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Guapos Cantina

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9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
301-977-5655
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 42
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location, good food

I visit this place several times a year and the location is wonderful - right by the lake in Rio Center. The food is great and the staff is attentive. The only negative would be that this place can be very loud at times. But I will come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I visit this place several times a year and the location is wonderful - right by the lake in Rio Center. The food is great and the staff is attentive. The only negative would be that this place can be very loud at times. But I will come back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is located in the Rio shopping center off exit 9 on I270. There is a parking garage attached with plenty of parking. Pull in to the right of the movie theatre. Inside and outside seating, kinda a big place. Full menu with great service..Big drinks big food great people always happy to see you. Great for Happy Hour, and... More 

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nyc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very lively, upbeat atmosphere. Really enjoyed the food and the margaritas! Will certainly return...strongly recommend calling ahead for reservations...this is a popular place on weekends...

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Clarksburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is the best Mexican in Montgomery County and likely beyond! It's true Mexican food. The salsa is very good and we love it. They get the basics right and you don't have to go beyond that. The brunch selection is great also - huevos rancheros are awesome.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have eaten here on may occasions. Love the ambiance, the food is excellent and offers a great selection of great Mexican food, plus there is lent of it. Location by the lake is excellent too. Service is very quick and efficient - this is a must try place if you are looking for something different in the area. Wine... More 

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Clarksburg, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great food at Guapos. Although very close in location to Uncle Julios, Guapos menu is much more diverse with most dishes that I have tried being excellent. For fajitas Uncle Julios maybe has the edge but Guapos offers so much more. I would highly recommend giving this place a go! It may well become your go to Mexican restaurant.

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Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I had lunch here with several coworkers while on business travel. I found the service and food to be average. There is a nice outdoor patio overlooking some sort of boardwalk and little lake.

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Vilseck, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Location is perfect. The Food Was DELICIOUS. The service was fantastic. I've been back numerous times.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The guacamole is truly one of the best, and that's putting it up against family owned Mexican restaurants in Austin, San Antonio, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. The drinks menu is large and a bit predictable, beers and wines pretty much the same. All choices were enjoyed by our group of six -one a three year old, so pick whatever... More 

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Central Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It might have been just my dishes, but the two times I've eaten here both resulted in food that was seasoned too hot. Others with me at the time were fine with it, but I know some diners would want to know this in advance. Service was average.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 301-977-5655

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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