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Baja Bean Co

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2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
+1 434-975-1070
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uberfilipi
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Baja is our family favorite. My kids love their salsa (fresh) and chips and even eat the spinach enchiladas. It's Cali-Mex and delish!

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Earlysville, Virginia
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198 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lunch specials are hard to beat. Two of us ate for under $15 with a good tip included. Everything was fresh and very good. Service was with a smile. Chips and salsa were served first. Chips were still warm and the salsa freshly made. Brown and green sauces provided at the table provide a smoky kick to the main courses.... More 

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Thank 64Jag
Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've eaten at Baja Bean many times over a couple of decades. It's my go-to for Mexican in Charlottesville. The entrees are many, and the quality is consistently good. The service is friendly. The value is good. I especially like the Enchiladas Monteray.

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Thank garywilbert
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Haven't found a great Mexican place, but this one is OK. Service is friendly and its cheap, cheap. Food is a "B."

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Thank rocky490
Virginia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We eat here frequently as a family of 5 with 3 young kids. The food is always good, but the service is inconsistent. Friendly for the most part, but certain wait staff are slow and inattentive. Not a big deal, but frustrating with young kids. My personal favorite dish is the "So Gouda Tacos". Delicious! In the mood for a... More 

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Thank desingertravel
Virginia
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This review is for the Charlottesville Baja, but I've dined at the one in Staunton and its food is just as good. The service is really wonderful; always have fast and friendly servers. The salsa is so fresh and you might be tempted to fill up on it before your meal comes, but stop yourself! The quality that sets Baja... More 

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Thank VirginiaVille
Charlottesville, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

My wife wanted to try something new for her birthday and had never been to Baja Bean so she picked there. The restaurant is small, but we were seated quickly. The staff was very nice and helpful in answering our questions. Our food was served quickly and it was very good (as far as Mexican restaurant food goes). My wife... More 

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Thank shakeandbake72
Roanoke, Virginia
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115 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

We were a party of 15 that just showed up. They were quick to pull tables together. The service was great (quick and friendly). The chips before dinner were good and came with three different types of sauces.

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Thank Sweuva1
Charlottesville, Virginia
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362 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We usually get takeout from Baja Bean, but recently had lunch there. I still think it is the best Mexican place in town, with the most original things on the menu. They seem to use more imagination in their offerings than most, using, for example, various cheeses and veggies. And best of all, all this great food is always served... More 

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Thank norskies
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

This was a fantastic find. Food tasted great. The waiter was fantastic! His recommendations were perfect. Constantly checked on table. This definetly deserves a return visit. Great job to the staff!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-975-1070

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