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La Malinche

8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
+1 301-562-8622
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (65 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Mexican, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very disappointed in the food. We had Warrents taco (NY strip & onions) - very, very greasy and the beef was tough. We mentioned it to our server but he just shrugged and walked away. My partner had the "special" - deep fried cactus stuffed...More

Thank YYCCritic2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to choose between the shrimp, scallops, fajitas, jamon, crabcakes & we didn't even get to try the paella. Highly recommended.

Thank GiovaneDiSpirito
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed near here during our DC trip. Saw this place posted and decided to try it with our two children. For a Monday night, we were surprised at the amount of traffic. They had a large table of 12-14 behind plus 4-5 smaller tables and...More

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The restaurant is quite noisy, unless you get a table in the alcove. The appetizers are all good, and a "bunch" of them make a meal in itself. They don't always honor their reservations. Service is good.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Came here with friends for the bottomless brunch! Once again fantastic! Service brilliant even though the place was packed. Provided us with plates and a Knife to cut a birthday cake. The dates with bacon and the mussels are a favourite! Can’t wait to come...More

Thank Draculas_Bride666
Reviewed 7 March 2018

La Malinche has good food and good service. The small plates are good for sharing and tasting different things.

Thank David C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Have been going back to La Malinche quite a few times. Excellent service, the servers remember our favorites, but alesys wait for our decisions on the menu. Since it is a tapas place the serving size is just right! Every item on the menu is...More

Thank saladora2
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I just love the small plate concept - lets you try so many different foods in a setting. The only drawback, which is a personal problem, is that we tend to order too much and end up over eating and running up a tab, but...More

Thank World_Traveler_Food
Reviewed 4 March 2018

enjoyed lunch at La Malinche with a group peers for business lunch. the food was great as it always is ! The Seafood Enchiladas were excellent amply filled, as were the Vegetable Quesadilla and Fajiatas. While attentive service was attentive and friendly the food did...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Great tapas stole restaurant.. minimal TV, intense flavors and good service. Liked the tempernillo, cheese, the chirro with chocolate sauce was well done.

Thank melmagnus
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10 November 2016|
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Response from MackSandy | Reviewed this property |
Folks have answered already. There are parking garages within two or three blocks. If you are lucky as someone said, metered parking on Colesville. Don't let parking issues keep you from trying this fabulous place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-8622
  • E-mail
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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