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Jose Tejas

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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647 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004
+1 973-808-8201
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Newark, New Jersey
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Big drinks, large portions, very reasonable prices. And oh yeah, the food was fresh and terrific! Very fun and festive atmosphere. This is a big restaurant, but if you go during peak times, be prepared to wait up to an hour at least. Unfortunately they don't take reservations. I brought 9 people celebrating a birthday and it was very stressful... More 

Thank AverageJoe66
Montville, New Jersey
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You will never leave Jose Tejas hungry. They have a good variety of Tex/Mex, Cajun, and Creole food. The place gets very busy early, and you may have to wait for a table, but they turn over the tables pretty quickly, and they have a lively bar. You can get a good Margarita (Frozen or traditional) or Mexican beer while... More 

Thank Rich V
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined here with a bunch of girlfriends for dinner and loved everything about it. Great margaritas fresh and authentic food. I had the chicken fajitas really recommend. Chips and salsa are brought out to the table, great to just snack on while waiting for your food. They do not rush you and the restaurant is quite large. Will be back... More 

Thank Lindsay B
Boonton, New Jersey
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236 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch here with my husband. We've been here a million times and still come back for more, especially when we have a craving for beef fajitas. We always share one order and it's just the right amount for both of us. We've had almost all of the items on the menu, and I don't think we've ever had anything... More 

Thank Sue R
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have come here over the years with my kids and family. My kids are older now so I came here tonight with a friend and I realized how much I missed this place. The food is always fresh and yummy no matter what you get. I ordered swordfish tacos and they had a fresh mango salsa with grilled avocado... More 

Thank Melissa H
State College, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not my kinda place. Absolutely no takeout, which is annoying. Server never offers lime with Dos Equis then gives dirty looks if you ask.

Thank Bernie O
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Jose Tejas on a Sunday evening, arriving at 5:30pm, hoping to be early enough to beat the crowd. No such luck. Best to come even a little earlier and be prepared to have a drink at the bar until you can be seated. In our case, we brought the kids and so we settled in to stand in... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mexican with a cajun twist.... great! flavorful and good service. better than the one in woodbridge!

Thank mcheeks
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

amazing food at reasonable price and faster service as compared to the one in Iselin, NJ. This is my anytime go place. Being a vegetarian, they have wide enugh menu.

Thank Tushar S
Wayne, New Jersey
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A huge dining room always with a din of voices. Always festively decorated, and quite busy. Both décor and food are simple, but everything tastes great and corn chips are freshly baked for you. Full bar with standing counters, where you can watch the flatscreens and sip a cool one if you have to wait for a table. Over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 647 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Fairfield
  • Phone Number: +1 973-808-8201

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