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El Patio

5240 Randolph Rd, Rockville, MD 20852-2116
+1 301-231-9225
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“empanadas” (14 reviews)
“grilled meat” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
5240 Randolph Rd, Rockville, MD 20852-2116
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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 10 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 6 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
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our food was just average. The highlight of the evening? The empanadas! I mean those little things killed it! Maybe I'll give them a second chance.

Thank Mag H
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We arrived late on a Friday night, just as the band was packing up (thankfully!). We had worked an audio show at the nearby Hilton & didn't need the music. We had a couple of apps: somewhat rubbery calamari with a nice dip & something...More

Thank imcarthur
Reviewed 11 May 2016

The service and food was good. And the service. The plates are big with a lot of food. The group of us shared food. And ordered different dishes. I had some of the food sample. Though the chicken I had was good. I left full....More

Thank sophiedog6123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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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