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Jose's Mexican Cantina

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125 Washington Valley Rd, Ste 9, Warren, NJ 07059-7170
+1 732-563-0480
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Warren, New Jersey
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly service in this local Mexican bistro. Jose's has two locations, one in nearby Berkeley Heights and here in Warren. We prefer Warren, not only because of its proximity, but, its bright and cheerful decor.

Thank RUTaxEsq
Warren, New Jersey
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The food is ok but there seem to be far too many tables/chaos/people in the space. Good chips -taste home made. Portions seem to have gotten smaller. Prefer Casa Maya in Gillette.

Thank DavidG14
Watchung, New Jersey
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55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

There are several good Mexican food spots within a two square mile area, this is one of them. It is a gaily decorated spot in the back of a small shopping center that has a Indian, Italian and Bagel/Deli restaurant as well. Jose's serves very authentic Mexican food that is always delicious with a large variety of menu choices at... More 

Thank Edward F
Somerset, NJ
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135 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Went there on a Saturday night for sober with my wife. She had the steak fajita and I had the Carnitas. Both were very week prepared. The Carnitas was moist and flavorful. The fajitas which had peppers and onions which were actually cooked not raw like you have at Mexican chain restaurants. The steak was filet mignon, very tender and... More 

Thank Signature260
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We eat at Jose's two to three times a month, a great local favorite. An authentic Mexican restaurant with very tasty food. And a BYOB .

Thank Sam L
Warren, New Jersey
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Worked from home and wanted to go out for lunch so I thought I would try it. They give you a lot of food, not really necessary for lunch. Their chips are a bit on the stale side, but their guacamole is good, as well their salsa. I had garlic shrimp and it was OK, nothing special. In a pinch... More 

Thank Jacqueline F
basking ridge, New Jersey, USA
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for years. Excellent Mexican food with friendly and attentive service. The enchiladas, burritos and fajitas are fantastic.

Thank harryc711
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Although this is a small restaurant tucked at the back of a small complex, it is a "gem". My husband and I eat there at least once a month. The staff knows us and always have a smile. The food is delicious and everyone we have brought with us loves the place.

1 Thank lamoore413
martinsville, nj
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287 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We were two couples who ate there on a Friday night. Fast, excellent service. Large menu. Reasonably priced and since it is BYOB, it is a good value for dinner. Very tasty food with good sized portions. Would definitely return

1 Thank robertmaster123
Warren, New Jersey
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Been going to Jose's in Warren for many years. Never had a bad meal at Jose's - and they have the best carnitas around. Also recommend the chicken quesadilla. Soups - gazpacho,chicken and black bean are all good. Service is always good and they keep my water glass filled, which makes me happy. If in the area, I highly recommend... More 

1 Thank K B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Washington Valley Rd, Ste 9, Warren, NJ 07059-7170
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Warren
  • Phone Number: +1 732-563-0480

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