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Uncle Julio's

) #51 of 272 Restaurants in Bethesda ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
4870 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202
+1 301-656-2981
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good41%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4870 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We selected this restaurant on the recommendation of a friend. We are from Florida and were meeting family from the U.K. to entertain for the evening. We had reservations for eight people, and were seated on time. That was the only good experience we enjoyed...More

Thank Richard T V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite places to eat with my friends. I strongly recommend eating outside on the patio as it's a lot quieter and it's a fun people-watching site.

Thank srsilver1414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has millions of servers and still manages to operate a distinctly average restaurant. They seem to be far more interested in looking busy than actually delivering the right order on time. We all ordered tacos, hardly the most difficult thing to prepare in...More

1  Thank FastCarFerrari
Reviewed 1 week ago

How can you mess up simple Mexican food! Answer, remove the taste & increase the portions. No effort goes into making the food at this always busy restaurant in Bethesda. The only good thing going for it is their margaritas (if you order the Silver...More

Thank Maninasuitcase_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ridiculous noise levels add to a terrible experience overall. Food is salty and high fat levels. Indifferent staff and high prices at this Mexican chain operation.

Thank barymad
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you'd like decent Mexican food with a touch of pricey drinks, it is the place for you. Their frozen concoctions range from $9.99 to $14.99. so... pick your drinks carefully, you will spend more on drinks than food. We were there for a late...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Dinners are OK but nothing to make this place stand out. Visited on a very busy Saturday evening and the sound level inside was high. We opted for outside seating and it proved a good choice. Service was a bit slow but, as soon as...More

Thank greg m
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We live in Bethesda and have probably gone to this restaurant more frequently than any other. They serve reliably excellent Tex-Mex at a reasonable price, and the food is all very flavorful. It's a very popular restaurant for locals with young children, so the noise...More

Thank Gottahavemorecowbell
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went on a beautiful sunny day a couple of weekends ago and wanted to sit outside. There was space, but the one available table was in the sun. There was, however, another table that just needed to be bused about 20 feet away in...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

First let me tell you that our service was excellent! If you are there ask for Zena because she was amazing. Anticipated our needs and got us what we wanted if it wasn't readily apparent. The food was good we are big fans of the...More

Thank BullyLover2
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Paula B
15 October 2016|
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Response from jonas c | Reviewed this property |
i would stay away , horrible service and food too , not worth the money , like eating at a fast food restaurant but with high prices for what??? Dont go , go to Guappos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4870 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202 (Formerly Rio Grande Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-2981
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