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Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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805 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5340
+1 434-977-2676
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I ordered fajitas and a margarita. Fajitas and margarita were just ok. Sides too. Son ordered nachos which he says were a 3.5. Hubs ordered a Chimi and taco. Hubs ranked his a 3.5. My fajitas were a 2. Combined=3. Arkansas has great Mexican food. We also travel to Mexico several times a year. This was an average experience. Just... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

No doubt the food was quick! The food was hot! The food was good! Courtesy was none of those things. Our waitress really needs to find another task because waiting tables was not her forte. She interrupted us while we were ordering and our food came out wrong. When we told her it was wrong she never apologized she just... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great Mexican food and a favorite with Cville locals and visitors alike. Their Margaritas are the best around.

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Thank omyheck
Mount Jackson, Virginia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nothing really different than any other Mexican restaurant, but still very good. Quick, friendly service.

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Thank LeslieBurkholder
Charlottesville, Virginia
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451 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This location, part of the "chain" of Guadalajara restaurants in Charlottesville is right downtown, and convenient enough if you are downtown for an event like First Fridays and have parked the car someplace, and can walk over. They do have limited parking. Nothing fancy, but service is pretty quick and prices are not bad. Service was good.

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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner during our trip to visit University of Virginia. We sat outside on a warm evening food was fantastic. The margaritas were on special and the service was on point. There are a few locations we stopped at the one near the pedestrian mall. We had fajitas and a cheese and chicken quesadilla! You won't be disappointed!

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Thank PLPE
Edinburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Mexican is usually a hit or miss in life. This place was a hit. Pulling up I wasn't sure what to expect but the food was flavorful, affordable, and plentiful. Just proves you don't have to eat on the pedestrian mall to get a good meal.

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Thank pjwilliams69
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We had a large family gathering here with several youngsters in our group. The service was friendly and smooth, and all quirky food requests were honored with no protest. The margaritas were good and the food was tasty. The menu is typical of a Mexican family spot. We had a good time, and everyone was pleased with their dinner.

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Newark, Delaware
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We had a pre-wedding dinner and get to gether for 60+ people. They were very accommodative and helpful. Dinners and drinks were outstanding.

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Thank Bharat P
Charlottesville, Virginia
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Charlottesville. The staff is super friendly, welcoming and service is always fast and excellent. The outdoor seating area is great. The atmosphere inside as well, always Mexican music. The food is delicious. My favorites are the chimichangas and fajitas. Chips and salsa are very good too. Sometimes I just buy the salsa... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 E Market St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5340
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-2676

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