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14511 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Suite B, Chantilly, VA 20151-1511
+1 703-222-2323
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (15 reviews)
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14511 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Suite B, Chantilly, VA 20151-1511
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today for lunch husband and I went again to Picante! Don't let the strip mall scare you. Picante has been there for more than 20 years! There is a reason. Real tamales, enchiladas, tacos like your Mexican grandmother used to make. The service is wonderful...More

Thank BBeachBum29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had heard great reviews from friends so we decided to try it out. Many items to choose from. I got a dinner for less than $15 which included an entree as well as soup and dessert. Everything was very tasty. The only reason I...More

Thank Mom_from_Virginia
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food in the greater Washington, DC area!! It's authentic Mexican food from various regions. We plan to go back and try other dishes. What did we have this time? I ordered two Tacos al Pastor, rather than three. They could have easily served...More

Thank TravelBugVA
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We were mulling over our dinner choices and our friends suggested Picante! Let me tell you how pleasantly surprised our family was and we're completely on board with their offerings. We actually ordered multiple items to share as we were feeding two families with a...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 11 June 2017

As people born in Texas, we have eaten Mexican food for 60+ years, all over the US. We've had some great meals, and many mediocre ones. Without a doubt this was as good Mexican food as we have eaten anywhere. The green tamales, fajitas, and...More

Thank StevenBreedlove
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Nice venue that looks very festival Mexican. Friendly staff. Great food. Lots of fresh vegetables. Entire family enjoyed many different selections.

Thank Happygrandma10
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Picante is a little tricky to get to - if you miss the turn you have to double back - but it is tucked in a quiet shopping strip and inhabited by friendly staff. The food is good - try the fajitas - and the...More

Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I was really looking forward to some Mexican food, but this did not live up to expectations. First off, the nachos especiales with beef were fabulous! The homemade chips and salsa were also good. However, they had a good collection of tequilas so we decided...More

Thank Traveling91012
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been in the Washingtonian best cheap eats for a long time for a reason. I have been going here since 1996 and it is great family run business. I have seen the same faces since I began coming here. The mole burrito...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Not sure this is authentic. But who cares, as long as it's GOOD! I had t he chicken fajitas and a cup of tortilla soup. The soup is unlike any I've ever had. Instead of mostly tortillas, they are just a sprinkle on top. The...More

Thank PFirth
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14511 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Suite B, Chantilly, VA 20151-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Chantilly
  • Phone Number: +1 703-222-2323
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Traditional Mexican fare offered backed by generous-sized portions! Picante! The Real Taco is also the spot to be on Friday nights, when our tequila lounge continues to be transformed into a salsa dance party starting at 8:30!
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