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Baja Bean Co

Mexican, Southwestern
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2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 975 - 1070
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Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've eaten at Baja Bean many times over a couple of decades. It's my go-to for Mexican in Charlottesville. The entrees are many, and the quality is consistently good. The service is friendly. The value is good. I especially like the Enchiladas Monteray.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Haven't found a great Mexican place, but this one is OK. Service is friendly and its cheap, cheap. Food is a "B."

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Thank rocky490
Virginia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We eat here frequently as a family of 5 with 3 young kids. The food is always good, but the service is inconsistent. Friendly for the most part, but certain wait staff are slow and inattentive. Not a big deal, but frustrating with young kids. My personal favorite dish is the "So Gouda Tacos". Delicious! In the mood for a... More 

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Virginia
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

This review is for the Charlottesville Baja, but I've dined at the one in Staunton and its food is just as good. The service is really wonderful; always have fast and friendly servers. The salsa is so fresh and you might be tempted to fill up on it before your meal comes, but stop yourself! The quality that sets Baja... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

My wife wanted to try something new for her birthday and had never been to Baja Bean so she picked there. The restaurant is small, but we were seated quickly. The staff was very nice and helpful in answering our questions. Our food was served quickly and it was very good (as far as Mexican restaurant food goes). My wife... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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106 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Thank Sweuva1
Charlottesville, Virginia
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300 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 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 

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Thank norskies
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

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!!!

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uberfilipi
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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 

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Washington, DC
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35 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2291, Charlottesville, VA 22901
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: (434) 975 - 1070

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