinos, not the least of which Mexican, this place is just aiight. I went with friends and we had a good time. The atmosphere is good, and I would go again.

Visited July 2014
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Whiteville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Mexican Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

San Jose is the best Mexican food in Whiteville (sort of like saying the best bobsled team in Daytona Beach) but the food is good and the service is excellent.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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Myrtle Beach
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16 reviews
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“The best in whiteville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have been coming to san joses since they opened many years back. It has always been a pleasant atmosphere and the food has always been excellent. Several years back they expanded and added the additional bar side. If you like mexican food you will love this place. By far my favorite in whiteville!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Reidsville, North Carolina, United States
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Mexican”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This mexican food is great but a little pricier than what we are used to at home. The avocado dip was spicy and wonderful. The service was not the greatest.

Visited June 2013
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Whiteville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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“We go once a week”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

San Jose is a staple for us. The quality of ingredients in their food and drink is average but dependable. My faves are shrimp quesadillas, and tacos al pastor. Hubby likes taco salads. They have cheaper lunch specials, but nothing is super expensive. Many folks go there for the big area you can use for family or work parties. They now have an outdoor patio that is nice but not really comfortable. Service quality can be hit or miss, and the servers seem to change regularly.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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