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Don Jose Mexican Restaurant

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€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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124 US-46 East, Netcong, NJ 07857
+1 973-527-7330
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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've spent a lot of time in towns and cities near the Mexican border and have eaten several times just over the border into Mexico. I haven found any place in Northwest New Jersey that has any Mexican food comparable to the southwest USA and Mexico. Given that, the food at this place was good and probably among the better... More 

Thank jimr20162016
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70 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is served in ample quantity although bland for my taste. Service is proof and friendly. Prices are very reasonable. The decor is entertaining. The Mexican Beer selection is pretty good with Carta Blanca being one that is not available everywhere.

Thank etradervic
Ledgewood, NJ
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233 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, daughter, and I had lunch here today. We were very pleased with all of our selections. The portions were extremely generous; food was very tasty. We enjoyed the ceviche so much that we ordered extra to bring home! Service was prompt and friendly. Don Jose has been in this location for many years; I can understand why it's... More 

Thank TripmomLedgewood_NJ
Hope, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good, service and people are great. Plenty of parking. Appetizers are wonderful. Husband always has his favorite marguerita.

Thank rosemaryfasino
Succasunna, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great dinner on a Saturday night. Had to wait about 15 minutes but well worth it. Excellent shrimp enchiladas and grilled peppers. Mariachi band plays there Friday and Saturday nights.

Thank pburke4242
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017

What a great place to enjoy really good Mexican food. Excellent drinks and the service is really good as well. The place is always crowded so plan for a wait at peak dinner time, but its worth it.

Thank Marty R
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Love this place for festive atmosphere and good Mexican food. Drink special during week and music on weekends. Great value look for coupons.

Thank 392aland
Dover, New Jersey
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Waiting for a table here can be rough because the restaurant is small, and there isn't much room to wait for your name to be called. It was cold that day so there were people standing in the little doorway, trying to keep warm while waiting for their table. That said, the food was great, our whole party had no... More 

Thank maramez12
Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Visited on 2-13-17. Service was attentive and polite, not rushed. It was a slow night where you would think they would be all over you looking for something to do. Not at all. Food was very good, tasted more like authentic Mexican food, not like some of the bigger Mexican restaurant chains. I would return and suggest anyone looking for... More 

Thank _emtdan
Key Largo, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Outstanding food and service. We were all able to get something special and we worked around all our food restrictions. The restaurant was very clean and bright. The servers were excellent.

Thank Roger C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 US-46 East, Netcong, NJ 07857
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Netcong
  • Phone Number: +1 973-527-7330

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