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District Taco

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Mexican, Southwestern
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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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Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Arlington, Virginia
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140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like almost everyone we know, we eat here once every week or so. Great fresh food. Love the salsa bar. We've tried about everything on the menu.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We have been coming here since it opened. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all good. Any place that caters too all ages with good food and for not much money deserves to do good business and they do. At times the lines are long or the tables are all full but that is a sign that they have something figured... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to find a relatively inexpensive place to eat outside of downtown DC. This was a great choice, food is fresh and authentic. My family had an array of items from nachos, burritos and of course the tacos. We also in joyed the drink options. Definitely at the top of my list on another visit to our nations capital!

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Arlington, Virginia
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53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Before there is a local uproar, this rating is based on the menu items top to bottom. Just going for barbacoa tacos? 4+ stars I've gone to DT many times and I have never had a bad experience. Never spectacular although can be excellent if specific combinations are ordered. Everything is fresh from salsa to tortillas to meat. I've dined... More 

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Thank Terpshooters
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

First time in the area and I know I will return!!! Had a trio of tacos - on beef, chicken and carnitas all served a different way because I was so indecisive. They were all fabulous!!! Also got an order of guacamole and chips which were really good as well.

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Thank Cheryl S
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Great tasting food. The staff was very helpful as my young niece was unsure about ordering tacos from a place other than Taco Bell. Good salsa bar. Even authentic soda.

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Thank Vince C
Vienna, Austria
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479 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

All the tacos are amazing. Today we had fish, carnitas, beef, al pastor, and kids quesadillas. All are perfect - wouldn't change a thing. Great selection of salsas on the salsa bar. It can get loud when dining in but the crowd was thin at 5:30 pm and ramped up a bit from there (on a weeknight). The food and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

I've been a District Taco fan since they were just a food truck and have never had a bad dish. The homemade corn tacos are favorite (as are the loaded nachos burrachos but I tend toward healthier fare). Tonight I tried the shrimp tacos and they were delicious. The shrimp were warm and flavorful, topped with cabbage and a delicious... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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140 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We eat here at least once a week. The kids love the burritos and tacos. I get the denudo (no tortilla). Love the self serve salsa bar with so many fresh salsas to choose from.

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Thank vkbrennan
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

District Taco is well loved for its natural ingredients and take-out with all the condiments you need for a decent Mexican meal. Dining is impossible with families bringing small children to run around the area while they wait for their take-out order. Very loud and very busy made worse by inadequate parking. We've stopped going there as there are equally... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Street Parking
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-237-1204

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