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Mono Loco

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
200 W Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5030
+1 434-979-0688
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“pork” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
200 W Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5030
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2017

We headed downtown for dinner. This place gave off a fun vibe with the twinkly lights on to patio. We had refreshing cocktails and simply delicious food. It is a great restaurant - it is Mexican so don't go if that's not what you want.

Thank wahoowa1213
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A funky place near the mall. We never went inside just sat at a table on their patio - very pleasant. The hostess who showed us to our table was pleasant, our waitress was friendly and efficient. I had crispy pork and oysters. The pork...More

Thank Wallacks
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Michael Lewis is a genius! Amazing. NEVER have been disappointed and have gone 30+ times. Amazing. Generous portions that will give you a meal the next day. Nothing short of AMAZING!

1  Thank DyanMon
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Walk able from campus, or a $6 UBER, Mono Loco has the best Mexican food we've found in Cville. Reasonable, with a big menu and great service.

Thank mythreechicas
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, good drinks, nice atmosphere especially if you can sit in the main area , good service. Been there and will go back again !

Thank 56Dianne
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went to this place on a whim as it was close to our b&b Excellent choice. Some different Mexican choices which was nice. Staff recommendation was fantastic!

1  Thank tanddGaithersburg_MD
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Friday night, 10/7/16, busy, hostess didn't advise sitting outside as more rain coming, able to fit us in (same table we've sat at inside before), small table but we didn't care. Quick service, including drinks and orders. This time the best chips, home made red...More

Thank CIndyCsml
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Did we have connections here? Not sure. All I know is that post wedding (around midnight?), a crew of us traipsed up the pedestrian mall from the Omni Hotel to drink here. We heard they were closed and were sad... but the groom went to...More

Thank Notjustanyhotel
Reviewed 30 August 2016

When my Daughter and her Husband lived here they always raved about Mono Loco and so when we were here visiting family my Sisters took us here and it was everything my daughter had told me and then some!! The food is all fresh, local...More

Thank Tony J
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My last visit was in the winter - everything was cramped and crowded. Returned during the summer to find plenty of open outdoor seating. This helped set the tone for a wonderful dinner! The braised chicken burrito (or bowl) is outstanding, but I recommend starting...More

Thank rcsan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Water St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-979-0688
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