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Los Tios Grill

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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American
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2615 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1121
703-299-9290
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The service is great and they have endless fresh complementary nachos and salsa. I really liked the food here. I keep coming to this place for their margaritas and sangria. The food is always fresh, the Mexican dishes are yummy and the restaurant per se has a lot of character and always clean. The patio area are very nice when... More 

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Anacortes, Washington
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291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best Mexican food in Alexandria, and the East coast can be found at Lis Tios (LT). Eating outside on a summer even at LT is really a great experience. I have been coming to LT for many years. Their margaritas are the best, and I love both their quesadillas and enchiladas. I am sure you will love LT and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for decent TexMex, this place is for you. Not fancy, not expensive. The drinks are weak.

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Thank Jim M
Kansas
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our favorite restaurants when we lived here previously. We have been to several other restaurants we had fond memories of...and were sorely disappointed. Not Los Tios--I think it is better than I recall. Tasty light chips with salsa (bottomless). We all enjoyed our meals so VERY much. Fajitas. Chimichangas. Burritos. You absolutely cannot go wrong. For... More 

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Thank KansasOnTheLoose
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in with a party of 9 on a Friday night and they were able to seat us at two adjoining tables. The staff is very friendly. The large margarita was huge and really good. Fajitas were also good. Everyone in our party really enjoyed their meals. If you are visiting Alexandria, this is not in a tourist area but... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Los Tios is a local place. I can walk down the hill to get there. I am biased as i have never had a bad anything there. The staff are great. The water glasses should always be full. Especially when im downing these margaritas... lol. The food is about 85 to 95 quality in my book. And that makes a... More 

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Thank Matt K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Employees told me of location. ( I love margaritas). So me and my best friend met for a late lunch ( happy hour time) . I will be back that's all I have to say.

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Thank Iam12travel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Nice looking restaurant with good food. Service is acceptable for a busy Sunday afternoon. recommended is you want to try some good Salvadorian food.

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Thank Juan C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Festive food. High energy. Neighborhood spot. Excellent bar. Happy hour specials. Bunch specials. Warm gathering place. Great for groups. Lota of families. This is our regular hangout.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We always enjoy a weekend lunch at Los Tios. We dine outside, surrounded by young families passing by or 'managing' their children at the next table. The staff is invariably efficient and pleasant. Alex is our favorite, but that is a personal bias and not a reflection of the service provided by any others. The menu offers a wonderful selection... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2615 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1121
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: 703-299-9290

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?