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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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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 39
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  • 22
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  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Janice S
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Vilseck, Germany
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Vilseck, Germany
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW 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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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Chicago
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a cool, busy, fun and trendy Mexican joint that has survived for years at Rio Center in Gaithersburg, MD. That should speak for itself since this is a very competitive location and Guapos has survived and excelled at serving solid Americanized Mexican food to the masses. They have created a fun, tasty, casual dining experience that most people... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Nice place for drinks. Had ceviche appetizers and it was just great! Nice location too around the water!

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Wheeling, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We ate at the Quapo's at Rio on a Sunday at 5:30. It was packed. We didn't have to wait for a table but we just beat the rush. The service was ok, I think it was because it was so loud they couldn't hear us that well. The food was good and the drinks were good. Nice kids menu... More 

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Upland, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food here was great. I had the fish (salmon) tacos and they were great! Very well priced and generous servings. Only issue was that on a Sunday afternoon, it was fairly noisy. This not uncommon for large mexican restaruants due to the floor tile but it does detract from the overall experience.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Priced well and you get large portions. Food is delicious and authentic. Definitely going back there again.

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Merriam, Kansas
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

A visit to Guapos on a Monday afternoon with perfect weather for a casual meal on their covered patio seemed ideal. The view from the patio overlooks a man made smallish lake with awesome paddleboats shaped and painted like dragons and swans. Very picturesque. The food less than picturesque was a soupy plate full of what would best be described... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I've been coming to Gaithersburg at least once a year for the past 19 years. I've eaten at Guapos several times and always enjoyed it. This time, neither dish impressed, and the service was slow. I was a bit embarrassed to have raved about it to my husband, who was with me this time.

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Additional Information about Guapos Cantina

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

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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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