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District Taco

District Taco

Taco Place and Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Arlington
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  • The Mexican food at District Taco is a can't miss
  • Rajiv S.
    "Best chorizo breakfast tacos"(10 Tips)
    Andrew P.
    "sure to get a Boylan Bottling Cream soda from the fountain"(4 Tips)
    Matt D.
    "Get a taco al pastor and add guacamole and bacon."(5 Tips)
    Rob P.
    "Get the fish tacos on Tuesdays and Fridays!"(13 Tips)
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  • Eric W.
    Eric WaltonJuly 9, 2013
    Some of the best tacos I've ever had. I'm sure everything on the menu is good but you can't go wrong with the fish tacos (Tues. and Fri. only) and the breakfast taco. Pro-tip: order online.
  • Tammy G.
    Tammy GordonMay 27, 2013
    My fave: classic breakfast tacos - one order of bacon, one of chorizo - topped with cilantro and jalapeño. Side of guacamole.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HuffAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    As a gal from Texas, I can tell you these breakfast tacos (and their queso) are legit! Great cane sugar sodas too - mix the coke & cherry flavors!
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PaukSeptember 15, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure to get a Boylan Bottling Cream soda from the fountain it's the best drink they offer!!!
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NettlesDecember 24, 2014
    I love everything here. If love things very spicy (hot), ask for the habanero hot sauce. It's behind the counter to save you from yourself.
  • Jody F.
    Jody FellowsJanuary 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Faves are the fish and breakfast tacos by far. Also dig the al pastor and barbacoa joints.
  • Anna J.
    Anna JohnJuly 4, 2012
    I've never been to this location but a friend swears by it. Even if he hadn't I'd feel comfortable putting this on the list-- that is how good my experiences with the DC location/food truck have been.
  • Sean H.
    Sean HoganJune 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Branch out from standard chicken or beef and get Al Pastor (pork with pineapple). And ask for chorizo with your breakfast burritos!
  • Carrie B.
    Carrie BevisAugust 13, 2014
    Fish tacos on Tuesday and Fridays! Loved them the "Mexican Way" on corn tortillas with a Boylan Fountain Soda!
  • Alan B.
    Alan BruceJune 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the fish tacos and a cream soda!!! There nothing really else I need to say!
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HandrahanDecember 14, 2015
    Want chipotle but not chipotle? Go here, it'll be your new favorite. Tacos and Breakfast burritos all day.
  • Alyson
    AlysonJanuary 23, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    If you're in for lunch or dinner, try the carnitas. If you're looking for a hearty breakfast, the huevos rancheros are pretty darn good.
  • AskMen
    AskMenNovember 25, 2010
    Chef Hoil has expanded the menu to include burritos, quesadillas, salads, and ceviche. You may even need utensils now. Read more
  • Gautham N.
    Gautham NageshJune 5, 2013
    The al pastor tacos are amazing. Get them with white onions and a Mexican coke.
  • Ije O.
    Ije ObidegwuDecember 4, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the breakfast deal of three breakfast tacos/huevoa rancheros/breakfast burrito with free coffee.
  • Akshay A.
    Akshay AnikhindiNovember 30, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Shrimp tacos are really good here! Try all the salsas at the salsa bar.
  • Allison K.
    Allison KasicNovember 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Best queso in town. The carnitas and barbacoa are my favorite tacos.
  • Russ P.
    Russ PtacekAugust 1, 2013
    Closure cited food like meat and cheese at temperatures as high at 60 degrees, broken refrigerators and air conditoning. Owner showed us rented portable a/c and refrigerator. Passed reinspection
  • Matt H.
    Matt HOctober 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Definitely try the Boylan birch beer. Excellent addition to the great tacos!
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DagleFebruary 26, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything here is good. Have the Huevos Rancheros--delicious and filling.
  • Scott L.
    Scott LoebFebruary 16, 2015
    Can't go wrong with just about anything here. Try the guacamole!
  • Jackson B.
    Jackson BrownJuly 16, 2013
    Amazing queso and cane sugar sodas. Pretty good tacos, too.
  • James R.
    James RiceJanuary 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for authentic corn tortillas with your taco instead of flour. Amazing!
  • Adam R.
