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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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Today
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: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 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
good food

It is a nice location. Especially in the summer months when there are bands playing by the waterfront.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Not so great. Tasted good but later made me sick. Noisy environment, way too noisy. Service was decent.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It is a nice location. Especially in the summer months when there are bands playing by the waterfront.

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Germantown, Maryland
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

One of the best Mexican places in the Washingtonian Center (Rio). We had burrittos, quesedillias and some sizzlers. Enjoyed all the dishes served with tortilla chips. Best part is during summer evening sitting outside by the pond. Very lively and entertaining!

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Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My impression of Guapos is that this is Mexican food tailored a bit too much regionally and for people who do not know or enjoy fairly seasoned food. The place had a festive atmosphere, was clean, service was professional, friendly, and prompt, and they handled our group of 10 very well. The food was fresh and hot when it came... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'm not a huge fan of Mexican food, but I had the fajita and enjoyed it very much. Wine not so good. I should have had the Margarita, I suppose. Noisy.

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Germantown, Maryland, United States
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My daughter wanted to treat us to an anniversary dinner and wanted to try some place new for us. I suggested Mexican fare since we all enjoy that cuisine. Guapos was our choice, a convenient location that also provides a nice little lake for an after dinner stroll. We were greeted by friendly faces as we entered and given the... More 

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Cumming, GA
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212 reviews 212 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great location at the Rio. Good food and wonderful service. We had fun! After dinner we were able to window shop and stroll around the lake.

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food was very delicious and well prepared. Service is typical. The location of this restaurant is right next to a charming little lake, with shopping and entertainment nearby. Being from California, I get cravings for Mexican food, and this place helped satisfy that (although I have found that no where else in the country is Mexican food made as... More 

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Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our grand children always pick this restaurant for the birthday meals. It offers a festive environment with lots of parking nearby. If it is your birthday, you get to wear the large, fancy sombrero while the wait staff sings the birthday song. And the food is well prepared and consistently delicious. We have made happy memories at this restaurant. Only... More 

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McKinney, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

When the weather is nice, grab a table outside during happy hour. Great margaritas. Food is decent, basically your run of the mill Mexican food.

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