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54 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2919
+1 802-229-9348
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level Contributor
65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten here twice, and now I'll remember--the cheese enchilada I had was delicious--flavorful sauce. The chips were thin and fresh, and the salsa had just the right amount of kick, not too thick, and not too runny. But there is something about the seasoning in the chicken filling for the enchiladas I really didn't care for. I do... More 

Thank Bslovetravel
Hannibal, Wisconsin
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I ate here twice. The first time was squash tacos and the second time was Yucatan Orange Pork which I highly recommend.

Thank o7oBaseMetal
Management response:

Hey, thanks for the terrific review. We appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Doolin, Ireland
Level Contributor
63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I don't like knocking a place especially when the staff is friendly and the place cute. To be fair the American cuisine is probably okay. One of our party wisely ordered a chicken version of a BLT and said it was fine and I'm told the burgers are good. Unfortunately as it bills itself as a Mexican restaurant and offers... More 

Thank CMBernadette
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120 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Only one guy working the place and we had to wait awhile to be seated. But once at the table the service was good. Recommend the fresh made guacamole and pork street tacos. Salsa and chip were fine but not great.

Thank redt2play
Cambridge, Vermont
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The food is ok at best. Service was horrible. 5 of us ordered and only received 4 meals 2 of which were wrong. After realizing she forgot to put the 5th order in the waitress ignored us and came back 10 minutes later with a dish and that was wrong as well. Will not return or recommend.

Thank Scott W
Hughcamp, Manager at Julio's, responded to this review

we apologize for your bad experience at Julio's Cantina. we have been going through some staffing training to improve our business. we would really appreciate if you could give us another chance to show you we can do better. thank you for your review. It helped us notice areas we needed to improve More 

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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

A good Mexican restaurant. A solid regular for us. Love the place! You can get chips and hot or mild salsa free to start. Just don't eat too many before your meal comes!!!

Thank Dian P
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I visit here for the guacamole but the street tacos need something new. I ordered both chicken tacos and they tasted identical. This was a business lunch. Others had tacos and salads. The food was okay.

Thank swallowsnestvt
New York City, New York
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898 reviews
517 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I guess, given the prior reviews, that I like tasteless bland food! It was not as good as the Mexican food I had in places, but it was fine. I especially liked the braised chicken street taco. I ordered two for dinner but should have gotten three as was recommended. Nice comfortable atmosphere. Service pleasant. Surprisingly inexpensive.

Thank CSSnowshoer
Level Contributor
105 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had lunch here with some old friends that we hadn't seen in a while. The waitress was accommodating to our desire not to rush (and it was mid-afternoon, so we weren't keeping people waiting.) Two appetizers and four meals later, we had no room for dessert. The food was very good and tasty and the portions were generous; the... More 

Thank Brian E
Oneonta, New York
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Sat outside. It was very nice. Waiter was very nice. Would visit again.Food was very good. If u enjoy outside dining. U will enjoy this place.

Thank Patricia O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-2919
  • Location: United States  >  Vermont (VT)  >  Montpelier
  • Phone Number: +1 802-229-9348

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?