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La Limena

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765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
301-424-8066
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 28
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Amazing food and fantastic service!

We can't say enough nice things about this restaurant. The manager was so friendly from the beginning to the end of the meal and our waiter, Javier, was outstanding. He was knowledgeable about all of the dishes on the menu and was able to recommend both a beer for my husband and a traditional... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
georgiagirl120
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Georgia
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73 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Georgia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We can't say enough nice things about this restaurant. The manager was so friendly from the beginning to the end of the meal and our waiter, Javier, was outstanding. He was knowledgeable about all of the dishes on the menu and was able to recommend both a beer for my husband and a traditional Peruvian drink for me. On his... More 

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San Diego, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

First sign this was a good choice was the number of Peruvian clients! Got in at 11:30 AM on a Sat with a table for 8! By 12:30 the line was out the door, Great service and fantastic food and drinks! The Arroz con Mariscos is the Peruvian version of Paella! Best we've had in a long time. I also... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We decided to try a new place for lunch and had heard good things about La Limena. One of us ordered the Lunch Special of Pollo al Horno (chicken dish, with mashed potatoes and rice) & Cazuela de Carne (a small soup). The chicken was okay. There was too much starch - with the rice and mashed potatoes. The soup... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I completely endorse everything good that has been said about La Limena and question anything otherwise. The service is friendly and prompt and the cuisine is outstanding.

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Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We were recommended this restaurant from another Latin American place. We love peruvian food. This a small place so we had a 15 min wait. They don't take reservations. It's very busy. We had an amazing Bolivian sever Brian who made some great recommendations. We started with chicken and rice balls served with green and yellow sauce. It was very... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

La Limena is my favourite dining option for peruvian food in the Washington DC area. The restaurant is very simple, but always crowded. The quality of the food and the pisco sour are always consistent. Taste the causas and the arroz con mariscos, both delicious

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Glendale, California
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199 reviews 199 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This place was jammed, and it is easy to see why. Good food with a large selection, large portions, friendly bi-lingual service, reasonable prices. Don't be deterred by its location in a strip mall or the plain interior. Definitely worth your consideration if you want a taste of Peru.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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108 reviews 108 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The service and food are excellent. The menu offers a wide variety of dishes and the wait staff patiently guides a newcomer through the options. It is not fine dining as in white tablecloths and candlelight, but it is fine Peruvian fare.

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Rockville, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Peruvian cuisine is a lot more than ceviche and rotisserie chicken. The influences are vast: not just Incan and Spanish, but also African, Moorish, Japanese and Chinese--making it a true melting pot. La Limena is only one restaurant, and a small one at that, so their scope has to be narrower, but what they do serve is first rate. We... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great food probably the best Peruvian food in Maryland.great services. reasonable prices food variety with many choices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-424-8066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Peruvian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?