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Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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14900 Potomac Town Pl, Suite 150, Woodbridge, VA
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with excellent food. We had the fish tacos, taco salad & shrimp camarones. But it was quite pricey for lunch.

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Thank Vicki M
Springfield, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Tex-Mex, you'll LOVE Uncle Julio's! There is not a dish on the menu that will disappoint and their margarita swirls are truly tasty. If you don't fill up on the chips and awesome salsa, you'll enjoy hearty portions at reasonable prices! If you're in a group of 4 or more people and you all love fajitas, you... More 

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Thank Garyman23
Dumfries, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The table top guacamole is very well prepared and delicious - margaritas too! - menu is extensive and serving are generous - one of our favorites

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Thank Harry R
Weston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Fairfax and our son was at Quantico so we tried to find a place midway between our two locales. Not too much of a choice, but the best of the lot seemed to be Uncle Julios. My wife is not a fan of Tex-Mex and expected the worst. She was wrong. The staff, food and funky... More 

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Thank LAR1942
Woodbridge, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have given this place several trys and it's just not very good. Everything is the same ingredients kind of just thrown together. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank jackiejfortune
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115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never found a place or been able to duplicate their amazing salsa. It's brown and looks funny but it tastes great! The chips come out warm and fresh. The other great part are the frozen margaritas. They do a swirl with strawberry daiquiri so good! The food in the other hand is hit or miss. This place gets... More 

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Thank DoctorGCP
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but pretty good. Met someone halfway from D.C. and this was a good lunch place. I thought the guacamole could have had a little more flavor.

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Thank Nthusson
53redhead
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went there after going to Potomac Mills Mall with grandsons. Had seen commercials about the chocolate pinata and knew they wouldn't enjoy it. The service was great and the food delicious, the chips were crispy and not greasy at all. We ended our visit with the chocolate pinata and was not disappointed, it was filled with strawberries, blackberries, and churros.... More 

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Thank 53redhead
San Antonio, Texas
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Carne Asada plate was as good as any I have had. Portions were good size and came with enough flour tortillas for the amount of meat. Others had enchiladas and flauntas and everyone was pleased. Order the guacamole prepared at the table. Good size and excellent taste. If I had to complain, the tostada chips need to be thicker because... More 

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Thank Jack M
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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308 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our group of eight came here for lunch to celebrate a birthday. Very large place. While the food was fine, the service was quite lacking. Several meals weren't properly filled. We stayed for two hours and our server never once returned to refill our drinks. Then two ladies didn't get change when they paid with cash. Unimpressed.

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Thank Dawn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14900 Potomac Town Pl, Suite 150, Woodbridge, VA
  • 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?