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Don Jose Mexican Restaurant

600 Central Ave, Estherville, IA 51334-2241
+1 712-362-4534
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pollo” (2 reviews)
“don jose” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
600 Central Ave, Estherville, IA 51334-2241
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this establishment. Food is good and staff friendly. I have been here several times and have never been disappointed

Thank Peggi L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Staff was helpful and courteous, best Mexican restaurant in Estherville. Menu was amazing and the fast.

Thank nikuraba29
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Our meal was excellent. Meals these days are always such big portions. My husband and I shared the meal and it was perfect. Excellent flavor and the server was very polite and friendly too. We would go back there again!

Thank karenwY6750WL
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I really love Don Jose, and the fact that they have another location in Emmetsburg! I usually get Pollo Con Crema! You always get an unending basket of chips with salsa upon arrival and the salsa is fantastic!

Thank Darci F
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, drink and service. Have eaten here several times in the past when visiting family in Estherville. Look forward to returning again!

Thank Holli V
Reviewed 17 February 2017

This typical Tex-Mex restaurant has improved service since my last visit. The salsa is great and the chips are fresh and hot. The food is rather bland but I prefer my food spicy and others would be very pleased with the tastes offered here. The...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We tried this place 3x while we lived in Estherville. All 3x were horrible. Slow service, all of the food tastes bland or blatantly rotten/moldy. Gross.

Thank Jaime C
Reviewed 24 December 2016

The service was inattentive and I had difficulty finding the waiter for a salsa or drink refill or for the check. The salsa is fine but they only give you a few teaspoons at a time. The carne asada was well prepared but the portion...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good food, large menu and fairly good chips and salsa. There are only 2 places open in Estherville with great Mexican food and they are both closed on Mondays.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good food the best restaurant in this city. The location are easy excellent received good margaritas and beers.

Thank ecenteno1982
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Central Ave, Estherville, IA 51334-2241
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Estherville
  • Phone Number: +1 712-362-4534
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