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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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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've always enjoyed this restaurant. It serves all kinds of Mexican dishes, including enchiladas, fajitas, and burritos, they also have a nice salad selection. Portions are always large. It's always packed and always loud, but the atmosphere and vibe are always fun. They have a bar area as well. The service is always quick and efficient, but there is almost... More 

Thank cjg7512
Pune, India
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jose Tejas is one of our favorite restaurant in NJ. Good Mexican food and service, the only challenge is with the rush we need to reserve table or have to wait for more that 30 min during peak time.

Thank Trip C
Barnegat, New Jersey
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jose Tejas opens at 11am. If you are not there by 1130am even in the middle of the week, good luck getting a table! But be something good about this. Our waiter was Derwin V., fast, efficient and returning regularly to ensure we were happy. 4 of us had 4 large meals and 1 appetizer, $46. The food was hot... More 

Thank Morris F
Benton, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the Most Amazing Eatery you will ever experience as a Roadhouse in the Populated State of New Jersey. Look for the sign that simply states one word..... " EATS " . On the North Bound Lanes of US-1, just South of the junction of US-9. I have been eating here for over 20 years... and I believe it... More 

Thank 52michael
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a fan of chain restaurants but I visit this restaurant every now and then. This is a very popular Mexican joint in the area. The place gets super crowded in the evening over the weekends and usual wait time is in excess of 20-30 mins. The good thing is they have a large Bar area where you... More 

Thank jeh2502
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is always great!!!!! Never had any problems and I come here a lot! I recommend the mesquite grilled salmon. The frozen margaritas are awesome also. My favorite restaurant!

Thank Dug167
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time coming to jose Tejas. Loved the food. Excellent service. Waiting time was worth it in the end.

Thank Hitendra P
Kenilworth, New Jersey
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food at good prices. You might want to go at off times because it does get crowded. Service is generally fast and you can make requests for certain choices.

Thank Susan M
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First thing First the Frozen Mango Margarita was to die for,by far the best I've ever had...... Obviously the food is the most important part to talk about so I will start by saying that this is hands-down one of my top go to restaurants the next time I'm in New Jersey. Upon arrival and waiting about 25 minutes the... More 

Thank Lamar J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy the food the food from appetizers to entrees are delicious I eat these puff pastry patties to die for

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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?