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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
+1 907-235-7963
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Sorry to say but, Just ewwww. Nope, notta. No. NOT good. Not at all. Not even the Margaritas. The food rates a zero. Service was ok, but certainly not friendly.

Thank randynina
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I always enjoy visiting Don Jose' when I'm in Homer. Good Mexican Food in a friendly setting. Good service.

Thank GoldenKatie
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Alaska is known for their seafood obviously and not for Mexican cuisine, but if you're a Southern Californian like my husband and I, we can't go very long without our Mexican food "fix". We've eaten at this restaurant each time we've visited Homer, and I...More

Thank shereenichols4265
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

In no way can the food be considered authentic, fresh, or of high quality. Having been to this restaurant several times, I've realized that it is a waste of time and money. I suppose it is the only option for slightly Mexican style food in...More

Thank akwildrose
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We ate and drank at Don Jose's recently and it was delicious. Carla made the best margarita's. We had the calamari to start, best calamari ever. Dinner was also excellent. Burrito's were super. Great service. Plus our friends paid the bill, we'll treat them next...More

Thank Kim K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This place does a nice job on Mexican food. If you need a break from seafood, I would recommend this place. We had the enchilada's trio (one of 3 different kinds) and they were great. Drinks are a bit pricey, but the food is always...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We wanted to eat Mexican food in Homer and found this place. My boys ordered the burrito with chilli relleno stuffed inside. They liked theirs really well. I had a Taco salad that was just okay. The lettuce tasted a bit old. Also it was...More

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We decided to try this Don Jose's since we know the one in Anchorage is good. Badly disappointed. The manager stayed behind the bar and did not do very much managing or helping out when the restaurant was very busy. We had a new waitress...More

1  Thank Alaskan_IslandGirl
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our favorite place for Mexican in Homer. Always enjoy the tableside preparation of guacamole. Nice ripe avacados and your choice of ingredients to make it right just for you. Menu pretty standard and quality is reliable, though not spectacular. Good for your Mexican fix.

Thank akbear
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner her with friends the Saturday before Mother's Day. Our server was supper good to our little special needs girls. Food was terrific.

Thank Beth M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-7963
  • E-mail
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