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El Puerto Mexican Restaurant

2045 Barracks Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1206
+1 434-872-9488
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
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LOCATION
2045 Barracks Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1206
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First they brought us salsa in a really cute little carafe along with an ample amount of chips. We asked for recommendations and they were spot on. Food was tasty and plentiful. It took a while to serve us, and clean up afterwards. All in...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

As the title says, food here is really really good. The restaurant from the outside doesn't look too inviting, but ignore that. Inside is fairly basic, but the menu is fairly extensive, and they have lots of interesting combos, which allows you to try different...More

Thank ostan14
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We saw the rating from other visitors and, though it was tough to find in the small shopping center, when we entered we were delightfully surprised at the service (all male waiters), the quality of food, and the prices. The owner was there and you...More

Thank Pvbtraveler
Reviewed 3 September 2017

lots of visitors all wanting Mexican, and went here as a group. Not very expensive, great wait staff. all went home with boxes because the servings were so generous.

Thank samtrip12345
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If I'm in the mood for Mexican food when I'm visiting Charlottesville, there is no doubt where I want to go. This restaurant has never let me down. The food is consistently excellent, and the service will always friendly.

Thank SwamiAsokananda
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is the closest I've had to the real Mexican flavors since living in the western US. I had the beef enchiladas which were absolutely delicious---it's the sauce!! Not a big place and not fancy but well worth seeking out if you want a taste...More

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner. I can honestly say I have never eaten better Mexican food! Truly awesome, huge portions too! The service was also very good. It looks nothing from the outside and pretty basic inside but don't let that put you off, this is a...More

Thank OCDP84
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here and ordered the guacamole appetizer. It was outstanding and as good as table prepared ones that we have had on our trips to Mexico. Think this place has been updated since our earlier visits. Their location is not the greatest and...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Authentic and high quality food, VERY attentive service, and reasonable prices. We ordered the guacamole appetizer with our chips and it was as good as any tableside guacamole we have had and it was half the price. The chicken soup was huge and delicious but...More

Thank DaveofBlueRidge
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is not a large restaurant but it was quite busy on Cinco de Mayo. Food was very good as was the service. It took a while to pay for the meal (cashier on the way out) but it was worth standing in line for...More

Thank Susan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2045 Barracks Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-872-9488
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