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Surfside

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Upper Northwest
Mexican
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2444 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
202-337-0004
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very Popular for a Reason

I have been going to Surfside for years and was there again last night with out of town friends. In fact this is one of my favorite places to take visiting friends. Not to expensive, plenty of food options, really quick service, fun environment and good drinks. I have noticed that from a 2 year old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
Explorer1904
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Families with children
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Elkridge
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A group of us went to Surfside for an early dinner and drinks. Loved the eclectic menu, which is mostly quasi-mexican with enough oddities thrown in to make you look twice. Flavor was great, and the prices were reasonable, especially given the size of the portions. Will definitely go again when we're in the area!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Surfside for years and was there again last night with out of town friends. In fact this is one of my favorite places to take visiting friends. Not to expensive, plenty of food options, really quick service, fun environment and good drinks. I have noticed that from a 2 year old to a 82 year... More 

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Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

My daughter and son in law wanted to take us to Surf side for lunch. They really like the food here. I didn't think the food had a lot of flavor but it was okay. Everyone else in the group really enjoyed it. Would try again to make sure it wasn't just a "down" day.

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Washington, DC
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145 reviews 145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I love this place. The food is very good, the ingredients fresh and prepared well. The corn tortillas are very fresh.

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

You order at the counter and then get a buzzer, which rings when you can go pick up your food. The indoor seating is limited, but the upstairs patio is nice. It is a great place for mid-20s looking for good food and margaritas.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The combinations are original so it’s a little different while still being basically fast food. Overall I’d say Surfside is comparable to other fast casual restaurants in price and quality.

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Evansville, Indiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My husband and I stopped in to get dinner to go, and were pleasantly surprised with our food. I got grilled chicken flour tacos with grilled zucchini, black bean and corn salsa, and cheese. They were excellent. And I very much liked the rice that came with. Decent sized portions at a reasonable price. I'd go again if we were... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It's hard to put a finger on exactly how to characterize this place. It's not Mexican nor Southwester, i's not run of the mill, nor mainstream, it's just unique and different in a fun, satisfying way. Menu options offer one of the more popular protein groups shrimp, pork, chicken, fish, and one other - I can't remember. Once you sort... More 

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Louisville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

You can choose from the specific options they have or make your own! It was quick and fresh. Healthy options. Very busy on Saturday nights makes it hard to get a table since you don't have a waiter/waitress (you order at the register)

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Some reviewers call this a Mexican place. Although many of the dishes---from beaches in several countries---are wrapped in a taco, the food is decidedly not just Mexican! On my first visit, we had a fussy baby in tow and knew a leisurely meal was out of the question. We stopped into Surfside and ordered the Maui fish tacos and a... More 

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Additional Information about Surfside

Address: 2444 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
Phone Number: 202-337-0004
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2444 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: 202-337-0004

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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