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Tacos El Costalilla

7863 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA (Old Town)
703 704 9088
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Ranked #330 of 639 restaurants in Alexandria
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Old Town
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- Jun 2, 2014
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Neighborhood: Old Town
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English first
Fairfax, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This was a breath of fresh air compared to all the "chain" Mexican restaurants in the area. Of coarse not as good as California/Texas or grandma's Mexican food, but still above the rest in this area. Short menu makes it easy to order, enjoy some favorites like tacos, I recommend Al Pastor, the pozole, carne asada, and sopes. Would definitely... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2011

When someone met me and knew that I am from Mexico he exclaimed "You have to go to El Costalilla"... A little far but worth every minute and drop of gasoline El Costalilla is an authentic little restaurant. It is owned by a mexican man who serves great steak tacos, fantastic ceviche tostadas and the best Tacos al Pastor ever!... More

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