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El Jaripeo

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$$ - $$$Mexican,
1750 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
+1 434-296-9300
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese dip” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1750 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Wandered into El Jaripeo in search of a place to watch the Barcelona soccer match. Of course they had it on! A convivial (college) crowd was enjoying drinks. Found the food very good, better than expected to be honest. An authentic Mexican kitchen, with excellent...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed January 6, 2018

El Jaripeo is a good Mexican restaurant with everything that encompasses what a Mexican restaurant is- good, in expensive food, cheap margaritas, kitschy environment.

Thank JCW703
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

First time I visited this El Jaripeo. Dined at the one in Culpepper many times. The place is very clean with excellent service. Ordered the Dailey special, Chicken Chipotle over rice. Very good. Chips and Salsa were also very good. I would definitely eat there...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Charlottesville seems focused on good, cheap Mexican spots. When one surveys a menu at higher than those price points, one is bound to ask, "Is this going to be worth it?" El Jaripeo has a menu that goes beyond the typical Tex-Mex fare in town,...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed August 11, 2017

I honestly should have written a review for this place 5 years ago. This is by far my FAVORITE restaurant in all of Charlottesville! My family has eaten there about once a week for the past 5 years. The food is AMAZING, the staff is...More

Thank Holly F
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Just a few miles from our hotel we decided to give this place a shot. We were greeted warmly and seated immediately which was nice. Our waitress came right over for our drink order, beer and water (guess who ordered water), and we ordered a...More

Thank JT03
Reviewed October 27, 2016

I had dinner at El Jaripedo with my wife, the food was good as was the service. I would eat here again

Thank amosapparel
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is a branch that has opened recently in Ruckersville. It is the hottest that has hit Ruckersville ever. (not too many things happen in Ruckersville. The food is ooooh so good. The service is excellent. They have lunch menus Monday thru Friday @ 5.25!...More

Thank MaryAnneH2
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

El Jaripeo has become part of our regular dinner rotation. Their food is top notch with many different types of entrees all prepared deliciously. It is Mexican food at its finest - better than most we have had when visiting Mexico. The service is very...More

Thank JB M
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Good traditional taste. Good portions. Great salsa. Reminds me of home in Arizona. Clean and comfortable

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1750 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-296-9300
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