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Don Jose

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200 Holiday Dr, Forrest City, AR 72335-9112
+1 870-630-9884
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Longview, Texas
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225 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in Forrest City for the night. Looked for a place close to our Hotel to eat. Don Jose was only about 1/2 block away. The place in located in the Days Inn Hotel. Normal Tex Mex. Pretty much the same menu that they all have. Food was hot, delivered fast, and was right. Margerita was avarage. Nothing special.... More 

Thank Mur018
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Breakfast is a delight at Don Jose if you have the American /Mexican waiter from Gabriel California! He is attentive to every need. Food was not only a great value but also delicious . Atmosphere was festive and very colorful.Lovely experience, great coffee!

Thank Maggie M
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We eat here a couple of times a year when travelling through. Good food, large servings, reasonable prices, good service. We stay at the Days Inn attached to restaurant and then have breakfast the next morning here also. Always good.

Thank Suzanne L
Brownsville, Texas
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Who would have believed to find a great Mexican restaurant in Arkansas. Fast, friendly and efficient service and they're licensed to boot. The food was abundant and inexpensive and the chips and salsa free and awesome. Worth the detour to go return there for sure.

Thank Josée G
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We were expecting good Mexican food. It was not. The queso and salsa were store bought and the queso seemed to be watered down. My son's order was wrong and had to be remade. The service was good and the people were very nice. It seemed to be a meeting place for a lot of teens. Very noisy.

Thank Darlene D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We spent the night at the days inn and had breakfast at Done Jose the next morning. We ordered french toast and it was very tasty for a mexican restaurant.

Thank Sandy B
Sunrise Beach, Missouri
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Other reviews indicated BLAND. How right they were. Add very poor service to it and you have been double warned.

Thank 2bhungry
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We spent the night in Forrest City, Ar and we're looking for a good place to eat. The reviews for Don Jose were so favorable, we had to try it. We shared the steak and chicken fajitas. The single order was plenty for both of us. My wife and I agreed that these were probably the best fajitas we ever... More 

Thank Aubrey A
New Braunfels, Texas
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165 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

It's hard to find a hotel with a restaurant unless it leans towards the luxury category. Don Jose's is in the Days Inn in Forrest City. We didn't stay there but after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and a few other places we decided to try it. Glad we did. Service was prompt, efficient and friendly. The food was... More 

Thank marksw12
Little Rock, Arkansas
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The service was fast attentive and the place was very clean. The service prebussed the table so we weren't left looking at empty plates. The salsa I loved the salsa it was strong on the cumin giving a wonderful smoky taste. I'd for sure go back the next time I am driving back from Tennessee!

Thank DF D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Holiday Dr, Forrest City, AR 72335-9112
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Forrest City
  • Phone Number: +1 870-630-9884

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