Uncle Julio's - Gainesville
Uncle Julio’s menu also includes Tex-Mex classics such as tacos, enchiladas & tamales all with a selection of sauces made daily. Insider tip: order the tableside guacamole. It’s prepared for you at your table; if you like it spicy kick it up a notch with fresh chopped jalapenos.
Uncle Julio’s has a vast drink selection. Try our fresh margarita of the day, made to order with fresh fruit. If you prefer a frozen drink then the Swirl is definitely the perfect choice. The Swirl is frozen sangria & frozen margarita layered together dating back to 1987.
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Great dining experience despite being extremely crowded!
Birthday party for our 17 year old!
Great service great food! This is one of my favorite restaurants!
Server was new and wasn't sure about how the App party work however he turned out be wonderful.
The food and service were outstanding, its a great family friendly place to visit.
I’ve been coming here with my family since its opening. We are very regular customers and we usually order fajitas. Over the past 6-8 months, the service has gone downhill. Food is generally tasty but end up arriving late and cold to our table, NO sizzle, NO steam at all. Fajitas should arrive sizzling hot. And I asked my server every time to please ensure it’s hot. When it arrives, there are no plates, no Fixin’s, and no tortilla. Then we wait another several minutes for those things while our Fajitas are completely cold at our table. Then we wait for them to reheat fajitas to a point where it is dry and burnt while the rest of the fixins get cold. Management is nice and they will try to make up for it but it’s the customer experience that fails us now pretty regularly. Again, the chefs make delicious food, the problem is the servers. Please train your team to be well coordinated.
Hello JSadiq, Thank you for providing feedback on your recent visit and we apologize that your overall experience did not exceed expectations. Your review has been sent to our team who will further address and ensure all dishes are made to our high-quality standards. We look forward to serving you again in the future for an improved 5-star experience. Sincerely, Uncle Julio's
Outstanding fresh Mexican food. You have to try the tamales. Portions are large. We split a regular fajita and had plenty.
Service with a smile! Friendly atmosphere and reasonable prices, ample portions for sure!!!
We had a surprise 50th birthday get together for a coworker of ours. Our waitress was great. The people working the front were fabulous and helpful as it was a surprise. Food was excellent as always. It was fun. No problem with separate checks. Everything was smooth. Definitely would recommend having a get together/ small party at Uncle Julios!
We reserved a table for my family and significant others for my birthday and the food was great, our waiter was very courteous and seemed to enjoy his job, the food was amazing.
As always the food is amazing at Uncle Julio's. Unfortunately the service was not up to standard this time. Our waiter was not very attentive . He didn't check up on us until it was time to pay and leave. From the beginning, we never got plates for our appetizers and had to ask for silverware and napkins. Our drinks didn't get refilled...he just wasn't around to even ask. Meanwhile he literally ran into another waiter with a tray full of drinks which went spilling to the floor. Ugh...he was a train wreck. Oh I'll come back but I sure hope that we have better service than this last time.
Went to the Uncle Julio’s in Gainesville, VA for a B-day luncheon. Very good food and large portions, the service was average had to ask multiple times for drink refills and other items requested when we first ordered.
Very slow poor service. Food presentation sloppy. Table and utensils dirty. Will not return to this location.
Hello, We apologize we didn't meet all your expectations this visit as this is not the standards we expect. Your concerns have been forwarded to the appropriate teams at this time. We do hope for the chance to serve you again in the future for an improved experience. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
The food was great tasting. Was disappointed that two of the items were lukewarm, so we sent them back. Service from our waiter was excellent!! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone.
My taco salad was dry meat flavored with large amt of black pepper, lots of plain lettuce, and a few slices of avocado. It was awful.
Hi Judy, We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your dining experience. We strive to provide an exceptional meal and we are very sorry we missed the mark. Please let your server know, they will gladly correct the mistake. We hope to get the opportunity to serve you again with a better outcome. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Waitress forgot our orders, chicken tortilla soup served without the chicken. The soup was lukewarm at best. It was my favorite spot, lately this place has changed and level of service declined. I'm on the fence, it might be my last time dining here for a while. The restaurant was quite empty for a holiday.
Hello, Thank you for your continued support and your candid review. We are so glad you expect great things from us. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your recent experiences. We read every comment, feedback, praise and concern and then we forward to the appropriate groups to properly address. We will look into this immediately. We look forward to serving your again soon. All the best, Uncle Julio's
Delicious food and great service! We love dining here.
Great food, great service, and great atmosphere.
The food is always good, but it took forever for appetizers and then dinner to be delivered. We don’t go too often due to how expensive everything is for a family of 5.
They brought me the wrong order. Not only that I asked for my meat medium to medium well, and it was medium rare at best - bleeding still.
