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12401 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
301 468.8850
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not fancy, but warm welcome and good food.

From among the varied menu, we chose fajitas (beef and shrimp), as well as the plantain dessert. The food was excellent - fresh and hot. The service was prompt and friendly. Highly recommend this local place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

From among the varied menu, we chose fajitas (beef and shrimp), as well as the plantain dessert. The food was excellent - fresh and hot. The service was prompt and friendly. Highly recommend this local place.

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Alameda, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Plantains! And everything else was great, too. We liked it so much that we ate there twice during our three day stay at a nearby business hotel.

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Rockville, Maryland, USA
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was surprised when I recently noticed La Brasa had the number two rating for Rockville restaurants as I had not heard of it before. When I checked the menu and saw they served trout, one of my favorite dishes, I had to try it. And it was worth it. I had the pan fried trout with rice and salad... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Went here last night after reading the reviews. Expected it to be a take out kind of place, not a sit down restaurant with a full menu and plenty of wait staff. Place was packed on a Tuesday night at 6:30, with lots of families. Very disappointed by the lack of flavor in the salsa (chips were thick and crunchy... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

good Salvadorian and South American fare prepared by experience hands, must try the Pollo al Carbon and beef on the grill.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and son (visiting from NY) went to La Brasa last night and all 3 of us loved the food. I had always wanted to eat Ropa Vieja and it did not disappoint ! We also had pupusas, chicken fajitas, a steak dish and really delicious mussels. Flan and Tres Leches cake to share for dessert were very tasty,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I brought a group here for dinner during our conference. The staff were extremely accommodating and the food was excellent. My fellow diners were from different locations around the world (which can be tricky to find a place that everyone enjoys), and they all loved it. The price was extremely reasonable as well. I would definitely return.

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Tulsa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Food was interesting and we liked it very much. Service was excellent and quick. It is a small and simply decorated place. not easy to find. We had to use google maps/directions to get there from our hotel. Thanks to TripAdvisor reviews and Google maps.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were staying at the Marriott nearby and were looking for something different to try rather than the standard, over-priced chain offerings. We were very pleasantly surprised with La Brasa. Never having tried Salvadoran cuisine, but familiar with cuisine from the Caribbean and South America, this restaurant nailed high quality! They started us off with their wonderful, recently made corn... More 

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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Don't let the location / exterior make you want to pass it by. Or you will be missing on one of the best meals in Rockville. Fantastic fresh seafood and very reasonable pricing. We started with the Ceveche as a starter then we had the grilled and sautéed shrimp as the main ending with a fantastic truly home made Flan.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12401 Parklawn Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301 468.8850

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Salvadoran, South American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?