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Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe
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Ranked #5 of 346 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed January 13, 2013

I will definitely not be coming here again. I got a salad for 14$ I mean that is insane! and it wasn't even that good!!!! and 9$ for a glass of white zin seriously?! The only good thing about this restaurant was the atmosphere and the chips.

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Reviewed January 8, 2013

This is a great place to bring noisy young children because it is loud and because the restaurant gives kids a ball of tortilla dough to play with. Adorable.

For us adults, the chips are divine. The salsa is consistently tasty and very fresh.

I find the menu "okay" but not thrilling. The food is on the bland side for my taste. My family likes the restaurant, so we visit often. It is hard for the adults to chat because of the noise, but the kids love it. The prices are steep for the product and seem to inch higher with every visit. Service is mediocre. Be prepared to wait on busy nights!

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Reviewed January 7, 2013

Once you get passed the frequent waits and overpriced cocktails, Uncle juios is a pretty good experience. The expansive menu has something for everyone, perhaps too much. Our teenager gets lost in the menu and can never decide what to get. There are plenty of kids' choices for the little ones and lot's of standards for mom and dad. We've been there a half-dozen times of more and have always left happy (and in need of a walk). Big portions.

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Reviewed January 2, 2013

We go to Uncle Julio's often since is convenient and as reasonably good food and a diverse menu. Prices are fair ad service good. In fact, I might have given 4 stars were it not for the very high noise level which can prevent conversation. Sure, lots of families with young kids, and that is fine, but I'm sure things could be done to dampen the noise somewhat.

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Thank Fishperson
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

We would go every Friday evening for dinner for the best Lobster Crab soup.
Then Management redid the menu and removed the soup. We have gone only once so far this fall/winter and the food is not the same. We may not go again at all. Too much has changed.

Thank ricflairnwa
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