Urbano Mosaic

4.2
24 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
Contemporary Mexican Fare in the heart of the innovative & urban Mosaic District in Fairfax, VA. Brought to you by Common Plate Hospitality.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 24 people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.1
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
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67% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Maya
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best Mexican restaurant in town! loved the food and the service .

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Really enjoyed the rockfish ceviche and the fajitas.. only onions served where many places serve peppers which is a bit of a negative and the amount of protein is on the small side but good quality meats and very flavorful. The staff were super attentive except we were left minus silverware and had to steal from another table. Drinks good but seemed light on the tequila. Overall a good night and we will most likely return.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first experience at Urbano was great! The tables were socially distanced for COVID-19, the menu (besides the small specials menu) was digital, and everyone who worked there were wearing masks. They brought out chips with two different types of salsa to start. We ordered the street corn and nachos (which they made vegetarian for us) as appetizers. For our entrees, we ordered the seafood burrito with black beans and the grilled shrimp entree. It was my mom’s birthday and they brought out churros for her. Will definitely go back!

EK
EstherK
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The decor and mood in the restaurant is beautiful! I ordered the wings and shared a combo fajita order of steak and chorizo. I would say that the food isn't outstanding. All three proteins were bland and tough. However, the side dishes were decent.

I wouldn't recommend it just because there are better places in the area you could go.

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LayanS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was outstanding! My fiance and I were blown away by the amazing service, food and ambiance. It was an amazing valentine's day experience.

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Thursnightout
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Food was pretty good - prices a bit high for the value

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great salsa. Great service. Love this spot!

AC
vipAllisonC
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve been to the Urbano on old town Alexandria. First time at mosaic and we will be back again! Great food, service and atmosphere!

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IlianaM
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Bland taste and waited a long time for food. More of a drinks and appetizer place.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent. The restaurant however was completely packed and operated at 100% capacity which is not good during the pandemic. The tables were somewhat spread out but not all tables.

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viplegalcounsel
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Birthday. The service was good but the quality of the food was not impressive. I ordered the salmon and asked for it to specifically be well done. It was raw and very pink on the inside. The server was very nice about it and gave me a veggie taco on the house but I was a little disappointed by the chefs attention to a request. The margaritas were great.

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Gourmet2go
Washington DC
29 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, cooked to order food, good drinks, fun place

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second dining experience since they’ve opened. I always anticipate a learning curve and kitchen mishaps for new restaurants but the two times I have been here have been great. The food is great and the service is knowledgeable. Both times we got the fajitas and shrimp ceviche and this last time we tried the new grilled oyster appetizer which is so good! I love this place and will be back time and time again.

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TammyN
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We reserved a table for 2 on a Saturday afternoon and tried a number of items to give this restaurant a real chance. The gratis chips and salsas were great. Gave us a lot of hope for the meal ahead.

MEZCAL RIBEYE. 1/5 - No smoky flavor, no char. Arrived at the table grey in color, cooked medium and served warm. The grilled cheese was room temp: not melty or gooey; again, no grill or char. More onions on the plate than steak. Could have used salt and a lot more of the cilantro chimichurri.
CRAB CAKE. 5/5 - This was the best thing that we tried. It was hot, full of flavor, big chunks of crab and delicious!
CRISPY GARLIC CHIPOTLE SHRIMP. 2/5 - Underwhelming. It was certainly crispy and covered in sauce but could have used a little something. A hit of salt, herbs, acid, a smokier chipotle or less mayo? Was hoping for something special and this was just "ok."
URBANO WINGS. 3/5 - Great smokiness and good size drumettes and flats.
CHEESE ENCHILDADA w BLACK BEANS. 3/5 - Well portioned, served hot, flavorful and they made their black beans well.

After a couple beers and spending over $100, we are unlikely to return to dine.

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LindaL
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

All good at Urbano's for lunch on Saturday. Covid policies in place, although as there were plenty of available tables, I don't understand why customers arriving after us were seated at a table directly adjacent to ours, barely making the '6 foot' guideline.

Pozole and tortilla soup were very good. The entrees were very good as well (typical selections of tacos, enchiladas).

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lucilepvn
Orange County
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Really good food and decent cocktails. Just wish they would keep serving alcohol past 9:30pm, or at least give a heads up that the bar is closing. A little bit loud.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience2

First time there, probably won’t go back. Food was not great, fajita salad dressing options were so hot I had to down three glasses of water.

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Sharon
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

The waiting staff was unclear on the menu. They gave us substitution options for items not even available at the restaurant. They couldn't explain what certain dishes came with. The waitress also spilled a drink all over the table, then the entire table was sticky for the remainder of the evening. No manager came to apologize for anything.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, drinks and price were AMAZING!

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Pooja
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The host is not friendly enough to change our table even though there were plenty available. They gave us a table that’s at the walking pathway where so many guests are passing by. It’s not safe to sit there during these times. I did not like the ambience of this place due to unfriendliness of the host.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and flavorful food! The 2 salsas are awesome and have some kick!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious!!! Had the seafood chimichanga, shrimp taco, and birria taco. Drinks great as well, not many places do michelada and it was soo yummy.
Great service too! Harvin was awesome! Will def be going back.

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MattT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!

TL
vipTaylorL
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic. Definitely try this place.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Urbano Mosaic using the Order Online button. Urbano Mosaic also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (571) 282-3358.

Urbano Mosaic is rated 4.2 stars by 24 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.