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Alicia's Mexican Grill

) #99 of 267 Restaurants in Gaithersburg ££ - £££ Mexican
16533 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1221
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (3 reviews)
“served hot” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
16533 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They also serve foods from South America and Cuba. So if you are adventurous, you can order dishes from other Latin American cuisines. I ordered the Peruvian beef heart appetizer which was delicious, then a Cuban pork stew entrée. The service was very attentive and...More

Thank shallots
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

On a weekday we visited Alicia's. A representative from our group made a reservation for a flexible group of 10-14. Maria our host and server had no problem handling the group that arrived in waves rather than all at once. She was hospitable and efficient....More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great Food! I had the skirt steak and my husband had the seafood dish. Very flavorful. We will definitely go back to try different dishes in the menu.

Thank yumm2017
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great service and food. Friendly waitress. Had the chicken (polo) in rice and fries. Fries were mixed in the meal. Kinda strange but good. Would eat here again :-)

Thank CalvertHiker
Reviewed 13 August 2016

In my quest for a good Mexican restaurant, I ate at this place. ONCE. They keep changing names, but its the same owner, same chef, and same disgusting food. Tasteless "Gray food" - the kind that leaves you wondering is it was chicken, beef, or...More

Thank jim g
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Great food, happy hour until 7, and free chips and salsa. Location is a bit strange, in a strip mall, but the food and service are excellent.

Thank Juliesomuchtravel
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We were greeted warmly here, and that is the only thing good about the restaurant. I ordered a seafood Chimichanga, and it was not very big nor contained alot of seafood. Not the Worst part of my visit though. The waiter brought over compimentary salsa,...More

1  Thank Larry20874
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We ate here on our last night in the area. The food was good. Employee's were very friendly and made us feel like we were long lost family members.

Thank ghosthunter83
Reviewed 30 April 2015

I had a great house salad. My friends had nachos, which were not good. The cheese overwhelmed the chips, which were soggy. The chips and salsa were great. Would try this place again for something other than nachos. Very friendly staff.

Thank SalW49
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The people here are very pleasant and give good service. The foo is on the bland side except for excess japano in the ceviche, There are several better place in the area. As to portion size commented on in several other reviews, They are average....More

1  Thank charlie525
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16533 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 301-519-0141
Great food, lovely interior, good service. Family-run restaurant to which we'll definitely return. Recommended highly by friends of ours.
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