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4839 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3013
301.654.4443
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Olney, Maryland
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526 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

For many years my wife and I were regulars here enjoying memorable meals courtesy of Roberto and his extended family. Over time, the staff changed and some dishes became disappointing and we drifted away. Mainly for old times sake, we went back for dinner and it was wonderful. Tia Queta still has the welcoming feel of a family-run, neighborhood restaurant.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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235 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We came for lunch. Not impressed. Mole enchiladas were greasy and mole sauce had no flavor. Tortilla was mushy. Chicken in the enchiladas was orange, and did not taste good. Tacos al pastor OK but not great. Burrito not great either. Chips and salsa- the salsa was like out of a can. Nothing fresh and no cilantro. Queso had zero... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We just came here to have a drink on a Friday night - went straight to the rooftop bar - very nice! The atmosphere i just really wonderful and relaxed. There were quite a few people there eating dinner and they all seemed to like their food. The wait staff was very friendly and very attentive. We will have to... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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251 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

We hadn't been here for awhile, but will return. The chips and salsa were not typical and very tasty. The spicy pork was delicious. We enjoyed the margaritas.

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Thank RonFG
Central VA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My husband and I found this lovely restaurant by chance, on our way back to our hotel after a late concert in Bethesda. We were looking for vegetarian fare at 10:00 on a Friday night and had already encountered many restaurants that were either closed or did not serve vegetarian food. The Ramen place around the corner, for instance, was... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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59 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Second time here for dinner, and again everything was delicious. We went with 2 of the 3 specials: pork tacos and red snapper with shrimp. Both were excellent. They have a big menu with lots of choices, and while the upstairs/outdoor terrace dining area may not be for everyone - if you were led there blindfolded and tasted the food... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Go to Gringo & Mariachis for authentic mexican food. This place has been in Bethesda a long time and its food is really more Tex/Mex. If you want chips and salsa this is fine.

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Rockville, Maryland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I have been going to this restaurant for more than 25 years, ever since it opened just around the corner, but I have not been back for about five years. Rockville where I live has come forth with many restaurants of high quality, so I have not been taking the trouble to go all the way to Bethesda. I was... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland, Usa
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

It's like dining in Mexico during the summer without having to travel. The terrace is amazing, casual atmosphere, eclectic clientele, great service supervised by the owner and his family. The margarita is amazing and ask for the daily specials. Fish dishes are succulent. I insist it is very casual don't go dressed up, it's a place to relax and have... More 

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Thank Philippe P
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Nice ambiance with helpful service. Our food was a disappointment though. My wife's Chile Relleno appeared to have been frozen and microwaved. Lukewarm, sitting in water on the plate. I ordered a dish of marinated sliced pork which had the consistency of burned bacon. We have eaten there before and were very surprised by the quality of the meal. Pushed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $22
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4839 Del Ray Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3013
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301.654.4443

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