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    1990 State Road 19, Tavares, FL 32778
    Sunday
    11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Monday - Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Wednesday - Thursday
    Closed
    Friday - Saturday
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

    San Jose's Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares)

    4.7 (141 ratings) • Mexican • $
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    1990 State Road 19, Tavares, FL 32778
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    $ • Mexican • Latin American • New Mexican • Group Friendly • Alcohol
    • Picked for you
        • House Quesadilla
          Pick one of your choice from our delicious options below. Great for sharing!
        • Cheese Dip
          San jose's specialty. This melted and white cheese sauce will have you asking for more.
        • LG Chips
        • Chimichanga
          A large flaky flour tortilla, wrapped like a burrito and deep-fried, stuffed with our ground beef, shredded chicken or juicy beef tinga. Filled with San Jose’s cheese, a spread of beans, and smothered in Cheese Dip. Served with guaca side salad and mexican rice.
        • Tacos Chicago
          The traditional taco Mexicano, also known as street tacos! On soft grilled corn tortillas with fresh cilantro and onions upon request. Four tacos served with beans, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo on the side.
      • Appetizer
          • Cheese Dip
            San jose's specialty. This melted and white cheese sauce will have you asking for more.
          • Guacamole
            A fresh avocado made with secret ingredients and topped with pico de gallo.
          • Chorizo Dip
            Mexican sausage and SJ’s Cheese Dip.
          • Sampler Platter
            Try a little bit of everything with the ultimate sampler! This platter has it all: Quesadillas, Chimichangas, Flautas, Tamales and Nachos.
        • Sopas (Soups)
            • Chicken Soup
              Shredded chicken, Mexican rice, and pico de gallo.
            • Chicken Tortilla Soup
              Shredded chicken, crispy tortilla strips, fresh avocado, pico de gallo and a sprinkle of SJ’s shredded cheese.
          • Ensaladas (Salads) & Bowls
            • Naked California
            • Naked California Jr.
            • Taco Salad
              A crispy, flour tortilla bowl filled with lettuce, beans, Cheese Dip sauce, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, San Jose’s cheese and your choice of ground beef, shredded chicken or beef tinga.
            • Naked Fajita Salad
              A fajita bowl sautéed with fresh bell peppers and onions. Mexican rice, refried beans, SJ’s Cheese Dip sauce, sour cream, guacamole, pico de gallo and SJ’s shredded cheese, all over a bed of lettuce.
          • Quesadillas & Nachos
            • House Quesadilla
            • Nachos Supreme
            • House Nachos
              Choose up to two toppings from our delicious selections, plus jalapeños upon request.
            • Quesadilla Rellena
              A large folded, grilled flour tortilla filled with our ground beef, shredded chicken or juicy beef tinga and melted San Jose’s cheese. Served with guaca side salad and mexican rice.
          • Enchiladas
              • Enchiladas Dinner Platter
                Three enchiladas dressed in red guajillo sauce filled with your choice from below.
              • Enchiladas San Diego
                SJ’s cheese enchiladas dressed in red guajillo sauce topped with diced grilled carne asada or chicken and pico de gallo.
              • Enchiladas Verdes Rancheras
                SJ’s cheese enchiladas dressed in green salsa topped with tender pork carnitas and thinly sliced sautéed bell peppers and onions.
              • Miami Classic
                Tender grilled shrimp enchiladas smothered in our SJ’s Cheese Dip sauce, topped with avocado and pico de gallo.
            • Signature Favorites
              • SJ's California Burrito
              • SJ's California Burrito Jr.
              • Flautas
                Hand-rolled, deep fried crispy corn flautas filled with our shredded chicken, juicy beef tinga, or mashed casa fries. Four flautas sprinkled with queso fresco crumbles, served with sour cream, guaca side salad and mexican rice.
              • Chimichanga
                A large flaky flour tortilla, wrapped like a burrito and deep-fried, stuffed with our ground beef, shredded chicken or juicy beef tinga. Filled with San Jose’s cheese, a spread of beans, and smothered in Cheese Dip. Served with guaca side salad and mexican rice.
              • Burritos Texanos
                Two crispy, grilled flour burritos with diced steak, San Jose’s cheese, grilled onions, and cilantro. Served with salsa verde and beans on the side.
            • Fajitas
                • Fajitas Texans Skillet
                  Juicy marinated steak, chicken and shrimp fajitas sautéed with bell peppers and onions, served with Mexican rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Includes your choice of soft flour or corn tortillas.
                • Fajitas Skillet
                  Your favorite fajitas sautéed with bell peppers and onions, served with Mexican rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Includes your choice of soft flour or corn tortillas.
                • Fajitas Mixtas
                  Marinated chicken and steak fajitas sautéed with bell peppers and onions, served with Mexican rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Includes your choice of soft flour or corn tortillas.
              • Tacos
                  • Tacos Chicago
                    The traditional taco Mexicano, also known as street tacos! On soft grilled corn tortillas with fresh cilantro and onions upon request. Four tacos served with beans, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo on the side.
                  • Tacos Supreme
                    Classic crispy corn shells or soft flour tortillas with ground beef, shredded chicken or juicy beef tinga. Three tacos loaded with lettuce, SJ’s shredded cheese, sour cream and tomatoes. Traditionally served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
                • Steak (Carne) & Puerco (Pork)
                    • Carne Asada (8 oz)
                      Our marinated, top sirloin flap steak, grilled to your liking, topped with sautéed onions. Served with guaca side salad and two sides of your choice. Includes your choice of soft tortillas and a chile frito.
                    • Carne Asada (16 oz)
                      Our marinated, top sirloin flap steak, grilled to your liking, topped with sautéed onions. Served with guaca side salad and two sides of your choice. Includes your choice of soft tortillas and a chile frito.
                    • Carnitas Platter
                      Tender and braised pork tips with onions, marinated in our secret citrus spices. Traditionally served with guacamole side salad, Mexican rice, and beans. Includes your choice of soft tortillas and a chile frito.
                    • La Tampiqueña
                      Our marinated 8 oz. top sirloin flap steak, grilled to your liking, topped with sautéed onions and a half dozen grilled shrimp on a skewer. Served with two San Jose’s cheese enchiladas in red guajillo sauce, served with mexican rice and refried beans.
                  • Chicken (Pollo) & Mariscos (Seafood)
                      • San Fernando
                        A grilled white chicken breast topped with melted San Jose’s cheese, tomatoes, onion, and bell peppers. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
                      • Chicken Chipotle
                        Grilled white chicken breast strips sautéed in smoky chipotle sauce and sprinkled with San Jose’s cheese. Served with mexican rice, refried beans and soft tortillas.
                      • Ceviche De Camaron
                        From the coast, chilled shrimp cured with freshly squeezed lime juice, mixed with tomatoes, onions, avocados, and cilantro. Served with crispy corn tostadas on the side.
                    • Dinner Combos
                        • Combo #1
                          Two enchiladas, one classic taco, and Mexican rice.
                        • Combo #2
                          Enchilada, classic taco, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
                        • Combo #3
                          Two enchiladas, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
                        • Combo #4
                          Two classic tacos, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
                        • Combo #5
                          Burrito, enchilada, and classic taco.
                        • Combo #6
                          Burrito, classic taco, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
                        • Combo #10
                          Burrito, enchilada, Mexican rice and refried beans.
                      • Kids Menu
                          • K Cheese Quesadilla
                          • K Classic Taco
                          • K Enchilada
                          • K Chicken Fingers
                        • Desserts (Postres)
                            • Tres Leches

