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Mateo's Santa Fe Cafe - CLOSED

5081 Waterway Drive, Dumfries, VA
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Nov 3, 2014
“Sadly, they are closed now”
Oct 16, 2014
“Pricey Good Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Southwestern, Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
5081 Waterway Drive, Dumfries, VA
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was a great place for a nice lunch -- sadly, they decided to close in October of this year. We have enjoyed and hope to keep up with them in case they reopen at a new location/venue

1  Thank dcdee57
Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

We heard this place was good and we are always looking for good Mexican food. When we sat down they gave us our menu and then the waiter came and asked us if we wanted an appetizer. We noticed chips and pico and chips and...More

1  Thank Christen H
Reviewed August 15, 2014

The food was very good. I had the salad and steak with chorizo fajitas. The chorizo was great, but not like any chorizo I ever had. I actually liked it more. My wife really liked the beef enchiladas with red sauce. My dad had the...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

We order take out from Mateo's frequently. It is, bar none, our favorite restaurant. We usually order a salad and an appetizer, but there's something for everyone. Their salads are meals and always fresh. The appetizers are also delicious. They update their menu often, but...More

Thank SuperNOVA343
Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very good food and good service. The chili seems homemade and definitely has a little kick! The chips and salsa as well as the guacamole are very good.

Thank ElysseM
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant is right in our neighborhood, but we don't always think about it when planning to eat out. I can only speak for the vegetarian burrito, since I always get it, but it is the best! It is way more food than I can...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a cozy little restaurant, locally owned... sometimes have a piano player.. too! Oh my, everything made here is unique & fresh, & delicious... Not a chain! It is worth the drive off I95/Dumfries exit... just about 2 miles.. on right by the Food...More

Thank Gale J
Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stopped in on a Saturday evening a few weeks ago on the way home from running a boatload of errands. We got there late-ish but no worries. Matthew was VERY friendly and even the other server stopped by and chatted. They have a Sunday...More

Thank H G
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Enjoyed the atmosphere with a soft live music playing in the background while enjoying our meal that was delicious and filling.

Thank 15Dutches
Reviewed March 14, 2014

I used to travel quite a bit to New Mexico, and I loved the food there. When I found out a few years ago that Mateo's had this type of cuisine, I had to try it. It is a great place to eat ... date...More

Thank R_Crew_4
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
9:00 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: 5081 Waterway Drive, Dumfries, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Dumfries
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