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La Brasa

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Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, Mexican, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
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12401 Parklawn Dr, Rockville, MD 20852-1727
+1 301-468-8850
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Germantown MD
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We had lunch here and had the Pulled Chicken Tortilla Wrap. The chicken was very juicy and delicious in their homemade tortillas. It had a side of a garlic sauce that was very good. You are offered 2 sides and I opted for steamed vegetables and fried plantains. The steamed vegetables were boring. My coworkers opted for a salmon salad... More 

Thank Trisheee
Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We've always been pleased at LaBrasa. Once we walked in ten minutes after closing (accidentally, didn't know the time) and were warmly greeted, seated, and fed. The menu has a variety of choices from a cross section of Latin American dishes. They have a nice house sangria and the (Peruvian?) style chicken is a steal. It's in a warehouse district... More 

1 Thank EdJ333
Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A real "neighborhood gem," easily overlooked next to all the highrises, industrial parks, and so on. Good food, well-prepared and serve in a clean, friendly environment.

1 Thank David S
Westfield, Indiana
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This place had great food! The flavors were spot on, and the service was excellent! If you leave hungry its your own fault!

1 Thank SaRRoberts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to have a quiet meal and were not disappointed! The food was amazing. David our server was superb! We found a new place to eat.

1 Thank Chantal F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I am in love with the lomo saltado. I've been here three times and have ordered it each time. I should probably get something else but it's so dang good!!! The service is excellent and it's definitely one of my favorite spots.

1 Thank Shima D
Kensington, Maryland
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144 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

This place is very busy and lunch and we were lucky that we got there just in time and didn't have to wait for a table. The food was only OK. My meal was not memorable. The service was poor though. Our waiter served one of our dishes to another table (that arrived after us) and we had to ask... More 

Thank Sara W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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361 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

La Brasa is a tiny restaurant tucked back behind Rockville Pike. It is worth seeking out. The carne asada is perfectly cooked and delicious with pico and rice. The pupusas come out piping hot so the cheese is gooey- don't burn your mouth!

Thank Amy W
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
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66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

You would never know that this restaurant was so good by just driving by. We had an outstanding meal! The fish was tender and flaky. The beef was marinated and thinly sliced so well. Cerviche was yummy. Lastly we finished the meal with a tres leches cake. So good!!!

1 Thank Anna H
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We selected this eatery based upon its very good reviews and we wanted to try a Latin restaurant. We were not disappointed. We arrived a little past 7:00pm and found the parking lot full. We were directed to another lot next door. However, there were no seats available. The place was packed with families and customers. We were seated al... More 

1 Thank sprlolo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Peruvian, Latin, Spanish, Mexican, Salvadoran, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12401 Parklawn Dr, Rockville, MD 20852-1727
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-468-8850

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