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San Jose Mexican Restaurant

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8720 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8366
+1 910-201-4303
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Oak Island, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a fine restaurant when it was opened, but it has been closed for about two years. I sure wish someone would reopen it as I think it could be productive again.

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Thank K3gma
Caswell Beach, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service!! Has a great Mexican atmosphere. They have great lunch specials for a good price.

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Thank spr0pst
Southport, North Carolina
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Was the best Mexican food place in Oak Island and Southport. One day it just closed down. Don't know why? Hopefully someone will pick it up and reopen it.

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Thank wayne t
Southport, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

I feel so bad! Everytime we go someone in my family or group tries to speak this butchered version of Spanish to the wait staff, they always try and teach us what we should actually be saying! Not only are they patient with us, but always stay on top of drink refills and food. I'd say the wait staff are... More 

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Thank Poppy W
Oak Island, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Great staff, great food, generous portions....best Mexican place in the area. Don't be put off by the location. Inside it's cute and comfortable.

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Thank WendieS47
Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Drove by here a couple times and noticed that all outside furniture was gone. Turns out this restaurant is no longer in operation.

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1 Thank KerLet
Calabash, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

We have been to San Jose several times and the food is better than other Mexican restaurants in the area. Service is good and prices are fair.

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Thank Ruth M
Easton, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stopped in for an early dinner during our OKI vacation this year and were sorry to learn the place was closing the following day! We got very good service, chips & salsa, a tasty meal from a very large menu with tons of choices, and huge delicious drinks from the bar. The portions were good size, and very reasonably... More 

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Thank raven0729
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Food is about what you expect in a Mexican restaurant. No better, no worse. Service was terrible and they weren't crowded, there were plenty of vacant tables near us.

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Thank Toni S
North Carolina
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135 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

Nothing different from most mexican restaurants in NC. Lots of food for the money. I tried a new menu item advertised as fresh guacamole made table side. No biggie that it wasn't made by our table, but I was disappointed in the lack of flavor. My husband likes this restaurant better than I do.

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Thank nancy-a-go-go

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8720 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-8366
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Oak Island
  • Phone Number: +1 910-201-4303

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