Meet Your New Favorite Mexican Food Place on Fairfax Dr
Looking for the best Mexican food near me in Arlington, VA? At Uncle Julio's on Fairfax Dr, we're confident that passion can turn a great dining experience into a memorable one. That's why we make sure that when you dine with us in Arlington each and every taste and sip is ripe with mind-blowing flavor. Our mission to create the best Mexican food on Fairfax Dr is apparent throughout our process, from sourcing every ingredient to providing our guests with an exceptional experience.
We begin by developing original yet authentic recipes that mix traditional flavors with the unexpected. Details count, and that's why each of our dishes includes only fresh, high quality ingredients.
Our partners carefully select our produce by hand, including gorgeous Hass avocados, vibrant, flavorful peppers, and vine-ripe tomatoes. All of our tender cuts of freshly caught and farm-raised beef, pork, and chicken are hand-trimmed, marinated, and mesquite-fired to perfection.
We only use easy to pronounce, fresh ingredients and high-quality authentic tequilas to mix in our craft margaritas in Arlington. You'll savor every single bite of our house-made tamales, tortillas, salsas, desserts, and delectable sauces which are all made daily in-house at Uncle Julio's on Fairfax Dr.
Enjoy Stellar Service and Fine Mexican Food on Fairfax Dr
Our focus on detail extends well beyond our menu offerings. While we're best known for made-from-scratch Mexican food, Arlington locals meet at Uncle Julio's to experience not only good Mexican food in Arlington, but also top-notch service and a pleasant atmosphere. Each Uncle Julio's location has been carefully planned to incorporate open kitchens and stylish rustic-modern decor inspired by Mexican architecture and art.
Want to drink and dine alfresco on Fairfax Dr? Soak in the benefits of fresh air and fresh ingredients when you join us for lunch or dinner on one of our gorgeous patios.
Begin with Tasty Mexican Appetizers on Fairfax Dr
The Uncle Julio's experience is kicked off with a variety of shareable appetizers. Exchange laughs as you snack on our made in-house guacamole or sweet but spicy bacon wrapped honey habanero shrimp. Our cheesy quesadillas in Arlington are made with fresh tortillas stuffed with gooey melted Monterey Jack cheese, grilled veggies, perfectly-seasoned, sauteed pulled chicken, or mesquite grilled chicken or beef.
Uncle Julio's made-to-order guacamole in Arlington allows your table to make a custom guacamole blend including Hass avocados, tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and jalapenos, which is then served in a traditional Molcajete. Are you looking for something everyone will dig into? An order of rich Queso Blanco with jalapenos and New Mexican hatch chiles will do the trick!
Uncle Julio's is Ideal for Lunch or Dinner in Arlington, VA
Be sure to leave room after enjoying apps and chips — save space for our Tex-Mex classics or famous fajitas! Whether you go with filet mignon or carnitas, you'll find our famous fajitas are seasoned to perfection and use the best cuts of hand-trimmed, grain-fed meats and colorful hand-chopped vegetables. Our Tex-Mex classics include elevated but familiar favorites — like soft tacos, crispy tacos, or baked enchiladas — as well as refined authentic Mexican dishes like our Fresca Shrimp Salad and 21-day aged Carne Asada.
But don't stress — we're a kid-friendly restaurant in Arlington, too. We have kid-size portions that are tailored to your child's taste buds. From our Kidsadillas to chicken fingers or kid-sized chicken fajitas, there's a dish on our menu for even your choosiest eater.
Celebrate with Authentic Mexican Desserts and Margaritas on Fairfax Dr
Take your Uncle Julio's celebration to the next level with our famous drinks and desserts! Unwind with one of Uncle Julio's signature margaritas. If you're craving something fruity, spicy, frozen, or on the rocks, we're confident you'll be able to order a cool craft margarita that hits the spot. Each perfectly chilled glass of our famous Sangria Swirl margarita will transport you to paradise. And, remember to ask about our monthly margarita specials featuring fresh, muddled seasonal fruit, Lunazul tequila, and St. Germain.
Satisfy your sweet tooth and create lasting memories with our one-of-a-kind signature dessert — the Chocolate Pinata! Our Chocolate Pinata is a smashing good time featuring a suspended dark chocolate pinata full of fresh seasonal fruits and toasted mini churros. Plus, you'll also enjoy homemade chocolate sauce and whipped cream for dipping. Cracking open a Chocolate Pinata is a best finale for celebrations of all kinds. Desire something on the traditional side? Enjoy our homemade traditional Mexican desserts like churros with house-made chocolate sauce and sopapillas tossed in cinnamon sugar.
Looking for To-Go Mexican Food on Fairfax Dr?
We make it easy to have the Uncle Julio's Tex-Mex restaurant experience in your own home! Place an order for your favorite dishes on our website, give us a call, or simply drive up to order Mexican takeout in Arlington, VA. Our easy to use visual menu and online ordering system makes it easy to order delicious authentic Mexican food in Arlington, VA. Or, see if your nearby Uncle Julio's location offers Mexican food delivery.
Ordering for the whole family? Satisfy your crew of 4-6's appetite with two pounds of our made-in-house chips! Create nachos your way with our delicious sauteed chicken, ground beef, queso, guacamole, pico de gallo, salsa, beans, sour cream, and pickled and fresh jalapenos.
Our other group options include our Tacos for Four, Enchiladas 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. Be sure to save room for dessert — each of our Family Meals for 4 menu items comes with a dozen sugar and cinnamon churros for that extra something sweet!