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“Fun dinner!”

Consuelo Mexican Bistro
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Ranked #518 of 2,169 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Olsen Drive
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fun dinner!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This restaurant is located on the end of Santana Row. It serves up great middle Mexican fare and has great ambiance indoors, and fun patio outside.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
San Jose, California, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Lovely Upscale Mexican restaurant!”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

The table side guacamole is superb! The quesadilla with epazote is unique, try it! Overall terrific food, cocktails! It's a lively place and the service is very good. It's a little spendy for Mexican food but this ain't no Taco Bell!

Visited May 2014
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San Jose, California
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican Restaurant”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Besides Consuelo's being an excellent Mexican Bistro, it has the best service at Santana Row. I feel like family there! The food is authentic and the tortillas are as homemade as my mothers! And they keep them coming until you say 'when!'

Visited May 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“A lovely place for dinner!”
Reviewed 22 May 2014

I thought it was fascinating that they had over 320 brands of tequila. Their margaritas were absolutely fantastic. I went to visit with a friend, but my husband and I showed up an hour early by accident so we got a quesadilla appetizer which was really yummy. The menu didn't have much available, and a lot of it was either too spicy or had a lot of fish to which I can't eat either, so I got a chicken dish which was good but not out of this world. That aside, I still enjoyed it and we all had a great time. Love the atmosphere. Bit loud, but that's okay.

Visited May 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Drawn in my the guacamole being made at the table”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Looking for somewhere to eat on Santana Row in San Jose and we stumbled across a waiter making guacamole on demand at an outside table. Naturally we wanted the same and also had a great main course. Recommended!

Visited May 2014
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