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El Mariachi

) #34 of 328 Restaurants in Rockville €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Ritchie Center, 765 Rockville Pike, Ste. C Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
+1 301-738-7177
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
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Ritchie Center, 765 Rockville Pike, Ste. C Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Three of us went for dinner. We were seated right away, and brought some very thin, homemade corn chips and fresh salsa – delicious. I tried the Chiles Rellenos, which came with rice and beans. It was all hot, fresh and excellent. The place is...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first stop at this highly rated Mexican restaurant. We were in the Rockville area around lunch, and the kids wanted Mexican. At first blush, this place looked fancier than I anticipated (white tablecloths and linen napkins). The menu looked excellent, with a...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have been going to El Mariachi for many, many years. The food is consistently good as is the service. You can call ahead and make a reservation. The menu offers the traditional Mexican options plus a variety of Latin American choices. All are good....More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Of course, we started with chips and salsa. My wife got a margarita and I tried a mojito--really good. She got her usual beef and cheese enchilatas and I got cuban style pork. Both hit the spot. There's a reason we come here regularly.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I've dined previously at El Mariachi with satisfactory if uninspired results. However, my most recent visit revealed two undesirable changes -- increased prices, and decreased food quality. Checking out the new menus (always a cause for trepidation) I observed that the price of most entrees...More

Thank APM_01
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We come here often, particularly when we have a coupon to use. The beef faijiatas are particularly good. Wish the homemade salsa (with chips) was spicier today, but it varies. Good service.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Food was great, as usual. Service was excellent. Relatively ease to find a parking spot. Typical Mexican cuisine.

Thank poodleloverMaryland
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We come here often, because the food is reliably good. The chips and salsa were fresh and spicy. The margaritas are excellent. We shared the steak faijtas and spare ribs (1st time trying) last nite--very good. Service was friendly and efficient tonight.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We come here often, because the food is always good. A bit pricey, but discount coupons are usually available. Service was much slower than usual last night, even though not that busy (too cold?).

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 6 January 2017

You feel cramped in this little strip mall restaurant. Service was good but the food shared by 6 of us was nothing to write home about. I was surprised that they were getting over $20+ per entrée for average Mexican food. There were only a...More

Thank World_Traveller914
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ritchie Center, 765 Rockville Pike, Ste. C Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-738-7177
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