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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant

3430 Village Dr, Castro Valley, CA
+1 510-538-3290
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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3430 Village Dr, Castro Valley, CA
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

For being the largest Mexican restaurant, the service is very fast. Wish they had grilled fish and shrimp tacos.

Thank hmperrizo
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Been going for 12 years now but I go once a month instead of once a week. Just seems prices get a lil steep. If they were affordable they just be swamped day and night. Coupons?promotions?Something! Good cooks and good staff. Food is delicious!

Thank John V
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

If you like tasteless, gooey melted cheese plates you'll like this place. I tried them out when I first moved here 25 years ago and they were awful. Every once in a while I try again thinking maybe they've changed to something more authentic but...More

Thank itinerant
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food here is o.k. The staff is very friendly and efficient. The food is consistent in quality and quantity and you know what to expect.

Thank kwehrman
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Been here for large group dinners, after work drinks, with the family, as a couple and for several coaches meetings. Great place for any size party. Good drinks, good food, local, good parking.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed dining here very much. I had enchiladas with mole sauce which was delicious and my wife had a salad in a tortilla bowl. She liked the salad but the bowl was far from fresh. She said it was like it was fried the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Don Jose's serves typical taqueria food in a sit-down restaurant atmosphere and pricing. I'm not that into it. Service is good. The food is decent, just overpriced for very basic mexican food.

Thank jrau
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very good food close to the Hotel and very friendly. Just a short drive down Castro Valley Blvd. A must p mm ace to eat.

Thank iwbisf
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Our guest had a roach (or roach pieces) in her meal. We told the waitress, she just said "oh". My husband said we were leaving (six of us) and not paying. She said "okay". Nuff said.

Thank OfcMgrCalifornia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My wife and I arrived just before Noon, and were seated right away. We were given chips & salsa right away, and our drink order came within minutes. The server was very efficient and friendly. The food was out quickly and it was good, not...More

Thank SFtraveler49
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3430 Village Dr, Castro Valley, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Castro Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-538-3290
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