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Jose’s Mexican Cafe and Cantina

Mexican Treats Light Up the Holidays

Festive decor adorns the walls of Jose’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina — lights hang across the booths, colorful candle holders sit atop each table and add wonderful colors to your dining experience. Jose’s Mexican Cafe & Cantina has created dishes that please customers of all ages for 40 years, and it continues to do so…

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Jose’s celebrates 40 years with a fiesta fare

On the special day many will be flocking to Jose’s Mexican Café & Cantina to celebrate the beloved, family-owned Mexican restaurant’s 40th anniversary. “It means a lot to us that we are still here and have become so close with the community,” says general manager Brian Martinez. “This anniversary is really about us showing appreciation…

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Get the Fiesta Started With Upcoming Anniversary Deals

When Nov. 3 rolls around, Jose’s Mexican Cantina and Cafe in Kaimuki will mark its 40th anniversary of pleasing palates with what general manager Brian Martinez calls “Mexican comfort food.” Jose’s menu includes a range of various tacos, burritos and enchiladas, as well as grilled meats and seafood. Jose’s also creates its own sauces, including…

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Here’s the Scoop on Nom-worthy Nachos

Órale, Ono readers! Perhaps it’s because football season is in full gear, or the fact that living in Hawaii means beach potlucks are always in season, but the question on everyone’s mind lately has been where to find the best appetizer? Seeing as I’ve always been a fan of Mexican fare, nachos immediately jumped out…

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40 Years of Livin’ La Vida Deliciosa!

When Jose Martinez and his family moved to Hawaii from New Mexico almost five decades ago, he had a dream to open up his own Mexican restaurant. This November, his namesake eatery Jose’s Mexican Café and Cantina celebrates 40 years in operation. Still owned and managed by members of the Martinez family, Jose’s has become…

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