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Jose Tejas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
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700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
+1 732-283-3883
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely the best Tex-Mex place around - Have been going here for years and have never had a bad meal or experience. The down side to that is the wait times are unbelievable at weekend dinner. Get around that by eating in the bar area - appetizers only however. Endless chips and salsa for free - Great margaritas - and... More 

Thank aphistorian
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exelent food with an exellent price, long lines but is worth it. Service is great with servers always checking back for refills.

Thank Josue C
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best food, value and service. Can't go wrong with any menu item. I always get the most expensive item which is the Rio grande. Enough food for 2. The only minus to this business is the men's room can use a little love and care.

Thank stupoolski
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Jose Tejas often over the years. What hasn't changed is the quality of the food and the service. I do wish they bring back blackened tuna. I had the Jim Bowie steak and jambalaya while my wife had the Beef Fajitas. Both great meals.

Thank Alan B
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great fun and loud music! The best cornbread and the biggest drinks! Bring the family, especially the kids.

Thank Ringerdog
Old Bridge, New Jersey, United States
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here a few times and the food is always so good. Get there early or there will be a wait. Although it is noisy, the food is excellent and inexpensive.

Thank Barbara H
Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who complain it is always crowded , there is a reason. This place is by far the place to go with family and friends. At anytime of the day there is a long wait but there is a bar area where you can order drinks and wait. The food is outstanding and AFFORDABLE! Great portions! They have fresh... More 

Thank carmenalicia24
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my birthday , food and drinks were really good. For it to be lunchtime the wait wasn't that long, could have been worse. Staff was attentive, and made sure we were comfortable. I love coming here, I recommend the blackened salmon!

Thank Tajh H
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The food here is always good! I used to always get the chicken Guadalajara but now that I don't eat meat I tried something new yesterday, the black bean and corn empanadas and they were delicious! My husband always gets the shrimp and crayfish quesadilla. He loves it. There is no dessert here, and the lines are usually very long.... More 

Thank Leigh F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place!! Food and Service is always Top Notch. Menu prices are very affordable and portion sizes are excellent as well! Never had a bad meal. Only downside is the Wait time for seating, but it's worth the wait!!

Thank Tanya T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Mexican, Southwestern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 US Highway 1 N, Iselin, NJ 08830-2631
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Iselin
  • Phone Number: +1 732-283-3883

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