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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
+1 907-235-7963
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (22 reviews)
“nice job” (3 reviews)
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127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great decor, service was very friendly and prompt, food was hot and good, price was average. Wide variety too!

Thank Brad T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is our favorite Don Jose location. The staff is pleasant and the service is very good. The food comes out hot and within a really reasonable time. Everything from the salads to the fajitas is really delicious. And they have menu items that are...More

Thank Nona S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say but, Just ewwww. Nope, notta. No. NOT good. Not at all. Not even the Margaritas. The food rates a zero. Service was ok, but certainly not friendly.

Thank randynina
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I always enjoy visiting Don Jose' when I'm in Homer. Good Mexican Food in a friendly setting. Good service.

Thank GoldenKatie
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Alaska is known for their seafood obviously and not for Mexican cuisine, but if you're a Southern Californian like my husband and I, we can't go very long without our Mexican food "fix". We've eaten at this restaurant each time we've visited Homer, and I...More

Thank shereenichols4265
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

In no way can the food be considered authentic, fresh, or of high quality. Having been to this restaurant several times, I've realized that it is a waste of time and money. I suppose it is the only option for slightly Mexican style food in...More

Thank akwildrose
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We ate and drank at Don Jose's recently and it was delicious. Carla made the best margarita's. We had the calamari to start, best calamari ever. Dinner was also excellent. Burrito's were super. Great service. Plus our friends paid the bill, we'll treat them next...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This place does a nice job on Mexican food. If you need a break from seafood, I would recommend this place. We had the enchilada's trio (one of 3 different kinds) and they were great. Drinks are a bit pricey, but the food is always...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We wanted to eat Mexican food in Homer and found this place. My boys ordered the burrito with chilli relleno stuffed inside. They liked theirs really well. I had a Taco salad that was just okay. The lettuce tasted a bit old. Also it was...More

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We decided to try this Don Jose's since we know the one in Anchorage is good. Badly disappointed. The manager stayed behind the bar and did not do very much managing or helping out when the restaurant was very busy. We had a new waitress...More

1  Thank Alaskan_IslandGirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-7963
  • E-mail