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Guapos Cantina

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9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
+1 301-977-5655
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oceanside, California
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202 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2015

We ate here for more than 20 years but the ownership has been changed; as well as the food. It stays the similar quality and service but the price kept on going up.

Thank adac1121
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Guapo's food is great! I highly recommend dining in their outside area where you have a great view of the Washingtonian Center lake and an awesome view to people-watch haha! My favorite meal from there is the Tacos Oxaquennos which are amazing and an absolute must-try! Their queso is awesome and their guacamole is amazing! Their Margaritas are some of... More 

Thank Tom F
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Fun for your birthday celebrations, free ice cream and an embarrassing sombrero placed on your head. Food is consistently delicious. My only complaint is the noise level. It's difficult at times to have conversations.

Thank Dot f
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015

The steak fajitas are as good as they get. The cheese dip is not as good as some but overall, this is hard to beat. Margarita was excellent. Worth a return visit.

Thank TroyV1
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Guapos is one of the most overrated, overcrowded and overpriced mexican restaurant in Gaithersburg. You can never find it slow on any evening, especially in summer. The best thing going for it is its location. it is one of those restaurants that no one has strong opposition to, so makes for a good consensus, non controversial place that has something... More 

Thank Manoj T
Gaithersburg, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed September 20, 2015

so many dishes are good here, but the beef taco salad is the best around! also, their margaritas are super fresh and not made with that cheap sweet n sour mix- blah.

Thank NOLAgirl1968
Longwood, Florida
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163 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Made a reservation for a big group for a birthday celebration. The service was above average but the food was just OK. The prices were reasonable. I found this very average and nothing special.

Thank Nicetoeatout
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2015

I visit this place several times a year and the location is wonderful - right by the lake in Rio Center. The food is great and the staff is attentive. The only negative would be that this place can be very loud at times. But I will come back.

Thank traveler123789
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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456 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

This is located in the Rio shopping center off exit 9 on I270. There is a parking garage attached with plenty of parking. Pull in to the right of the movie theatre. Inside and outside seating, kinda a big place. Full menu with great service..Big drinks big food great people always happy to see you. Great for Happy Hour, and... More 

Thank riva9129
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106 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Very lively, upbeat atmosphere. Really enjoyed the food and the margaritas! Will certainly return...strongly recommend calling ahead for reservations...this is a popular place on weekends...

Thank genyit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9811 Washingtonian Blvd Ste L17, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-977-5655

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