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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
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food = 3; Atmosphere =4; Lot of fun!

Something of a sophisticated Chipotle with a much wider menu and the option to choose pre-designed plates (or burritos or bowls, etc.) or to use one of several paper order forms (as is common with sushi) and design your own entree. And with a much better-designed environment that makes it fun to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Something of a sophisticated Chipotle with a much wider menu and the option to choose pre-designed plates (or burritos or bowls, etc.) or to use one of several paper order forms (as is common with sushi) and design your own entree. And with a much better-designed environment that makes it fun to visit. The large line and youthful crowrd suggests... More 

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Thank analytic
Dunkirk, Maryland
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67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very popular with locals and families, delicious, casual, and very affordable. Tender, high quality meat and interesting flavors. A bar in the back and counter service.

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Thank lovesmaryland
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you want a quick lunch or dinner in an informal environment this place is for you. Good margaritas complement a selection of salads, tacos and burritos made to order.

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Thank Enrico M
Wilmington, Delaware
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Food was comparable to a Qudoba. Had a burrito in a bowl which was good. A co-worker got the swordfish tacos and found a 1 inch bone in her meal. Employees did not seem to care to much about the bone, they tossed it in the trash and said sorry and moved on to the next customer.

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Thank DomenicaP1031
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

The family and I have been going to jetties for years, owned by the same people who own surfside. We decided to check out this place finally and were not disappointed. You can't go wrong with this company, the food is remarkably fresh, interesting, unique and just plain good. The service is fast as well for the quality you get.... More 

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Thank Nicole L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I have been going to Surfside for years. I am always amazed at the number of kids that eat there with their parents. The food is always good and casual atmosphere makes the place a favorite of many. Food order is placed on forms and then you are given a buzzer to alert you when your food is ready to... More 

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Thank Explorer1904
United Arab Emirates
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Mmmmm...the Tobago. It was a pulled pork quesadilla that had such tender meat. Two small comments: it was a little greasy (but it was pork and cheese!) and I personally love cilantro and could have used more. Otherwise, it was super. Will definitely return. Like other reviewers have said, you walk in, fill out your order on paper, give the... More 

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Thank Leezer1015
Denver, Colorado
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

Fresh fish, great taste. The ordering process was slightly confusing (my fault, never been), but the wait was short and the food was amazing. If I'm ever back in Georgetown, I'll come again.

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Thank caitlincoar
San Francisco, California
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Scallop taco, quesadilla, shrimp burritos.... Yummy. If you can't decide on the appetizer try the combo, a meal of its own. Nice fun atmosphere, friendly staff and a nice upstairs outdoor seating.

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Thank acli
Washington, DC
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209 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Got carry out for four for the first time. Everyone ordered a different type of tacos. All were pronounced very good. fresh ingredients. nicely seasoned. nicely prepared and presented--even in carryout box! We found the guacamole salty.

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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
  • 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?