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9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
301-977-5655
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Today
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, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 19
    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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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Merriam, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

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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127 reviews 127 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Bangkok, Thailand
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283 reviews 283 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Brought a large group of people here for a company dinner. It was a relaxed environment highlighted by an informal but friendly staff. The menu offered many possibilities and I tried the tenderloin steak which was lean and tasty. The margarita was huge and heavy in tequila; I had a difficult time finishing it but finally did. The alcohol affected... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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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
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143 reviews 143 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
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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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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223 reviews 223 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?