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8130 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3640
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live nearby so we carried out some salads but will not be doing it again. They were really very plain and very average!

Thank momsan
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome in its entirety, from the staff to the food. Whenever I want to go anywhere with family, I chose Guapo's because the food is good no matter what entree is ordered and Mexican butter goes great on everything.

Thank Matt B
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Run here to reward your taste buds. I heartily recommend the fajitas washed down with a large margarita. The chips and salsa are always fresh and a great way to start,

Thank Steve B
bethesda, md.
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379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Guapos is a good place to knock back a few Margeritas and enjoy traditional American/Mexican fajitas, burritos. Chalupas and quesadillas. Respectable chips and salsa. The staff is friendly and accomodating and prices are quite resonable.

Thank barymad
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Was there for a dinner. Was served by Alexandra, a kind lady. Tried a seafood soup with a fajita, both was OK. Price reasonable for the area. Free internet available.

Thank VedatM
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I will say that the place was packed so maybe it was just my meal that was not impressive. Several others in my party said their meals were ok, not great. One person was well pleased with his selection. The staff was incredible, ready to help in any way. The drinks were above average. Well done. My only other negative... More 

Thank pugpower
Houston, Texas
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Good food, reasonably priced, good service. Stayed at the Doubletree next door, which was very convenient and easy alternative to hotel dining. Overall good value.

Thank traveling2008
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Ate here since it was next to our hotel and recommended by the front desk. The menu was a little different from a chain Mexican restaurant and looked interesting. The food was OK. The chips and salsa (very chunky, obviously home-made) were the best part. Our meals (roasted pork, chile rellanos) were just average. One of the chile's was still... More 

Thank saragardner525
Saint Louis, Missouri
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The first night here I did there sit down in the main area of the restaurant. It was ok, I wasn't super impressed and the prices were a little on the high side. I do love a good margarita though so I went back a second night and without asking - they just sat me in the bar for happy... More 

Thank SusanM223
Scarsdale, New York
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I stayed at the Doubletree next door and I asked the front desk how Guapo's was and was told it's pretty good. She was correct. The taco chips are thin and light and the salsa is tasty and NOT fiery hot - my preference. I ordered the Tamales de Torreon - a dish with two chicken tamales cover (not smothered)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8130 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3640
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-656-0888

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