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Baja Bean Co

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2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 975 - 1070
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Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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Great service

We were a party of 15 that just showed up. They were quick to pull tables together. The service was great (quick and friendly). The chips before dinner were good and came with three different types of sauces.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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64 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 15 that just showed up. They were quick to pull tables together. The service was great (quick and friendly). The chips before dinner were good and came with three different types of sauces.

Thank Sweuva1
Charlottesville, Virginia
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214 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We usually get takeout from Baja Bean, but recently had lunch there. I still think it is the best Mexican place in town, with the most original things on the menu. They seem to use more imagination in their offerings than most, using, for example, various cheeses and veggies. And best of all, all this great food is always served... More 

Thank norskies
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This was a fantastic find. Food tasted great. The waiter was fantastic! His recommendations were perfect. Constantly checked on table. This definetly deserves a return visit. Great job to the staff!!!

Thank George O
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This is our go-to restaurant with our 3 kids (1, 3, and 5). My husband I have been going here for many years and it's always great food. The prices meet our budget and the restaurant participates in a local coupon points program (app is called Cardigan) so that every dollar we spend there accrues and gets us free food.... More 

Thank uberfilipi
Washington, DC
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Our server was polite, though despite being very empty (which should've been a clue), he messed up two aspects of our order, and seemed really flustered and overworked--maybe he was doing some homework in between visits to our table. But the reason for the two star review is the food. The nachos we started with were decent, but definitely the... More 

Thank SoundGuyDC
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The correct location is 2291 Seminole La. , across from the Doirble Tree hotel. Great dinner with the Bada Bing chilada , great prices, in my opinion too low. Large portions. The bada bing has pesto sauteed chicken, artichokes, two cheeses, spinach and some other goodies all in a large whole wheat tortilla. Incredible combination. Huge menu.

Thank Randy G
Keswick, Virginia
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86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

On a delayed flight from CHO we decided to grab an early dinner at Baja, a favorite for Mexican cuisine. These good folks have always accommodated my allergens to lactose, gluten and soy by committing to prepare my favorite fajitas without vegetable oil mixed into the vegetables and meat. Before the fajitas were prepared with only a slight touch of... More 

Thank paisleigharies
Charlottesville, Virginia
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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were greeted and immediately shown to seats. The restaurant was clean. We had fajitas, chicken and steak. Sides were great, which included a nice fresh gucamole. The flour tortillas were grilled. The salsa was a freshly made and delicious. We will be going back.

1 Thank Albequerque
Bel Air, MD
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We eat here very visit to C-ville. Freshly made, unique dishes. Not your regular tacos, burritos, and fajitas. Warm and friendly staff, big portions, great value. 4 lunches for under $40? yes. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank FamMar
Newport News, Virginia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I had the vegetable enchiladas combo, which was pretty good. The price ($6.50) is about average for standard Mexican food. The place wasn't awesome, but it wasn't horrible either--a pretty typical run-of-the-mill Tex-Mex eatery. I would eat there again for a quick, inexpensive, lunch.

Thank laineypants

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: (434) 975 - 1070

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  • Cuisine: Mexican


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