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Picante: The Real Taco

14511 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Ste B, Chantilly, VA 20151-1511
703-222-2323
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Ranked #14 of 129 restaurants in Chantilly
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Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Roanoke, Virginia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited this restaurant last evening and had a below-expectation dining experience. Prior to being served the entree, nacho chips, for a party of four, were served in a tiny bowl. We are accustomed to the chips being served in a basket, but so be it. The two shrimp dishes ordered were served cold. The salad ordered by a guest... More

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SE Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is one of the best overall experiences I have ever had at a Mexican restaurant. The food was tasty, the service was crisp and attentive. Very inexpensive for what is was. Credit cards ok, full bar, with drink specials. Ok for families, and by yourself. If you like mexican, you'll love this place. Look out for the Bull Dog... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Came after visiting air and space museum. Thought it would be your typical Mexican restaurant. How wrong we were! Very good food. Service was impeccable. Impressed.

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Peterstown, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

My friend and I went here and I started feeling ill before we even ordered. Ultimately, we decided to have our server, Sandra, change our order to go. She was extremely understanding and did so. She also offered to change our drinks to a to go cup as well. On our way out, she made a point to stop me... More

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Seminole, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

When we walked into this restaurant, I was taken by the color everywhere from the walls to the fixtures and the banner squares hanging from the ceiling. Our waitress came from Columbia and was really sweet. She patiently went over the tequila list for us (nice list) and told us the differences between them. So, we started our dinner with... More

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Osage City, Kansas
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

We took a party of 10 and had a taco extravaganza! We order fish, beef, and two different types of pork. We had chips, dip, beans and rice. We were also served excellent margaritas. The staff was friendly and accommodating. It was a good experience .

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Wow what a way to celebrate cinco de mayo. Great time with local in house talent and family friends. It was a fiesta of song and music. The food was great and all of us sampled something different. The chicken and beef fajitas fresh and tasty, the pescado al mojo de ajo( fresh fish and garlic) ,camarones al mojode ajo(... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The food was tastey and there was a friendly bartender. The real rave is for the queso dip, which we were practically elbowing each other out of the way to dive into.

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Started with the ceviche my new favorite fresh seafood combo appetizer. Then on to the two special for my guest and I. Pescado al mojo de ajo usually my guest only eats half and saves the other half for next day lunch at work. I on the other hand finish my camarones al mojo de ajo. The fish and shrimp... More

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Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We have been going here for years. The frajitas are fabulous as is everything we have had. The waitstaff are friendly and efficient. It is our favorite Mexican restaurant. We haven't found a better one yet.

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