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San Juan Restaurant

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1005 Valley Ridge Rd, Covington, VA 24426-6347
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Clifton Forge, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't count how many times I've eaten here, but it's always great! Delicious food and fast service.

Thank Taylor N
Clifton Forge, Virginia
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu selection is huge, never had the same thing to eat. Great place to go if you'd like to practice speaking Spanish with the waiters, service is excellent. The margaritas are excellent.

Thank RonGoings
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and quick service with a smile. I have never had a bad meal from San Juan. The decor is a bit on the tacky side but it spurs fun conversations. The price is great for any of the food items or a la carte. Something for everyone. The salsa is delicious and the chips are very good.

Thank Heather B
Level Contributor
55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is my all time favorite place for shrimp fajitas. I was genuinely surprised at how perfectly cooked they were. I've tried shrimp fajitas at other really good Mexican restaurants, but none compare to San Juan's. I will definitely stop again when I visit this area. Excellent service, excellent menu choices. If you're in the mood for Mexican and you're... More 

Thank Robin N
Covington, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

The food there is very good. The chicken fahitas are great. The waiters are very nice and friendly. They keep a very clean restaurant. They check back on you to be sure you dont need any thing..

Thank Debbie S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Good service, reasonable prices, large portions, and the food was good. No complaints and it worked well as a quick stop on a road trip.

Thank Erin R
Covington, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The best Mexican food I've ever had. Everyone should try when in the Alleghany Highlands. Everything I've had has been wonderful.

Thank Rebecca J
Covington, Virginia
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is awesome! Cheese sauce or San Juan dip for chips is great! Chimichangas or Fajittas is the best! Sweet tea is great! The Cheesecake is the best !!!! You'll be going back and back after the first time you eat there.

Thank gabbz97
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Large serving sizes. Food was a little bland, but service was fast and servers were polite and friendly. There were a lot of guests present and they were having a good time.

Thank PennNationalRog
Covington, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

This restaurant is 3 miles from our home, so we eat there fairly often. Basic restaurant, nothing fancy, but always clean. Food is always good, and service is very good. Appears to be family run and everyone is very pleasant. Margaritas are good too! Big plates of food!

1 Thank cathy L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1005 Valley Ridge Rd, Covington, VA 24426-6347
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: 5409625450

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