Find Mexican Food Near Me in Arlington, VA

When you're looking for made-from-scratch authentic Mexican food, desserts, and drinks, look no further than Uncle Julio's in Arlington, VA. From our Famous Fajitas to Tex Mex favorites, each dish is created with fresh, authentic ingredients. Dine-in, carry out, or order delivery and see how we do Tex-Mex differently.

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Take a Seat at Uncle Julio's in Arlington, VA

Prepared to enjoy the best Mexican food near me in Arlington, VA? At Arlington Uncle Julio's, we're confident that a true passion can transform a good dining experience into a memorable one. That's why when you dine with us in Arlington, every single bite and sip is ripe with flavor. Our commitment to serving the best Mexican food in Arlington is apparent throughout our process, from sourcing ingredients to ensuring our guests always have an exceptional experience.

Our process begins by creating innovative yet true-to-their-roots recipes that combine traditional ingredients with something a little different. Every detail counts, which is why every one of our dishes calls for only the finest, freshest ingredients.

Our produce is carefully hand-selected by our partners, including gorgeous Hass avocados, vibrant, flavorful peppers, and vine-ripe tomatoes. Each tender cut of our quality, fresh seafood and farm-raised chicken, beef, and pork are trimmed and marinated by hand before being mesquite-fired to juicy perfection.

We only use simple, fresh ingredients and high-quality authentic tequilas to mix in our craft margaritas in Arlington. You'll love every bite of our house-made tamales, tortillas, salsas, desserts, and delectable sauces which are all made from scratch daily at your nearby Arlington Uncle Julio's.

Enjoy Stellar Service and Fine Mexican Food Near Me in Arlington, VA

Our passion for detail exceeds our menu offerings. While we're best known for creating your made-from-scratch Mexican favorites, Arlington locals meet at Uncle Julio's to experience not just good Mexican food in Arlington, but also attentive service and a pleasant atmosphere. Every Uncle Julio's location is designed with open kitchens and stylish rustic-modern decor inspired by Mexican architecture and art.

Want to dine and drink in an open air setting in Arlington, VA? Soak in the benefits of fresh ingredients and fresh air when you dine on one of our beautiful patios.

Start Off with Fresh Mexican Appetizers in Arlington, VA

Your Uncle Julio's dining experience begins with delectable, shareable appetizers. Exchange stories between bites of our made-by-hand guacamole or sweet but spicy bacon wrapped honey habanero shrimp. Our cheesy quesadillas in Arlington include homemade tortillas packed with gooey melted Monterey Jack cheese, grilled vegetables, seasoned and sauteed pulled chicken, or mesquite grilled chicken or beef.

Uncle Julio's made-to-order guacamole in Arlington allows your table to create a custom guacamole blend of jalapenos, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and Hass avocados, then served in a traditional Molcajete. Are you looking for a surefire crowd-pleaser? Our Queso Blanco with jalapenos and New Mexican hatch chiles will do the trick!

Stop By Uncle Julio's in Arlington for Lunch or Dinner

Save room for after you snack on apps and chips — save space for our Tex-Mex classics or famous fajitas! From filet mignon to carnitas, you'll find our famous fajitas are seasoned to perfection and feature the best hand-trimmed cuts of grain-fed meat and crisp hand-chopped vegetables. Our Tex-Mex classics are fine but familiar Mexican dishes — like soft tacos, crispy tacos, or baked enchiladas — plus refined traditional Mexican dishes like our Fresca Shrimp Salad and 21-day aged house-marinated Carne Asada.

Not to mention — we're a kid-friendly restaurant in Arlington, too. We've got smaller bites fit for your child's taste buds. From chicken fingers to Kidsadillas and kid-sized chicken fajitas, there's a dish on our menu for even the pickiest of eaters.

Make Every Day a Fiesta with Authentic Mexican Drinks and Dessert in Arlington, VA

You can't have an Uncle Julio's celebration without our famous desserts and drinks! Chill out with one of Uncle Julio's signature margaritas. Whether you want something fruity, spicy, frozen, or on the rocks, we're confident you'll be able to select a cool craft margarita that hits the spot. Every refreshing sip of our famous Sangria Swirl margarita will transport you to your own personal oasis. And, don't forget to ask for our monthly margarita specials featuring freshly muddled seasonal fruit, St. Germain, and Lunazul tequila.

Get your sugar fix and savor the moment with our famous, one-of-a-kind dessert — the Chocolate Pinata! The Chocolate Pinata features a hanging dark chocolate pinata stuffed with toasted mini churros and fresh seasonal fruits. Plus, it's accompanied by house-made whipped cream and chocolate sauce for dipping. Smashing open your own Chocolate Pinata proves to be the perfect end cap for celebrations of all kinds. In the mood for a more traditional dessert? Order one of our made-from-scratch traditional Mexican desserts like churros with house-made chocolate sauce and sopapillas tossed in cinnamon sugar.

Looking for To-Go Mexican Food Near Me in Arlington, VA?

Enjoy Uncle Julio's Tex-Mex restaurant experience in your own home! Place an order for Mexican food via our website, give us a ring, or simply drive up to order Mexican takeout in Arlington, VA. Our simple and quick online ordering system features a visual menu that makes it easy to order freshly prepared authentic Mexican food in Arlington, VA. Many Uncle Julio's locations also offer Mexican food delivery.

Ordering in for the whole family? Satisfy your crew of 4-6's appetite with two entire pounds of our crisp homemade chips! Assemble your very own nachos with our fresh sauteed chicken, ground beef, queso, guacamole, pico de gallo, salsa, beans, sour cream, and pickled and fresh jalapenos.

Other sharable group favorites include our Enchiladas for Four, Tacos for Four, or Fajitas for Four. Each of our group entrees comes with fresh chips, salsa, and your choice of delicious queso or guacamole. Dig into a side of beans and Mexican rice. Make room for something sweet — each of our Family Meals for 4 menu items comes with twelve fresh cinnamon-sugar coated churros to provide that little something sweet!

Locations Nearby

Uncle Julio's Ballston
4301 N Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22203
Get Directions (703) 528-3131
Hours:
Sun-Thu:
11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri-Sat:
11:00 am to 11:00 pm
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