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El Tio Tex-Mex Grill

7527 Linton Hall Rd. (Lee Hwy.) Send to Phone
703-753-0826 | Order Now! | Menu
Tex-Mex food that is a family affair.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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El Tio Tex-Mex Grill Restaurant Review

: El Tio’s Gainesville location buzzes with families looking for approachable Tex-Mex fare that even the youngest can enjoy. Taking a page from other family operations, this place excels with courteous service and customer accommodation. Don’t like chiles? Off the plate. A great way to start here is with an order or two of taquitos, corn tortillas stuffed with a meaty choice then deep-fried and passed with sour cream and guacamole. Also good: the fried plantains with sour cream. If your tastes run to the simpler combos, then stick with the fajitas (shrimp, chicken, steak, chorizo) or the grilled New York steak with rice, black beans and fried yucca. But if you like to explore, go for the very traditional and well-executed chiles rellenos, accompanied by frijoles refritos. Desserts are standard fare, but the tres leches cake warrants a second look. Also located at 7630 Lee Hwy., Falls Church, 703-204-0233.


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