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“Great upscale Mexican food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Uncle Julio's

Uncle Julio's
1827 Library St., Reston, VA 20190
703 904 0703
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Ranked #23 of 121 Restaurants in Reston
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Northport, Alabama
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great upscale Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

This was my first, but not last time at Uncle Julio's. My sister & her family love this place, but since I don't live in this area, I have never been here.
They said the queso dip was recommended and I'd add don't miss! I love their super thin tortilla chips and black bean salsa.
Guacamole doesn't have enough avocado in it, but there are nice big pieces versus a mousse. The only other negative is their frozen Margarita seemed to be watered down & lacking some in flavor.
I had the pulled chicken quesadillas and they were excellent, huge portion and the best I've had. Great price for the portion size.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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143 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

They serve he salsa warm, not appealing to me, but it was tasty. I got the beef salad and honestly was one of the best salads I ever eaten. It was huge, easily shared amongst two. The guacamole was extremely good, but expensive for he portion. This is a trendy, packed place so expect a lot of noise. If you want quiet, they do have outdoor eating.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great resturant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Good service....wonderful Mexican food! All of us (8) liked what we ordered. Home made tortillas that you can see cooking in their custom tortilla maker...interesting oven.

Visited April 2013
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NYC
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70 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“basic mexican food, but fast courteous service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Uncle Julio's provides the consistent, ok quality which you find in chain restaurants. It will never blow your socks off but it will also not disappoint. It's always nice to be able to get in and get out quickly. This is a noisy restaurant, however, so if you are wanting to read or talk you may want to go elsewhere.

Visited March 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Consistently great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

True tex-mex in VA. First test: the chips and salsa are always great! Thin and crispy chips...salsa that has a bit of a kick, but not too much. The fajita grilled meats are very good...juicy and flavorful.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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