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El Tio Tex-Mex Grill

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
+1 703-753-0826
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (27 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“shredded beef” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner very much. The table prepared Guacamole was excellent and all the food was delicious! Good top shelf Margaritas as well.

Thank SueDen27
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved El Tio. Food is yummy and service is pretty quick. Much better prices than other restaurants in the area. We've used them for catering as well- and the experience was wonderful- delivery and food top notch!

Thank cutiecupid15
Reviewed 1 week ago

After living in the local area for many years before franchise restaurants - mexican came to the area - you could really only count on El Tio's or El V's... As far as food goes... El Tio's has fresh food, fresh ingredients and it's simply...More

Thank Desiree007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fresh thin tortilla chips and the most fantastic salsa around. Prompt courteous service, top quality food, all at a reasonable price! Great margaritas but the big ones can get be pricey. Highly recommended!

Thank Plcsoccer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is awesome and food is served fast and hot! We eat there once a month and frequently order take out!

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting with the service, I was impressed - quick and attentive. I enjoyed the food with the exception of the carnitas plate as this was my second visit. The enchiladas were very good as well as all the side dishes. In time, I am sure...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Rib -eye marianted in a wonderful sauce was tender and delicious , beef burrito had tender beef with a great mix of veg.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were looking for a place to eat close to the Jiffy Lube concert venue, and this fit the bill. Chips were thin and crispy. My burrito was good. My dining companion wasn't so impressed by the chorizo fajitas. The 24 oz margaritas will quench...More

Thank ZsaZsa10
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great family run local restaurant! Food is always outstanding and service is awesome. Support our local businesses. Love El Tio.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited for date night. We were seated promptly. Assumedly, because there were just the two of us, we were seated in a two-person table along the side. We found ourselves leaning away from passers-by as the next table was maybe 18...More

Thank David S
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31 December 2014|
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea,
31 December 2014|
Response from P2first | Reviewed this property |
I believe they have corn based tortillas and several veggie dishes. If you have a gluten sensitivity than it would be difficult for them not to cross contaminate. I have eaten their and avoided the chips and dairy when I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7527 Linton Hall Rd, Gainesville, VA 20155-2972
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 703-753-0826
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