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San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant

280 S State Road 434 Ste 1053, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-3859
+1 407-647-2010
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chimichanga” (4 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
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280 S State Road 434 Ste 1053, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-3859
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were a family party and two couples had the Fajitas Texanas the the Shrimp, Chicken and Beef. The shrimp were good, the chicken could have been more tender, the beef was as tough as old leather. The overall taste of the meal with the...More

1  Thank colin2413
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Friday night we went out looking for some Mexican food. ...we walked into this restaurant ,the service was very good we tried a few appetizers, beers than main course. ...the food GOOD....if you are in the area give it a little try...the price i founded...More

Thank Luis L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I typically come here for work lunches but I came with my boyfriend on a weekend. Same great service with great food. The taco salad is my favorite.

Thank Janina M
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We spent the day at Volcano Bay and I was craving Mexican something fierce. Everything was delicious. They have REAL Mexican food, not just Americanized Mexican. Food and service was great. Hubby got a torta and I had carne Asada.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A friend and I chose San Jose's for our monthly lunch outing. We were greeted warmly and showed to a table right away. The salsa and chips we were served as we viewed the menu were excellent--fresh and tasty. I chose the chimichanga and found...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We stop in here for lunch periodically since it's close to work, and you can get in and out fast. The food is good and priced very reasonable. I usually order a la carte to skip the rice. Lunch for two with sodas was about...More

Thank Fulfillment16
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Not crowded inside. Lots of parking. Sat us by bar (walk in door on right). Ordered drinks. Prompt. Ordered food. Prompt. Drink refill prompt. Then forever for food. Past experience food out fairly fast. Finally other staff brought out our food. Waiter Never checked on...More

Thank shelley b
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Band was musically excellent, but much too loud for such a small place. I was there with 4 other women and we hoped to have a conversation. It was impossible. We had ordered before they started playing or we would have left. The food...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you love authentic Mexican food this is your place! Everything they serve so delicious it will knock your socks off, and I think they have to best chips and salsa in the area ( which by the way is complementary every meal... Even when...More

Thank AK_Consulting
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A good selection on the menu and all are good. Meal came out hot and fresh.Resturant was clean and service was good. Would recommend for lunch which is cheaper or dinner.

Thank David S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 S State Road 434 Ste 1053, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714-3859
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Altamonte Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 407-647-2010
  • E-mail
This is the newest of 3 family owned and operated restaurants of which all locations are accessed via the URL above.Altamonte Springs location: 407-647-2010
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