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Tortilla Coast

400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
+1 202-546-6768
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“chips and salsa” (41 reviews)
“fajitas” (25 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located right across the street from a metro station, which is very convenient and near the Capitol building. The salsa and chips are absolutely phenomenal very thin. The taco salad was very good. I got it with the queso added to it....More

Thank grumpypuffin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very convenient to the House Office Buildings, Capitol as well as an easy walk from the Senate offices. Both the service and the food is good and reasonably priced.

Thank rholleman
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Had soft tacos, chicken fingers w fries, black bean aide dish, enchilada(beef), and spinach and mushroom quesadilla. Fries were ok along w chicken strips-limited dipping sauces. Tacos were great and very meaty—had queso cheese on them which was great—yellow cheese not white queso. Spinach and...More

Thank E R
Reviewed 2 July 2018

My loved their Gluten Free menu. Pleasant staff and a quick togo added to the experience. Colorful table tops another plus. All that and great food.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a early dinner on a weeknight. We really enjoyed ourselves with the friendly waitstaff, endless refills of really good chips, good frozen drinks and very good dinners. This bar really seems to have a happy hour clientele, which added a festive vibe...More

Thank Jason A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The food is marginal- the service was good. We did a group dinner and had a buffet set up. The service was excellent. we had a range of food but none of it was spectacular. There are so many good restaurants in DC this isn't...More

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Grabbed a quick bite here and glad we did! They have those super thin nacho chips, which are my favorite. My combo platter was delish and we would definitely come back. It's not a fancy place whatsoever, but who cares when you're looking for a...More

Thank D6816WIamandas
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This restaurant delivers exactly what's promised: the "usual" Tex-Mex and Mexican favorite dishes with flavor and quality. The Baja Fish Tacos are light and delicious. The margaritas are served up in tall glasses and come ice-cold, a very tasty well-balanced refreshment for those hot DC...More

Thank JoGus2SantaCruz
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Great dinner after a long day at museums as a family of four. My carnitas tacos were delicious and all at our table enjoyed their meals. Service was warm and friendly. Price was reasonable. Relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Thank emilyd1968
Reviewed 20 April 2018

There are very few Mexican food options in DC, so we were excited to find this one. The service was fast and friendly and the prices are pretty decent for the area. Chips and salsa are good and free, which is nice. The food is...More

Thank Wendy R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-546-6768
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