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Tortilla Coast

400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
+1 202-546-6768
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“chips and salsa” (40 reviews)
“fajitas” (23 reviews)
“black beans” (12 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

Tortilla Coast staff were great. We were a large party of nine and they did a fabulous job of dealing with a large and loud group. Waiters were friendly, very attentive, and did a great job. Place is comfortable and quite pleasant. Menu was disappointing...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was in our neighborhood, so we gave it a try. The food was your standard Tex-Mex fare. Friendly service and a busy location.

Thank Billie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here for lunch after touring the capitol building. Paul Ryan used to work here! We ordered the guacamole, which was a fair chunk of change, and received maybe half an avocado's worth of fruit with mostly onions and some tomatoes. Definitely not some...More

1  Thank Garet P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here 3/31/18, Saturday at 5 PM. Being from Texas, we have lots of authentic Tex-Mex restaurants so our comparisons are a bit tougher. Tortilla Coast provided a satisfactory experience half a country away. Service was quick, food was good. After splitting the Bonedaddy Nachos,...More

Thank JohnAmbra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found it by mistake as we came out of Metro Capitol south exit Excellent staff, food was fantastic. We had fajitas, queso, chimichanga, tacos carnitas We all loved what we had

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My flautas were wonderful. black beans great. rice great. my husband's taco salad came without the beans or the queso. got margaritas and no tequila. asked for 3 extra shots of tequila and the waiter brings us something that tasted like a syrup and says...More

Thank Shannon C
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

FYI happy hour is the bar only! We were lucky to find two seats together. The apps on the menu are minuscule and not really for sharing. The bartender was really only friendly when we received the bill (omg it’s tip determining time). It seems...More

Thank Iiwitis
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Food in this area is a little scarce and expensive. It was a relief to find this restaurant and pay normal prices. Their Mexican food is excellent and so were the Margaritas! This restaurant is only two blocks from the Capitol and in an area...More

Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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