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Jose Tejas

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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700 US Highway 1 North, Iselin, NJ 08830
+1 732-283-3883
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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New Jersey
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good, competent Mexican and Cajun food. Maybe not the best I have ever had (except for the Gumbo: that was incredible), but for price and portion size, you cannot go wrong. Yes, expect to wait at least a half hour if you are lucky. Sometimes it is much longer than that. If you stay away from some of their pricey... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
Tampa, Florida
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277 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An hour and a half wait on a weeknight? Well, it was worth it. The Queso is to die for, and the enchiladas were great. Seven in our party, and everyone enjoyed their dinner. Will definitely go back when we're in the area.

Thank ta96silver
New York City, New York
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fun time on a rainy day at Jose Tejas with family from abroad. We keep coming here for few drinks and a nice dinner.

Thank Alex B
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I go to Jose Tejas all the time. The food is absolutely amazing!!!!! The drinks (margarita & piña colada) are just as amazing. The best part is the price is so fair!!!!!! The only negative thing about this establishment is the wait time & waiting area. It sucks.

Thank Anton F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well frozen margarita and fish delicacies are worth trying for. Very busy place and on weekends it can take hours before you get a table, especially when in large groups. You can always enjoy drinks while you wait and believe me they are worth every penny. Ambience is traditionally Mexican with wall and roof paintings. Food preparation is detailed and... More 

Thank Animesh S
Edison, New Jersey
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103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got there early 3:30 to beat dinner crowd. Large parking lot. Me and 2 sons had an hour wait for table. Just have patience and a drink at the bar. We had regular and a mango margaritas. They gave us chips to much on. Very friendly crowd. We ordered Beef fajitas it was served with rice and beans,sour cream guacamole... More 

1 Thank obamagal
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy eating here, but do not always get the chance because I just will not wait 45 or more to do so. Food is good, portions are large, but need to figure out the wait time (they do not take reservations)

Thank 767maryannl
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like a super busy place . We went for a late lunch and we're surprised to see the place being full . Decent options for vegetarians . Portions are decent . Would recommend to book before visiting .

Thank Sandeep k
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best place around for drinks and Mexican food.. the place is always full of people so prepare ahead if you want to visit the place.. good food and drinks make this a place you should go and visit with your friends and family !

Thank Godzown
New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood Enchiladas and Campton Shrimp were my choice again today for a quick lunch during some me-time! Excellent choice with more for snacking on later...😆.

Thank JMJTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 US Highway 1 North, Iselin, NJ 08830
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
  • Phone Number: +1 732-283-3883

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