Uncle Julio's - Reston Town Center
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.
For reservations, please allow up to 15 minutes for us to prepare your table.
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Great service, very friendly and supportive, and really good food. But you need to live with a very loud and hectic ambience - which was the major downside of this restaurant.
Bottom line: Recommend if you like great mexican food and are willing to stand the noisy ambience.
We are frequent diners at the Annapolis location. The food in Annapolis is always quality and good. We found the food in Reston to be lacking. The steak was tough the shrimp was flavorless. The restaurant was a bit loud and looked dated. Our server was nice.
My Aunt’s birthday
Very enjoyable. Great food. We had lunch. Loved the table side guacamole.
New ownership is showing. Service faster, more open feel, brighter look. Keep up the good work.
The food is always excellent! Love the spicy margarita too!
Fantastic service and delicious food! Their fajitas are one of the best I've ever had. Highly recommend for a fun dinner.
Server was great, did a great job suggesting drinks, features. He was always making sure we got everything we needed. We couldn’t have asked for a better service.
Great food, excellent service and you can’t beat the value! Love this restaurant!
Music is WAY TOO LOUD. Ridiculous. Everything else is great though.
The food was good. Service was kind of slow and it was a little loud. But overall, we had a great time. They had queso blanco which made my experience so much better because I haven’t been able to find that anywhere here in DC.
We were sat sooo incredibly close to another table that the chairs were touching. The other table had a bunch of children under ~8 that were running between tables and knocking into us. We ended up having to speak to the children ourselves to ask them to watch where they were goofing off. Also, we felt quite rushed by the server (he was very nice though) as if he needed to flip the table quick.
It was very hard to have a conversation because it was so loud. The floor under and around our table had lots of food on it. The restrooms were filthy. The food was ok but one person said their chicken was very dry.
Heartbroken to report that Uncle Julio’s in Reston, once one of our favorite places, has gone downhill to the point we now prefer its sister restaurant in Loudoun. Dingy and unclean looking interior, watery salsa, watery beans, unresponsive service and just a mediocre overall experience. Never thought I’d say this after literally over 200 visits, but think we’re done there.
Everything ok, much better at lunchtime than at night - not sure why maybe fewer people and noise.
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Very busy around dinner time, overall great experience. Waiter was excellent! He seated us! Would go back again maybe around a less busier time. We were there from 7-845.
I always love going to eat at uncle Julio’s it’s my favorite restaurant to eat with my family. But when I went this passed Friday out server jasmine was amazing!!!
The drinks brought to our table were dirty and had hard guacamole stains on them and a ton of finger prints. The water had black things floating in them and we quickly lost our appetite. Be sure to look at your utensils when you come here
They were very eager to take our orders as soon as we got there
Love this place. One of my favorite Mexican Food restaurants. Unlimited chips and great salsa.
My friends arrived early and the table I reserved was ready for them. The server was very helpful and friendly. Food was tasty, portions were large and everyone enjoyed their food.
On the way out one employee said Thanks for coming out in spite of the weather. It was cold.
Everybody was friendly. I highly recommend visiting.
Uncle Julios is always a "go to" fun place for us. We love their food and drinks. It is lively and gets you in good mood. This particular time we had a very rude server. She refused to clear dishes of the table even after we requested multiple time. As a result the table got very full with drink glasses, pales multiple trays with chips, salsa bowls, not to mention the dinner plates. It was practically impossible to sit there and eat. When she finally did clear the plates, she banged them on each other and spited the chips and food on us. The worse experience ever! Only goes to show how a server can make or break your experience - it is not just about food.
Tables are a bit small for all the plates. The service was wonderful, as was the food.
Great place, great food and family friendly! kids LOVE IT and the margaritas are perfect!
Wonderful time! Our waiter was out of this world! Enjoyed the food and drinks!
However, the vegetarian options are abysmal. I selected a Mexican place because, normally, I can get good veggie enchiladas etc., but here they only served peppers and onions. I was disappointed. I wasn't looking for gluten-free or vegan, just some good vegetable...
Food was surpringly delivered copy’s.
Great service great food The chips and salsa are the best
This is pretty standard fare for Tex-Mex food. In the past, the menu offered more vegetarian options. They have reduced their offerings, which is disappointing.
I love everything about uncle Julio’s it was my first time taking my husband and he absolutely fell in love with how smooth the staff and restaurant was. The food is always amazing
Our waiter was sooooo nice!
I live uncle Julio’s. We eat here pretty often and always enjoy great food and fast, attentive service. My only compliant is the bios level. It is NOISY! Maybe that’s part of the appeal. Anyway. We Leary’s get one of the fajita dishes and they always are great. Also, the guacamole is superb. We tried the pork tamales this time and they were outstanding.
Great waiter and food was great.
I really like Uncle Julio's in Reston - however the noise level is off the charts. The food is good along with the margueritas and the service is also very good. Also - for some reason - the food at this Uncle Julio's is much better than the Uncle Julio's in Ballston.
We showed up 5 mins earlier than our 715 pm reservation. We checked in and they handed us a pager and said they would seat us shortly. We waited 20 mins, husband went to check on our table and then they sat us. They forgot about us. I’m really not sure what would have happened if he didn’t check they probably would have given our table away. It was a busy Saturday night.
Average food - tortillas and tamales had an odd consistency. Tableside guacamole was bland. Outstanding service.
Did not get a table for 45 minutes past reservation time.
Really good Tex/Mex. If that’s what you’re looking for, it’s the best in the DC metro area! Lots of families and very busy. My family loves going there!
Fun and yummy