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Uncle Julio's

4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203-1627
+1 703-528-3131
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (36 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203-1627
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This establishment needs a total remake from the home office. Anyone who dines at other locations of this popular chain will wonder if this is a cheap import knockoff rather than the real thing. The staff seemed to be playing hide and seek with the...More

Thank ShepBaptiste
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a dual celebration of our anniversary and our daughters birthday. Overall it was good food (nothing better than other mex restaurants we have been to). I would recommend the Sangria Margarita. It was delicious!

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mexican cuisine is my fav! And I love chips, salsa and guacamole. I didn't have their guac but the salsa was delish! Not the usual tomato based salsa...it had a very smokey flavor! The portions are pretty large, my entree was a taco salad and...More

Thank Asgirl80
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The first Uncle Julios I visited was in Dallas, TX and I fell in love with the authenticity of the food. I met the manager and asked were there in the DC area and was pleasantly surprised to find out there were several. However, be...More

Thank MomTia
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The food here is always very good and satisfying. Not many Mexican restaurants nearby so I usually frequent this one. My big hesitation is that the acoustics make it difficult to carry on a conversation even at a small table. I usually leave with a...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

They did a nice job of hosting a "reception" in conjunction with a professional meeting. The service was good, given the size of the crown. Food was good too.

Thank MdTravelerX2
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were visiting our son who suggested we go to dinner at Uncle Julio's, his favorite Mexican restaurant. We can see why, the food is really, really good. It was a busy Friday night in Arlington so we anticipated a wait. We headed to the...More

Thank LynnVB
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Service was good. Had nin nachos nothing like American nin nachos were very good and wasn't to price for the food and style of the restaurant the enterance is little hard to find but everything else 👍 From 1 out of 10 I would say...More

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A busy place ! The service was great! Quick and easy! Food was plentiful and tasty! We had the Chicken Tosquitos and the combination pork, beef and chicken Fajitas! Outstanding!

Thank BMWTravlrs
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Had chicken fajitas and hubby devoured his enchiladas which came out fresh and hot! Try the smokin cocktail for fun but the actual drink was really tart for our taste. If you have kids splurge o. The chocolate piñata. The hit a suspended ball of...More

Thank Amanda P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4301 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-3131
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