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Tacos El Chilango

1119 V St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4446
+1 202-986-3030
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (10 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“fillings” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
1119 V St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4446
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I tried out Tacos El Chilango because it looks like one of those old-school establishments that has been in the area for a long time. I had heard good things, but overall these tacos were pretty expensive for what you get. I'm all about trying...More

Thank jg325
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Came in right before they were to close one night. We were served quickly and with a smile. i had chicken tacos which where soooo good. if they werent closing i would have ordered another round. Best friend had weird beef tacos which he loved....More

Thank nat1227
Reviewed February 1, 2017

This is a fun little neighborhood taqueria. The staff are super friendly. The menu is minimalist, with tacos available with several different types of filling, or pick a combo of different fillings. They are delivered with a smile and your choice of salsas. You can...More

Thank Eauboy
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Best tacos in DC.The tacos are really the real thing.It's like eating tacos in México. Most of the Mexican food in USA is more Tex Mex.The staff are really very friendly. Go, you won't be sorry!!!

Thank Leire72
Reviewed November 7, 2015

I go because of the location, and the three tacos for $7.50 is a decent deal. Just don't expect anything luxurious. The chips are exorbitantly priced, if you're going to buy them apart, and the margarita isn't anything you'll remember.

Thank Tandroy F
Reviewed May 17, 2015

We stopped into Tacos el Chilango after seeing it on a list of best tacos in DC. There's a 3 taco plate special for about $8.95. I ordered a plate with a carne asada taco, a chicken taco and an al pastor taco. All the...More

Thank sdsurfkitty
Reviewed March 13, 2015

Thanks to El Chilango, I finally understand what all those Californians have been telling us about "real" tacos. This is simple, delicious comfort food perfectly executed. The flavors are memorable, addictive and always served with a warm smile from behind a counter that has the...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed May 14, 2014

They serve 'no frills' tacos exactly the way I like. Small, high quality tortillas filled with super tasty meats and all your basic salsas, hot sauces, etc. options available on the side. A nice array of Mexican drink options available too. Small, but very clean...More

1  Thank BlueTraveller711
Reviewed May 6, 2014

This place seerves up good tacos. Much better than the stuff at say Taco Bell. The service is fast and the ambiance at the place is nice - no frills. All the attention is put into the food. The value is good to. A meal...More

1  Thank BenOuris
Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Best tacos I've ever had and I am a native Californian. I had the Al Pastor, the Carne Asada and the Cheese and Fresh Avocado tacos. They were amazing! The Al Pastor, with its succulent, hand cut pork, diced pineapple and onions, all cooked after...More

3  Thank MarcosTexis
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$7 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 V St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4446
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-986-3030
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