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Don Luis Mexican Restaurant

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21 W Main St, Ione, CA 95640-5442
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San Diego, California, United States
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Don Luis and it was wonderful. I won't tell you the service was great but it was good for a small restaurant. I had scrambled eggs, avocado etc. that was recommended by a local police officer who was eating at the table next to us. The dish is not on the menu but they will fix... More 

Thank Dale B
Fullerton, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The place was packed for a Saturday night and yet it was quiet enough to have a conversation with the table next to me.

Thank curtisBuck
Ione, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It is always excellent food. The service is great and very friendly wait staff. If you are in the neighborhood I recommend it.

Thank Rachel A
Ione, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

It's ok. Food is tasty yes. Service can be slacking. The place does get crowded--it's about the only place in town. Sure wish they would improve on quality--especially when it comes to freshness.

Thank rmouer
Ione, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Well I eat here almost once a week. I am addicted to the Number 1 combo plate. They make a sauce called gravy that needs to be bottled and sold!.

Thank samp646
Ione, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

How do they do it?? The waiters are always fantastic and the food is delicious. Portions are large and the prices are shockingly low for the quality. The atmosphere is pleasant and the restaurant is very clean Located in downtown Ione and just a 1/4 mile from historic preston castle you owe it to yourself give Don Luis a try.... More 

Thank bassguy1963
Carmichael, California
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349 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I was working in the Sutter Creek area and had a recommendation from a friend to give this place a try. I took my wife with me as she is the Mexican food Aficionado and she was very pleased with her meal as was I. They have several combination plates and it .was hard to choose. Their salsa that is... More 

Thank Inspecchi
Ione, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our go-to when we crave Mexican food. Not fancy, but the food is delicious! Recent addition of carpet has brought the noise level way down, which we appreciate.

Thank Pappy209
Lincoln CA
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We stopped in for a Linner (lunch-dinner) about 4 pm on a Saturday, and it was a good choice. The place is clean, staff friendly and the service was good plus prices are very reasonable...a good combination. We both ordered the lunch combo plates, I had the Chile Relleno and the wife a Chicken Enchilada, both were excellent. The relleno... More 

1 Thank Dizzycatz
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Far and few between as restaurants in Amador County go, this one is a little gem. Locals enjoy take out or eat-in here; the food is hot and really tasty...no frills but a nice little place to get a good meal. The service is fast too.

Thank CherFairy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 W Main St, Ione, CA 95640-5442
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Amador County  >  Ione

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