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Surfside

2444 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845 (Upper Northwest)
202-337-0004
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Ranked #540 of 2,623 restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Good for: Families with children
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
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Good for: Families with children
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
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Alexandria, Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We tried Surfside after ready the good reviews. It was a busy Friday night and when we entered it wasn't obvious what to do. Upon watching others we realized that you had to put your order on a slip of paper marking the items you wanted on your taco/salad/burrito etc. Even though we were together the cashier rung up our... More

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Very good food. I ordered salad topped with extra steak, chicken, and shrimps. It was a meal itself. That was outstanding! Everything tasted fresh! Meat, chicken were very tender and juicy! I loved it! Definitely going back when will be in the area!

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Medfield, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

In DC to pick our son up from college and he brought us here-- a favorite spot We loved the cafeteria style ordering. My custom salad was just what I wanted and my son had a burrito bowl that is his standard. My husband wasn't as happy with his qeusadilla, but we all loved sitting on the roof and watching... More

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Washington D.C.
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107 reviews 107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I often come back to Surfside, mostly for take-out - fresh stuff, always good. Tried most of the menu so far. Try the salads with blackened salmon, the the shrimp.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Surfside has been our go-to place for Cinco de Mayo celebrations for the last 3 years. It has a low ket rooftop bar with a tent cover, has good margaritas and fresh food. It is great for groups as it is self service (don't worry about splitting checks) and no pressure to turn over the tables. First come first serve.

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Boston MA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

This spot was close to our hotel and we went for lunch. Ordering is a bit confusing-- you place order -find a seat and come back for it. We were not told the chips and cheese app was ready first so when we went for main course the cheese was lukewarm and the overall presentation was poor. Food was just... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

A total glover park staple. Some of the best Mexican you can get. Very fresh and tasty and interesting ingredients. This is one of my regular spots.

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Catonsville, Maryland, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I've been here three times and each time I get the Tonga rice bowl. It has always been excellent. The service is good and the place is clean. It's nice that they have a designated parking lot because parking is difficult in that area. The orderiing process is a little confusing (you have to fill out a piece of paper--one... More

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Capitola, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The portions are good and the flavors are a nice variance from the fresh mex food I enjoy in California. Good value for pricey G-town.

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Arlington, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I really liked surfside went i went there for dinner. The prices werent bad and the food was very good. My only complaint is that there is not a lot of seating so on a busy night you might have to get your food to go.

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