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El Tio Tex-Mex Grill

) #2 of 74 Restaurants in Gainesville $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
+1 703-753-0826
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great family run local restaurant! Food is always outstanding and service is awesome. Support our local businesses. Love El Tio.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited for date night. We were seated promptly. Assumedly, because there were just the two of us, we were seated in a two-person table along the side. We found ourselves leaning away from passers-by as the next table was maybe 18...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This food is amazing. If you love Mexican, this is the place. It is all freshly made and they are not stingy with their meat. I enjoyed the burrito. Who doesn't love free chips while they wait either, right? The only downside is their awful...More

Thank Lauren R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I went to El Tio for the first time today on the recommendation of a friend, and it was just as good as she promised it would be. The service was crazy fast, and the burrito was soooo good! I'll definitely be going back!

Thank klrobinson07
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and friendly wait staff! The salsa is great but the chips could be a little thicker. Chile relleno is the big favorite for us.

Thank dhc01
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

El Tios is one of our family favorites with constantly quality, fresh food and great service. The fajitas are top notch buy my normal order is the shredded chicken burrito. The chicken is seasoned just right then pulled. The conquest is a family favorite.

Thank Ann12933
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food, excellent staff - a little pricey, but worth it. They have a small area of outside seating, which is nice for a cool evening.

Thank Meg D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great authentic place to visit. I truly enjoyed my meal and the dining environment. Truly a place to try and visit if you're in the Gainesville area.

Thank whitlowse
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times! The service is quick and the food quality is always consistent. Highly recommend this place!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 11 on Father's Day. Good, attentive service. Food was hot and plentiful -- so much that we didn't have room for dessert. Fish tacos were tasty. If you like tilapia I would recommend them. Though not on the menu, they...More

Thank jillebert64
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31 December 2014|
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea,
31 December 2014|
Response from P2first | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have corn based tortillas and several veggie dishes. If you have a gluten sensitivity than it would be difficult for them not to cross contaminate. I have eaten their and avoided the chips and dairy when I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 703-753-0826
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