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Guapo's

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8130 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-656-0888
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good place for large family dinner

A large family group enjoyed a nice dinner at Guapo's. Food was good if not amazing, good drinks. Kids liked the tortilla making machine. Atmosphere was so-so, nothing special but they were able to accommodate our large crowd.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
PabloMaxNJ
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A large family group enjoyed a nice dinner at Guapo's. Food was good if not amazing, good drinks. Kids liked the tortilla making machine. Atmosphere was so-so, nothing special but they were able to accommodate our large crowd.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Five of us went there for an early dinner. The food and drinks were good and we all had food left over to take home!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good cold weather, weekend dining. It's no fun to be seated for dinner and feel a draft every time someone opens a door - warm, but not stifling. Food is of consistent high quality, with generous (not overwhelming) portions. Everything appears to be home-made, with pride, including warm tortilla chips and salsa. Order anything.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was not what I was expecting when my husband took me out for Valentine's Day dinner. However, the food was fabulous. The chips and salsa light and fresh. Not greasy!! Then the homemade guapomole... At this point I was beginning to fill up. For appetizers we had the Tamal De Elote and Platanos Fritos. Both were good sized portions... More 

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CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stopped late one Saturday night in January. The place was packed, which is a good sign. The tortilla soup was to die for. Never had this version - delicious. The chips and salsa were fresh. The Margaritas were spot on. A must return.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Thank you Hector! What a wonderful meal! Be sure to ask for hot sauce! They bring you a delicious little cup of green awesomeness. The Guapomole was very fresh and just as good as mine. Only complaint was that our stomachs were not big enough to finish our meals .

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Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My husband and I usually stay in Bethesda when we visit the DC area. Our hotel was in downtown Bethesda on Wisconsin so we ventured down a little ways and tried Guapos. I was pleased with the food as well as the friendly service. I would definitely stop in again on my next visit to the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We've been going to Guapo's since they opened their first location in NW DC. They branched out to Bethesda many years ago, in a motel (sort of). We went on a recent Saturday evening and the place was jumping. Lots of families and groups of friends. Noisy nut not raucous. We like the standards. Chicken and meat are cooked so... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have leaved in Bethesda for over thirty years. I can't pass by Guapo's without going to have a meal inside. I love their Carne Asada Fajitas. It's a whole 10 oz. skirt steak cooked on their wonderful mesquite grill. I would rather have their steak than anyone elses' in town. And make sure to ask for Hector. He is... More 

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Orange Park, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Did not know what to expect of this Mexican restaurant a bit outside of city center, but found was pleasantly surprised. Relaxed atmosphere, appeared to be local crowd, family friendly, with excellent food and attentive service. Don't hesitate to stop in if you are passing by and in the mood for Mexican cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8130 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-656-0888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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