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Guapos Cantina

9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
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Ranked #18 of 275 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
Cuisines: Mexican
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Germantown, Maryland, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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190 reviews 190 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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
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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
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8 reviews 8 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
5 reviews 5 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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Tomball, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I should say that I am from Texas, there is no Tex-Mex anywhere in the country like there is in Texas. Guapos is a nice place with a friendly atmosphere. It feels great to sit outside in a warm summer evening. Food was only ok, not bad but nothing worth ordering again either.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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468 reviews 468 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
936 helpful votes 936 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Dependable Mexican restaurant on this side of Gaithersburg. This has the best location of all the Guapo's in the Washington metro area. Happening atmosphere. Especially popular during weekends. Long waits. Tasty sizzling steak and quail fajitas. Prompt service.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Food is amazing and they allow you to cook to order. They are very child friendly and accomodate large parties. I love the enchiladas and corn arepas.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

Excellent quality tex-mex. Particularly good are the fajitas and enchiladas, as well as the margaritas. Unlike other tex-mex restaurants, dishes are not exhuberant, so if sharing, you might end a little short. Sometimes is pretty crowded, particularly during Friday evenings and weekends. Be prepared to wait. The service though, is pretty fast.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We needed a little snack to tide us over for a late dinner. We decided to try Guapo's since we were staying in the RIO area. We sat outside while the World Cup game was on the big screen. We were served chips and salsa. The salsa was delicious. We then ordered the chicken nachos and devoured all of them.... More 

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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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