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Don Jose's

) #17 of 237 Restaurants in Tustin $$ - $$$ Mexican,
14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3405
+1 714-832-3280
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3405
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here quite a few times and I am happy to say they are very consistent. Great black beans, good fresh salad, good salsa and that skinny margarita? Oh my! YUM!!

Thank KOSacramento
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First Mexican food I had eaten in a long time. The chips and salsa were good and they kept them filled which is impressive. The place was packed on a Wednesday night. I had the vegy fajitas which were pretty good. I recommend this place.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Typical Americanized Mexican food, great service and good value, especially if you sign up for their mailing list.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

For many years we have been celebrating Mother's Day at Don Jose's. We used to celebrate in Torrance, but that site closed so now we drive to Tustin about an hour away. We do this because we so like the good food and service that...More

Thank mike w
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A neighborhood institution. The go to place for families in Tustin. Good food, service and clean. They have a separate room for your special events. Ample parking. Try them for lunch or dinner. Full bar.

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

The food is consistently good (if not inspired). The atmosphere is family friendly. The service is friendly and efficient. The value is solid without a discount. Repeat customers are given two for one coupons to celebrate Birthdays and Anniversaries. The Tustin location has been popular...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 18 November 2016

With two people working, and the kids away at college, there is at least one or two nights in a month that both of us are just too tired to cook. That's where Don Jose comes in. Previously this location had so many failed restaurants...More

Thank LigierGitan
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Years ago, it was just so-so; an obvious second to El Torito, but then they got a new manager who turned things around. The quantity, quality and consistency of the food are all excellent; leaving El Torito ( which has really gone down hill) in...More

Thank bmurray573
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I enjoyed a business lunch here on a Saturday, busy but not crowded. Excellent food served on heated plates, and good service even though busy. I will go back.

Thank aretiredtraveler
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We were two couples and as the restaurant was very busy, we we placed at a table in the bar area. The service was great and the food was good. I enjoyed the fajita salad and it had plenty of succulent chicken and thick guacamole....More

Thank Fatbird1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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: 14882 Holt Ave, Tustin, CA 92780-3405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: +1 714-832-3280
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