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Don Churro Cafe

$$ - $$$
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American
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13905 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-3234 (Route 50)
+1 703-378-1211
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty chicken and beef dishes with authentic yellow rice and roasted vegetables. Nice selection of desserts like Tres Leches paired with a rich espresso or vibrant coffee make the meal complete.

Thank Susan R
Reston, Virginia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

Although nicely redecorated by new owner and with a smaller menu, the service is slow. The new owner seems nice but very quiet and is the only person serving, so expect a good wait. The prices are a bit high and portion are incorrect for the money. Ceviche is $12 and only a bit larger then a appetizer. Cocktails are... More 

Thank Hpo13
La Paz, Bolivia
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I am giving three stars because they said they were going through some changes but this was not what I was expecting. After reading the reviews I was excited to have some Latin food while in the area. Although it was Latin food and it was OK, I don't think it was as great as many of the other reviews... More 

Thank ranger0793
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

This is an amazing little South American restaurant that we lucked upon; it was a little tricky to find, buried in a strip mall, but the food was great and it has a comfortable clean atmosphere. Great service. My sister lived in Peru and did much of the ordering for us, and kept commenting on how authentic the dishes were.... More 

Thank h_thieme
Mansfield, Texas
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch and the food was excellent and well priced. I had the Loma Saltado and Chorizo Argentino, just excellent!!

1 Thank Hugo R
Herndon, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Before you even get to the door you are dancing. If you miss South America, the warm welcome, the attention, the music, the food, this is the place for you!

Thank MestizaWB
Northern Virginia
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

My husband and I ate here after buying a Groupon. Our sons Spanish teachers always orders food for their parties from here since they have such authentic South American entrees. We loved it. Great carne!

Thank CozumelLover2011
South Portland, Maine
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2016

My boys and I ate here using a Groupon deal. There are lots of interesting choices on the menu and brought us back to our visit to South America. We enjoyed the different Empanada choices and look forward to trying other options. My pisco sour was so good and a bargain at only $4.50 (Happy Hour special). Our only complaint... More 

Thank Megan J
Chantilly, Virginia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016

We went there as a family to celebrate our son's 15th birthday. It was his restaurant of choice; probably because of the large platters! The atmosphere is warm and intimate. The servers are attentive and friendly. Good value!

Thank Susan E
Pittsburgh PA
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

I purchased a Groupon for Don Churro cafe since it was very near our hotel and the menu online looked like we could both find something we would like. I've had some bad groupon experiences but fortunately this was a good one. This is not a restaurant that we would choose to try normally but we were very happy we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$29 - $31
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13905 Metrotech Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-3234
    (Route 50)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Chantilly
  • Phone Number: +1 703-378-1211
Don Churro Cafe is a hidden gem located in Chantilly, Virginia specializing in authentic dishes from Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, and Spain. Named one of the region's Best New Restaurants by Northern Virginia Magazine, Don Churro Cafe presents delicacies from the expansive dinner menu, such as ceviche peruano, empanadas and saltenas, gambas al ajillo, Ecuadorian llapingachos, bandeja paisa, and Venezuelan arepas. Homemade churros piped full of manjar blanco (caramel) or delicious Nutella are sprinkled with powdered sugar for good measure. To ensure the quality of our food, all dishes are cooked to order using the freshest ingredients. The chef uses canola or olive oil in all of our dishes, organic coffee in our specialty coffees and recycles all its cooking oil. Visit our menu and events at www.gotchurros.com or at our Facebook page and "Discover the most authentic delicacies of the Latin world without ever leaving your neighborhood."

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