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Uncle Julio's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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1301 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051-4032
+1 682-223-9965
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are here on a recent stay with friends. The food was delicious and so we're the margaritas! The food was typical Tex-mex, but they have Mexican butter, which added some extra flavor that was delicious. The margaritas are made in front of the table and they use nitrogen to freeze the berries. Overall this is a great restaurant, there... More 

Thank David M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Son and I met for a nice lunch recently. I must say I wasn't impressed with the fajita quesadillas. There was a large tortilla cut into small triangles, they were cold served on a cold plate, with cold hard cheese and only two chunks of fajita meat inside. No veggies, a blop of sour cream, a blop of rather... More 

Thank Carolyntraveler
Oklahoma City, OK
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with a meal at Uncle Julio's. This was our first trip to the Grapevine, TX location. Beautiful restaurant only surpassed by the excellent food and service delivered from within! After a shopping trip to Grapevine Mills Mall, we arrived at Uncle Julio's around 9:00 p.m. on Friday night. No wait. Our server was attentive and delivered... More 

Thank sugarjunkie405
Hickory Creek, Texas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the food but pricey and the service is never great. They never seem to have enough staff. They always forget to bring stuff. Ex tortillas, soup spoon, etc.

Thank oulsu1
Trophy Club, Texas
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good atmosphere and service was excellent. Wide range of Mexican dishes and the ones chosen were very good.

Thank droberts9123
Kerrville, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the prices, the food is not up to par. I had a taco salad that was $14; it was a huge pile of lettuce with a little bit of toppings. It was good, but not $14 good. My family all chose local favorites or commonly popular plates among Mexican food restaurants (chicken and waffles, taco plate, enchilada plates) and... More 

Thank Rachel W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We (5 adults and 2 kids) visited there on 04/15/17. This was my first time in Uncle Julio's and i now figured out what i was missing until now. We ordered Plato Grande (full rack ribs and chicken fajita combo, pic attached), which was super good, and couple more chicken and vegetable fajitas and honey chipotle salmon with couple of... More 

Thank SunzPdl
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

They use 21-day aged meat that is marinated, making it the most tender and tasty fajitas ever! The rest of the menu is very good, service is not quite up to the level of the food, but servers are friendly when they finally get to you. In a great location just off the North Dallas Tollway.

Thank Ron C
Akron, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for good Mexican for our 24 year old son. This place was great. The portions were very large and the staff was awesome. The only thing I would caution you of is the quest - a bit oniony for our taste but still good.

Thank FamilyTraveler480
North Richland Hills
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I remember my first visit to UJ in Fort Worth. I thought the chicken fajitas were the most juiciest and succulent ones I had ever tasted. So, naturally was thrilled when they built one closer to my Texas home. Have noticed that this is a chain that is popping up in the different places, so assume they have gone corporate.... More 

Thank Laurie L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1301 William D Tate Ave, Grapevine, TX 76051-4032
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Grapevine
  • Phone Number: +1 682-223-9965

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