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Don Jose's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina

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127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
+1 907-235-7963
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11:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Thu 11:00 - 09:30
Fri - Wed 11:00 - 21:30
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Oakhurst, CA
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I always enjoy visiting Don Jose' when I'm in Homer. Good Mexican Food in a friendly setting. Good service.

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Thank GoldenKatie
La Mesa, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Alaska is known for their seafood obviously and not for Mexican cuisine, but if you're a Southern Californian like my husband and I, we can't go very long without our Mexican food "fix". We've eaten at this restaurant each time we've visited Homer, and I would recommend.

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Thank shereenichols4265
Homer, Alaska
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

In no way can the food be considered authentic, fresh, or of high quality. Having been to this restaurant several times, I've realized that it is a waste of time and money. I suppose it is the only option for slightly Mexican style food in this area, but I'd rather go without than eat what tastes like frozen chile relleno... More 

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Thank akwildrose
Homer, Alaska
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We ate and drank at Don Jose's recently and it was delicious. Carla made the best margarita's. We had the calamari to start, best calamari ever. Dinner was also excellent. Burrito's were super. Great service. Plus our friends paid the bill, we'll treat them next summer. Our annual get together at Jose's.

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Thank Kim K
Victoria MN USA
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309 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This place does a nice job on Mexican food. If you need a break from seafood, I would recommend this place. We had the enchilada's trio (one of 3 different kinds) and they were great. Drinks are a bit pricey, but the food is always good.

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Thank Steve L
Golden, Colorado
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We wanted to eat Mexican food in Homer and found this place. My boys ordered the burrito with chilli relleno stuffed inside. They liked theirs really well. I had a Taco salad that was just okay. The lettuce tasted a bit old. Also it was pretty expensive but I do think most things in Homer are more expensive than Anchorage... More 

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Thank Natasha B
Anchorage, Alaska
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We decided to try this Don Jose's since we know the one in Anchorage is good. Badly disappointed. The manager stayed behind the bar and did not do very much managing or helping out when the restaurant was very busy. We had a new waitress that was not at all trained and we waited for everything from the time we... More 

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Anchorage, AK
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83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Our favorite place for Mexican in Homer. Always enjoy the tableside preparation of guacamole. Nice ripe avacados and your choice of ingredients to make it right just for you. Menu pretty standard and quality is reliable, though not spectacular. Good for your Mexican fix.

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Thank akbear
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner her with friends the Saturday before Mother's Day. Our server was supper good to our little special needs girls. Food was terrific.

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Thank Beth M
Irvine
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Went there on my last day in Homer and was hungry for Mexican food. However the food was just so-so and very bland.

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Thank chrisinirvine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 09:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 W Pioneer Ave, Homer, AK 99603-7525
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer
  • Phone Number: +1 907-235-7963

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