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Tortilla Coast

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Capitol Hill
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
+1 202-546-6768
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Tex Mex located in the heart of Washington DC. Awesome food selection, great service and location.

Thank smonthie0912
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to visit as it was recommended by my Son who frequents here and says the food is good. old stale food piled up on the table next to us and my Son's menu had sauce and a hair on the inside . we were seated and then waited to be served but after what felt like 10 minutes... More 

Thank H4066YJkenm
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not the best, but certainly edible. Very crowded during the lunch rush. Fast friendly service and very cold beer.

Thank jojoishere
Meadville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

We always enjoy coming here when we visit D.C.! The staff was very attentive and continuously checked on us while we waited for our entire party to arrive. The food is always served very quickly and drinks were replenished often enough. We even spilled water and they quickly came to the rescue. We sometimes struggle to eat all of the... More 

Thank TB012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

We ate here the day before the Inauguration, so the area was hopping. We waited about forty-five minutes to be seated, but it was worth the wait. The chips and salsa, and queso were really good. We all tried different kinds of tacos and one of us had fajitas. Each was delicious. The service staff were very good, especially the... More 

Thank traveljunkies87
Millersville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Attended a ceremony at the Longworth Building and decided to eat here for a late lunch afterwards. There were eight of us so we had to wait a bit for a table but not too long. Food was great! Ordered some queso to go with the complimentary chips and salsa and it was awesome. Everyone enjoyed their food and margaritas!... More 

Thank seeingtheworld22
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

I was in a hurry to see a play, so that may have affected my experience. Chicken tacos were cold and the margarita was weak. But the food came out quickly....much quicker than necessary.

Thank jmcottingham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Found this place by chance, but will definitely come back next time I'm in town. The food was very fresh. Loved the salsa and the guacamole. Service was friendly and helpful. Setting is casual and would be a good place to bring kids.

Thank Lisa H
LaGrange, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

At a recent visit to DC, some friends and I ate lunch here. After a short wait, out table of 10 was seated. The chips and salsa are so fresh and crunchy. The chicken quesadilla was pretty good. Great Capitol Hill atmosphere with local folks from "The Hill" eating there.

Thank mbfagundes
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting DC and stopped for lunch. Our server was very nice, fast and helpful. The food was excellent and I was surprised at how reasonable the prices were.

Thank Brodie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $15
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 1st St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1826
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-546-6768

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?