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Tampico Grill

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42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
301-490-5200
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good TexMex

Large portions and good food, reasonably priced. Help isn't the most well informed about the acceptance of Groupons but that's a minor point.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Exahiyan
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Laurel, Maryland
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Laurel, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Large portions and good food, reasonably priced. Help isn't the most well informed about the acceptance of Groupons but that's a minor point.

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Beltsville, Maryland
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89 reviews 89 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This place reminds me of the little mom and pop places I used to frequent when I lived in El Paso, Texas. The food is hot (don't touch the plates!) and fresh. It is good basic Mexican food. The food is also spicier than you might expect, but that again is like the border restaurants serve it. On the down... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Tampico Grill is a family run Tex-Mex restaurant that makes me think the menu is built on the recipes that came with them to the US. Items that have the same name (burrito, etc.) don't arrive like escapees from Taco Bell. My steak burrito, for example, has chunks of nicely prepared steak and red beans rolled up in their tortilla... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Tampico's is just consistently good! The friendly wait staff is efficient. The corn chips are always hot. The steak chunks in the quesidillas are browned but tender. Even if I start out going to some non-Mexican place, I often find myself walking into Tampico's, 1-3x per month.

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Laurel, Maryland, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our kitchen is being repaired so we ordered from one of our favorite local dining spots. We called in our order and it was warm, ready and waiting for us when I got there. The meals have such great flavor and people working there are great.

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Solana Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

As a Southern Californian, I am spoiled by great Mexican food, so didn't have high expectations for Tampico's. But it's a place family in the area frequents often and they love it. Seven of us enjoyed surprisingly tasty meals! The décor is a bit old & shabby, but the staff were very friendly. The service was a bit slow (probably... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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218 reviews 218 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Have driven past Tampico hundreds of times over the years, but this was our first visit. The building needs renovation as well as a nice new coat of paint. When we arrived the place was pretty empty but was near capacity by the time we left, so it appears they do a pretty good business. Upon entering we were told... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I used to like to see the new Chryslers, then eat here; they would have some really great specials, which they told me they don't have anymore...sad.

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Laurel, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you want great Mexican food, you need to go here. There is always a seat available and it's quiet. This place looks like a hole in the wall but don't let it fool you! I go here at least twice a month if not more.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We've been looking for a good spot for authentic Tex Mex so we were really excited to try Tampico Grill. We really wanted to like it. The food was... some was great, some was not so great. The salsa was okay but definitely could use some more heat. The steak fajitas and steak tacos were excellent! The mole sauce that... More 

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Additional Information about Tampico Grill

Address: 42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
Phone Number: 301-490-5200
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: 301-490-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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