Uncle Julio's - Lombard/ Oakbrook
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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Service was slow. Food was decent but waitress disappeared for long periods of time. Waited forever for drink refills. Food took a while. And it was so loud. We couldn’t have a conversation with each other. Other tables nearby were complaining of service and food taking forever. Not worth the money. Cost $60 for two people and we didn’t even have alcohol or dessert.
Hello Aprilmeh, Thank you for spending your time with us. We regret you did not receive our best service. We appreciate your feedback to develop and enhance your time with us. We look forward to serving you again with a much better experience. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Great service. Great atmosphere. Good food. My mom had a blast
Fun atmosphere! Our first time and it was perfect!! Loved the chocolate piñata!
We had gone to uncle Julio’s for a family dinner this past weekend. My wife is a die hard fan of the queso and I love the table side guacamole. It’s a good place for bigger parties but I recommend booking in advance.
This location I wasn't too crazy about. We had a party of seven. We ordered the nachos as an appetizer and they brought it right before our food came out. The drinks were good but I ordered the steak fajitas medium well and it some pieces were medium rare. So loud you had scream to talk to person across from you. Service was ok. I prefer Vernon Hills location nicer place better service.
Horrible experience, had a reservation, still ended up waiting for the table for 30 minutes. Then waited 20'minutes for a server, food was delayed too! Was supposed to get desert but she forgot to put it in! We were there for my daughters b day! Needed to leave to get to the movie- took two hours for an overpriced dinner! Won't be returning here ever!
It was my 1st Mother's Day I didn't have to work Mother's day. And I Got to enjoy Great Meal that was Absolutely delicious the Grilled Shrimp Dinner. We all had something different,each entree was DELICIOUS! Yes we shared. AND for a Mother's day we Never wanted for anything! Being in the industry They were Properly Staffed! AAAAND B-R-A-V-O ! TO THE KITCHEN!Your ticket time Impressive!
Out waiter was fantastic food was delicious!
Not sure if I would recommend because I made a reservation for 8pm and I still had to wait until almost 830pm to be seated. Also the server was not so friendly. I still left her a nice tip , maybe she will be nice to the next customer.
Our waiter was excellent. Very attentive to our needs. The food was excellent. The noise level was a little over the top and the tables were very close together (crowded). I know we were there on a busy night so I guess that was to be expected. We will be going back because the food was so good. Also enjoyed the chocolate piñata. Already recommended Uncle Julios to some friends.
Arrive a few minutes early prior to reservation. Had a reservation made for 6pm however still needed to wait for a table to clear
We celebrated Mother’s Day and it was a great dinner. Food was great and staff was very friendly and attentive
The food was great! The guacamole was fresh and delicious. My Carne Asada was a little over cooked (closer to medium well than medium) but it was still delicious. I will return.
Great food. Great service.
We love Uncle Julios! The food was fantastic and we enjoyed celebrating Cinco de Mayo there with our friends. We'll be back!
Do not go to Uncle Julio's on Cinco de Mayo. Apparently they missed the memo of what day it was.
It took 30 minutes just to get our order of queso, which is something that should be very easy for them to bring. Then it took another 40 minutes for them to bring our food! So in total we waited an hour and 10 minutes for our food and when they brought it out it was cold!!
The manager did apologize for the wait saying they didn't expect the volume, but again how could they have been surprised. But when our food was brought cold, the manager appeared not to really care!
Hello Melissa, Thank you for coming in. Our goal is to provide an exceptional experience and we are very sorry we missed the mark on your visit. We appreciate and value your feedback. We do hope to get the opportunity to serve you again with a much better outcome. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
We went on Cinco de Mayo and with a prior reservation there was no wait. Great menu selection, food was outstanding, service was great-attentive and prompt, even on a very busy day. Prices for food and drink was more than acceptable for our meals and service. Definitely worth a return visit.
LOVE THIS PLACE AND SO WILL YOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Need to work on getting people seated when they arrive for their reservations
Hello Greg, Thank you for your business. We appreciate and value your feedback to develop and enhance your experience. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Food was fast and tasted good. Service was okay. Multiple big parties who were obnoxiously loud. Love their drinks, but the prices are high.
Our Server was very attentive. It took longer than normal for our food to arrive, but it was Friday night and some were celebrating Cinco De Mayo.
I enjoyed the expientenxe
Reservation was not honored by hostess. We waiting for our table just like everyone who walked in. Very disappointed
Our waiter was an absolute delight! The food was delicious
They have so many people working there but lack in service
And the food is just good not great but very pricey
Hello Jen, 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
Every time that we asked our server for something he took at least 10 minutes to come back.
I love uncle Julio’s! This particular day was super crowded and service was a little slow. Guacamole could have had more flavor.
I have been to this restaurant many times & the food & service were always first rate. The food was excellent, but we waited almost an hour for our food. When we arrived I told the waitress we were ordering the chocolate pinata as we were celebrating a birthday. I had to remind her about the pinata & we waited almost 45 minutes for it. We were comped for the pinata. It took 2.5 hours to complete our dinner. As I said I have never had any problem there before. Maybe they were short staffed in the kitchen. I will go back there again as I love the food. Hopefully, it was judt a bad night for them.
Good! Took a while to get the food, but it was very busy inside
The only that was impressive was the chocolate pinata. The food was barely average and served cold. For the $ paid, this is unacceptable.
We had a great time with great food and service. My only suggestion would be to add the Juanita platter should be served with a little sour cream. That would have made it perfect for my taste 😉 everything was great we will be back! If you go get the piñata - it was awesome!
The food was fantastic. Unfortunately we did not have the best wait staff. We waited a long time for her to come around to refill beverages and to clear the table between courses.
Hello Julee, Thank you for spending your time with us. We regret you did not receive our best service. We appreciate your feedback to develop and enhance your time with us. We look forward to serving you again with a much better experience. Thank you, Uncle Julio's
Great food/drinks and wonderful waiters. enjoyed the experience. Will come back very soon
They give us excellent service and food every time we go!!
The filet mignon fajitas plate needs a little more meat for the price.
The place is beautiful and the ambiance great but the food is not the best or authentic Mexican food. Thought the chips and salsa are delicious. To expensive for the quality of the food
Hello JorgeD, We apologize we didn't meet all your expectations. Your concerns have been forwarded to the appropriate parties and please accept our sincere apology for your dissatisfaction. We do hope to get the opportunity to serve you again. Thank you, Uncle Julio’s
Great service! Server was amazing!!
Great server and food was hot and quickly served.
Everything was perfect. Food came so fast! Server was very friendly. Definitely go back.
This is a wonderful location! I go several times throughout the year. Never been disappointed!
Crystal, thank you very much!!!