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Uncle Julio's

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1301 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051
682-223-9965
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  • 27
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  • 43
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  • 29
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friendly Service--Good Tex-Mex

We stopped here for a quick Tex-Mex meal. The service was great and the food came so quickly. I was actually shocked that it came that fast. The food was good. I would not say it was the best I've esten, but I would go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We eat regularly in the Uncle Julio's Atlanta, GA and this one did not disappoint. Still the same great chips and tableside guacamole. The fajitas (steak) are as always to die for just love them. Was only disappointed by the mango margarita not really feeling chunks of mango in my drink too slimy but tasted pretty good nevertheless.

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Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

While the food was good, the overall experience was very disappointing. We ordered margaritas and an appetizer. After we finished our appetizer we asked about our drinks. Finally, our margaritas were brought to us and were already half melted. It appeared that they had been sitting at the bar for quite some time. We waited 45 minutes for our meal.... More 

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New York City, New York
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135 reviews 135 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick Tex-Mex meal. The service was great and the food came so quickly. I was actually shocked that it came that fast. The food was good. I would not say it was the best I've esten, but I would go again.

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Maui, Hawaii
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I can not say enough good things about the Uncle Julio's beef and chicken combination fajitas. My husband and I could eat them everyday. They are moist, tender and very flavorable! We like to order a side of "Mexican butter." Don't try to split an order of fajitas because one order comes with 3 slices of beef and 3 slices... More 

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Troup, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We went here on a Sunday afternoon and were expecting some good Mexican food. The salsa was very bland and not the best so make sure and order the queso. All of the menu is very pricey for Mexican food so be looking to spend between $12 and $20 for a plate. Not the best enchiladas and the nachos were... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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179 reviews 179 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I went to Uncle Julio's with great expectation with a group. My colleagues had advised it to be one of the best around. We waited for a while at the bar and had Margaritas which were pretty good. We then went to have dinner. The food was very average and I have had much better Mexican food elsewhere. Additionally the... More 

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Rhome, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

So I heard from a few people that I should try Uncle Julio's and we happen to be passing by and decided to stop. We waited 45 min for a table so we were like "it's gotta be soooo good because there are so many people here." We started off with some ceviche that was basically a pile of purple... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

came here on a quiet Monday, sat at the bar as the restaurant was reasonably busy. Waited almost 10 mins to be seen, chips were bought, then the bar tender came and asked us what we wanted to drink, but we had no drink menus so ordered a beer and house margarita. Another 10 minutes later drinks came, no water... More 

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Bedford, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Sat in the bar with my wife. Only one person apparently working the bar area. Plenty of people running around in black uniforms but only one actually working in bar. Waited forever to get a drink order in. Drinks finally arrived, asked for menus. Could see lone bar staff go over to one of two managers who were doing nothing,... More 

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Howe, Texas
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have always wanted to eat at Uncle Juio's. So we waited for 15 minutes to be seated. The menu has limited choices. The prices were also high. The meal was nothing fancy. In fact, we were disappointed. The food was rather bland and offered nothing special for the price we paid.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1301 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: 682-223-9965

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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