Guapo's

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107 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican

We believe a great dining experience begins with family. At our restaurants we combine great atmosphere with friendly staff and quality food. We hope the efforts of our family owned business reflect in the experience our guests have and make you feel right at home and part of our family.


Our Specialties include Fajitas and Margaritas, and our salsa has been awarded as the best salsa in the area





What 107 People Are Saying
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C
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

We’ve been to other Guapo locations but for some reason the food here was really outstanding. A few drinks at the bar first since we got there early before our reservation. The room towards the back of the restaurant is not nearly as loud as the room. Service was very good. Public Parking is available right behind the restaurant with convenient back door entrance to the restaurant. Looking forward to going back.

KC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Guapos in Wisconsin always has good customer service. Their food selections are always delicious for a decent price. I highly recommend this place.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

It was nice but we went for a Fundraising event and the server didn’t know about it. We really don’t know if he credited our check to the fundraising event (St. Raphael’s School). Besides that, everything was excellent!

DF
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall3food5service4ambience3

We love dinning at Guapo's when were are in town and entertaining guests. The food was excellent as usual. We had a group of almost 20 folks and was disappointed that our waiter and waitress "disappeared" for long periods of time. In addition, the space provided was not big enough to support that large of a group. We will love Guapo's and will return.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

My waiter was very cordial and the food came fast to my table. “Camarones al ajillo” is called different bit tasted very well. My partner and I enjoyed the music but specially the drinks. Really commended!

SS
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This was my first time visiting the Bethesda Guapo's. The food was excellent as always and arrived in a timely manner. What I did find to be distracting was the drumming during birthday celebrations. The singing did not bother me but the drumming was very loud and I could not hear other guests even though the celebration was a distance away. Overall, it was great. Thank you!

OT
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything went great. They sang for my little brother birthday made it really special and fun.

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Wonderful food but a little loud

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing, the food was great and the drinks. It was my birthday so they sang to me and where very happy and energetic. Our server was very friendly, energetic and helpful we all loved it so much.

m
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

I've been to several Guapos and recommended this one to family. The decor and layout make this place feel cozy and fun. The ambiance and experience are better in the evening when the place is full and lights are low. Prices were high for lunch and the food was just ok. Meat was cooked perfectly,but rice was crunchy. Not what I remembered and there are lots of great places nearby.

NI
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service, checked on whether we liked dishes, etc. Food quite good.

MN
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Good food, good ambiance. Slow service, but the food quality makes up for the slow service. Parking was not an issue.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Guapo’s is the best !!!!!

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Very fast and everything was Awsom.

P
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Food and drinks were delicious! Great, friendly and fast service.

AL
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Consistently good food, service and value. Very friendly staff

OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best fajitas in town. Consistently.

Could use a few more veggies (onion, peppers) but otherwise excellent. Wait staff are efficient too.

H
Washington DC
53 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Family dinner with out of town family and wanted a place where we could talk and enjoy each other’s company...Guapo’s is such a place with terrific Mexican food and service.

ES
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

GREAT FOOD. Good service. Wait staff tried clearing husband's dish several times, although he wasn't done and the rush had died down. NOISE LEVEL WAY TOO LOUD. Please install baffles!!!

LC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wish their parking would be more convenient with dedicated parking lot. Otherwise it’s great place to eat.

M
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Margaritas are too sweet

KC
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jose our waiter was accommodating; made sure everyone was comfortable, fed, and had a great time! Love this Guapos. :)

OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is an amazing resturant. Staff was so kind, food was absolutely amazing and great flavor. Desserts were very good too. Hope to go back again soon.

LL
Milwaukee
4 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Guapo’s is always good- we’ve been going here for years and have also had them cater graduation and other events at our home. Fajitas are terrific and the service is reliably good.

J
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING!!!SERVICE WAS IMPECCABLE! I would definitely recommend to anyone!

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Mother’s Day

PB
Detroit
7 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful! Great service, great food every time I visit. One of my favorite restaurants in Bethesda.

DC
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The food was ok. I only visited because it was Cinco de Mayo. However, the drinks were very delicious!

LA
1 review
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Personable staff and outstanding fajitas! We visit this location nearly every year to celebrate my daughter's birthday and are never disappointed!

YF
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was very busy but we were served to our table within 5 minutes. The food and service was great.

PB
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My close by neighborhood restaurant that never disappoints. I love the chips, salsa, fajitas, guacamole, and margaritas every time. Always look forward to going back. The staff and service are all perfect!

MD
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall3food1service4ambience2

We've gone to Guapo's for years. My spouse said the chili releno was the worst he'd ever had--it was crunchy. My enchiladas left a lot to be desired too. The sauces on them lacked flavor. Our wait person did a good job. It is always noisy in Guapo's.

LE
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good service and food. Great for a birthday with singing and an ice cream dessert.

OT
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Positive experience here. Margaritas are excellent and the food is great. Definitely priced around average for Bethesda. The portions are large, so the bang-for-buck ration is really good.

Will definitely come again.

LT
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Guapo's was hopping on Friday night - it's a good thing we had a reservation otherwise, it would have been a little bit of a wait. It had been a little while since I had been there. It was a great evening with perfect service, a nice energy in the restaurant, a new interior and, of course, great food. I'm a fan of Junior's sauce - a nicely spiced condiment - which also now comes with a side of Habanero sauce. It's a great pairing for enchiladas. Still love the chips, salsa and price point. A great option!

RJ
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was authentic and delicious!

PB
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious margaritas and fajitas! Also, chips and salsa very good. We had a nice table by the fire place which made my 94 year old father comfortable and warm on a chilly March evening. I have now eaten here 2 times and both times have been very good! Can't wait to go again.

CW
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience2

Birthday dinner bad service. Food disappointing. We asked for music but restaurant was unresponsive

S
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

8 adults 1 toddler and 1 baby all went on a Sunday around 5:00. Luckily it wasn’t too crowded yet and the room they put us in was nice and quiet. Service was great food typical Mexican but more reasonably priced than uncle Julio’s.

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

National Margarita Day 😊