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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (15 reviews)
“shrimp” (12 reviews)
“duck” (6 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 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 11 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 7 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
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Want great Mexican food? This is the place. For starters, great chips and salsa and no charge if you need more. Food is great. Service is too. We don't get to go here often but when we want good Mexican food, this is our place.

Thank JC82010
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We come here regularly, because the food is always good and homemade. We like the combination platters, which can be modified, and the steak fajitas. Margaritas are also tasty. Service is always friendly.

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This restaurant is one of our standbys as a consistently great Mexican restaurant.The Pato with olives is outstanding....duck is never fatty and in a wine sauce. The fajitas are all wonderful...the beef, chicken and shrimp are all fresh and tasty. The margaritas are also delicious.

Thank Dr Larrie G
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I love Mexican food but can't get my husband to join me. He says Mexican restaurants in America are an unappealing heap of retried beans and cheese. I had stumbled upon El Mariachi one day and begged him to give it one more try. He...More

Thank ArizonaDF
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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, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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