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La Malinche

8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
+1 301-562-8622
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (58 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Mexican, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8622 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for my daughters birthday. Couldn't have picked a better place. Good Tapas with Spanish and Mexican food . The service was very good and the servers very helpufull in ordering . Will definetly go back !

Thank PepePitMD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

Thank Skypreach
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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...More

Thank Gaby1321
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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....More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

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
Reviewed 30 March 2017

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...More

Thank lefont71
Reviewed 28 March 2017 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...More

Thank Mary Anne D
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
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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Is there parking available at La Malinche?
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
US$10 - US$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
Good for
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)  >  Montgomery County  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-562-8622
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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.