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District Taco

5723 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-1424
703-237-1204
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Ranked #19 of 675 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I am always confused when eating at District Taco because it is always packed. Living only a few blocks away I have eaten here a number of times, because my little brother loves it, and the quality remains consistently mediocre. The chicken is always lacking in flavor, the cheese tastes like plastic, and the guacamole is a joke. If you... More

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Springfield Gardens, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I had to eat again...!!(GAWD SOOO GOOD!!) It was like there was a friggin' party goin' on in my mouth - a friggin' party man!! I'm just thinking about how good it was a pondering my very next visit - this Sunday!!(mouth watering) I had the shrimp tacos..a two-fer' or three-fer'...it was wonderful(mouth watering again). I mean sooo good. I... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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143 reviews 143 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A member of our group was hankering for some good Mexican food and heard of this place. We gave it a try and even though we complained about the 10 mile/ 30 minute drive, we were glad we made the drive. The tacos we got were fantastic and all were good options but I loved the Carne asada taco in... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Small restaurant. Good fresh tacos more in the Mexican style not Cali, or Tex-Mex. fresh salsa bar and a soda fountain that has drinks made with pure cane sugar.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My husband, three year old daughter, and I had lunch at District Taco. The tacos were amazing! I had their fish tacos and I was in heaven. My daughter couldn't get enough of their chips and salsa. They were the best we had since moving east from Texas. The ingredients were fresh and well prepared. Service was fast and friendly.... More

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Rochester, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place, we had never heard of it but gave it a try. It was delicious except the tacos were so small, We liked everything but wanted more. It was fresh, delicious, and the carne asada was great. But 3 tacos for $7 was a deal, except they were just too small. I could have easily had 5... More

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bethesda, md.
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167 reviews 167 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

District Taco in Arlington, Virginia is a terrific place to have breakfast tacos... a Tex-Mex treat I usually find only in Austin, Texas. Breakfast Tacos consist of a fresh tortilla, eggs, potatoes, and your choice of other fillings like bacon, chorizo, avocado, etc. The result is a delicious and satisfying breakfast alternative to the usual fast fare. District Taco has... More

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Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This was my first visit to District Taco after many stops at the big chain taco/burrito spots. Moving forward, my cravings for burrito bowls and tacos will be satisfied by DT. The ingredients in my burrito bowl tasted so unbelievably fresh and left me energized rather than feeling lethargic. Definitely check this place out. Enjoy some Boylan's Birch Beer while... More

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Washington DC
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130 reviews 130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Get there before 12 pm for lunch best food best value homemade dishes love this place ... But they need more parking spots!

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Arlington, Virginia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

The parking lot is always packed. Just park a block away in the nice neighborhood if you want to eat here. I enjoyed my meals. This rating is based upon two visits. The menu is somewhat confusing and both times I ordered in a rush because many others were waiting. Bottom line is this food is fresh and tasty. They... More

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