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Taqueria San Jose

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1800 Prescott Rd Ste Q, Modesto, CA 95350-2560
+1 209-526-6120
08:00 - 22:00
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Modesto, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Been going here for ages! Great food and prices. The salsa bar is also yummy! It's located next to In Shape Health Club, so it's a great post workout place.

Thank StanCoLove
Turlock, California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Very good food and affordable. Always packed so you know it's good everyone keeps coming back! We've stopped here a few times and will keep going back.

Thank alma v
Stockton, California
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I like San Jose restaurant because it is easy to locate and not far from the freeway. I indulge in the super nacho's it come with a mountain of shredded beef,pork or chicken also beans chips and sides if ordered.

Thank Brad S
Salida, California
1 review
Reviewed 24 December 2013

BEST carnitas I've ever had! I always order two carnitas tacos with only green sauce and cheese. Squeeze some lime on them, and it's amazing! I find a lot of places leave their carnitas soggy, but TSJ crisps them up on the flat grill, so you get an amazing crispy texture that's also tender and full of flavor. I get... More 

Thank Adam T
Modesto, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2013

This is one of those reliable, authentic taqueiras that always deliver. I like the tacos but when I feel really hungry I get the nachos grande. I pull off half the meat and save it for another meal. I can never finish those.

Thank Destiny G
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

I meet a friend here for breakfast occasionally. While I wish they had breakfast tacos, they will accommodate anything I ask for...egg tacos? no problem. The staff is very personable and friendly. In my humble opinion, they make the best shrimp cocktails around!

Thank PDStanley
Ripon, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Our family came across this Restaurant on Coffee rd Modesto, 21 years ago. We have a large family, so eating out was a true treat. This affordable, quality restaurant (both of them).

Thank Susan N
Modesto, California
Level Contributor
36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2012

good clean, the menudo is good, burritos huge, fresh salsas,

Thank mamasita1967
Pleasanton, California
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109 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2012

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant in Modesto. There are two Taqueria San Jose's, the one on Coffee is good, but the one on Prescott is Excellent. Prescott location has a lot of room in the dining room. They have two t.v.'s playing same show, if not a Mexican show, then usually soccer. The food is authentic, hot, fast, fresh... More 

Thank Zu S
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Reviewed 4 July 2008

I thought this place was pretty good mexican food and fast service

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Prescott Rd Ste Q, Modesto, CA 95350-2560
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-526-6120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?