    Adam RJune 1, 2011
    Burrito mojado. This is the burrito that dreams are made of. Seriously, ask for it with unicorn meat.
  • Erika B.
    Erika BilyeuMay 30, 2011
    The guacamole is fantastic! I always make a stop at District Taco when I'm in town.
  • Matt H.
    Matt HNovember 4, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Queso is some of he best I've had. You won't be disappointed.
  • Jay H.
    Jay HamiltonJuly 6, 2013
    Order from Ian. Can't miss him. He's 6'4" and a great server
  • Tim M.
    Tim MillerFebruary 21, 2016
    Very similar to chipotle style places. Fountain sodas are better than coke and Pepsi.
  • Jorge C.
    Jorge ChamorroMay 26, 2014
    Tacos al pastor! They hit the spot! Just as in Mexico City.
  • David B.
    David BarndollarMarch 2, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome breakfast tacos! Best I've had outside of Austin, TX.
  • Zafar H.
    Zafar HasanAugust 4, 2012
    Fish tacos on Tuesdays and Fridays. They absolutely rock!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerJanuary 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a taco al pastor and add guacamole and bacon. So decadent.
  • Northern Virginia Magazine
    For delicious food on-the-go, grab a few tacos or a burrito from District Taco. - June issue 2012
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WacyraOctober 7, 2013
    Load up on the fresh onions, pico, hot salsa, and cilantro. Yum!
  • John B.
    John BakerMarch 7, 2015
    The pineapple and pulled pork ones are the best! Be sure to get some chips and guac too!
  • Dresden F.
    Dresden FarrandMay 8, 2012
    The al pastor is the way to go. Very family friendly!
  • Jeff J.
    Jeff JosephNovember 12, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome food. Friendly staff. Try the Burrito Mojado and the ceviche. Heck, try it all!
  • Will P.
    Will PreissnerMay 4, 2011
    the kids meal is perfect for adults too! taco+cane sugar soda pop+perfect beans+rice
  • Amoghavarsha E.
    Amoghavarsha EsturiAugust 4, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for Habenero salsa if you like it hot..
  • Patrick P.
    Patrick PhoJuly 19, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast Tacos that rival the fare of Texas.
  • Greg L.
    Greg LeboAugust 11, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The breakfast tacos and burritos are served all day
  • Katie W.
    Katie WalkerJanuary 18, 2014
    They have fish tacos on Friday which has made it my favorite day to go.
  • aro
    aroMarch 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    chorizo breakfast tacos ALL DAY LONG. this austinite couldn't be happier!
  • Jon D.
    Jon DaviesSeptember 16, 2016
    If you're vegetarian, add guac instead of meat for no extra charge!
  • Jesse P.
    Jesse PalmerMarch 10, 2012
    Burrito Desnudo is a good portion and a great value!
  • Jon D.
    Jon DAugust 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Waiting for your carry out very enjoyable here.
  • Eric G.
    Eric GoodwinSeptember 4, 2011
    Parkings a bit tight but the quality of the food is excellent!
  • Chris F.
    Chris FiorelloMay 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the chips and guacamole. Your taste buds will thank you later.
  • Gloria E.
    Gloria ElizabethOctober 13, 2011
    Open 7am to 10pm fri-sat... 8am to 10pm all other days.... who needs tacos @ 7AM???!!
  • Ryan H.
    Ryan HandrahanFebruary 14, 2016
    Corn tortilla tacos Mexican way are unbeatable 🙌
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NettlesAugust 21, 2012
    Habanero sauce is available by request. It'll blow yer head off.
  • Eric C.
    Eric COctober 23, 2014
    Better than chipotle not as good as taco bamba...not even close.
  • "  Thomas D.
    Get the pork tacos. Three is about right. Wow! Best ever.
  • ydant
    ydantAugust 30, 2014
    The chips are amazing.
  • Beck V.
    Beck VissatMarch 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the sea salt vanilla ice cream. Best dessert in town!
  • Greg H.
    Greg HudsonNovember 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great guac and chips. Carne Asada is still my favorite
  • Rob P.
    Rob PongsajapanDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Get the fish tacos on Tuesdays and Fridays!
  • Chris M.
    Chris McLellanDecember 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the al pastor taco, so good.
  • Chris W.
