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4918 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2512
+1 301-986-4920
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“flan” (12 reviews)
“paella” (27 reviews)
“chorizo” (12 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Spanish, Latin
$$ - $$$
4918 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2512
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Reviewed July 14, 2016

First the food. Paella negra was fabulous. Rice was not dry as it could be sometimes. Reasonably priced riojas. And, service... One person in our party used a wheelchair, which was made known when reservation was made. The minute we entered the restaurant and the...More

Thank hisakyuu
Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Service was great. Friendly and helpful. Food was good. Not exceptional but good. Decor however was awful. Lacked atmosphere. Could be so much better. But will still return to give it a second opinion.

Thank LGBower
Reviewed May 8, 2016

In all fairness, we asked if we could eat at bar since they had a full house and were told yes. I do not think they usually do this. They needed more help my far on the night we were there. Waited 25 minutes for...More

1  Thank 5aliveAB
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Came here with girlfriends to celebrate a birthday on a cold February evening. We received a warm welcome, and a table tucked in the back near the bar. The menu had many wonderful choices, our server was attentive and professional, the sangria was perfect. And...More

1  Thank MamaFleisch
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Making last-minute plans during restaurant week, I found Guardado's had an opening (the first restaurants I checked were booked). What a lucky find! It's the kind of restaurant I adore: unassuming, friendly, comfortable. Our waiter -- I wish I had his name! -- was terrific....More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is a neighborhood gem in Bethesda, where I generally find over-priced and just average restaurants. The food is interesting and moderately priced. The service is attentive and friendly. It'd definitely worth trying it out. I like the croquetas and the sauteed spinach is really...More

Thank WFleet
Reviewed January 30, 2016

What a great selection for DC restaurant week! Between the three of us, we were able to sample a good portion of the menu selection and one paella dish. The stuffed peppers are fabulous! The chorizo is quite flavorful. But you have to order the...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed January 30, 2016

We picked this place during restaurant week. Looking for a new place and decided to take a chance. Had no expectations other than trying something new. We were very pleased with our visit. The staff is warm and helpful. It is a casual setting. The...More

Thank Jeff O
Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Three of us tried the $24 anniversary dinner special (soup or salad, 3 tapas, dessert). The ceviche and sautéed spinach salads were outstanding. But the mango salad lacked much in the way of mangos. The chorizo, calamares, lobster soup, croquetas, and lamb chops were uninspiring...More

Thank Nostromo42
Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

I was working late on a work trip and needed something simple, fast, tasty, and healthy after a workout. I stopped in here and ordered three tapas. Chicken, calamari, and salmon and a glass of wine. They were delicious and I left satiated. The food...More

Thank pjdohert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4918 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2512
    (Old Georgetown RD)
  • Public Transportation: ride-on 34
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-986-4920
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