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Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant No. 1

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2107 E 17th St, Idaho Falls, ID 83404-6481
+1 208-552-2021
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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West Yellowstone, Montana
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten at this restaurant 3 times-couldn't stay away!! We had the same combo twice: chili relleno, taco & enchiladacw/ beans & rice. We have eaten a lot of Mexican food over the years, and this is as good as any in Mexico, California or New Mexico. The restaurant is very clean, the decor is unique, service is great... More 

Thank Karren K
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114 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty sad that quality has gone to poop, used to love eating here, they must have changed cooks or went to a cheaper product, they food taste bland and the use to be awesome salsa is very watered down, sadly I won't return.

Thank Moises M
Nanjing, China
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181 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch, and we were in a hurry. The food came fast, and it was good. I really enjoyed the beans that came with the salsa, it was a great change. The prices were reasonable, and there was plenty of food. The decor was nice, I wasn't expecting that in a strip mall. I would stop here again.

Thank USAExpat555
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This family friendly Mexican place has an extensive menu and the two things we had were awesome. The staff is friendly, attentive and energetic. The Carne Asada y Mas and the Arroz con Pollo were some of the best I've ever had. The chips were warm and came with loads of salsa and frijoles. Hidden in a strip mall, I'm... More 

Thank Mark M
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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139 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

An easy place to find for some good food. They have some different twists on traditional dishes and they are good. Nice place and good srvice

Thank JerryQuill
Jackson Hole, WY
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212 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We eat here on visits from Jackson Hole. The food is reliably good, wait staff friendly and helpful. You get a LOT of food for the price. Tex-Mex style.

Thank dkudu
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We started eating a Jalisco's about 20 years ago. The food is always excellent, the staff is courteous and conscience, and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Martin W
West Jordan, Utah
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good food it is a little more than average. Very good portions you won't leave hungry. Wait staff was good . I would go back

Thank Gary M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We have tried the other places around town and always say "we should have gone to Jalisco's!" Our family loves the bean dip that accompanies the chips and salsa as you wait for the rest of the yumminess to arrive. We have never been dissapointed in what we select from their extensive menu.

Thank Kellie W
Raleigh, NC
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87 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I realize Idaho Falls may not be the Mexican Food capital of America, but this place is a disappointment. Margaritas are watery and they barely salted the rim. The chips are over-fried and stale, salsa is like tomato water, and worst of all, they were "out" of cheese dip/queso when I was there. You're better off eating at Wendy's.

Thank LaceCurtainIrish12

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Seafood, Mexican, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2107 E 17th St, Idaho Falls, ID 83404-6481
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Idaho Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 208-552-2021
Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant is a locally owned and operated business in Idaho Falls. Our mission is to provide a little piece of our Mexican culture with our food, service, and atmosphere to Idaho Falls and its visitors. What began as a tiny family restaurant has expanded to two stores. We have been voted Best Mexican Restaurant by Idaho Falls Magazine several years. We elevate "Authentic" to a whole different level by providing authentic decorations brought from Mexico and the best authentic Mexican food on this side of the border. Serving you in 2 locations Featuring a wide variety of Seafood - Fajitas - Enchiladas - Burritos All of your favorite Mexican dishes! Delivery Services available through Cafe Courier.

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