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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-4580
+1 910-754-9181
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:30All hours
$$ - $$$
5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-4580
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been frequenting another Mexican restaurant crosstown, but have heard so many favorable comments about San Jose from friends that we decided to try it for lunch last week. Our service was great and the food was very good as well. It's going to...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service is unspeakable! Customers beware that if you order take out, check your order!! On more than one time, staff gets order messed up. I don't know if they are stupid or don't know English. I had it with this place! Will now go to...More

Thank Joyce L
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I didn't feel like this Mexican restaurant was really any different from the others in the area. I did appreciate the fact that they give a military discount.

Thank Darlene S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Always fun. Best guacamole off yhe appitizer menu. Food is always good. Good specials for food and drinks.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

It had been a while since we last visited, but again was pleased the choice. Prices are reasonable, portion sizes decent, service good and the basic Mexican food choices. I had the chorizo quesadillas with rice and it was good, hot and large portion size....More

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A large group of friends from church had dinner here recently. The food and service were both excellent. I ordered the Burritos Deluxe and had enough for two meals. Very pleased.

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We enjoyed a lunch of chili poblanos and chili rellanos which we typically order for the sake of comparison with other Mexican restaurants. Both were among the best we've ever had! We especially enjoyed the extra flavorful salsa and smoky refried beans. Very reasonable prices...More

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great selection, reasonable pricing & attentive wait staff. Recently renovated & much nicer interior.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Always a good experience, staff always friendly and attentive. Food is always great and plenty on plates. Steak fajita nachos my favorite.

Thank Kenneth E
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We love Mexican and try it out many places. (By the way we have tried in 20 countries outside the US and Mexico and it is never good.) This place is the real deal with fresh Guacamole and good Margaritas, a must for any good...More

Thank Eric H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5051 Main St, Shallotte, NC 28470-4580
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Shallotte
  • Phone Number: +1 910-754-9181
  • E-mail
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