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Uncle Julio's

Mexican, Southwestern
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1827 Library St, Reston, VA 20190-5622
703 904 0703
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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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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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a large group of 13 one evening for dinner. The waiter did a great job keeping up with our large party and was very nice when we needed to combine a couple checks after telling him we were all separate except for 1 couple. I had the Guadalajara fajitas. Oh! My! Goodness! The bacon end wrapped shrimp were... More 

Thank Virginia T
Doha, Qatar
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the worst customer service ever in this restaurant. I have been there with a big group of friends all together 13 of us. Once we arrived there we had to wait more than 1 hour to get a table when the restaurant was full with empty tables. We ordered couples of sangrias and we had enjoyed our meals... More 

Thank svetlanapedi
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Mexican food! This was one of my first stops after check in! Best guacamole and watermelon margaritas! They ran out of the watermelon slices they use to garnish. It didn't take away from the taste though. I decided to try the chicken tacos this time, very good. Always a great experience!

Thank Kaamalal R
Reston, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are going for conversation, it is very noisy. The food, however is very good. I always get the Juanita platter. My teenage grandson loves the fajitas and my granddaughter loves the made to order - table side guacamole.

Thank NALT63
Dallas, Texas
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't expect to see this restaurant outside of Texas. Food was typical tex-mex and is very good.. We did take out and the order was complete

Thank rdodge2
Hull, Iowa, United States
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77 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was busy but we didn't wait long for a table. Food was good, fresh and hot. The Guacamole is awesome here. Watched it being made in from of us. Servers were pleasant and helped get our order from the bar to our table with not much effort, and even paid for both orders separately.

Thank David V
Arlington, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't come to this chain much, but when I do I always enjoy their food. This time was no exception. However, this particular Uncle Julio's location seems to have particularly bad service. For starters, we arrived ten minutes early for our reservation and they refused to seat us until the exact reservation time, despite having many open tables. Our... More 

Thank Marilyn D
Palm Coast, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in N. Virginia we go into Reston for a meal at Julios. We've been a fan for over 15 years and it has improved over that time in many ways. Only problem is the crowds, but we went on a Sunday evening and our family of ten was seated within minutes. The bar and drinks are stellar... More 

Thank parksw01
Greer, South Carolina
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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First off getting someone to even wait on you at the bar seems an issue. The comes chips, while these are probably the only thing worth eating here. Salsa is something out of a horror movie, nasty not authentic, no heat nothing just juice from a dark brown salsa. The soft-shell tacos had little taste at all, The beans that... More 

Thank madbeacher2009
Northern Virginia
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512 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we get an urge for lobster and steak fajitas, Uncle Julio's rarely disappoints. Although the combo is only featured on weekends, we caught a lucky break on a Monday when they hadn't sold out from the weekend. The lobster tail is not the largest you'll ever see, but it is well prepared and succulent. Steak fajitas came medium rare,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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: 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?