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Ay! Jalisco Tex-Mex Restaurant

425 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2326
+1 240-631-6868
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
13 Aug 2016
“One of my favorite Mexican Restaurants.”
30 Apr 2016
“Warm with a lot of salt.”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
425 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2326
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The first tip-off that you're found some good Mexican food is the clientele: mostly Latino. They know where to go! Suffice to say that the food is excellent and pretty authentically "Mexican". As with many Mexican restaurants, they feature entertainment on the weekends, which can...More

Thank jim g
Reviewed 1 May 2016

This was not the first time we visited this restaurant. We have been there perhaps 10 times over the past three years. We thought we knew what to expect but unfortunately we did not anticipate what we received. Chips and salsa were the first to...More

Thank RonaldToby459
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Applies only to location on 425 Frederick. The number of stars should actually be not shown, as we were unable to rate it. 7:00PM Wednesday 10/15 our group of nine mature adults, who had called ahead to ensure accommodation, visited, seeking a venue for our...More

Thank nameisalreadytaken
Reviewed 22 August 2015

My wife and I recently had lunch at Ay! Jalisco. They have a typical Mexican/Tex-Mex menu. The food was good but nothing special. Prices were reasonable but service was slow.

Thank hbhakh
Reviewed 15 January 2015

My enchiladas were OK, nothing special. Wife had Chimichanga which was about 50% diced potatoes. Will not go back.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The pupusas with curtido that they serve here are simply amazing and as a bonus their kitchen closes late! Not a fan of the garlic shrimp. Stick to the traditional...fajitas, yuca con chicharron, sopa de mariscos (I ask for the cream on the side)!!!! TIP:...More

Thank Cristine C
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Food was not the best mexican I ever had, but very good. Portions were huge. Would eat there again. Service was very good

Thank George H
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

I go there for lunch when I work on weekends. They show La Liga, mostly Real and Barcelona games. Good Salvadoran food. Try mixto from the appetizers.

Thank Pawel Z
Reviewed 5 March 2014

I am not versed enough in "authentic" Tex-Mex and Salvadoran food to say that this is the best. All I can say is that this place is terrific. I have enjoyed every meal I have had there, which has been many. I love the pupusas...More

Thank cager1113
Reviewed 31 December 2013

Cocktail Vuelve a la Vida is just the best. I really love this seafood mix, a delicious taste just like in Mexico. We also like Fajitas and Carne a la Parrilla.

Thank jazzcancun
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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 240-631-6868
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