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La Malinche

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8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
+1 301-562-8622
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Woodbury, Georgia
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Last night in town...celebrating a personl accomplishment with the Bride. La Malinche reviews compelling. After a brisk walk from the hotel the restraurant and staff were welcoming. If a couple and famished we recommend a generous seafood/rice gumbo-ish meal--- Arroz Caldoso de Verdura. More food than we could eat. Delish... Yes... the Tres Leches was a nice finis to a... More 

Thank Skypreach
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for brunch with unlimited drinks. The food came in tapas style (small portions) and they allowed us to get more than one entree at a time. You could change up your drinks but if you left one not done (even if you didn't like it) they fuss. Overall it was an enjoyable morning/afternoon to spend with friends... More 

Thank Gaby1321
Silver Spring, Maryland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of small plates, covering all the major food groups. Also, several choices for sangria. Order a pitcher!

Thank Mark M
Richmond, Virginia
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here two years ago and it is still just as good as it was then. I highly recommend the lamb chop small plate. It's unbelievably delicious! The stuffed bacon wrapped dates are phenomenal! You can't leave there without ordering the tres leches cake. Best ever.

Thank Sarah C
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional happy hour--friendly, very quick service at the bar, tasty small plates for five or six bucks each, and reasonably-priced drinks for an urban area. No attitude here, just quality people and snacks. Keep up the great work!

Thank Michael810
East Point, Georgia
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant. We visited it at the recommendation of a friend and it didn't dissapoint. I would highly recommend this restaurant. The tapas were excellent, with many of them being traditional Spanish tapas.The cocktails were also great with a great Mexican Mule cocktail that was to die for. The prices were up to par with any tapas... More 

Thank lefont71
Huntington, New York
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very nice, however, as with most tapas restaurants, the servings were skimpy, and allot of foods had to be ordered. Despite ordering multiple foods, we still left hungry..Very hungry. I left after having 2 shrimp, 1/4 cup salad, 3 TBS guacamole and 1 TBS black bean hummus. If you are going out for drinks and a SNACK,... More 

Thank Mary Anne D
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place has the best brunch around without having to completely downtown. It's a staple to my places to visit each time I come up.

Thank Mason H
Ardmore, Alabama
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203 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The food and service were both very good. Went through OpenTable for a reservation, and the times were limited. We showed up before our reserved time and there was only one table seated. We'd recommend this place.

Thank mwb1266
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We ran across La Malinche after house hunting in the area. The restaurant is authentic looking and features small plates. We had several vegetarian friendly plates of very tasty Spanish/Mexican style dishes. The service was very good. Nice place.

Thank gastravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Mexican, Spanish, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-8622
At La Malinche, our tapas menu highlights authentic Spanish and Mexican dishes while also exploring more contemporary tapas, showcasing the very best of this unique and exciting style of eating. Come visit us in the very heart of downtown Silver Spring.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?