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Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe

Mexican, Southwestern
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14900 Potomac Town Pl, Suite 150, Woodbridge, VA 22191-4095
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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94 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been here many times and will be back. Food is always hot, fast, authentic and tasty. The service is superb.

Thank David M
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95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

and we eat Mexican every week, but obviously, not here. My daughter loved the shrimp tacos We gorged on the baby back ribs - whoever heard of this!!! They really were so smoky divine. The guac was fresh, the fajitas were ample and original. All around tops, and we can't wait to come back to Woodbridge - forget visiting family,... More 

Thank Bear W
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family planning to get a 'take out'. We entered the lobby of this grand restaurant and the 4 hosts standing at the door looked at us, no greetings, dared even ask if we needed to be sat. Finally my daughter broke the awkward silence and asked for a take out menu. We got the... More 

Thank navel c
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

One of my favorites. The bacon wrapped shrimp are out of this world. Very reasonable prices. Just about a weekly visit....that good!!!!

Thank Vaughan K
Virginia, USA
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I've been here for lunch and dinner. The food is excellent with a great selection but the prices are too expensive for what you get. The margaritas are very small compared to others in the area. The nice atmosphere, decor, outdoor seating and the chips and salsa keep me coming back!

Thank Cafegirl223
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Usa
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We ordered from the lunch menu. Got a basic two item lunch entree with two diet cokes and our bill was $30.00. Plus our order was not correct. The chips, however, were outstanding, but the salsa was average. We love Mexican Cruisine and are willing to pay for it. We will not go back

Thank CRSR4800
Greensboro, North Carolina
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

I have always thought Mexican cuisine was all about the same. I have probably been to about forty different ones. Now I know better. This is by far the best Mexican food that I have ever had.

Thank John G
Springfield, Virginia
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73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

One of the things I like about this place other than the good food and great service is the fact that they welcome people that want to carry concealed. You probably won't know who is carrying but if someone comes in with a gun to do harm they will face an armed citizen in this place.

Thank TiggerFaith
Orlando, FL
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Did not like the food here. The tortillas were very thick. The meat was cut with the grain - which made for an extremely tough taco. The queso was good. That's about it.

Thank Deanne1234
Woodbridge, Virginia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Being from the mid west it's very hard to find authentic Mexican food on the East Coast. It's OK but definitely Americanized. A little pricey for what you get.

Thank Edwina C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Potomac Town Pl, Suite 150, Woodbridge, VA 22191-4095
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Woodbridge

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