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Tampico Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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42 Washington Blvd S, Laurel, MD 20707-4342
+1 301-490-5200
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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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Solana Beach, California
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is a family favorite and a must-visit whenever in town! They are just so friendly, with great food, that we choose to overlook the old facility. The salsa is just right: some spice but not too much. Great guacamole. Yummy house margaritas (and no skimping on the tequila!) And the half-chicken, half-steak fajitas are consistently perfect! Well done... More 

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Thank JeepMom05
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The key factor here is the name of the place, Tampico GRILL. A lot of the food has the smoky taste of coming off an actual grill. The ingredients seem fresh, and the tastes are good. I favor the quacamole, the grilled quesadillas, and the grilled fajitas, though others are good. The dining room is very clean, and the service... More 

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Thank Baltomar
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

This casual spot offers excellent food (and drinks!) for a very reasonable price, served by friendly staff. Excellent choice for dinner with friends.

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Thank Kathleen W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious n fresh would eat here again an the service is great I recommend this place to anyone thumbs up

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Thank lynn32476
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

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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202 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 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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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 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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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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214 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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184 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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: +1 301-490-5200

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