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Joselito's Mexican Food

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2345 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1821 (Oceanview Blvd)
+1 818-957-1901
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Pasadena, California
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91 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. The food is good and the service is good. Food is 10-15$ a plate. There isn't a great place to stand when waiting for a table sometime but we hardly ever have to wait very long.

Thank trishakelley
Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

if you want good Mexican food and great margaritas this is the place to go... easy parking across the street.

Thank anjik008
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13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Decent food good drinks good service. Usually crowded May be best Mexican food around the area But don't expect spicy food it's a little bland

Thank Rich F
La Crescenta, California
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Joselito's has been a part of the Montrose scenery for years. A diverse menu of choices, good location, and you can park behind it. It is a family run business that has two locations. The other location ,and in my opinion the better option, is their Tujunga location. Parking is harder at this location, but you can park on the... More 

Thank Karyn B
Los Angeles, California
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463 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Always a busy happening place but amazing classics and some fun specials like Avocado Burrito and Lobsters! Cocktails are also amazing Parking can be a pain but that's Montrose.

Thank Leigth M
Los Angeles
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37 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Joselito's is a small dark Mexican restaurant located in Montrose Village. It may not be the best in the area but the food is always reliable. The dishes I've tried have never been too hot or spicy but with just enough flavor to keep me satisfied.

Thank UHManoa
La Crescenta, California
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food...not spectacular, but good! The prices are good and they even offer a kids eat free on Sunday (I think). The staff are all super nice! They are supposed to have the best Margaritas around, but I do t think so; they are good, but not all THAT! The place is clean and I would recommend this place... More 

Thank Greg H
Los Angeles, California
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252 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

I really like Mexican food and there are a lot of local restaurants that pretend to be Mexican. Joselito's seems to cater to the geriatric crowd. Nothing is spicy. Other than that, the good is good. Large portions. Unfortunately even their hot salsa is mild. I wouldn't go back there with someone younger than 70.

Thank David_DeMulle
Glendale, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Discovered Joselitos 25 years ago when the sponsored my son's soccer team. Service is excellent; Mexican food like I grew up with. Family friendly.

Thank J K
Los Angeles, California
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124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Busy but overall good food good service. Like the burritos make sure it's wet. I add sour cream yum. I like the chili Colorado meat. Not so much drinks I always get a headache I keep forgetting to ask for patron. Cuz whatever they use is cheap. Service is okay nothing to brag about.

Thank tinalouise63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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: 2345 Honolulu Ave, Montrose, CA 91020-1821
    (Oceanview Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Montrose
  • Phone Number: +1 818-957-1901
Our father Jose Grijalva had a passion for Mexican food, after many trial and error he perfected our recipes. That drive is what pushes is forward everyday to bring you the tastiest Mexican food you have ever tasted.

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