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La Casita


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Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly

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all pps $2.35 ea; 10 Pps $22.00 2 variety max; 20 Pps $42.50 4 variety max; made to order; served w/ our fresh curtido + salsa; Now Available! Rice Masa $2.75 ea
ground Fried Pork + Cheese
cheese only
Frijol con Queso
refried red bean + cheese
Loroco con Queso
ground Loroco Bud + cheese
Ayote con Queso
fresh squash + cheese
De Espinaca
fresh baby spinach + cheese
Pollo con Queso
chicken + cheese
Carne con Queso
diced beef + cheese
fr. pork + ref. bean + cheese
loroco + ref. bean + Cheese
all Tamales are made in house
fresh corn
refried red bean
traditional bites
(2) $4.35
Pasteles de Carne
iced beef + vegetable, masa turnover
Yuca con Chicharron
fried yuca, chunk pork, curtido, super sauce
Guacamol Tipico
diced avocado, egg, chimol, fritos de tort
Ceviche Mixto*
tilapia + shrimp + lime marinade
2 crisp dough tortillas per order
rfr. red bean, curtido, grated cheese
De Pollo
Pollo Guisado, lettuce, hard egg
De Asada Pollo Ó Res
grilled chicken or steak, lettuce, chimol, grated queso seco
flame grilled to order
La Casita's Carne Asada
our tender flap steak, flame grilled, topped w/ sautéed tomato, onion, gr. pepper
Ca Churrasco
Carne Asada + Pork Chorizo
Ca Parrillada
Carne Asada + Pork Chorizo + Cam. ala Plancha
Carne Mar y Tierra
Carne Asada + Camarones ala Plancha
NY Steak Salvadoreño*
our house cut, marinated NY strip steak. grilled to your liking
Pechuga Asada
grilled chicken breast filets, topped w/ sautéed tomato, onion, gr. pepper
traditional salvadoran plates
Carne Deshilada
hand pulled beef + egg, pan sautéed w/ tomato, onion, gr. pepper
Pollo Guisado
bone-in chicken breast slow stewed w/ vegetables
Pescado Frito
whole fresh Rockfish, pan fried to order
Camarones a La Plancha
jumbo shrimps plancha grilled w/ tomato, onion & gr. pepper
Camarones en Tomatado
jumbo shrimps pan cooked in our made to order tomate salsa
all Platos include 2 sides of your choice + handmade tortilla
Arroz Blanco
seasoned rice
Vegetales Sancochados
steamed, vegetables
Frijoles Refrito
refried red beans
Papas Fritas
hand cut potato fries +$1.25
Frijoles Negros
whole black beans
Platano Frito
fried ripe plantain +$1.25
Casita Salad
fresh house salad
Yuca Frita
fried yuca +$1.25
plancha grilled chicken, steak or shrimp on handmade tortilla / avocado / chimol / grated queso seco
De Res Ó de Pollo
steak or chicken
refried red beans
Steak or chicken $7.75
Shrimp $8.25
Plato TLC
2 Tacos LC, Seasoned Rice, Refried Beans
Chicken or steak $6.95
Shrimp $7.75
TLC Salad
plancha grilled chicken, steak or shrimp w/ onions over fresh lettuce avocado / chimol / grated queso seco / fritos de tortilla
Sopa de Res
prepared daily; our traditional beef stock w/ beef shortrib, plantain, corn, fresh green + root vegetables
Sopa del Dia
ask for the soup of the day
el salvador inspired sandwiches on fresh baguette; Con Papas fritas / with hand cut potato fries +$1.25, Con yuca frita / with fried cassava root +$1.25
El Pan de Pollo
Pollo Guisado, curtido blanco, hard egg, mayo-mustard, tomato / beet / radish / cucumber
Pan de Pechuga
grilled chicken breast, mayo-mustard, lettuce/tomato
The Fajita Steak & Cheese
sliced steak + grilled onions + melted queso, mayo-mustard, lettuce / tomato
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Latin, Salvadoran, Central American
Takeout, Seating
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

We love the pupusas-flor de calabasa, chicken, spinach and cheese-and the ceviche. The salsa is great. The vegetables are nice-think there is some chayote in the mix. Since they have take out, this is a great place to order ahead and pick up dinner-the place...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Renee002
Reviewed January 21, 2018

This place is cooked to order so the food is wonderfully fresh! I love the Pupusas and the kids in my party loved the smoothies! So many Salvadorian families dining in here to the food must be authentic! I come everytime I visit the area....More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank SoldbyElanza
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Family friendly environment. I've been to different places within the area and so far, this place is the best one in town not only for their Pupusas revueltas (De arroz o maiz) but because of their great customer service. The place is very small and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Really great deal. Lots of seating. Food is very good, and they even have a couple of vegetarian options, which I always appreciate.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank elissa412
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We did a takeout for Steak and Chorizo dishes ( Salvadoran specials based on the advice of the server and my niece. The Chorizo and steak were delicious and the rice and beans were very fresh and flavorful. Quite reasonable considering its Washington DC.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Karma203
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Love this little place. Stop by for breakfast on the weekend, or order anytime and have it delivered through Uber EATS. Love the pupusas and tamales. Very inexpensive!

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank amywU3309HR
Reviewed April 10, 2017

All of the food was very good - the pollo guisado (stewed chicken), carne asada churrasco, pupusas, yucca, veggies, plantains. The restaurant is very informal, you find your own seat after ordering at the counter. Your order number is called out when ready, but the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Jerone_Vessels
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Neither my boyfriend or I were too impressed. We ordered a cheese pupusa and a beef pupusa and didn't see what the hype was about. We tried their papaya smoothie and almost gagged. It tastes like throw up. The coleslaw was great though! Won't be...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Brittany B
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best pupusas we've had since moving to D.C. from Texas. If you are looking for your next home cooked meal, you have to stop by La Casita. It an amazing restaurant with fantastic price points whether you are looking for your next...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Torey P
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We love this local favorite for a weekend breakfast. Order first and then try to grab a table. The beans are smooth and savory and the fresh imported cheese is potent and delicious.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank amywU3309HR
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