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Aqui Cal-Mex

1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3002
+1 408-995-0381
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“avocado dip” (4 reviews)
“chicken verde” (2 reviews)
“salmon taco” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3002
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71 - 80 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 30 July 2015

Simply amazing dining experience! Healthy but delicious Mexican menu. I seriously could have ordered anything and it would have been outstanding. Service was fast and friendly, food was hot and delicious and I can't wait to go again. Every city needs this restaurant. Go. Don't...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

This was my 2nd visit, but my friends and family eat here all the time. The menu is always diverse with good flavor, and the prices are very reasonable. If you enjoy fusion and Mexican food, this is a great place to eat.

Thank COLE M
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Came in for early Sunday lunch, delighted to see they had a brunch menu. My 82 year old Mom usually shies away from natural and organic type restaurants but we decided to give it a try. The Paradise Patron Swirl drinks (passion fruit juice, orange...More

Thank terriam
Reviewed 12 July 2015

This restaurant has delicious food, variety of items in their menu including drinks and desserts. The service is good, fast and the price is right for the amount of food that you are getting.

Thank Love2travel2222
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a great place with several locations in San Jose and one in Campbell, Ca. The food is always fresh and hot. Though calling it Cal-Mex is a bit of a stretch, lol. However they do sell Burritos, Tacos & Enchiladas. It is definitely...More

Thank russ v
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Great fun. Food is always great. Interesting specials. Great bar. Can't go wrong here. Outdoor seating is a plus. I like the enchiladas.

Thank Onefranktraveler
Reviewed 15 June 2015

An experience . A bit like a school canteen - very clinical and loud but the food was good and reasonably priced.

Thank Judivipers
Reviewed 10 June 2015

It was a bit of drag to get a parking around but just be a little patient and once you get parking the restaurant will pay it off - food was awesome, quick and tasty. The daily special drink they had was really great (I...More

Thank SailenSaha
Reviewed 4 June 2015

I absolutely love Aqui- in all their locations. My favorite meal is the salmon- which is served with tofu and the best lemon sauce I've had anywhere, but I don't think I've ever ordered anything I wasn't happy with. Fresh, great food, atmosphere, and prices...More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Aqui does what it does well. You order from the kitchen, they give you a "beeper" and you go pick it up when it's ready. Quick, no hassle service and the food is excellent

Thank RACurry1112
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23 June 2017|
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Response from REALTOROY | Reviewed this property |
Aqua has "outdoor patio seating" 😊
Asha A
10 July 2016|
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Response from Craig T | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for your interest in Aqui and for reaching out. Tina is correct, we do not take reservations. 1st come 1st serve works best for our counter casual restaurant model. Thanks again! Aqui Cal-Mex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3002
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-995-0381
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Real food, remarkably priced at your neighborhood kitchen and bar. Featuring California cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Southwest, Asia, and Latin America. Offering wild, natural and organic ingredients in dishes made fresh daily by chefs, and our award winning Industrial Strength™ Swirls and Margaritas.
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