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La Limena

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765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The only reason I am not giving this restaurant 5 Stars is that every time we go we feel rushed by the staff to order quickly, eat quickly and leave quickly so that they can seat other guests. The food is delicious and they have the best Mojitos I have ever had with the exception of Caesar's Palace in Las... More 

Thank Margie L
Sylvan Lake, Michigan
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! We had a short wait before being seated, so chatted up the guys in front of us who've been here several times. They recommended the ceviches, the seafood chowder, the flounder and basically all the seafood and chicken dishes. After being seated, our waiter suggested a couple different non-alcohol drinks, and we tried the passionfruit - sublime!... More 

Thank barbash1957
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Virginia but sometimes drive out to Maryland just to eat here. The place always seems busy. On our most recent visit, we had the fried trout, the chicken fried rice and the Peruvian chicken. Nothing disappointed. Everything was tasty. The fried fish in particular was very good. I think this place is family owned and it gets... More 

Thank Peter C
Rockville, Maryland, USA
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73 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined here and had carry out many times. Everthing here is delicious and always top notch. The seafood soup is my favorite. With crab and crabmeat and fish in a delicious tomato broth is wonderful. The rotisserie chicken is never dried out, flavorful and juicy. Deserts are made in house. The service is always great and prompt. Anna... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is friendly and eager to please. The decor is good although the tables are a bit cramped up. We had the yuquitas relennas, yuqa croquettes stuffed with crab meat as a starter. The main course was Ossobuco con tacu, a thick moist and tender beef steak with its bone in, and served with a Peruvian rice cake. We... More 

Thank Ismailbandook
Rockville, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Great service . The food was delicious. The dishes had the typical seasoning (not Americanized). No waiting in line.

Thank viajanteitinerario
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

During our first visit to La Limena the owner came to our table to greet us...that's how well he knows his loyal customers...and the seafood soup was excellent. We've been back several times to try more Peruvian dishes and enjoy the cheerful atmosphere. We haven't tried many of the Asian dishes on the menu, because that's about all we cook... More 

Thank Janet C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I was very excited to try La Limena based on the reviews. i was shocked that I had never heard of it before, since I live close to Rockville. Maybe we ordered the wrong choices. My Cuban steak dish had very good flavor but the steak was too thin -- probably not even a quarter of an inch thick. [Perhaps... More 

Thank Diana Z
Brussels, Belgium
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The food and atmosphere here are both great. We came for a late lunch but the place was packed and people were still arriving when we left at 3 pm. Give me a place like La Limena over one of those high-end trendy places that often seem so much alike!

Thank Jay M
Rockville, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We eat there quite often. They don't take reservations so sometimes you have to wait. The place is clean and the staff is very nice. The food is good. I love their shrimp soup and their fish. You must try their yacca and people say their Peruvian chicken is great. . They have special ice cream that is out of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Peruvian, Latin, South American, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 765 Rockville Pike, Ste A, Rockville, MD 20852-1148
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-424-8066

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