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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant

3430 Village Dr, Castro Valley, CA 94546-5616
+1 510-538-3290
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
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“enchiladas” (8 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“an entree” (2 reviews)
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3430 Village Dr, Castro Valley, CA 94546-5616
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We had an early dinner here on a Saturday evening, and were in time for happy hour (even on a Saturday night!). The margaritas were cheap and good. The dining room is quite attractive, with the usual colorful Mexican decor, but also with a ceiling...More

Thank ArlettaC
Reviewed 24 January 2018

When ever we come home from a trip this is where we go. We love the food here. It's always good. My husbands go to meal is the chicken enchilada with rice and beans or the Chile Colorado. I really enjoy the Vegetarian enchilada. It's...More

Thank Julie Z
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The food was the worst I ever had as far as Mexican food. Sorry. People were nice. The drinks were good.

Thank Hbennett11
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
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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, Groups, Kids
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 94546-5616
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Castro Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-538-3290
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