    Chris WilliamsFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the bottled Coke. Made with real sugar and not high fructose corn syrup.
  • Jeannine C.
    Jeannine CalandraAugust 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Ask for salsa maya at the counter - spicy
  • Katt
    KattDecember 8, 2010
    Stick with the fabuloso tacos and ask for the secret habanero salsa if you like the burn.
  • E G.
    E GSeptember 8, 2013
    Everything on the menu is good
  • Anita S.
    Anita SweeneyJanuary 21, 2013
    So yummy! Loved the salsa bar!
  • James U.
    James UrsiniAugust 31, 2014
    Not the best experience. Great portions but not the most flavorful
  • Angela
    AngelaAugust 29, 2012
    Fish tacos, Tuesday and Fridays!
  • Andrew
    AndrewSeptember 10, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Take it from a Mexican...this place is AWESOME! ¡Orale!
  • Dee🌴
    Dee🌴March 28, 2014
    Carnitas tacos were great.
  • Greg G.
    Greg GutierrezApril 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The jalapeños here are off the fing chart hot!!! I'm crying.
  • becca g.
    becca gibsonAugust 9, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Fish tacos and Coke in glass bottles? Win!
  • Sally H.
    Sally HMay 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Al pastor tacos are to die for!!
  • Nathan E.
    Nathan EdwardsJune 18, 2015
    Burritos, pop, soda, tacos
  • Brendan K.
    Brendan KimAugust 22, 2014
    Tacos. Duh
  • Ashley G.
    Ashley GrovesMay 2, 2012
    The biggest win of my life was when they messed up my order and gave me freellikllloii
  • Casey P.
    Casey PhillipsApril 16, 2011
    Eat Tacos here. Buy 10 get 1 free
  • Diane B.
    Diane ButtsSeptember 18, 2014
    Everything
  • Patrick W.
    Patrick W.March 24, 2016
    Tuesday for fish tacos
  • Adrian F.
    Adrian FairJuly 18, 2011
    Amazing tacos equal to those in AZ! Read more
  • Justin S.
    Justin SmithSeptember 25, 2013
    Authentic Mexican food is not one of DC's strengths,
  • Kirsten N.
    Kirsten NathansonJanuary 19, 2013
    Lunch food starts at 10am, yay!
  • Greg H.
    Greg HudsonAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing food, but be prepared to wait...
  • Kat
    KatOctober 8, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    If you haven't tried DT yet--WHAT are you waiting for???
  • Dave Z.
    Dave ZinMay 6, 2016
    Tacos and everything lol
  • Sophie
    SophieSeptember 20, 2015
    3 tacos for $8! Yummmm!
  • cory h.
    cory haikJanuary 7, 2011
    salsa is the best, must try it
  • Caitlin L.
    Caitlin LambertFebruary 18, 2015
    Best mexican food in DC
  • Jonathan D.
    Jonathan DagleNovember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Huevos Rancheros: amazing!
  • Rajiv S.
    Rajiv SalimathAugust 19, 2011
    Best chorizo breakfast tacos
  • Beej P.
    Beej PowersFebruary 1, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Breakfast served all day. Lunch starts at 11am.
  • Jenn C.
    Jenn ChuApril 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The al pastor is awesome.
  • mina h.
    mina hernandezSeptember 23, 2016
    first time yesterday yum yum
  • Linkin
    LinkinJanuary 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food. Pick the steak!
  • Robert
    RobertNovember 11, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    The best tip is come here and eat!
  • Kimberly V.
    Kimberly VanJuly 24, 2011
    Pineapple + pork tacos = muy deliciouso
  • Manny S.
    Manny SidhuDecember 17, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Chorizo breakfast tacos rule!
  • Andy T.
    Andy TomaselloOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the salsa verde!
  • Dave R.
    Dave RookApril 16, 2014
    Great fish tacos!
  • Jimmy M.
    Jimmy MorrisOctober 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the tacos
  • Diane B.
    Diane ButtsOctober 17, 2014
    Fish tacos!
  • Megan M.
    Megan MurphyFebruary 26, 2013
    Don't TACO too much time ordering.
  • Timothy M.
    Timothy MountcastleJanuary 16, 2013
    Not bad. Crane Asada tacos were not bad
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