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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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1616 S Madison St, Whiteville, NC 28472-4410
+1 910-640-1451
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:00
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The absolutely best hands down mexican restaurant I have been to. You simply must try the strip tacos and the fresh guacamole. Their sauce is wonderful. The salsa tomatillo is something very special indeed !

Thank RuckinBrit .
Burlington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant every time i have been to Whiteville, The food and selection are very good and the service was also great.

Thank SMW63nc
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I love San Jose, their food is always fresh & hot! The cheese dip is great I have to order it every time almost !

Thank purposemommy2016
Chesterfield, South Carolina
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We were headed to the NC coast and wanted a good lunch stop. We missed an exit for Lumberton, and were we glad! We had eaten here before but it looks to have been recently decorated and updated. The food was excellent! I had the Flaca Salad and my husband had Azteca Salad. They were both fresh and delicious! The... More 

1 Thank whitey333
Whiteville, North Carolina
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I've been to this San Jose many times and have received consistently good service well i have been eating her for over 10 years very good food the best around i think and very nice place to eat at one of the best places in whiteville nc to there in the city of whiteville nc

Thank fastfurious910
Loris, South Carolina
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Excellent wait staff and the food never fails. Never had anything that wasn't great. Fast/prompt service. Drink glasses always stay full. Authentic atmosphere. Price are really reasonable, so I always add a little more than average tip due to the service!

Thank Kim B
Whiteville, North Carolina
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Reasonable food , great service , great price and easy on the way to the beach. Food is delicious.If you love Mexican food this is a must.

Thank martinblacksheep
Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I've been to this San Jose many times and have received consistently good service and very good meals. The atmosphere is authentic and attractive. There is a separate bar that has more of a bar atmosphere and a restaurant that has a family feel. If you go, try a sangria!

Thank MrsCausey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

We love the food here. The atmosphere is perfect for our date nights. The service is always great. I've never had a complaint about this place. Delicious, definitely recommend.

Thank Cynthia H
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Went here by chance, we were looking for somewhere to eat on Mother's Day and everywhere was packed, we hadn't booked. The car park was busy but we got in and they found us a table immediately. The decor was good and we had plenty of space. The drinks and snacks came almost immediately and the waiter was first rate.... More 

Thank garthtuxford

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1616 S Madison St, Whiteville, NC 28472-4410
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Whiteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-640-1451

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