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Cavo's Cantina

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4007 Norbeck Rd, Rockville, MD 20853-1847
+1 301-929-3501
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11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We had a family reunion here for about 30 people and everything was great .. The owner and the service is always great . The hand made tortilla s are amazing .they have guacamole cart .

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1 Thank Miguellara
Washington, DC
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86 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2013

Cavo's is better than average, especially if you're looking for a spur-of-the-moment choice for dinner with more than the garden variety of Tex-Mex offerings. The worst thing about the place is the shopping center, which has very tortured parking and bad access off Norbeck. As for the food, we've enjoyed the rather heavy Mariscada seafood stew, the Pescada en Salsa... More 

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Thank abettel
Westminster, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

Similar menu to Villa Maya, down the road, excellent quality! Friendly service! Limited parking and limited seating at dinner time.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013

We are blessed with a lot of options in Latin American and Mexican resturants here in the Silver Spring area. But Cavos is my favorite Tex- Mex restaurant . Its a small place with about 10 tables and a small bar; tucked into in a plaza with several other restaurants including Greek, Indian and Carribean eateries. At Cavos the staff... More 

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1 Thank KGupman
Eldersburg, Maryland
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132 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2012

We were traveling through the Rockville area and looking for a place to eat. Cavo's Cantino appeared to be popular with the locals, so we gave it a shot. The service was pretty good and the food was above average. All in all it was a pretty good dinner.

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2 Thank Charlie S
LAUREL
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

I live in Laurel but had heard from my patient who is Mexican that for good authentic Mexican food to try Cavo in Rockville. It was worth the drive. I had Masitas de Puerco which was amazing. The meat fell apart and was a huge portion. My husband got the grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon. The menu said it would... More 

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3 Thank luckycharmer03
Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2010

Tabasco, which has changed it's name to Cavo's, is probably the closest you will find to authentic Mexican cooking. The place is on the small side but that is what makes this a family friendly place to eat. The owner remembers all his past customers and greets you with a smile. Try the shrimp with grilled onion and white rice--delicious!

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1 Thank GemLover2
Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2010

We frequent this restaurant- for an inexpensive reatsaurant, the food is excellent- I especially like the totilla soup. I have a freind of Mexican heritage who I brought to the restaurant. He reall y liked it also.

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1 Thank petekam
Olney, Maryland
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167 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2010

Being from west Texas for the first 37 years of my life, I know Mexican food, and Tex Mex. I have not found anyplace in Maryland that truly serves good Mexican food. But this is about as close as you can get in this part of the country. The service has always been outstanding. I wish the chips that they... More 

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1 Thank TEX2MD
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2010

I have had my share of Authentic Mexican food and not just in restaurants. So I decided to try this place alone before I took anyone with me. I was seated as soon as I walked in. I was handed a menu. Another person came over and handed me a basket of chips and warm salsa. The chips were fine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4007 Norbeck Rd, Rockville, MD 20853-1847
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-929-3501

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