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Tampico Grill

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42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
301-490-5200
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a blast here recently. We had a large party and the waiter was great - don't remember his name, though. I recommend the Fajitas, and they even come in two sizes. Everyone said they liked their meal.

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Thank Anna H
Columbia, Maryland
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124 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grew up having some of the best Mexican food around. Unfortunately, this area doesn't have the best .....until Tampico Grill! The salsa is so garlicky and flavorful, the chips warm. We've ordered the steak burrito with green sauce... Amazing! The chicken fajitas are so yummy too! Throw some salsa on top with some sour cream and you're set! The place... More 

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Thank RKMax
Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food! Service was polite and accommodating. Parking is limited. Large dining room is good for large groups but doesn't provide a warm welcoming feel.

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Thank TravelWyz
Laurel, Maryland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Tampico is a comfortable, homey place with great wait staff and absolutely delicious food. The guacamole and salsa are always fresh. Combo fajitas are my favorite as well as all the enchiladas.

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Thank Ann W
Laurel, Maryland
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182 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

I have eaten here three times in the past year. I stick to the safe tacos and salads. I avoid the authentic Mexican food for fear it will light me up. The food is good and so is the service. It has subdued lighting and is cozy. The restaurant is in an old Howard Johnson's restaurant building. The bathrooms are... More 

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Thank Bruce L
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner, had the 1/2 pound steam shrimp and 2 steak soft tacos. Both were outstanding. The service was top notch. The server ordered my food promptly and the food was served quickly. I will return here again whenever I'm in the area.

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Thank Rich W
Laurel, Maryland
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My friend picked up carry out from here. We threw most of it in the trash. It seemed a little funky as if it was out dated.

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Thank HJ L
Laurel, Maryland
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We have a wide choice of Central American restaurants here. This place is in the middle of the pack. Good service, not crowded when we went. Good selection, reasonable prices. Ample parking, shared with the motel next door. Between the lanes of Route 1.Does not excel.

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Thank Patrick S
Beltsville, Maryland
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Service was good, but the food was not as good as the service. The margarita was the weakest I've ever had, I wonder if it had any tequila in it at all, but there was salt in the mix, not just on the glass rim. The Mole sauce was sweet! I've never had sweet mole sauce. The tamale was dry... More 

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Thank John O
Elkton, Maryland
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72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

We drove by this place twice, circled back after finding the directions on Google and had the BEST mexican food we've had in over a year!! The chile rellenos was perfect, the enchilada was delicious and had a perfect roja sauce (you get to choose from five sauces) and our server was attentive. A must to try is the Gold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Laurel
  • Phone Number: 301-490-5200

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