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What's Happening at Uncle Julio's

Browse the links below for the latest news and updates about your favorite Uncle Julio’s location

Media Releases

Work-day Refresh: Uncle Julio’s Launches Lunch Bowls in Chicago Area

October 25th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s Opens in Annapolis, Maryland

August 13th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s -321º Margarita Rolls Out in DFW

June 25th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s -321º Margarita Rolls Out in Chicago

April 17th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s Opens in Columbia, Maryland

April 9th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s Opens in Oklahoma City

April 9th, 2018 Read article >

Uncle Julio’s Appoints David Ellis as Chief Brand Officer

March 1st, 2018 Read article >


National Awards & Recognitions

Our customers aren’t the only ones who have something great to say about our outstanding Mexican food and excellent service. Here are some of the awards we have received since our founding:

Hispanic Magazine

50 Best Hispanic Restaurants

Gourmet Magazine

America’s Top Table Winner-Top for Family -Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande Café

Dallas/Fort Worth


Best of the WFAA A-LIST First Place Best Mexican


The Golden Local, Best Tex Mex

D Magazine

Best Plates
Best Margaritas
Best New Frozen Drink, The Swirl
Top 15 Where to Find Real Tex-Mex
Top 5 Heart Healthy Dishes in Dallas

Dallas Guide

Best Tex-Mex
Best Mexican Food
Best Margaritas

Dallas Observer

Best Salsa
Best Sopapillas
Readers’ Choice Best Mexican, 4 years

Guidelive Dallas

10 Patio’s to Try this Summer

Fort Worth Child Magazine

Readers’ Poll Best for Families

Fort Worth Magazine

Best Mexican Food and Best Service
Reader’s Choice Best Mexican Food and Best Chips and Salsa

Fort Worth Star Telegram

10 Favorite Places to Eat with Kids
Best Mexican
Readers’ Choice, Best Margarita and Best Nachos

Fort Worth Weekly

Readers’ Choice Best Mexican, Best Tex-Mex, Best Salsa, Best Enchiladas
Staff Choice Best Vegetarian Meal: Vegetable Fajitas

Star Time

The Best of Tarrant County, Best Mexican Food, 2 years
The Best of Tarrant County, Best Chips and Salsa
Best Mexican Restaurant
Best Drink, The Swirl

Texas Monthly

The 75 Best Mexican Restaurants

Southern Vanity Magazine

Best Fajitas
Washington, D.C. area
Bethesda Magazine
Best Mexican/Latin American

Dining Out Magazine

Best of Bethesda, 20 Very Good Restaurants

Washingtonian Magazine

100 Very Best Restaurants, 14 years
The People’s Top 300
Cheap Eats, 17 years
100 Restaurants Where the Food is Great and the Prices are Low
Dining Favorites
Best Mexican/Latin American Food
Bethesda’s 30 Best Restaurants

The Washington Post Magazine

Phyllis Richman Capital Choices and The Future of Food
50 Favorite Restaurants 11 years
Readers’ Favorites: Best Mexican/Latin American


Top 5 Restaurants with Outdoor Seating
Chicago area
Chicago Scene
Best of Chicago 2007 List
Best Mexican
Atlanta area
Sunbelt Food Service
Uncle Julio’s on the Cutting Edge: Fresh Food and Colorful Decor Draw Crowds to Uncle Julio’s
Boca Raton
Boca Raton Magazine
Readers’ Choice, Best Mexican Food

Sun-Sentinel Boca Raton Forum

Enjoy Mexican food at a superior level
Camarones Brochette, 5 Stars
The Swirl, 5 Stars
Chocolate Empanada, 5 Stars