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District Taco

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
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5723 Lee Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-1424
+1 703-237-1204
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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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

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.

Thank Insanediplomat
McLean, Virginia
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115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The tacos here are of high quality, the service is fast, the place is crowded and the parking is extremely limited. We went here right at lunchtime on a FRI. First, like many other venues off Route 29 in Arlington, this place is in a small strip mall area, has very limited parking and the adjacent stores have signs warning... More 

Thank Jeff K
Arlington, Virginia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A great little Mexican place - wonderful food, kid-friendly, always busy & crowded but I can always find a place to sit.

Thank Dancerpainter
northern VA
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108 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

District taco continues to offer ridiculously tasty food morning, noon or night. Great place to grab coffee and breakfast (egg) tacos on a Saturday early or a quick dinner in between child activities/chaperoning ad naseum. Cheap - big and personalized tacos - choose your tortilla (wheat or corn), protein (6 choices) - pick your toppings (at least 8) and then... More 

Thank constantgardener87
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Arlington is still talking about how great District Taco is. And it is for take-out, if you can find parking. The restaurant has limited seating and parents who love to unleash their children on the place. So plan to take the food home with you - and you won't be disappointed. The "3 Tacos for $8" is the best deal... More 

1 Thank Dabarton
Alexandria, Virginia
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115 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

So excited to like this place! Soooo disappointed!!! I don't think the chix was real??? Do gross!! The shredded lettuce was all watery and the cheese had NO FLAVOR. PS- the Boylan sodas were good !!

1 Thank Lmd613
Middleburg, Virginia
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

A new taco champ! Loved the meal as did my wife and son. Wife said fish tacos (friday special) were the best she has ever had and my carnitos tacos were heaven. Sons burrito was similarly very good (not as awesome as the tacos). Order ahead of you can or via thier app Line was out the door. Seating is... More 

Thank Middleburger
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Had heard really mixed reviews of this place. Tried it for lunch and it didn't disappoint!! Easy ordering, friendly service, cold beer and other good soda! Nice salsa bar. We had chicken tacos, order of pintos, order of black beans and rice, chips and salsa. We'll go back for sure!! It was very loud in the main eating area. We... More 

Thank Work2snap
Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

District Taco is crowded and noisy, even for a late lunch. But the food is excellent and inexpensive. You can also order on-line and have your food ready when you walk in the door. If you're familiar with Mexican food and know what you're ordering, you can go wrong with District Taco.

Thank David J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I am always confused when eating at District Taco because it is always packed. Living only a few blocks away I have eaten here a number of times, because my little brother loves it, and the quality remains consistently mediocre. The chicken is always lacking in flavor, the cheese tastes like plastic, and the guacamole is a joke. If you... 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
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 Hwy, Arlington, VA 22207-1424
  • 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?