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Uncle Julio's

4301 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1627
+1 703-528-3131
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (39 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4301 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1627
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very mediocre food small Margaritas very disappointing. Yes they have great tortillas and service is good but the basic Mexican food is nothing that great,,,,we had the fajitas the meat was substandard.

Thank Veronica R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole experience from walking in the door to paying the check was 35 mins! Our server was so nice and the food was delicious. We got the skirt steak fajitas for 2, excellent!!

Thank hwhi0218
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Uncle Julio’s with my team for supper while in town. There was no waiting or unnecessary fuss. The table was ready and there was a nice amount of space for our party. The food was consistently tasty. I had the chicken enchiladas and could...More

Thank Jakki W
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We had lunch here on Sunday and it was excellent. It's hard to find good Tex-Mex in this part of the country, but Uncle Julio's is spot-on. They do slightly upscale versions of traditional foods, and everything is fresh and from scratch. I liked that...More

Thank Heather T
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

My nachos came out cold my I didn’t get my drink until 30 min of sitting and it took another 45 min to get the check

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We get chicken and steak fajitas everytime - with extra tortillas, of course! They are super fresh off of the tortilla machine. They even will give you extras to go if you ask for them. Can't go wrong with a Swirl margarita, either! Don't miss...More

Thank KristenMatt2705
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We went on a business trip as a group of 9. This place was fabulous. I have had Mexican food from California, Arizona, and Texas that have all been excellent and this place ranks in my top 2!!! The grand swirl Margarita was delicious. The...More

Thank Fairieleat2902
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Uncle Julio's is one of the places that is always a good standby. I think higher of it than most of the reviewers because I think of it as more quintessentially Tex-Mex than traditionally Mexican. The grilled and BBQ'ed meats are what are the most...More

Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We were treated to a dinner at Uncle Julio's recently. The waiter first tried to stick the five of us in a corner table where we would have been just about sitting on our neighbor's backs. We asked for another table & it was uphill...More

Thank tonihoney
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Living in San Diego with family in El Paso sets a pretty high bar for Mexican food. Uncle Julio's started off good with tableside guacamole, but they lost my carnitas tacos order and when it was finally delivered the pork meat was too dry. My...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4301 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203-1627
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-528-3131
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