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Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, International,
222 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul Beach Motel, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 5406
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“buddha bowl” (8 reviews)
“sliders” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, International, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
222 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul Beach Motel, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with friends on a Friday night - chilly evening but seated outside next to a gas heater meant we didn't feel the cold. Great range of food, especially the sliders and chorizo. Decent wine list too, and the pineapple mojito on offer...More

Thank devr80
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi devr80, We're so glad you enjoyed your visit to Jose Jones! We pride ourselves in great food and service so thank you for recognising both! Our heaters have been going down a treat on these chilly winter evenings! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Had a really nice breakfast chorizo and bacon eggs was awesome coffee was good staff were great generous servings we also had lunch here food was great can’t complain will be back good work guys

Thank Karl G
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Karl! Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review! So glad you enjoyed your brekky with us! Not many people actually realise we do brekky but boy are they missing out! Can't wait to welcome you back once more!

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Visited Jose Jones on Sunday morning for brunch and would highly recommend it! The breakfast bruschetta was delicious. I originally picked this spot as they had a vegan friendly menu but would definitely go again even without my vegan bud. A huge thanks to our...More

Thank Emily P
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Emily! Thanks for the amazing review, so glad you enjoyed your visit!! We definitely are known as a great summer spot, we try to embrace winter with our heaters & blankets but sometimes the sea chill is just too much! Hopefully we see you...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We had a lovely evening here. The evening was a bit chilly but we sat outside under a gas heater and didn't even have to use the blankets which had been placed on our chairs. Oh and it was our choice to sit outside: the...More

Thank Andrea L
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Andrea, Thank you for a great review! Many know us as a great summer venue with our outdoor dining, so we are trying to extend that as much as possible throughout the winter months. I'm glad that you appreciated our efforts! We are so...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I researched numerous places to eat that had creative menu choices. We are ones who search for creative eating experiences, after reading reviews and seeing photographs of the food offered, we were keen to try this place out. We arrived here and the lady got...More

Thank jessicapercival1
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Hi Jessica, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your visit to Jose Jones. We pride ourselves in both great food and service so I am sorry that we fell short on this occasion. Sometimes it is just purely human error and...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Food was great! Highly recommend the steak! Ribs and burgers were also good. Great atmosphere and will be back again.

Thank Jack H
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

Thanks Jack for a great review! We're so glad you enjoyed your meals here at Jose Jones and look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed 24 April 2018

Had a lovely dinner here with friends , the specials board had a few extra items that we went for , including the prawn tacos. All starters and mains were excellent and well presented . Washed this down with a nice bottle of La La...More

Thank UKKingi
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Hi UKKingi, Thank you for the fantastic review! We are so glad that you loved your visit and enjoyed your meals; we really do take pride in everything we offer. We have both a Pinot Gris and a Malbec in the La La Land wine,...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018

We had lunch and a drink here. The staff were friendly and helpful. The Southern Fried Chicken in the burger was a little dry. I couldn’t find any prawns on my salmon dish (blackboard special), only mussels.More

Thank YLisette
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi YLisette, Thanks for coming along to Jose Jones! So glad that you enjoyed your visit and found our staff to be helpful! I am so sorry that you didn't receive any prawns on your salmon special, if you had let us know we would...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Menu descriptions at this eclectic restaurant are not accurate. Our waitress told us the double cheeseburger did not include chopped beef - interesting. The fried chicken burger was over cooked and dry as was the lamb meatballs. I would not recommend this restaurantMore

1  Thank daphnefirth
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi daphnefirth, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit at Jose Jones, feedback such as this allows us to train our staff in the right areas to continually improve our offerings and service. I have passed your feedback on the food back...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Sunday dinner for my wife's birthday. On the deck seating was nice with live music just winding up. Started with delicious salmon pate tapas to share followed by an ocean bowl each. Good menu and reasonable pricing for both food and wine. Definitely will return.

Thank Anthony F
Jose' J, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hi Anthony! Thanks for the great review! We're so glad you enjoyed our live music and of course our food! Look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers, Jose Jones

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 37
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul Beach Motel, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Thirroul
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 5406
  • E-mail
Description
At Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar in Thirroul - NSW, our emphasis is on providing fresh, locally sourced, exquisite food, and an atmosphere to relax within. We offer a bold range of exquisite cocktails, and a mouth-watering array of locally brewed beers and craft ales. Come and discover the relaxed, beach-side atmosphere of Jose Jones, situated in the heart of the coastal town of Thirroul. We are only 1 hour from Sydney CBD, and only 15 minutes from the city of Wollongong, NSW.
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