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Don Jose's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
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3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505-3528
+1 951-687-2280
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Perris, California
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to come here many, many years ago because they had this HUGE Cadillac Margarita. Well I was happy to join my business group here again this past Tuesday for our WSPN meeting. It was still the same great place and the same wonderful food. They have an excellent lunch menu which is great to know because you can... More 

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Thank kelliducloux1
Riverside, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our go to place for quick consistent Mexican food. However, lately their portions have become smaller and the rices have gone up quite a bit. But, for a comfort place this is it. Service is always good. Food is good. Usually use their coupon and makes it worth while to go. They make the best Cherry Coke. Usually get their... More 

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Thank cachetes73
Riverside, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been coming here for 30 years and it NEVER disappoints. Great atmosphere, service and food whether you come for lunch, dinner or brunch. It's always the place to take family or friends visiting as they are always please with their meal.

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Thank storeimcloud
Riverside, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great service and great Food! Love their salsa! I eat here monthly, love chicken enchiladas, taco salads, chili Verde burritos, abondigus soup

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Thank Janet M
Riverside, California
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We always go straight to the bar area (I am not a child friendly person and there are usually less children in the bar area), The staff there are friendly and attentive, The food is good. We go a lot at happy hour as we get more for our money then, Always have a great time whether we go for... More 

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Thank Kathie H
Remer, Minnesota
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76 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good Mexican food - decent service - as with many many restaurants there is a definite need for a separate dining area for adults... and those with kids.... Loud kids, unconcerned parents, on two sides of our booth made the experience much less than it should have and could have been. Even the waiter was embarrassed and apologetic... frankly we... More 

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Thank Randy R
Riverside, California
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Our family has been going to this restaurant for over 15 years - always a favorite place to celebrate special occasions such as birthdays. Don't fill up on chips and salsa so you have room for the other delicious foods on the menu. The flan for dessert is a great ending to the meal. We normally get the chicken chimichangas.... More 

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Corona, California
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch and I had to send back the chili Colorado dish I ordered. The waitress quickly took care of this and the replacement dish was good!

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Thank richardlewis115
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

So apparently the night we went they were celebrating their 44th anniversary with $3 taco and enchilada plate. They were very busy, there were a ton of people waiting outside. We thought uh oh, since we weren't there for the deal, we were there for our regular dinner. The hostess quoted 30 min. Wait. It turned out to be just... More 

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Thank Priscilla A
Southern California
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199 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

We were meeting my daughter and her family for Father's Day and was looking at a location that would be mid-way between our homes. We used to go to Don Jose's a lot many years ago and could not remembered why we stopped. Now we know. When I called for reservations, they said they opened at 10:00. They opened at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Spanish, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3848 La Sierra Ave, Riverside, CA 92505-3528
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-687-2280

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