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Don Jose

) #9 of 83 Restaurants in Laguna Hills $$ - $$$ Mexican,
23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
+1 949-581-1570
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Food here is excellent. Did not had a chance to dine in but all the items we ordered were well made and tasted great. Would recommend anyone looking for an authentic mex food.

Thank Varadharajan S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home from LA on the 5 south freeway. Easy off and very easy back on. The food was great. Husband had the pork chop el pastor and loved it. I just had an a la carte taco and it was...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a good place for lunch or dinner with a convenient location right off the freeway. We ordered the nachos, taquitos, and tamales. The chips and salsa was brought out when we ordered drinks and they kept bringing bowls of chips throughout the meal....More

Thank BeachGirl021
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited with family. Food and service is A+. Friendly, fast and responsive as well as anticipating needs. Prices very reasonable and tremendous Luncheon program Monday - Thursday to 4:00PM. also Happy Hour 3-6PM margaritas and beer for $3.00!!!

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My wife and I have visited the Riverside location of Don Jose' many, many times. We have only been in this one just a few time. This is a very old building. Built in the '60 I think. There is plenty of parking. the interior...More

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice restaurant. We went because I received a coupon in the mail for buy one get one free meal. The service is great! The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because the rice and tamales are not good...More

Thank Claudia H
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We've been coming here since we were newly weds. This place is so good, they've been here forever. We split a combo plate with tamale, enchilada, and taco. Our family had a giant burrito that she took home half for a later meal. Prices are...More

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The steak fajitas are always a hit!! It's a cold rainy day outside, inside a warm fire in the fireplace is welcoming. The people are friendly, service is great and the food is always excellent!! We have never had a poor visit here.

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good Mexican meal. We stopped at Don Jose and enjoyed a nice meal. I had the steak fajita meal. It was good and came with the usual sides. The restaurant was full but the waiter was helpful and the food...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been here for several years but it's as good now as it was 10 years ago. I always have the Mexican pizza which is delicious! One in our party had a chicken salad and it was very good and huge. The two others...More

Thank Elijah L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 949-581-1570
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