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Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe

££ - £££Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
4251 Fairfax Corner Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8616
+1 703-266-3495
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (28 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30 Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
4251 Fairfax Corner Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8616
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

The meal starts with great chips and salsa, and there are a number of first rate entrees and many vegetarian options. Great drinks, service is consistently good, but can get a little noisy and crowded at time. Still, a good place for a wonderful meal.

Thank 48stever
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Inside and outside seating, inside is huge. We sat outside and it was very pleasant, when we walked through the restaurant to leave, it was pretty noisy. Food was good, particularly the bacon wrapped shrimp you dip in butter. A lot of food, took home...More

Thank cindi m
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Excellent tacos! The fajita style tacos are the best. Salsa was great too. Everything was fresh and homemade.

Thank scn8ve
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This is my third time eating at Uncle Julios and it is the best Mexican I have ever had. A touch pricey for the fajita platter but is totally worth it.

Thank Don L
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I have been to different Uncle Julio's over the years. This one stands up to the excellent food I expect. I ordered the Charnita tacos. They were good. My friend had the fish tacos and also found them good. The sangria's were nice as well....More

Thank Dinah Y
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Carne Asada is never disappointing, juicy medium-rare succulent and savory textures melting in your mouth complimented with veg cooked to perfection. I'd recommend the guacamole table-side, fresh and fun to watch.

Thank Benjamin J
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Very fine food today and excellent service. A friend and I split orders of shrimp and chicken fajistas. They were very delicious. The service was absolutely outstanding! Tip--- for two people it works perfectly to split orders for shrimp and chicken fajistas in half!

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Dinner here after work, with a load of colleagues. Place was really busy, and loud. The food itself was really good. We had some guacamole that was made by a chap with a trolley by the table. Wow. Very nice. Very fresh. And, I guess...More

Thank runbhk
Reviewed 6 June 2015

We love the fajitas here... they are so big they could feed an entire platoon of marines (okay, maybe not that much) I really love the soups, the salads too. Service has always been excellent and it's in a great location next to the Fairfax...More

Thank Clark G
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Honestly you cannot go wrong with a visit to Uncle Junio's Rio Grande Cafe. We attend this Rio Grande semi-regularly, and so we have seen the trends. For the longest time it excelled, but then there was a rough patch where the service seemed to...More

Thank Kyle S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4251 Fairfax Corner Ave, Fairfax, VA 22030-8616
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-266-3495
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