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8130 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
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Ranked #43 of 301 Restaurants in Bethesda
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 28, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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85 reviews from our community

69% Recommend
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English first
Ramat Gan, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Went there for dinner, a bit loud and cramped but food was very good and staff was friendly and helpful. Definitely a nice restaurant

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Mexican Food at Guapo’s in Bethesda, MD It takes a brave and special man To dig into food Mexican. It’s always greasy, sometimes hot With beans and rice in earthen pot. If your cholesterol is high Be careful of which dish you try. You’re safe with avocado whole Or with delicious guacamole. The other dishes at their best Provide a... More

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Midland City, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed the restaurant & it was convenient. The food was just a little pricy, but it was good. We typically do not order the combination dishes when looking for a Mexican venue, but due to the prices, we did here. The results were good, although the waitress made an error on my wife's requests. The fried plaintains were delicious,... More

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Washington, DC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've been going to Guapo's (both the Bethesda and DC locations) for over a decade and they are consistently good. The food is always good (their salsa is my fave in the DC area), the staff are always nice, the prices are reasonable and now that I have a child I've discovered they are family friendly too.

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Marco Island, Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This spot is near our hotel, and we stopped in for lunch. We were so impressed! Cute atmosphere, top notch service, and Mexican like you get in Mexico: all fresh ingredients, light on the cheese and sour cream and fried stuff. We were so impressed! Just the salsa brought with a basket of chips, was fresh chopped tomatoes, fresh chopped... More

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Echoing most of the other reviews, Guapo's is great. Our server was very attentive and food was very good (skirt steak special and chicken chimichanga). Complimentary chips are good but salsa is too watery. Can't wait to go back !

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San Antonio, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Mexican food was good and even though the restaurant was crowded, it was fairly quick. Our server was friendly and checked on us often. my only negative comment is that the room was so loud it was impossible to have a conversation across the table.

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Pelham, Alabama
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Food was great. Restaurant tends to be very noisy when there are more than a few customers. Very little sound absorbing material to moderate the loud conversations.

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Anderson, South Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This one is not to be missed if in the area and although fronting from a hotel it is not part of the hotel. The steaming plates add to the experience. The prices were good and they moved us in quickly even on the weekend.

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Middleburg, FL
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is the best Mexican restaurant in the DC area. They do a superb job in every way and all of their food is fresh. We've had four or five dinners for our clients there, usually for 15 people and they do a fantastic job of taking care of us. You won't be sorry you went to this very reasonably... More

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