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Guapo's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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4028 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
+1 703-671-1701
11:00 - 23:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great options! My husband really loves the bacon wrapped shrimp fajitas. I love the black bean burrito.

Thank Jennifer M
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is not a typical Mexican restaurant, but the food is good. The rice and beans were excellent. Service was great and we visited on a crowded night. Fun atmosphere!

Thank CoastGirlbytheSea
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315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 312 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended. We're back for our semi-annual Tex-Mex treat. For us, traveling internationally all the time, getting good Tex-Mex food overseas, if at all, is hard to do. This is one of two longstanding Tex-Mex chain restaurants in the D.C. area. The other great one is Uncle Julio's (formerly Rio Grande Cafe), also with multiple spots in the D.C. Metro area,... More 

Thank RoverTreks
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Traveling in the D.C. area and needed a late-night dining option. Guapo's is located in a charming little retail enclave and stays open past 10. I had the chicken tamales, which were fantastic. My beau had a chicken burrito. Both were accompanied by good yellow rice and refried beans, guacamole, pivotal de gallo and sour cream. The meals were quite... More 

Thank Patricia P
Chino Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Started dinner off with drinks (Grande Sangarita, Coronas, and Dos Equis. We asked for an order of Guacamole (not that special). The entrees were very good! Tacos Oaxaquenos, Masitas de Puerco (YUM), Carmarones Broche and a Beef Chimichanga. This was a very nice meal and fun time. Definitely will come back, delicious.

Thank Dan G
Alexandria, Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The food here is decent but doesn't make up for the lack of service. On more than one occasion, the host/hostess has been extremely rude. When a friend asked to speak to a manager, the host said no. There are way better Mexican restaurants in this area that offer better food and great service.

Thank kmh2710
Fort Worth, Texas
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We are from Texas and know Mexican food. What a surprise to find a Mexican food restaurant away from home that was excellent! Big portions and great margaritas! Our server Wilian Aud L was great and very attentive. We will be back.

Thank Dscpa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attentive service, quality Mexican food....and atmosphere. Great location in Shirlington Village....

Thank Kagsnkids
Morehead City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very tasty and fresh food and salsa. Great margaritas and beer! Our waiter was a son and very knowledgeable.

Thank LMD1017
Hamburg, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great food, great time. Kids liked it too. Fried ice cream was great. Loved the chips and salsa, guacamole, everything!

Thank M0m0f32016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4028 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-671-1701

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