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Don Jose - CLOSED

23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
+1 949-581-1570
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“taco” (5 reviews)
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23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at this place for the past 35 years and it is still our favorite Mexican food restaurant. It was just recently changed its name to Fredericos or something, but the food is still the same. We usually order the combo fajitas...More

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We found to our surprise that Don Jose's is now Rodrigo's Mexican Grill. Our food was average at best. Service was friendly. The decor has not changed yet. We've had much better Mexican food elsewhere. I don't think we'll be back anytime soon.

Thank SoCalTMac
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've been going to Don Jose's in Laguna Hills since, I think, 1975, when I moved to El Toro, now Lake Forest. If not 1975, soon after. It has outlasted the nearby Bob's Big Boy, which morphed into Carrows, which has now fallen to the...More

Thank elsie31
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Very good happy hour and excellent food. Join their club and get a online coupon for$10. off monthly.

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have a secret for you but first you must listen to an old timers story. It was 1975 and I was sitting in the bar at the Laguna Hills Don Jose Restaurant. On a warm March evening the Led Zepplin tour bus pulled into...More

Thank dtyler53
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Food here is excellent. Did not had a chance to dine in but all the items we ordered were well made and tasted great. Would recommend anyone looking for an authentic mex food.

Thank Varadharajan S
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home from LA on the 5 south freeway. Easy off and very easy back on. The food was great. Husband had the pork chop el pastor and loved it. I just had an a la carte taco and it was...More

Thank maryaling
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a good place for lunch or dinner with a convenient location right off the freeway. We ordered the nachos, taquitos, and tamales. The chips and salsa was brought out when we ordered drinks and they kept bringing bowls of chips throughout the meal....More

Thank BeachGirl021
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited with family. Food and service is A+. Friendly, fast and responsive as well as anticipating needs. Prices very reasonable and tremendous Luncheon program Monday - Thursday to 4:00PM. also Happy Hour 3-6PM margaritas and beer for $3.00!!!

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My wife and I have visited the Riverside location of Don Jose' many, many times. We have only been in this one just a few time. This is a very old building. Built in the '60 I think. There is plenty of parking. the interior...More

Thank Rick C
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23972 Avenida de La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA 92653-3119
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Laguna Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 949-581-1570
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