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La Lomita Dos Pennsylvania Ave

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308 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
202.544.0616
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Basic Mexican

good prices, decent food- its exactly what you would expect when you walk in the door. The fajitas were really well done, although they could give you a little more cheese/guac etc on the side. Excellent chips and salsa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
Whitney K
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

good prices, decent food- its exactly what you would expect when you walk in the door. The fajitas were really well done, although they could give you a little more cheese/guac etc on the side. Excellent chips and salsa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Impromtu visit because my husband & I had been searching for good fajita's (close to home), to no avail...what we thought might be a "hole in the wall" turned into a great romantic dining experience. The combination chicken & steak was well seasoned, sizzling hot!! The best guacomole i've ever had... you could eat it with a spoon! Quesadillas were... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The prices are right for a decent dinner. The chimichanga was good, but the black bean burrito was mediocre. It was not busy at all, so food was quick.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Have been here many times over the course of the past decade. Always a solid and enjoyable lunch spot. The waiters are friendly and the service is excellent. Meals are very good and you can depend on getting there, having lunch and returning to work within the hour. Love La Lomita Dos!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

This place is by far a definite over-looker by many. I was craving Mexican food after watching an episode of Man vs. Food. I Googled Mexican restaurants near me and this place popped up. Only 5 minutes from my house....I honestly wasn't expecting much. I ordered the beef nachos and chicken fajita. Let me say that this place serves GOOD... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

We wouldn't normally choose Mexican to eat, but it is close to our Hotel (Capitol Hill Hotel). We read the mixed reviews and wondered what we would get. The service was very good, seated quickly, water at our table and a bowl of tortilla chips and salsa. We tried both the sangria and standard margarita (both half pitchers). They were... More 

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Washington, DC
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

La Lomita Dos, about three blocks from the Capitol, is a local favorite, especially for families with children. It has thrived for decades. The food is tasty (but filling) and reasonably priced. There is quite a variety typical Mexican food, with beef, chicken, shrimp, and vegetarian as the basis. It is a small restaurant, but festively decorated. of Mexican beers... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Nothing fancy here. This place has been around longer than I can remember. The family that owns the joint is very friendly and want you to enjoy your meal. I always do.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

I use to go to the one located at 13th and Penn, the level of food and service has seriously decreased. We decided to check out this location. BAD IDEA!! A roach crawled across the wall next to our table, my friend took his napkin to kill it. I got the waiters attention and showed him what happen, the waiter... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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249 reviews 249 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We've eaten at La Lomita a few times since we first discovered it about a year ago. The food is good and the value, for a restaurant on Pennsylvania Avenue on Capital Hill, is even better. We've found the service to be very friendly and speedy. A salad lover, I generally get the fajita salad and often take half of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 308 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: 202.544.0616
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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