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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

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205 S Willow St, Kenai, AK 99611-7747
+1 907-283-8181
12:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
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373 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went to Don Jose's for a business lunch. All the dishes were very good, but I really liked the carne asada tacos. Came with rice and beans. Flavor very good, service excellent, surroundings very nice. Bathrooms very clean. This place is a sleeper, much better than I expected. Would happily go back.

Thank John H
Buckley, Washington
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Chips and salsa to start, mild and HOT. Great dinner, large portions. $ = value! Their meals are large, but prepared well. Happened to be there on a very busy night, but the time it took to get the meal was appropriate for the busyness in the restaurant. Polite servers with great smiles.

Thank Bill N Devon B
Soldotna, Alaska
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My wife and I frequent Don Jose's for lunch. Due to our short lunchtime window we consistently receive fast and efficient service and the kitchen is very amenable to our special requests. This resturant also offers a loyalty program app for free food.

Thank Kenai-Flyer
Soldotna, Alaska, United States
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104 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Late afternoon dinner. Service very good. Margaritas very good. Food very good. Quiet this time of day.

Thank Jerry G
Bellevue, Iowa
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239 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

If you like Mexican food then you will not be disappointed. Food was scrumptious and look forwards to eating three again. Beauty ambience and wonderful personnel.

Thank montalker
Nikiski, Alaska
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Cozy booths with privacy, really good food, and good margaritas. They have an avocado and black bean salad that is wonderful. You can get it with chicken or steak and I like both. Really good enchiladas also.

Thank Karen M
Soldotna, Alaska
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2015

The have original choices and combinations of fresh mex rather than boring plain old mexican recipes. I always get the three enchilada meal which is three different sauces you can compare in your choice of meat. I like the choice of whole or refried beans and all the healthy options. Prices are fair and reasonable so we eat here regularly.... More 

Thank peter c
Kenai, Alaska
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

The food and service are good, and the prices not bad. It's by far my favorite Mexican Restaurant in this area, and I go there frequently. IMHO, if you like Mexican food you can'g go wrong there.

Thank GeraldB308
Portland, Oregon
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed the mixed fajitas with chicken, steak and shrimp. I found the flavor good, and not just bland, as some can be. The service was good, and atmosphere comfortable. I tried a Mexican restaurant in Soldotna, and this was a much more relaxing and enjoyable place to eat. Oh, and they serve you 3 types os salsa with your... More 

Thank Alana Y
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149 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014

Staff is super! Food is really good, Large diningroom. You won't be disappointed coming here for Mexican food, prices are decent

Thank califcruiser1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Willow St, Kenai, AK 99611-7747
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Kenai
  • Phone Number: +1 907-283-8181

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