While I would recommend Uncle Julio's to a friend I would tell them the food is better at other Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants. It would be a good meal but not great and it is very noisy.
Joined some friends there on a Friday night and had a wonderful meal - as always. Our waiter, Conner, was outstanding with just the right amount of service; extremely attentive, but not "in your face" about it. (Word to the wise: always/ALWAYS get the table-side guac!)
Hello, Thank you for sharing. This makes our day! We are so elated to hear you enjoyed your service from Conner. We value and appreciate their continued commitment to your enjoyment and exceptional experience. We are happy you enjoyed your meal and service from beginning to end. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
Always a good meal. A bit expensive, however the food is worth it. We have a few inexpensive local Mexican restaurants and their chips, salsa, quesadillas and fajitas can’t hold a candle to Uncle Julio’s! Our server Eric was fantastic, attentive and friendly!
Hello Laura, Thank you for sharing. This makes our day! We are so elated to hear you enjoyed your service from Eric. We value and appreciate their continued commitment to your enjoyment and exceptional experience. We are happy you enjoyed your meal and service from beginning to end. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
Great service and food. Server was very attentive, food was amazing.
Lindsay, thank you very much!
It was good & pleasant. Waitress nit too friendly
Awesome service and the food is delicious. The seating outside is very nice and relaxing
Great food and great service. We are locals and we appreciate that quality. Our waitress Safa was fantastic.
Hello AbdulL, Thank you for sharing your experience. Kudos to Safa! We are so happy you had a great time. That means so much to us. We look forward to serving you again soon. All the best, Uncle Julio’s
Always a great experience here but this last visit was disappointing. Made reservation for outside and initially taken to indoor seating. Arrived at a very wet outside table. One servings setting on the table, opened that napkin to dry the table. Server came over and apologized for the wet table (menus now also very wet) but did not help dry it. Iced tea was more like water - no tea taste. Ordered the chix and steak fajitas, just as always, not only not sizzling when it came out but the meat was over done, charred and looked and tasted as though it had been sitting a while and heated up. Have ordered this 20+ times, never had it come out this way. I ate less than half of it, no time to send back since we had movie plans. Server came to pick up, didn’t ask if I wanted a box or if there was a problem. I could’ve mentioned, but chose not to. Then had the chocolate piñata - birthday dinner - which was good. Had been really looking forward to the fajitas but will hesitate to return due to last experience. Don’t eat out too often and so like to be sure the experience will be a good one when we do!
Hello, We thank you for providing feedback on your recent experience and do apologize that your overall experience did not exceed expectations. Your review has been sent to our team who will further address and ensure all dishes are made to our high-quality standards. We do hope to serve you again in the future for a much improved 5-star experience. thank you, Uncle Julio's
Too expensive, especially drinks. Way too loud. NO DRAFT BEER!
Everything good as usual, but they still continue to have greasy chips. Not sure why this continues to be the same. Used to enjoy the chips but now can never have them before the meal. Inedible.
Viktor was a fabulous server!!! Very personable! And we really enjoyed the chocolate piñata!
Hello Patty, Thank you for sharing your experience. Kudos to Viktor! We are so happy you had a great time. That means so much to us. We look forward to serving you again soon. All the best, Uncle Julio’s
We love this place. Hoping it was just an off night.
Hello Craig, Thank you for your loyalty. We appreciate your time and consideration you took to let us know that your Uncle Julio's experience was not up to our standards. We regret we didn't meet your food and service expectations. We hope you will come in for a more exceptional memorable visit. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Food was cold. Service was great.
Great food and service
I am so blown away by this location and their manager. My son has food allergies and she came over to our table and accommodated his dietary restrictions in a kids meal! The food was delicious and excellent portions and the guac and drinks were also all on point. We sat outside and enjoyed nice ambiance =) Will return again soo !
Hello ViktoriaZ, Thank you for your business! We are happy you enjoyed your time with us from start to finish. We look forward to serving you again soon with another exceptional experience. Thank you, Germaine R. Uncle Julio's
Excellent venue, food, service. Make reservations! Long wait otherwise.
It was really good food with great service
It was good. I was given a table and had to ask for a booth which after some time they accommodated me.
Waitress seem like she just wanted us to finish and go home. Food was cold and seemed like it came right of the freezer. We had lukewarm water without ice in our glasses and my husband was served a beer out of a bottle but not offered a glass. The table was filthy when we were seated and we had to wipe it down ourselves again
Hello Dawn, Thank you for your business. We are so sorry you had to wait and completely understand your frustrations. We greatly appreciate you sharing this input. We are constantly working to improve, and this information is extremely helpful. Your concerns are being addressed. Please accept our sincere apology for your dissatisfaction. We hope you will return to Uncle Julio’s soon for an improved experience. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s