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District Taco

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5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22207
+1 703-237-1204
7:00 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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Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My co-workers introduced me to District Taco last year 2015. SInce that time I have gone back 3 other times this school year. They have Fish Taco's on Fridays and I make it a point to go by because the cost is very reasonable. Three tacos for $8.

Thank virgil802015
Arlington, VA
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118 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Every trip to DT makes me happy, once I figured out the ordering routine. The have a limited menu but it fits the tee for this kind of restaurant. I always get carry out and go during the off peak hours because it gets quite busy otherwise. The parking can be a bit of a problem during peak hours. But... More 

Thank Eckynpat
Leesburg, Virginia
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Came here with my family since I've heard nothing but raves about the food. The food was Average, staff was nice and helpful, but definitely not worth waiting in line and trolling for a table to sit at. When we were here they ran out of non-soft drink beverages for kids (other than water of course, we wanted milk) so... More 

Thank HBH2336
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Ate at original location derived from 1 food truck. Soft tacos with plenty of choice fillins, 3 for $8. Fish is spicy and tasty, 3 different types of meat and good queso. 3 cash registers make it quick. They give you a #'ed card and sit down...they will find you when you call out.

Thank NCurl
Alexandria, Virginia
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I had no idea what to expect. I had heard great things and read fantastic reviews on yelp so I decided to give it a try for lunch. When I think tacos I think of Taco Bell and I know that makes me kind of ignorant but whatever. So I ordered the lunch special three tacos with Barbacoa beef for... More 

Thank cubanito1
Arlington, Virginia
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174 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Rave reviews had me excited to give District Taco a try. I carefully planned out my attach, planning a visit when the lines were short in hopes of getting my hands on some tasty taco treats. What I found instead were checked out staff who couldn't bother explaining anything (or making eye contact, for that matter), and a more-than-slightly-impersonal experience.... More 

1 Thank Qlever
West Plains, Missouri
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

this is a fast food place. That said, it was surprisingly good. You choose the food type ( burrito, taco salad, etc) then the ingredients. They have a great salsa bar with mild through hot salsas and pico. For quick, good, and pretty inexpensive I highly recommend it.

Thank GeneWx
High desert
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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!

Thank CaseyHighdesert
Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 652 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 .

4 Thank 39piloto
Arlington, Virginia
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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?