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“Outstanding service; food was good but needed more seasoning.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Guardado's

Guardado's
4918 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2512
301-986-4920
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Ranked #9 of 296 restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Latin, Spanish, Tapas, Salvadoran
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Old Georgetown RD
Transit: ride-on 34
Washington, DC
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Outstanding service; food was good but needed more seasoning.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Friends have ben recommending Guardado's' for a while and we went this week for the first time. Nice cozy place with outstanding and very friendly service. Food was good but everything we ordered (soup and 4 different tapas) needed more seasonin. We'll try again.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Super Tapas in Bethesda”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a small place, perhaps 20 tables. Husband is the chef, wife runs the front of the shop. You will not be disappointed and do not be afraid to ask for suggestions as to what to order. They have specials and an email promotion program as well. Easy parking in public garage across the street. A true gem!

Visited April 2013
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Clinton, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Birthday and Anniversary !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Hostess was absolutly just wonderfull she helped my husband make my experience amazingly just romantic. I loved everything from the entrance greeting to the wonderfull food that was served. The hostess even gave us a great desert to share to top off our Anniversary/ my birthday dinner. Thanks to the everyone at this resurant for everything even taking care of my beautifull flowers my husband arranged to have there for me.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Memphis, TN
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Great tapas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Clearly a local favorite. Bowl of cheese and olives. Sauteed spinach with oranges was tasty. Fried squid was good. Plaintain with cheese and chicken was a bit bland for my taste, but my spouse raved about it.

Visited April 2013
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D.C.
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“always a treat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Guardado's is one of our favorite places in Bethesda...and we have been there many times...today it was for the annual buffet...such a treat...the food is excellent...we really like their sangria...it is a family-run business and a very friendly place to go

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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