                              Made from scratch, this delicious moist cake is famous for using three kinds of milk!
                            • Flan
                              A rich, delicate homemade caramel custard.
                          • San Jose's Sides
                              • Mexican Rice
                              • Refried Beans
                              • Black Beans
                              • Vegetables
                              • Casa Fries
                              • French Fries
                            • Chips & Salsa
                                • MD Chips
                                • LG Chips
                                • 16oz Mild Salsa
                                • 32oz Mild Salsa
                                • 16oz Spicy Salsa
                                • 32oz Spicy Salsa
                              • Beverages & Handcrafted
                                  • Coca-Cola
                                  • Diet Coke
                                  • Sprite
                                  • Minute Maid Lemonade
                                  • Pibb Xtra
                                  • Horchata
                                  • Organic Limeade
                                  • Jamaica (Hibiscus)
                                  • Bottled Mexican Coca-Cola
                                  • Bottled Water
                                • Margaritas & Gallons
                                    • H Margarita 32oz


                                      House Margarita
                                      Our own lime house blend made with house tequila, Triple Sec, and Sweet & Sour. Shaken on the rocks.
                                    • H Margarita 1/2 Gallon
                                      House Margarita
                                      Our own lime house blend made with house tequila, Triple Sec, and Sweet & Sour. Shaken on the rocks
                                    • H Margarita Gallon
                                      House Margarita
                                      Our own lime house blend made with house tequila, Triple Sec, and Sweet & Sour. Shaken on the rocks
                                    • Sangria 32oz
                                      Homemade with sweet, red wine poured over fresh chopped fruit.
                                    • Sangria 1/2 Gallon
                                      Homemade with sweet, red wine poured over fresh chopped fruit.
                                    • Sangria Gallon
                                      Homemade with sweet, red wine poured over fresh chopped fruit.
                                    • TopShelf Margarita 32oz
                                      Our top shelf margarita with silver tequila, orange liqueur and a splash of orange juice on the rocks.
                                    • TopShelf Margarita 1/2 Gallon
                                      Our top shelf margarita with silver tequila, orange liqueur and a splash of orange juice on the rocks
                                    • TopShelf Margarita Gallon
                                      Our top shelf margarita with silver tequila, orange liqueur and a splash of orange juice on the rocks
                                    • Organic Margarita 32oz
                                      Handcrafted with freshly squeezed lime juice, Patron Silver tequila, 100% agave nectar and a splash of orange liqueur, shaken and served on the rocks
                                    • Organic Margarita 1/2 Gallon
                                      Handcrafted with freshly squeezed lime juice, Patron Silver tequila, 100% agave nectar and a splash of orange liqueur, shaken and served on the rocks
                                    • Organic Margarita Gallon
                                      Handcrafted with freshly squeezed lime juice, Patron Silver tequila, 100% agave nectar and a splash of orange liqueur, shaken and served on the rocks
                                  Frequently asked questions

                                  What is the address of San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares) in Tavares?

                                  San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares) is located at: 1990 State Road 19 , Tavares

                                  Is the menu for San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares) available online?

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                                  What are the most popular items on the San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares) menu?

                                  The most ordered items from San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant (Tavares) are: Sour Cream, Cheese Dip, Tacos Supreme.

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