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El Jaripeo

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Mexican, Southwestern
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1750 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
+1 434-296-9300
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sterling, Virginia
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281 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just a few miles from our hotel we decided to give this place a shot. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately which was nice. Our waitress came right over for our drink order, beer and water (guess who ordered water), and we ordered a small cheese dip. Got our chips and a very tasty, albeit spicey, salsa and then... More 

Thank JT03
Orange, Va
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94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had dinner at El Jaripedo with my wife, the food was good as was the service. I would eat here again

Thank amosapparel
Ruckersville, Virginia
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a branch that has opened recently in Ruckersville. It is the hottest that has hit Ruckersville ever. (not too many things happen in Ruckersville. The food is ooooh so good. The service is excellent. They have lunch menus Monday thru Friday @ 5.25! We've eaten there for lunch and dinner. Same consistent goodness.

Thank MaryAnneH2
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

El Jaripeo has become part of our regular dinner rotation. Their food is top notch with many different types of entrees all prepared deliciously. It is Mexican food at its finest - better than most we have had when visiting Mexico. The service is very good and your meal will often arrive before you have finished your basket of chips.... More 

Thank JB M
Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good traditional taste. Good portions. Great salsa. Reminds me of home in Arizona. Clean and comfortable

Thank 161sec
Keswick, Virginia
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166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Not exactly the first place you would think of for great chicken soup but it's number one on my list. Fun, family restaurant near Forest Lakes North

1 Thank Peter R
Charlottesville, Virginia
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429 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We have visited El Jaripeo several times both as eat in and take out. The food has always been quite good, and they have some specials that are quite reasonably priced. The atmosphere is nice and the service friendly and good. I was not, however, impressed by their Margaritas, the price was right, but not the flavor. Easy to find,... More 

Thank norskies
Ruckersville, Virginia, United States
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This review is for the new El Jaripeo location in Ruckersville across from Walmart in the shopping center. It is not in the TA data base yet. It is excellent.

Thank Skip D
Mt Airy NC
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464 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Try getting the vegetarian quesadilla and having chicken added. That way, you get the best of both sides of the menu. There were enough chips and salsa left over to make a snack the next day. Our order was to go and the place was crowded. It took awhile but it was worth the wait. Timberwood Blvd. locaion

Thank Gina S
United Kingdom
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161 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Food and beers very good value. Quick, friendly service with free nachos and dip served whilst you are waiting. Total bill, including taxes, for 2 x 22 ounce Dos Equis (on special), 2 mains and extra guacamole was $28.

1 Thank clogmar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-296-9300

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?