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Uncle Julio's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
+1 703-904-0703
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good. The margaritas are legendary. It's very popular, but they seem to have enough tables. The conversation and music is loud like a good cantina. It's a fun place and good for families of all ages.

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Thank Michael G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had as good a meal as you can expect for North Eastern mexican food. The margaritas were good, the atmosphere was a lot of fun and we ate as much as we could. I had the fajitas which were pretty good considering they were not cut properly. Also being from Texas I found it funny they were serving skirt steak... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a friend's birthday and totally loved the steak and shrimp fajitas! Also enjoyed a frozen sangria and margarita swirl drink - try it out!

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Thank Maggie D
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant two years ago and found the same quality overall... food freshness, appearance, taste, and so was the service and the price/value relationship.

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Thank francosoto
Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Thursday night and sat at a high table near the bar, we ordered the swirl which was a margarita and sangria mix, amazing! Then had guacamole and chips, shared the bacon wrapped shrimps and grilled fish tacos and all of it was great! The service was a little slow but it was busy so could understand it.... More 

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Thank Lucindamay1
Herndon, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very loud which makes it difficult to have a conversation. The food was average, but the portions were generous. It seemed a bit pricey however for average Mexican food. We are not likely to return.

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Thank Melody H
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Typically not a fan of chain restaurants but this place has a nice local touch. Maybe the service which was great or the table side guacamole - fantastic - or the margarita's. It is pretty loud but worth the noise as the food was good.

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Thank ddzKC
Herndon, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We're generally not big fans of chain Mexican or incredibly loud restaurants, but we've really enjoyed Uncle Julio's each of the three times we've eaten there. Food and drinks are very good, and the service is always friendly and accommodating. As an added bonus, there's always enough left over to provide lunch the next day!

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Thank Jim20171
Amissville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The food and salsa were mediocre at best. How do you call yourself a Mexican restaurant when you can't make decent cheese enchiladas?

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Thank bobbascom
Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Uncle Julio's is a wonderfully southwestern traditional menu that is wonderful to enjoy with the family wants to set down and had good times good food and good service. The chips are light but filling their meals are full and fresh hot right from the kitchen but delicious with the flavor that is just wonderful. A nice evening out on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-904-0703

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