About Jose Muldoon's - East

We are excited to bring Jose Muldoon’s, which has been a staple of the Springs' downtown scene for over thirty years to the east side. The menu features authentic Tex-Mex style Mexican fare, the best margaritas and a variety of burgers, sandwiches, salads and vegetarian entrees. We serve our famous cuisine using only the freshest ingredients, all prepared daily.

José Muldoon's, named after the legendary bandito, has been modeled with a modern southwestern look, inviting fireplaces, an indoor/outdoor dining section including a bar, HD television visible from any spot in the bar area and semi-private banquet dining. José's service staff is always friendly and efficient. We are proud to be the now more easily accessible favorite Tex-Mex destination in Colorado Springs.

5710 S Carefree Circle
Colorado Springs, CO 80917
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Mexican, Contemporary Mexican, Tex-Mex

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Powers Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(719) 574-5673

Website:
http://www.josemuldoons.com/

Parking Details:
Parking lot is located around 3 sides of the restaurant.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Open Christmas Eve. Large tables welcome.

Jose Muldoon's - East Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (102)
Good for Groups (95)
Kid-friendly (79)
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Great for Lunch (77)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Special Occasion (33)
Hot Spot (31)
Great for Outdoor Dining (25)
Great for Brunch (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (23)
Late-night Find (14)
Casual (13)
Romantic (10)
Authentic (4)
Fun (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Spicy (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Cozy (3)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Outstanding Value (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Business Meals (1)
Live Sports (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Fun place, but food average. Our waitress was very attentive. My husband enjoyed his meal. But even though we had the same thing, I was disappointed, I felt it was not seasoned well.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

This is a fun neighborhood restaurant. The seating through Open Table was immediate. The service is always friendly and quick.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Casual
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·Dined on September 26, 2017

The entire staff was so accomadating for our group. Service was fantastic and friendly. Waitress was very attentive.

Tags: Fun, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Although a few minutes early, we were seated within moments of our arrival. We opted for the verandah, which was wonderful as it was much quieter. It was not hot, as some might expect. The service was great and the food was good. I do have an issue with paying a surcharge for the spicy salsa; that was not expected. The sopapillas were overcooked and not worth the effort. Overall, this was still a very pleasant experience.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Waitress was awesome. Food came out hot and fast and the beer was cold.

Tags: Quick Bite, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Great food great service

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 (Denver)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Excellent food. Fast service, good people. The ambiance was excellent, also.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Spicy
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 (Denver)·Dined on May 4, 2017

We go often. With reservation always seated and greeted quickly.
Service was a bit slow but friendly.
Food is always nicely presented and consistently good.
Best green chili we have found in Colorado Springs
Recommend

Tags: Authentic
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 22, 2017

Made reservations online. Arrived about 10 minutes early and was immediately seated. Service was very good. Always seemed to show up just when needed. Food was great and quick. All around great experience

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Business Meals, Live Sports
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 6, 2017

I love that we can ask for a quieter area on OpenTable. We had a chance to catch up with a good friend. We went early enough for happy hour margaritas and less expensive appetizers, so I just made a meal of appetizers (queso and quesadillas). Yum! I like this Jose's better than the downtown, because there is free parking!

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 (Denver)·Dined on March 16, 2017

Service was very good as was the food. It was very busy, even at 5:00 pm, but everything went smoothly and we were never rushed.

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 (Denver)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Beat the line and use Open Table! We got there for our last visit and the waiting area was full but our party of 3 was seated immediately! Love the fish tacos and the Mean Green chili!

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 27, 2017

We used to go to Muldoon's East every Monday - 4 adults and 1 child. Then they had flat beer and not good service, so we went elsewhere. We gave them another chance and they were good again. This past visit was not good. We had three different kinds of beer and they were all FLAT. We complained and they brought replacements. They were marginally better but not much. We even had explained to us that one of the beers was not very effervescent to begin with. Yeah - we know what's it's supposed to taste like, we've had it before. Service was excellent from our waitress but if you go somewhere for beer, you want to enjoy it. Food was not very hot when we got it. Guess we'll be going elsewhere again.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Service was terrible. Food was okay. Definitely wouldn't recommend.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 28, 2017

Really‽ No refills on chips? That is not cool!

Tags: Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 23, 2017

Great service from Ashley. Always have our table ready and they remember our orders!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 9, 2017

This last visit was better than it's been in months. Some really good changes have been made and we were really impressed.

Tags: Disabled Access, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 7, 2016

Good soup, great desert flan sampler. Support staff didn't refill chips or clear soup bowls through entire meal

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 2, 2016

Our server was outstanding!! We had an infant and a toddler with us and she was very good with them. She was very attentive and you could tell she loved people.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (El Paso)·Dined on September 21, 2016

Great atmosphere. Great service. Would definitely go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 18, 2016

Some authentic Mexican music would be a nice touch. Can't stand to hear that ubiquitous lousy Pop music while eating your wonderful TexMex food!
It's bad enough to have to endure it while accompanying my wife while she shops at Penneys, Sears and Kohls!

Tags: Authentic, Spicy, Worth the Drive
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 29, 2016

Jose Muldoons is an above average Mexican restaurant with very good food, friendly helpful staff. The margaritas are very good. It can be very loud at times, seating is plentiful and they have a good bar with multiple TVs and an impressive tequila selection.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 6, 2016

Food was excellent & our server Brian was one of the best I've had! Friendly, efficient, & made our experience all the more enjoyable!

