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El Rinconcito Cafe

1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
+1 202-789-4110
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pupusas” (31 reviews)
“shredded beef” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a chicken burrito which was full of flavor and great rice and beans for a good price. Also had the Tacos which were quite large

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a latin restaurant that was near the downtown area. I have been to many latin restaurants so I have some high standards. I must admit Rinconcito did not disapoint. I was visiting DC with my son. When we arrived, the smell...More

Thank Madridista078
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great the popusas are the best ,great service, and loved the agua fresca de maraño. I would recommend

Thank Mayra T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parking was a bit difficult and there isn’t a lot of inside seating. That aside, the food is great and very authentic El Salvadoran and Mexican cuisines. The prices are very reasonable!

Thank hamiltondental10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place - I almost gave it 4 stars because the ambience is not great, by on reconsideration is is 5 stars just like a restaurant in El Salvador. Authentic delicious food - not spicy for those of you who have not had...More

Thank SLC D
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We came here with friends who had never had pupusas. It’s a tiny place but the food is good and we only waited a few minutes for our table. Lots of Salvadoran food but some Mexican dishes for our less adventurous friends were also a...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious! The staff super professional and friendly. Always coming to check on us. If you want homemade tortillas, empanadas, nuegados, etc need to visit El Renconcito!

Thank Raquel G
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Dined at El Rinconcito Café after I had heard good things about it. I wasn't planning to eat there but walked past it and thought that I would give it a try based on the above. I was greeted with a big hello, then I...More

Thank archiebird
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food. Amazing flavor. Yummy all the way. Hole in the wall location but well worth the visit.

Thank uspsdoug
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

They actually have another restaurant near Columbia Heights metro we visited. It looked authentic Salvadoran, including both staff and the guests inside. So I suppose it must be okay when local ethnic people go for eat there. We were surprised their pupusas were quite cheap,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-789-4110
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