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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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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 29
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  • 45
    Very good
  • 32
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  • 9
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  • 7
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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
Going Downhill

Kitchen is slow, new ownership raised prices and broke the stuff that was great about this place. Still one of top Mexican food places in area, just bring a big wallet and lots of patience.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Kitchen is slow, new ownership raised prices and broke the stuff that was great about this place. Still one of top Mexican food places in area, just bring a big wallet and lots of patience.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My wife found this restaurant off open table. We are visiting from Florida. It was a party of 5, our reservation was originally for 4 but they were able to make accommodations for us with no problems. We started out with drinks which were great. We ordered a blanco queso and table side guacamole. Alerted the waiter that my wife... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Reasonably good food, but service was slow, prices are pretty steep for Mexican, and the drinks are a bit above average for most 3-star restaurants (which is what I'd call UJ's). Used to be a great place, but it's become mediocre...need to start with getting the waitstaff trained better, lower the prices a good 10-15% and then look at it... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Whenever we fly out of DFW, we always eat dinner the night before at Uncle Julio's. I particularly enjoy the Sangria Swirl margaritas. For dinner, we enjoyed queso, bacon wrapped shrimp, and sopaipillas. Our waitress, a recent transplant from Chicago was efficient and friendly! See ya next year Uncle Julio's!

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Graham, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We just flew back to Texas from vacation and wanted some Tex Mex before heading home. We all enjoyed our meal - I had quesidillas, hubby had enchiladas and our son had tacos. Service was fast and friendly. I highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ate at Uncle Julio's based on a recommendation and it was well worth a visit. The place is very authentic, serves great Mexican food and fantastic Margaritas. The staff is very friendly and as it seemed busy I reckon you'd be better off making a reservation, just in case. They offer to make fresh quacamole at your table which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We always look forward to great food here, no matter what we order. The fajitas are one of our favorite! The margaritas are strong and tasty. It's always a great time here!

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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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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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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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Address: 1301 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone Number: 682-223-9965
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • 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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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