El Golfo
Silver Spring, MD
Ranked #47 in DC Metro Area

Patos tacos
Mussels al jengibre
Queso fundido
Seared cilantro scallops

The Deal: $10 off a $25 Purchase

Cannot be combined with any other offers or specials. Not valid on happy hour menu. Only one offer per table. Valid for dine-in or carryout. Can be redeemed any time the restaurant is open.

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The Scoop: For more than a decade, El Golfo has been a staple of the Silver Spring and Takoma Park communities. An emphasis on family is El Golfo’s key philosophy in regards to its operation, service and atmosphere. Ada, the friendly owner, explains that “we open the doors to our community for all kinds of events here from fundraisers to bands and even book signings.” The family ethic clearly works for El Golfo as every Mexican and El Salvadorian dish on the menu that we’ve tried is top notch. Ada is emphatic that El Golfo sells “the finest Latin American cuisine in the area” and that her food supplier negotiations focus on quality rather than price. You can’t go wrong with anything on the menu but a treat comes each spring when a unique menu is added for a few months to supplement the classic dishes. Prices are somewhat higher than other area Latin American restaurants but the quality of food and service more than make up for the difference.

Service and Vibe: Great service with a family friendly vibe

Price and Portion: $12 to $18 dollar entrees with generous portions

Best For: relaxing meal, happy hour, third date or strong and delicious margaritas

8739 Flower Avenue
Silver Spring MD, 20901

Phone: 301-608-2121
Website: elgolforestaurant.com

Sun to Thurs 11:00 AM to 9:45 PM
Fri to Sat 11:00 AM to 10:45 PM

Waiter/ Waitress: Yes
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Parking: Free parking lot at side of restaurant
Alcohol: Full Bar