Uncle Julio's Rio Grande Cafe

Mexican, Café
$ $
4870 Bethesda Ave (at Arlington Rd.)
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 656-2981
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 10:30pm
11:00am - 11:30pm
10:00am - 11:30pm
10:00am - 10:30pm



  • Best chips and salsa ever, well worth the trip.
  • The guacamole is heavenly
  • Must get the Pineapple Bacon Guacamole, absolutely amazing!
  • Seth is the best bartender EVER
  • Get the tropical swirl meltdown with some fajitas (Guadalajara is my fave). So good!!!
  • get a reverse swirl. you won remember tour third
  • Get a Tropical Swirl Meltdown.It.Is.Amazing! Also ask for MARIO.he is a FANTASTIC waiter!
  • Swirls are the best drinks ever! Great service and love the free dessert for newbies!
  • Tex-Mex food. They have frog legs too. It smells better than it tastes.
  • Love this place! Que rico es la salsa! Fajitas are epic! Great service and food! 10+++!
  • Great food but never going there on a Friday night packed and long wait
  • Great place, very busy in the evening. If you don't want the wait, the deliver!
  • The shrimp is better than I expected.
  • Fajitas for one can easily feed two. Also, try the Swirl - you won't regret it!
  • Fajitas no question. Chicken is grilled to perfection and the sour cream is unreal
  • Breakfast omelettes are awesome
  • Great service... This is Tex-mex!!!! People who are afraid of good Tex-mex... Shame on you.
  • Make reservations 30 minutes ahead of time on a busy Bethesda night!
  • Oh my gosh amazing food and drinks, HUGE portions, and really good prices! I loved the sangria and fish tacos, and my husband loved the steak fajitas. Oh and the black beans are the best. Yay!
  • The free chips and salsa go great with a Negra Modelo or a Tecate!

Nearby places

4834 Bethesda Ave (at Woodmont Ave.)
4860 Bethesda Avenue (at Arlington Rd)
4922 Cordell Ave (btwn Norfolk Ave & Old Georgetown Rd)