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John's Tex-Mex Eatery

489 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1020
+1 585-232-5830
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrito” (22 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
“plantains” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
489 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here a couple times. I can't remember which taco I had, but the one I did have, I devoured! So good! I plan on coming back.

Thank Megan P
Reviewed 12 December 2017

So, being in Rochester, NY for an appointment and wanting non-chain local fare, I searched the net for restaurants in the area. After many 'thumb-scrolls' I stumbled across this highly reviewed joint. Let's dive right in, shall we? First, the corner spot has an artsy...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was welcoming and the food was great..not hot enough...food was just warm. Reasonably priced and staff was attentive. I'm going back.

Thank eric s
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The atmosphere reminds me of Austin and the guacamole is the only one in Rochester worth paying for! Love this place and I love that you can still get a meal for under $10. If you aren't afraid of flavor and spice, this is the...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Really good food, nice portion even better price. We had tacos, taco bowl and some cold brews. This puts the chains to shame. The price was also better. Might have to wait for a table but well worth it.

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I were looking for a nice date night place. On recommendations from friends we decided to try John's. It was perfect for a impromptu date night. Bottom line? I'd definitely recommend it and will definitely be going back! 1. $2 beer specials....More

Thank kimberly D
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I love everything about this place. The food, the service, the prices and the location. Real Mexican fare here people. Eat here. That is all.

1  Thank Izzy325
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Johns Tex-Mex since they opened. The very first time my wife and I met my future son in law was about 5 years ago at Johns. He was a very cool young man although he ignored my whole family except...More

1  Thank Douglas G
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is truly tiny, there can't be more than about 20 seats. But the food is great, and the portions are as big as the restaurant is small. The burritos are the size of a small child and are delicious. You can get vegetarian...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Had falafel tacos. Had to try them. Might rank has some of the best in the city and I know every Mediterranean restaurant in town. Tzaziki was also very good. Talking up a special, but it was fantastic. Mashed potatoes and plantains are necessary in...More

Thank Merritt W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-1020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-232-5830
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