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Jose Tejas

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Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
+1 732-283-3883
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11:00 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we waited for an hr. The waitress was not friendly at all.. looked like she was having bad day.. i saw her using F bomb to other table... Food came fast and it was good.. but the whole server exp turned us off.. we are not going back there again...

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Thank qtindian
Carteret, New Jersey
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would have given it a five star but the wait is horrible. Its almost chaos however the food is delicious and the drinks are awesome

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Thank msmecheche
nj
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worth the wait! Great chips and salsa! The margarita's are to die for! Cheap but huge portions! Love the enchiladas!

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Thank curlyjbs
NO. BRUNSWICK, NJ USA
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprised I got charged for a second small bowl of sour cream for my fajitas. Charge was $.75. Never knew there would be the extra charge. Food was REALLY good. Service was good. Restaurant was hoping'. It was VERY noisy, VERY crowded. Mob scene! One of the hosts brought out a chair for me until beeper went off. Did enjoy... More 

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Thank Rita G
Piscataway, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Jose Tejas! I have frequented his place with my family and friends. I met a friend and the wait was not long for a Sunday afternoon. I had my favorite dish, chicken fajitas. The server was attentive and kept the chips and drinks coming. Will I be back again? Of course!

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Thank ForeverYoungOne48
New York City, New York
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78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is wonderful and always full of excitement and good times. Service was fast, food excellent, and great value. Expect 30-40 minute waits but it is worth it. Blackened Catfish, Swordfish Tacos, Steak Fajitas and free flow soda are my favorites.

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Thank Randall K
New Jersey
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my family's favorite spot for lunch or dinner. We drive up from Monmouth county and wait as long as it takes to be seated. The food is delicious. Some of our favorites are the Tejas chicken, gumbo, catfish fajitas and chicken fajita salad. Their chips and salsa are always hot and fresh. You have to have their margaritas... More 

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Thank cavenezia13
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like most restaurants they add a lot of salt otherwise the food is tasty and came quickly and the presentation was nice and of course what makes it really crowded is it so economical

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Thank ManhattanWalkingTour
New Jersey
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have never waited less than 1 hour to get in here, but the food is good and the wait goes by quickly with great margaritas, salsa and hot chips. If it is unusually busy, there is a wait outside to get in to get a beeper to wait inside. We waited in the cold once and actually wondered why.... More 

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Thank ChrisFabrycki
New York City, New York
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visit this restaurant once a month when traveling through Jersey, this by far is one of the best Mexican restaurants that I have ever been to. This is a VERY popular place and is ALWAYS busy, however is definitely worth the wait!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:30
Saturday
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
  • 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?