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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

) #352 of 1,140 Restaurants in Raleigh $$ - $$$ Mexican
5811 Poyner Village Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27616-3376
+1 919-790-1919
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“shrimp tacos” (3 reviews)
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5811 Poyner Village Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27616-3376
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined there on May 6 and found the food way above expectations and the service to be excellent. My wife had shrimp tacos and I had Mariscos con Arroz (Shrimp and scallops served with salsa, nacho cheese, mixed salad and rice). Shrimp and scallops...More

Thank Jerold K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to San Jose twice with our small grandkids on Tuesday nights, when they have a magician walking from table to table to entertain the kids - and the adults. On our first visit, the food was good and the server was above...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food average at best. My boyfriend was here ago and the food was good. We won't be back. We had chicken, shrimp, beef fajitas and it was bland. What happened to the Chef?? The food came out in less then 10 minutes. Maybe it...More

Thank Wilma M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We will NOT be back. Food was mediocre, and service was AWFUL considering the staff made it seem like WE were the burden when we informed them a METAL TWIST TIE made it into my food. We've always noticed people enjoying nice drinks outside whenever...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed a nice dinner of chicken fajitas with corn tortillas and was very pleased with the service; quality of food; and their salsas. They have me the standard salsa and they gave me two more, when I asked for a "hot" salsa. Both were...More

Thank FJV2
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We have dined here previously a handful of times but will never, ever be back after our recent experience. We are a family of 5, 2 adults and 3 teenage daughters, who stopped in around 6:00 on a Saturday night. Restaurant was busy, yet not...More

Thank CTurch
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I had the shrimp tacos - very good. They were served with a cream/sour cream sauce that was amazing. No tongue tacos on the menu though, which are my favorites. The salsa was spicy but thin - I tend to like a slightly thicker salsa....More

Thank Bz3rk
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The food was very good however larger portions would be nice. The food is typical Tex-Mex nicely presented which is something not common in many Mexican restaurants. They have an odd rule that if you want beef rather than chicken there is a 25 cent...More

Thank Bludash
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Stopped by for dinner on a week night. Nicely decorated (really enjoyed some of the art work). The menu was well put together with lots of options. The chefs make some brave choices in flavor combinations that are AMAZING! We enjoyed our dinner very much....More

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were a party of four on a busy Saturday night, but we got a table immediately and were promptly served. The waitress was engaging and personable. The chips were warm, which is always a plus. Glasses, plates, and silverware were all noticeably clean. The...More

Thank King D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 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: 5811 Poyner Village Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27616-3376
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-790-1919
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