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Taqueria Distrito Federal

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3463 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-3458
+1 202-276-7331
08:00 - 23:00
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Thu - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Yes, the place is a bit of a dive and the dining area lacking in ambience. But what makes this establishment worthwhile is the dishes that are worth the trip, starting with their tacos (al pastor and the seafood kinds were my favorite), the tostadas, the ethereally light yet savory red and green tamales that raised my eyebrows, the pork... More 

Thank Alex W
Clearwater, Florida
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The food was so bad !! One of My grandson's taco appear to have been taken a bite of it. My order was suppose to be 3 tacos, rice, beans and a drink. They forgot the rice and beans and forgot to bring water that we had asked. After waiting for along time I got up and went inside to... More 

Thank Carangolense
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209 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

I ate at many taquerias including in Mexico. This one is really authentic. Mexicans are at the kitchen, Mexicans are waiting the tables, Mexicans are most customers. It IS Mexican! Cheap and yummy! First went there on purpose (I am a fan of Mexican) from downtown DC and was not disappointed. Went another time.

Thank Bryuzga
Middle River, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great tasting tacos, I really liked the Asada and Caritas taco's very tasty. Service was great and very friendly. I will be going back!

Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

I'm from Distrito Federal and I can say they have decent tacos but not the real thing!! The "aguas frescas" are very good. Try horchata and Jamaica. The service was good and friendly and the price isn't bad for what you get.

Thank caga77
Nice, France
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2015

So very delicious. I never thought it possible to get decent mexican in DC but this tiny place is the bomb.

Thank Carpetblogger
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2014

The DC restaurant scene is great for El Salvadorian food, but it is very difficult to get Mexican. There are a few options - but only a few. Of these, the Taqueria Distrito Federal is by far the best. Although not the top Mexican restaurant overall, this is the only spot in DC that would actually service on the West... More 

Thank Tamada77
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2013

the food here was good and authentic. I had the enchiladas--a good choice. The value wasn't terrific, however. Portion sizes were small, which isn't inherently a bad thing, but the prices were fairly high for what you got. Also, my wife got the dessert, a bread pudding, which was good enough but it was a tiny 1.5 inch by 1.5... More 

Thank JLGabroad
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

I love the burritos and tacos here, and if you enjoy Mexican food, I think that you will as well. It's a small place and they have Univision or Soccer going the whole time on small tv's. It's fun to eat there in the summer because of the outdoor tables. Certainly the best part of going is the variety of... More 

Thank Josh N
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86 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012

It's hard to find authentic Mexican food in DC, but this place has it! The place is not much to look at, but the food is delicious and the service is great. The resturant is small, but there is additional seating outside. I went for lunch and the tables around me were all occupied by persons speaking Spanish. The TV... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3463 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20010-3458
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-276-7331

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