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El Mariachi

Ritchie Center, 765 Rockville Pike, Ste. C Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
+1 301-738-7177
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Ritchie Center, 765 Rockville Pike, Ste. C Edmonston Dr., Rockville, MD 20852
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here often, because we like the food and service here. The steak fajitas are extremely good. Service was faster than usual--too fast, in fact. Our food arrived before our drinks.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This mom and pop restaurant has been one of our favorites for years!!! We love their fish. Lately, we think the size is less, but it's still a good place to dine.

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We've been coming for years and the pato or duck with olives is still one of my favorites. Very generous prion and always succulent. They've brightened up the decor a bit and keep up with good service tradition that keeps locals coming. They are a...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

everything here was great from the margaritas to the steak and shrimp special. I have never had a meal here I didn't like

Thank emb1225
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Looking for genuinely watered down Mexican fare? Well, look no further! Completely okay if you're not looking for anything spicy or too much excitement. Not bad, and it's certainly the kind of place I'd take my 85 year old father in law for a taste...More

Thank Doc P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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