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 (Denver)·Dined on April 20, 2016

Jose Muldoon's East is a good place to go after a long day - a place to unwind, eat good food, and relax. I especially recommend the chocolate cake!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 11, 2016

Ashley screwed up several of our orders, then acted like she'd try to be nice and have the incorrect ones taken off. Manager came out to discuss it with us and argued with us about what the orders should have been. We go almost every week so are kind of familiar with the happy hour menu. Only one order was correct out of four and we just ate some of the others because it was easier. Manager did take off some charges but looking over it later we only came out about the same moneywise as we should have - except we didn't get what we wanted to eat. We are thinking we'll try somewhere else for a while. Ashley was congenial but never actually apologized for ruining our evening.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 14, 2016

The food was ok. Different, but not out of this world. The food was good there, some 5 years ago. There are better Mexican food places.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 13, 2016

Great food, great service, loved Valentine's special.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 24, 2016

My husband and I went to Jose's just as the Championship game was ending. The food was wonderful and authentic and the service was great. Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 23, 2015

Derek was our server and he did an excellent job. Food came out quickly and he was very attentive.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 31, 2015

We went to this restaurant to get a night away to talk and requested a romantic table. The hostess was great and found us a table right next to a gas fireplace - she even turned it on for us! The waitress was really great, attentive, and friendly. It happened to be happy hour which means that Margarita's were only $3 and my wife said it was tasty. The chips and salsa were only fair. My wife got al la carte enchiladas and tortilla soup while I got a fajita burrito with rice and beans - the burrito was covered in chili con queso, which I really love! Overall, we'd both say that the food was tasty and reasonably priced, especially considering we had living social deal that gave us $10 off. We'd go back because of the ambiance and the decent food, which reminded me of home in Texas.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 19, 2015

Had great service and enjoyed happy hour prices before we ate.

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 21, 2015

When we book with Open Table we are always seated immediately. This night we had perhaps the best service we have ever had. There have been times when we couldn't say that! Our server was also the bartender (tall dark haired male). He was excellent and not only took care of the bar but gave us SUPER service. He was assisted by a female bartender (neither gave us their names). They both took great care of us and the food was good, too! Great service can make up for mediocre food, but in this case both were good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on August 25, 2015

I totally love double dipping at this restaurant. We get rewards from Open Table and rewards from the Locals (frequent eater) card. How spectacularly fun is that? Plus, we got there just before 7 pm and were able to slide in some orders for Happy Hour. Overall, a great experience!

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 22, 2015

We eat here about once a month and usually have a good experience. The house margaritas are not good at all. They are tempting to buy during happy hour, but it is definitely worth paying to upgrade to a premium margarita. Our favorite is the Volcano. It is meant for two so unless you have someone else driving you, don't try to drink it alone. It has approximately 6 shots of premium alcohol and tastes great. It is served in a large 26 oz. glass. The service here is good. You will not have to wait long and there are usually plenty of chips and salsa to keep you occupied until your food comes out. They give big portions and the prices are reasonable. If you don't want to take some food home with you, you may try just sharing a plate.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 18, 2015

I signed up for OpenTable on our way to pick up our friend. Great dedicated parking compared to the downtown location. We were seated immediately upon arrival. It's so awesome that our waitress introduced herself as she deposited chips and salsa on our table. We went in a little early (about 30-minutes before happy hour: 4-7 pm, 11 pm-close). We put in our orders and our waitress remembered and brought us our happy hour goodies as soon as happy hour started. My husband and I split a Chicken Topolobampo (really awesome burrito thing) and swapped out the chile with chile con queso. The waitress brought us an extra plate. Afterwards, we stuck around and caught up with our friend. We signed up for the Local and Loyal reward club (basically $10 back for every $100). I'm very happy with the rewards, happy hour, food, and service.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on April 7, 2015

Our waitress was okay but so overwhelmed that the service we received was horrible. It took us 3-4 times of asking to get anything. The tacos were soggy and watery, the kids nachos were so burned they were inedible, the chip baskets were half full of slivers of tortilla chips, and by the time we left we felt like our waitress hated us. It was pretty awesome. We won't be back for Taco Tuesday. We may try it again but it won't be for a while. This location used to be great. I don't know what happened.

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 (Denver)·Dined on March 27, 2015

The food here is consistent and worthy of a visit by itself. The house margaritas may be tempting at happy hour, but they are not worth it. Get a premium or at least a hand poured margarita. The Volcano is a margarita to be shared, but a good value for the money.

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (Denver)·Dined on March 17, 2015

My friends and I go to Jose's a lot! We love their lunch specials. Especially Mondays (Topolobampo and free house margarita) and Tuesdays ($1.25 taco with purchase) The service is usually superb. The host is always very friendly and quick to find us the perfect table. Sometimes, we have a very large group, but they always have been able to accommodate us. Occasionally, we will have small children, and this has not been a problem. My husband and I like to go to the downtown location (especially on a sunny Sunday) and enjoy their brunch or lunch out on the patio. A free drink comes with some of the brunch items on Sunday morning. A large group of us came in the evening last summer and enjoyed their happy hour bar and dinner out on the patio.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 23, 2015

We were glad we booked on OpenTable because there was quite a wait when we arrived, but we we seated immediately. It was the end of happy hour when we say down so we had the house margarita. It tasted like lime kool-aid. We opted to try the Volcano Margarita which is a 30 ounce top shelf margarita and it was very good. We shared the one and it was plenty for us. The chili rellaños were good, full of cheese. The beef burrito was just OK and my wife loved her cheese enchiladas. Great service and attentive staff. We will return but not have the house margaritas again.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 14, 2014

Steak fajitas were really good. Only disappointment was my Margarita. I prefer one that is made with real lime juice and not a sweet mixture. Otherwise good place to go before a movie

Tags: Great for Lunch
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