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El Patio

5240 Randolph Rd, Rockville, MD 20852-2116
+1 301-231-9225
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (17 reviews)
“blood sausage” (4 reviews)
“flap steak” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
5240 Randolph Rd, Rockville, MD 20852-2116
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to go to El Patio in the old location. Glad to see that it is still good. They have 3 affordable lunch specials. $6.57 with tax. I had the cjoripan sausage with 2 empanadas.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This family run restaurant offers a great value for the prices. The food is high quality, well flavored and satisfying. The staff works hard to serve you promptly and are very welcoming. The empanadas are excellent and don't miss the steak. They allow all the...More

Thank DCWriterMom
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I go to El Patio often as I stock up on Argentine products from their small and handy grocery corner (Sidra, Express and Traviata crackers, Opera cookies, Vacalin and San Ignacio dulce de leche, and the indispensable Fargo and La Saltena empanada dough disks!!!). But...More

Thank Daphne G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for about 10 years and have tried most items on the menu. I know Argentine food very well because I grew up and lived in Argentina for 20+ years, and I spend at least 1 month in Argentina...More

1  Thank PEI-Reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Grilled meat came first on a kind of table , we need to ask for dishes, wait for dishes to eat the food, I need to ask later to reheat the meat , it was cold. The sides we order like fries and salad came...More

Thank Guillermo S
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I first came to this restaurant a few months ago, based on a recommendation from a colleague - and I am quite glad I did. Like most people, my experience with 'Latin American' cuisine was mostly relegated to Tex-Mex, or Americanized versions of Mexican. So,...More

Thank MarylandKnights
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The place is crammed up, you really don't have space to move around much. The wait it a bit long, the place gets full pretty often. The Chimichuri is not authentic, they put some extra ingredients that make it sweet. The customer service was okay....More

Thank YesseniaC
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Is a very good Argentinian restaurant in Rockville. The food is so good and abundant. For two people you can spend 40 dollars

Thank Agus G
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Have been going to this restaurant for 10 years. Food is OK, but not as good as it was few years ago. Service is also great but was better before.

1  Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We've been to El Patios at least three or four times in about two months. This place is great for a nice sits own dinner and even have live music on weekends. I really enjoy the rice pilaf, vegetable kabobs, and steaks.

Thank Kevin D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5240 Randolph Rd, Rockville, MD 20852-2116
    (Parklawn Dr.)
  • Public Transportation: 28436, 28618, 15342, 15338. Ride on: 10 Metro: C4, C8, J5 closest metro station is Twinbrook
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-231-9225
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