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Don-Jose Mexican Restaurant

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9093 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92646-3401
+1 714-962-7911
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for a long time. Maybe it has worn out its used by date. Just felt stale & the food was ordinary. Seems to have a large local following but maybe that's because "happy hour" is the busiest time and seems great value. So my suggestion is go during their happy hour otherwise you might be... More 

Thank Adam L
Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I recall when this restaurant initially opened. The family originally began with Dolly-O Donuts. Long since closed. I have been a patron of this family owned restaurant since its inception. My favorite plate is a cheese enchilada with fluffy prepared Mexican rice. A Margarita on the rocks, hold the salt, can be a welcome accompanient. There is a variety of... More 

Thank Cassy622
Branson, Missouri
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717 reviews
507 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Friend brought me here twice this week. It's the flavor our family grew up on 30 years ago in Laguna Hills Don Jose. This Don Jose has all the original awesome unique Don Jose flavor. We had the usual, taco and enchilada. Umm umm good

Thank Jerry B
Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Consistently good food and the prices are fair. Veteran waitstaff make for good service and the margaritas are smooth and tasty!!

Thank larryw696
Kodiak Island, Alaska
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

cant stay away from their chips and cheese platter, the waitresses are fun and enthusiastic. At the Jose always makes me feel like I'm a regular patron.

Thank kathyyourdreams
Big Bear Lake, California
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Clean restaurant. The food was very good. Fast service. Our server was very good! We will come back when we are in the area.

Thank Carlasiebert
Orange County, CA
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

It's cheap and close to my house so I end up going here more than I want to admit. Everything is served with an oily sea of beans & rice. It all tastes the same. And it's all the same color. But it's ok for what it is.

Thank AmyC426
San Clemente, California
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266 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We love this place and you will too! The authentic sauces and fresh chips and salsa are awesome! The margaritas are a hit but the real star is the combination plates. Anything you order is delicious. the enchiladas are my favorite because the sauce is so darn good. Great tamales and chili rellano too. I just tried the chimichanga platter... More 

Thank sjworldtravels
St. Johns, Florida
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

Authentic Mexican food with a great atmosphere. Good value with good service. Able to accommodate large groups or a great intimate booth

Thank Kscott9244
Nashville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Met some friends for dinner at Don Jose while visiting Orange County for the first time. We were greeted by name and taken to our table. Food was fast, fresh, and delicious. I had the chile relleno with beans and a fried taco (chicken) Cadillac margaritas were good... And strong. Karaoke in the bar was a blast! Had a great... More 

Thank BCL37072

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9093 Adams Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92646-3401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-962-7911

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