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Cinema Taco

110 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good25%
  • Average32%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
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“nachos” (4 reviews)
“sweet potato” (3 reviews)
“jefferson” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
110 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

Food was ok...not great, not bad. The gentleman doing the preparation was witty. Liked to see an old theater venue/lobby repatriated into something different. Don't know if i would return, but I wouldn't tell people not to try it.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Ok for cheap eats on the Downtown Mall and has outside seating. Unless you want cheap food fast, there are better Mexican choices

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great local mexican restaurant located on the Pedestrian Mall in Charlottesville. Food is very tasty. Good selection of food. Staff is very helpful. Answered our questions. Plenty of tables. Has a 2nd room just for tables. Highly recommend it. Will be back when I am...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This little taco place is unique but I didn't find the food to be all that great nor the service to be anything noteworthy.

Thank Joseph H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This little place is tucked into a small space by the Jefferson Theater. It is like a taco/burrito cart. Fresh hot tacos and burritos assembled to your taste. Seating adjacent. Try it!

Reviewed 30 April 2017

A little hole in the wall. None too clean. My chips, it turned out, were moldy. The guac was turning brown (not fresh). The fish tacos were a nice try, but clearly the guy behind the counter did not know what he was doing. Wickedly...More

Thank collegevisitor014
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The woman at Cinema Taco was very nice and quick. This is not a sit-down restaurant so much as a grab-n-go sort or place. The beef was not ground finely, more chunky and tasted like steak. Very good for a speedy bite before my flight...More

Thank eluper
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Maybe it was because we were half starved when we got there. Maybe it was because hello, TACOs, how can you go wrong? Maybe it's because it was for real just delicious, but wow! my sweet potato and onion with rice and black bean burrito...More

Thank hollywagnermail
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Average food with set up like a cafeteria or a sandwich shop. In other words, you go down a line and they add ingredients. Nice kids working the place, but the nachos and the salads were ordinary overall. Given the number of restaurants in the...More

Thank MyRiverSong
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

After touring around the area we found ourselves ravenous and went searching for something to eat. The Mall as it is knows is a very fun place to visit itself with unique shops and outdoor eating areas down the entire street (it is closed to...More

1  Thank Beth W
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5220
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
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