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District Taco

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5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207
+1 703-237-1204
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 10
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding fast casual dive

District Taco is a local institution. Nothing fancy. Just fresh tacos and lots of free toppings. I'm partial to the barbacoa.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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High desert
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Liked: Food and vibrant atmosphere. Breakfast menu is AMAZING. The dinner/lunch stuff is really popular Disliked: too loud and a TON of little kids. Probably accounts for the noise. The kids are all happy and their parents are happy....but the kidless are in for it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

District Taco is a local institution. Nothing fancy. Just fresh tacos and lots of free toppings. I'm partial to the barbacoa.

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
507 helpful votes 507 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It used to be a pleasure to eat the food at this place . Last two visits the tortillas where old and the huevos rancheros were dry and lacking of taste .

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Arlington, Virginia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a great local Mexican place. Plan on waiting a good while if you go in the middle of the day on Saturday or Sunday, but it is worth the wait. My favorite order is their standard vegetarian taco with a free avocado on top. Unlike most fast food places they also have beer (in bottles) to go with... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Used to live in the area and eat here all the time, and every time I come back to visit I have to eat at District Taco! They have a food truck and location in DC, but the Arlington location is just as good and definitely less crowded. The Boylan's soda fountain and salsa bar are great, and the ingredients... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Love the queso and guac at District Taco. Also, THE SHRIMP TACOS are it!!! My daughter likes to get the nachos, but they are too big for her, so I have to share them. Our favorite way to order them is with queso, barbacoa, black beans, tomatoes, guac and sour cream. No wonder I can't lose weight! HA!! The breakfast... More 

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Virginia
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23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stopped by with my general contractor for a quick lunch break. Arrived at 12:30 pm on a Thurs and while busy, we only had to wait about 2 mins before we placed our order. Had we arrived 15 mins later, we'd been standing in a line reaching out towards the front door! I discovered that you can also order online... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Tacos are great here. Lots of variety is offered here. I especially enjoy the breakfast tacos which are served all day! Typically a 10-15 minute wait.

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DC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I visit this location about once a month with my wife and 2 small kids and have not been disappointed. The tacos are great and a range of choices in terms of meats and toppings. It looks like they recently put some $ into a light update to the decor and turned down the music (it used to be too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I heard about it on a local news channel talking about them opening their 8th or 9th location and that it started as a truck business in 2009. That many locations in a short time span caught my attention. I went. I understood the rapid expansion. I plan to visit as often as possible.

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Additional Information about District Taco

Address: 5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207
Phone Number: +1 703-237-1204
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-237-1204

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?