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Jalapeno's Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
86 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5710
+1 978-283-8228
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
86 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5710
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

They offer a complete Mexican menu however their specials and entrees are a good combination on conventional Gloucester dining w/a Mexican twist. Very kid friendly.

Thank Les B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

waitress efficient, Food was decent and plentiiful,Large crowd was awaiting music which I believe would have. Made dinner loud and uncomfortable .

Thank 565garryg
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Saturday night as a family of four and were sat in the bar. We should have moved but we were starving. The bar was full of loud obnoxious drunk people at only 6:30pm. The waiter got one of our orders...More

1  Thank Autumnlover74
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Coming from an event it was around 8 when we cruised Main Street in Gloucester looking for a restaurant. There were long lines everywhere. Popping into Jalapeno's the joint was jumpin. The bar area was packed with locals enjoying a live band while sucking on...More

1  Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Very authentic mexican, always fresh, the margaritas are the best around. From great appetizers to main courses, you won't be disappointed. The chips and salsa are freshly made, and the queso dip is yummy!

Thank Vicki G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice restaurant on Main Street - but you have to go when JOE is playing piano to really enjoy the night fully. I think he still plays on Thursday nights, but call ahead because sometimes it is Saturdays too. Enjoy the food, drinks and...More

Thank H2134HSkarenf
Reviewed 29 January 2017

After a day driving over 750 miles my wife asked me if I wanted to get some take out from Jalapenos. The food is great, the steak tip burrito with salad yellow rice and green sauce is out of this world. Prices are what you...More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good, hearty food, casual environment. Have been several times; always reliable. Very reasonably priced.

Thank TJfromDC
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Fun friendly and welcoming. Solid menu with excellent daily specials. Outstanding margarita menu. Consistently good dishes. Can get pretty noisy. Good for families.

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My first visit yesterday, and what a big surprise treat. The cilantro sauce is homemade and the most delicious I've ever tasted. Spread the word about this place, yum!

Thank janepodo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930-5710
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +1 978-283-8228
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