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Don Jose Tequilas Restaurant

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Federal Hill
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351 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1443
+1 401-454-8951
15:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 15:30 - 22:00
Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don Jose's was recommended to us and we loved it. Hector took great care of us. Making lunch suggestions and tequilas. Yummy. We had shrimp tacos. Skirt steak. Pork and tamales and table side guacamole. We really enjoyed everything and the service was great.

Thank julie m
Warwick, Rhode Island
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427 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! It's a medium sized restaurant. Although tables are close together, it was not loud. There were 4 of us. We started with Guacamole and chips (made table side) and it was delicious! We read to tip the person preparing the Guacamole, so we gave him a couple of dollars. We also shared the Shrimp Ceviche, which was fabulous!... More 

Thank Bobbie W
Johnston, Rhode Island, United States
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184 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Besides the delicious food we love taking friends here for their unique Birthday Celebration song! They come out with sombrero, dessert and a shot! So much fun to surprise friends and family with this!

Thank Christina R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Providence to attend a show and found this restaurant on trip advisor. It was very nice. Julianna, our server was personable, knowledgeable, and attentive. We had chips and salsa with guacamole that was made at our table. It was so good. We weren't sure what to order and she suggestedthe sampler. It was delicious. I would definitely... More 

1 Thank Helen G
Albany, New York
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Woke up late skipped breakfast and walked up Federal Hill to go to Don Jose's. Worth the walk. Started with Margaritas, regular for me, tamarindo for my husband. So good, The tamarindo was a little sweet and definitely better although the regular was worthwhile. I had a chicken burrito, ally delicious. My husband had the chilaquiles. Tortillas that stayed crisp... More 

Thank redwinemom
Parlin, New Jersey
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We ended our trip to RI at this restaurant. I read the reviews and they were right on. Nice festive ambiance. Reasonably priced. Fantastic Mango Margaritas! Table side Guacamole was one of the best. Very convient Valet parking.

Thank Lisa C
Johnston, Rhode Island
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I came here for the first time with friends for lunch. The enchiladas were good but the margaritas were great. Definitely want to return and try more!

Thank Foodie2135
McAlester, Oklahoma
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124 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

we went here just for drinks and it was one of the best margaritas i have ever had. The staff were just getting ready for dinner hours but brought out complimentary chips and salsa that was perfectly hot! This was very nice of them as they knew we only there for drinks. I want to go back next visit for... More 

Thank rdkdyk
New England
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120 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We sampled Don Jose recently on the Federal Hill Stroll, and I guess maybe that's not a fair impression from the reviews I've read. The dishes they served were bland and tasteless and my girlfriend even pointed out that every dish in the trash was almost full (as if sentiments about the food was consistent for most). We will give... More 

Thank B-and-C_Rhode-Eats
Worcester, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

We found this spot on Trip Advisor while searching for authentic Mexican food, which is difficult to find in New England. We were very impressed with the quality, atmosphere, and value. The place was packed on a Friday evening, so we sat at the bar. The service was excellent and they will still make the "table side" guacamole right on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
15:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 351 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 401-454-8951

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