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621 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-6478
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the food is excellent, priced well and has loads of repeat customers. Lots of Asian and most know how to order in advance for the seawood infused fish or the giant hot - pot. Serious service with lots of flavorful food in this small out of the way bargain restaurant. It is a great secret in the Kentlands.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

To get the most out of Pacifica, you have to know what it is and what you really want out of an eatery. I have been there 4 times, all positive, but each in a different way. First of all, if you are after stylish interior or ambiance, forget it. It's a typical Chinese restaurant, need I say more. For... More 

Thank Keydawn
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

A friend and I visited this cafe for the first time on a Tuesday night without any advanced planning. The place is very basically furnished and cozy Our server was very patient as we had difficulty choosing among the various tempting dishes. For appetizers I chose the Vegetable Spring Roll (2) and my friend ordered the Tom Yum Soup. The... More 

Thank Kolomyjka
Montgomery Village, Maryland
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303 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

You have to ask for the Spring Roll appetizers because they are really neat to eat. There is a real guy versus gal divide on the appetizers. All the girls are mad about the Steamed Dumplings and most of the guys hate the dumplings but love the Spring Rolls. Go figure that one out. All of the soups beat the... More 

Thank Hanschen
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I've eaten all across the menu from the Hunan Chicken to Seaweed Infused fish. It's always good, every time. They have great lunch specials with tons of food for a low price (most people in my experience get some take away, increasing the value further). They have a diverse menu of asian foods, good service (I'm a regular customer and... More 

Thank Evan Y
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Authentic and Western cooking style can be found at Pacifica Cafe. Quielty tucked away in the farthest corner of the Kentlands. Atmosphere does not speak for the food or the service. Food is always fresh and plentiful. There are several menu styles to order from, Thai, Traditional and Western. Some of the specialties need to be ordered a day prior... More 

Thank Luv2critique
Boyds, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Took an hour and half on take out order. Owner doesnt care. This not only happened once. But twice. Will never go back again.

Thank Jakemuldoon
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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181 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Pacifica is always a sure bet for authentic, well prepared asian (Chinese- all regions and Thai) cuisine which is mostly frequented by local asian folks. We have been going here regularly since early 2003 and always enjoy the variety and selection of dishes. On this last visit I ordered chicken and eggplant in a clay pot and my wife ordered... More 

Thank Phillip B
Rockville, Maryland
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I have been to this restaurant several times since it opened, & every meal has been a treat. Because my family does not eat meat, I have tried only fish & vegetable dishes at this restaurant. My hands-down favorite dish is the crispy pineapple fish, which is delicious! I have never seen this dish anywhere else. My husband especially likes... More 

Thank SECh694
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We have gone to this place many times for dinner and the weekend brunch. The food-you can't say it's excellent or anything-is tasty, at least, and this place is good for a quick, filling, easy meal. I would recommend the drunken noodles, radish cake for brunch, rice wine fish, and egg drop soup. (also hot & sour soup). The service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Thai, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 Center Point Way, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-6478
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 301-519-3113

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?