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Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$, International,
222-226 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 5406
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“buddha bowl” (9 reviews)
“sliders” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, International, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
222-226 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul, Thirroul, New South Wales 2515, Australia
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51 - 60 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 10 August 2017

Jose Jones was just a delight from the moment i reserved a table online. So willing to cater for us with every need - such efficient service and totally easy going about splitting the bill between all of us. The food was just delicious. Am...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Trish C
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Trish, thank you for your awesome review. We really appreciate you taking the time to jump on here and share your experience. Our aim is to match our top quality food with delicious drinks and amazing customer service. Hope to see you at our...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

Turned up without a reservation, staff were lovely, friendly and attentive. Food is amazing, beefburger with pastrami, pickle, cheese and sauerkraut for me, perk belly sliders for Mum and cider battered fish and chips for hubby, all beautifully cooked and presented. Fabulous ambience, young guitarist/singer...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Apar8
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for a great review Apar8! We thoroughly enjoyed having your family in for lunch on Sunday and on such a beautiful day. The burger and the cider battered fish are definitely some of our favourite lunch picks and the pork belly sliders are...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017

Came here looking forward to trying somewhere new before a show. Had tapas and dessert. The tapas were average - best was the meatballs and worst was definitely the pork belly. I understood they ran out of brioche buns but a thick, dry hamburger bun...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Sandgesler
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review Sandgesler. I do remember having you in for dinner before the show at Anita's Theatre. I have to agree, a normal bun is just not quite the same as a slider bun but rather than disappointing customers and telling them...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The waitress we had was excellent. She explained the specials very well and was attentive. We both had the spaghetti marinara, which tasted fresh but lacked depth and wow factor. The way the waitress described the meal it sounded awesome but when it came out...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 1967Jet1974
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review 1967Jet1974. Going out for dinner is not simply about the meal, it's the whole experience and we certainly pride ourselves on customer service. I appreciate all of your feedback and have taken it on board. Have a great week! We...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nice bar/restaurant for any time of day. We had breakfast here, had a choice to be seated inside or outside. Chose outside which was a brave choice. The heater didn't work near our table. The menu is modern with quality meals and service was quick....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Maverick3630
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your great review Maverick3630, we are glad you had an enjoyable experience at our place. My apologies about the heater not working, it may have run out of gas in which case I will keep a closer eye on that happening and...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What a great little place . Cocktails a good range of drinks and wine. The menu is exciting and tasty. I would recommend any person passing just drop in. Booking would be an advantage. Even in wonder people are dining outside. That says somethingMore

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank AnthonypJ1105GU
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

What a fantastic review, thank you Anthonyp! Between our printed menu and the specials we rotate frequently, there is always something new and exciting on offer to suit everyone. I agree, booking in advance is definitely an advantage as we often book out on Friday...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Found this fantastic place to dine and enjoy some drinks, meals were excellent and service fast & friendly. Has a motel adjoining and there are bus stops in both directions across the road. Worth a visit, we will be regulars.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Steve T
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Steve T, thank you for your awesome review and it's great to hear we now have some new regulars. Having the Beach Motel next door, as well as being just a stones throw from the beach and just down the road from Anita's Theatre...More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

What a great place to have a meal. You can go for coffee a drink lunch dinner &a I think breakfast. They are on the princess highway at thirroul. It also has a hotel on same premises. Staff great and FrIendly You should go &...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank geoffs110
Emily B, Manager at Jose Jones Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Geoff S, thank you for your wonderful review. We definitely tick all the boxes when it comes to dining out any time of the day. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner and our kitchen is open from 8am right through to 9pm (Thurs -...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Went for a work lunch. Drinks took a long time and when they came, mine had a hair in it. Oops. Took a good 15 minutes for the water to come too - had to give a reminder. Menu was interesting - some ordered salads,...More

Date of visit: June 2017
2  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

When we arrived with friends on a rainy night the atmosphere in the dinning area was very lively and we new we would have a good night. The service was excellent from the time we sat down at our table. Not rushed but attentive. We...More

Date of visit: June 2017
3  Thank peterdeane47
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 36
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 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: 222-226 Lawrence Hargrave Dr | Thirroul, 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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