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Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

2206 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2911
+1 434-979-2424
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good29%
  • Average35%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
1 Dec 2017
“The Reason it is always busy”
1 Jun 2017
“Good food”
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Mexican, Southwestern
2206 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2911
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

is that the food is fantastic and the service is great too. I've been to 3 of their locations, all consistently good in service and food. I recommend the fried chimichanga - chicken..mmmm!

Thank cmeincville
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Get the carnitas!! The pork was fantastic, and the portion was more then I could eat. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank mszymanski42
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Really enjoyed the meal, some of the best Mexican I've had in awhile. the outside looks like a hole in the wall, but its worth the stop.staff friendly and food great. don't miss it.

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Down the street from UVa, it can accommodate small groups. Pretty much standard Mexican dishes that are generally OK, nothing fancy. Good location for family night out. Has adequate free parking. Service was good.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Four of us stopped in for a quick dinner on a Friday evening. The restaurant is not that large but that was not an issue. The complimentary chips and salsa were good and we also enjoyed the guacamole and the queso with chorizo. I had...More

Thank gd1147
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We stop at this restaurant for dinner with friends when we are in town. We are California natives and can report that it has pretty good Mexican food for an east coast restaurant.

Thank David P
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is a fairly authentic feeling mexican restaurant close to the stadium area in Charlottesville. Service was prompt and friendly. I had the "Vegetarian #5", which was a chile relleno, a cheese enchilada, with rice and beans. Good portions, homemade, and good flavors. It normally...More

Thank LowCarbZone
Reviewed 1 December 2015

After the UVA football game, it was crowded everywhere. Our family went to Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant on Fontaine Ave. in Charlottesville, VA. As I said, the food was good, the price was good (without alcoholic beverages and tip) the bill came to about $55, for...More

Thank CrazyMathGuy
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Went in for lunch on a weekday, ordered, waited 45 minutes with no explanation of why the delay - went to cash register and waited to talk to someone. I asked the young man who eventually appeared what the hold up was, he responded quite...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We were very disappointed with Guadalajara...we went in the middle of the afternoon and the service was very bad. We wondered if our waiter had actually gone home and left us. When we finally flagged another waiter down, he was grouchy. The food was not...More

Thank Susan S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2206 Fontaine Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2911
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-979-2424
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