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“Good place for happy hour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Gua-Rapo

Gua-Rapo
2039 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201
703 528 6500
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Ranked #412 of 683 Restaurants in Arlington
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Latin
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
Alexandria
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good place for happy hour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012 via mobile

Good food – empanadas, plantains. Great drink specials, I especially like the Guava martini. Great place to dance on a Friday night and smoke hookah. Used to have a live band that was amazing – not sure if that is still the case because I haven’t seen them.



    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Sued America
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Incredibly rude staff.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012 via mobile

Overrated place. Zero atmosphere and staff so rude, it's incomprehensible actually.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Bridgewater NJ USA
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317 reviews 317 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 112 cities Reviews in 112 cities
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
“What a variety of Spanish food!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

We found this restaurant in Arlington totally by accident. it was at the foot of the hill on our way to the Metro. It is a combination many styles of Central American cooking with many interesting "native" dishes. Lots of choices but every entree we had was exceptional. Would highly recommend. They have hookas at Happy Hour. Very dark inside, but the food was worth it!

Visited October 2011
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“OK, but ...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2011

Servers cater to regulars and leave others waiting.

Visited September 2011
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Washington, DC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Fun, delicious assortment of Latin American dishes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2010

I first had dinner at Gua-Rapo two years ago and wasn't very impressed. But last week, I went back and had a very good experience. The variety of food listed on the menu is broad and interesting, with dishes from at least half a dozen countries. The Ecuadorian shrimp ceviche appetizer was wonderful and so was the Aji de Gallina, a delicious Peruvian chicken dish. Prices were reasonable.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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