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Uncle Julio's

) #15 of 119 Restaurants in Reston $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
+1 703-904-0703
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“fajitas” (67 reviews)
“guacamole” (40 reviews)
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had limited time and Uncle Julio's fit the bill just fine. Pleasant waitstaff and well seasoned Mexican. I would definitely return.

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and the chocolate pinata for desert is a fantastic way to end the meal. It is a milk chocolate globe stuffed with fruit and other goodies. A great way to celebrate a child's birthday or other special event

Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite restaurants for Tex-Mex when I'm in Texas. The salsa is made from vegetables that they grill to give it a nice, savory flavor. The fajitas are fantastic. All of the food is fresh. The order was to-go and they...More

Thank TheGoodTim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are long time fans of Abuelos (close to 25 years) and are quite demanding as far as Mexican restaurants are concerned. Uncle Julios can definitely give Abuelos a run for its money (but be prepared to pay for it - mid range not a...More

Thank TGSwanson
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We have been eating at Uncle Julio's for over 20yrs. We love this place!! The food is amazing and the atmosphere is great too!! Best chips, salsa and queso by far! Well everything is good here

Thank Jeannette P
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Dined early on Cinco de Mayo because we were expecting a busy restaurant on this holiday. Yes, it was very busy but service, timing of food, quality of food, drinks and atmosphere were terrific. We were not rushed during our meal. Our server explained the...More

Thank 191plf
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Order the Jalisco fajitas (steak and shrimp) and you won't be disappointed. Been to many Mexican restaurants and this one tops them all. Chips and salsa are fresh and good. Service is excellent and the drink selections are in abundance. You can't go wrong here.

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Laughter and fun are the order of the day here. Food is not the absolute best Mexican I've ever eaten, but it's tasty and abundant. If you are celebrating be sure to order the Chocolate Pinata. It's kind of pricey and plenty for 4+ people.

Thank ENGtchr
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The food here is average mexican food. There is nothing that makes this restaurant stand out from other Mexican restaurants.

Thank dreamergirl4686
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Uncle Julios came to prominence during the administration of Bush 43 as it was rumored to be one of his favorite restaurants. The chain has continued to expand and thrive over the decades since. The prices are not the value they once were and the...More

Thank Daniel V
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Does Uncle Julio's have gluten free menu?
6 October 2016|
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Response from Marilyn D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-904-0703
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