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Aqui es Mexico

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221 Carlton Rd, Ste 12, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5983
+1 434-295-4748
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“chimichanga” (3 reviews)
“moles” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (8 reviews)
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221 Carlton Rd, Ste 12, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5983
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic Mexican food! My tamel satisfied my search for a great tasting tamel. Enchiladas covered with a thick, dark and tasty mole, and chimichungas filled with fresh made chorizo rounded out a super delicious meal!

Thank jswoods51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our party of 6 were seated immediately and waited on immediately. Prices were quite reasonable and quantities of food were large. Those experienced in authentic Mexican food said it was some of the best. This is not "Americanized" Mexican food. The quest was delicious. The...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed January 14, 2017

House-made tortilla chips and salsa, great papusas, plantains. Although it has "Mexico" in the name (and serves good Mexican food), be sure to check out the Salvadoran food, too.

1  Thank PolitelyOpinionated
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Authentic Mexican fare and wonderful service. The tortilla chips were the best, and the selection was terrific.

1  Thank Cate M
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Adequate. Not wonderful. Ok food, ok service, ok ambiance. There are a lot better choices to be had in this town.

1  Thank Clark M
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Got there at 5:30 on a Tuesday so I'd expect it to be slow but we were the only people there, which was fine with us. It was a couple minutes before we were greeted. Most good Mexican places employee people that don't speak great...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Great place, really has some local fair that speaks tradition further south than just mexico. The staff is friendly and always willing to make your meal amazing.

2  Thank Clone99
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

While passing through Charlottesville, when my wife and I came upon this little hole in the wall restaurant. Clean and comfortable, we were even more pleased with our meals. The tamales were great, served in the traditional corn husks with the perfect ration of masa...More

1  Thank pjzepp
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Had heard positive things about the restaurant - including authentic Mexican food. I arrived with a friend on a Saturday night at 7PM (it was not the easiest to find in the Belmont area) and it was not very crowed. However, service was very slow...More

Thank VisitingProfessor_29
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is where to go in Charlottesville if you're looking for real, quality Mexican food. I love Mexican food and this is my favorite place in town. The restaurant is unassuming, the owners are old country and their meals are always very good (and remarkably...More

1  Thank Paul R
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 Carlton Rd, Ste 12, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5983
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-295-4748
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