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La Malinche

8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
+1 301-562-8622
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“tapas” (67 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great place to eat and drink before heading to the Fillmore, just down the street. We came for happy hour and really enjoyed the chicha martini. They have a nice happy hour menu for both food and drinks. Great quesadillas and empanadas....More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a tapas restaurant. I went there for brunch and it was excellent. They have a large assortment of plates with different twists of both Spanish and American brunch items. The food is ready for sharing. I tried the french toast, platanos, omelette, and...More

Thank lawshark1
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved my first meal here. Super fresh food and wonderful service - definitely in DC’s top 20!

Thank DCbibliophile
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is light and airy with a welcoming decor. Not too fancy but has friendly service and our waiter was super helpful on all counts whether it be choosing food off the menu or cocktails. Very patient with our large group order. Food is...More

Thank alis0nmaryt
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

So good! Everything from their meat and cheese plates to their seafood and dessert is excellent. Service is great and our drink glasses were never empty. Highly recommend the dessert platter!

Thank teachhistory
Reviewed June 25, 2018

If you want to eat tapa style, this is the place to go to if you are in Silver Spring. I'm not sure how authentically Spanish it is but it is Hispanic. The food is good. There's a bar if you want to relax while...More

Thank Vickypf2017
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Wanting to try a new restaurant, I randomly found this restaurant on Open Table about nine months ago. They serve Tapas and have an extensive sangria menu. Everything we tried was delicious. I have been back several times.

Thank WanderingHB
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We live close by and had never tried this restaurant before. We thought the food was great and it was a pleasant atmosphere. Service was good. We would definitely go back.

1  Thank Roshana C
Reviewed April 30, 2018

I dined here alone one night during a business trip for some authentic Spanish Tapas. The prices were a little on the high side, and don't expect large portions - although you probably shouldn't if you're having tapas. I had the scallop tapas with corn...More

Thank rdelato1
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Tapas are usually cheap, unless you are at a super high end place in NY or DC. La Malinche wasn't cheap but ti was very tasty. Empanadas were fantastic but at $8 for 2 pieces, its just expensive. Guac as well very $$ but good....More

Thank mttaylor9
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MargaretS07
November 10, 2016|
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Response from MackSandy | Reviewed this property |
Folks have answered already. There are parking garages within two or three blocks. If you are lucky as someone said, metered parking on Colesville. Don't let parking issues keep you from trying this fabulous place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-8622
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Description
At La Malinche, our tapas menu highlights authentic Spanish and Mexican dishes while also exploring more contemporary tapas, showcasing the very best of this unique and exciting style of eating. Come visit us in the very heart of downtown Silver Spring.
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