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“!Que Rico!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Taco Bar

Taco Bar
10003 Fields Rd, Gaithersburg, MD
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Ranked #8 of 269 Restaurants in Gaithersburg
Cuisines: Mexican
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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“!Que Rico!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

This place is unassuming and delicious. Everything is prepared fresh, to order. My favorite is the "pastor" taco - pork with pineapple on two tortillas, that actually makes 2 tacos and with the addition of some goodies from the salsa / condiments bar makes a meal on its own. We've also tried and like the nachos and the torta Mexicana.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good Mexican food for people who appreciate real Mexican food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The title says it all. It's hidden by an Express gas station in a wine/beer shop but the food is plentiful and tasty. There are a few tables and chairs for people to sit down and eat but most people picked up a 6 pack and tacos to go. Everyone seemed to be ordering tacos, mostly the chicken but al pastor is tasty too. Prices are a lot more than you would expect say if you came from California and went to the neighborhood taco joint but for the DC area it's cheap. I'll be back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Germantown, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent Mexican Food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

If you are looking for authentic Mexican food, this is the place to go! The prices are great and the food is always fresh! The place is small, but cozy. Certainly a place to visit!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This place is actually great! Kind of hidden inside of a gas station/convenience store, so I overlooked this place for years until a friend mentioned how great it was so I gave it a whirl and the food is Wonderful, prices are very good, and the service is fast, albeit not particularly friendly.
Highly recommend checking this place out!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Germantown, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Best place for authentic Mexican food!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

I heard a lot about this place and have been dying to check it out. I finally did with my brother and all I can say is...where have you been all my life??? If you want authentic Mexican food that is extremely affordable and oh-so good then check out this place. I had their quesadillo, pastor taco, bistec taco, and can't-remember-the-name-beef-tongue taco and all I can say is I will definitely come back for more tongue. On another positive note, they make one of the best horchata in the area...and trust me, I've had plenty. Will definitely go back.

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