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Taqueria Distrito Federal

Taqueria Distrito Federal

Mexican Restaurant$$$$
Columbia Heights, Washington
  • Christopher M.
    "Must try the Chivo, Lengua, and Tripa tacos!"(4 Tips)
    Jordan T.
    "Wash it all down with horchata!! Yum!"(8 Tips)
    Cass C.
    "Try the tongue tacos and drink the CANE SUGAR Coca cola."(23 Tips)
    Steve M.
    "And the carne asada torta sandwich is awesome!"(4 Tips)
45 Tips and reviews
  • tacos
  • horchata
  • chivo
  • tortas
  • fajitas
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  • Nadia E.
    Nadia EspinozaOctober 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Been coming here since i moved from LA..Im a beaner..This place is bomb.. Want real mexi..Come here.everything is good.. I have tried it all. Weekends.. Have the pozole..u'll thank me. Peace. ORALE!
  • Neil S.
    Neil SAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best Tacqueria in DC by far. Tacos are great, horchata is even better (and not from a powder). But the Chiliquillies and the pork Plato Especial with green sauce are what I dream about.
  • Steve M.
    Steve MinardSeptember 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I love that they give you chips and the spicy green sauce even when you're taking out. And the carne asada torta sandwich is awesome! Great handmade guacamole too.
  • Paris W.
    Paris WatermanSeptember 25, 2014
    Awesome and authentic! Small, family-run business and they are so appreciative of their customers. Chicken fajitas were great!
  • Anna J.
    Anna JohnSeptember 26, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    My boyfriend swears by the chorizo tacos. He also loves the Mexican coke. I got a cheese quesadilla once; it made me gag, but I don't think this muy authentic joint is for vegetarians, so ignore that.
  • Jordan T.
    Jordan TNovember 9, 2014
    The tacos were the BEST I've ever had. I tried the chicken and the goat. They were both amazing! Wash it all down with horchata!! Yum!
  • Alex O.
    Alex OrrNovember 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Carne asado taco was meh, but the goat and pork rib were very yummy! Make sure to add a splash of the house red sauce. Horchata is also tasty.
  • Katarina K.
    Katarina KatsmaJune 29, 2015
    I didn't think real Mexican food existed in DC but I've been proven wrong! Their food is fantastic, look no further than here for tacos, tortas, you name it.
  • Colin L.
    Colin LawrenceJuly 25, 2013
    The fajitas are great! Not a fan of the goat taco but that's just me :)
  • Ben R.
    Ben RAugust 30, 2015
    Excellent Mexico City style tacos. Chivo, carnitas, chorizo, lengua. Salsa rojo!
  • Jose R.
    Jose RomeroSeptember 14, 2011
    Big menu but I always stick to the amazing and budget friendly tacos! Love the al pastor, barbacoa res and goat.
  • Armie
    ArmieMay 31, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    this must be the best place, to get a taste of Mexico City, in your nations capital
  • Sammy
    SammyMay 27, 2015
    The horchata is the only thing worth going back for. No beer, margs, sour cream, etc. The tacos were very dry. The high rating is misleading.
  • Beth S.
    Beth ShookMarch 1
    Not what it used to be. Al pastor and chivo were both fatty and greasy without being very flavorful. They were out of tamales and chips, among other things. Try Taquería Habanero instead.
  • Steve F.
    Steve FieldAugust 7, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Definitely the most authentic tacos in the area. A can't miss for some great Mexican cuisine!
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Justin Bittner, chef of 8407 Kitchen Bar, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Lengua tostada. Read more
  • Dan S.
    Dan S.August 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best tacos in the city. I recommend the sopes
  • Claudia E.
    Claudia EspinelDecember 28, 2012
    Great horchata and tasty tacos.
  • Matt R.
    Matt RApril 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tortas are tasty, and good prices too.
  • Geoff S.
    Geoff SokolowskiAugust 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The carne asada is one of the best!
  • Venton J.
    Venton JonesFebruary 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Baby pork rib tacos and guac are THE BEST!!!
  • Matt R.
    Matt RJuly 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Tacos Dorados on your plate and tella novella on the tv. Bueno.
  • Sean M.
    Sean McGrathAugust 10, 2013
    Kind of bland taco shells mask the slow-roasted meats inside.
  • Francesca D.
    Francesca DiMarcoMarch 22, 2012
    Try horchata, it's amazing!!!
  • Phong L.
    Phong LuuJune 3, 2012
    Delicious! Dorasas are amazing!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LillyMay 7, 2010
    Try the baby pork rib tacos! You won't be disapointed.
  • Amy
    AmyAugust 2, 2015
    Not great. Service was bad and the meat on every taco was dry (regardless of what kind of taco)
  • Steve M.
    Steve MinardJanuary 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Green sauce is the HEAT!
  • Nick R.
    Nick RakowskiJuly 3, 2011
    Goat tacos are amazing.
  • Christopher M.
    Christopher MartinoMarch 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Must try the Chivo, Lengua, and Tripa tacos!
  • Kris
    KrisSeptember 4, 2011
    Try the horchata!
  • Cass C.
    Cass CJuly 2, 2010
    Try the tongue tacos and drink the CANE SUGAR Coca cola.
  • Maya D.
    Maya DominguezOctober 4, 2011
    Chilaquiles served all the time!
  • Erika W.
    Erika WallaceMay 11, 2012
    Gotta check this one out!!
  • Armie
    ArmieJanuary 11, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Distrito Federal in the District of Coulmbia
  • Paul Emanuel V.
    Tacos Darados.....BANGIN!!!!!
  • Phong L.
    Phong LuuSeptember 21, 2011
    Tostadas are on point!
  • Bryan H.
    Bryan HayesOctober 15, 2009
    Get anything with goat (chivo) and a horchata. Shake Luis' hand.
  • Phil R.
    Phil RyanMarch 29, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    So. Unbelievably. Good.
  • Andrew W.
    Andrew WisemanFebruary 15, 2010
    Try the pollo milanesa torta, it's tasty
  • Ardvaark
    ArdvaarkSeptember 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Make sure to get a Mexican Coca-Cola!
  • Shaunica
    ShaunicaOctober 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    It's Good. It's All Good.
  • Ashby K.
    Ashby KensingtonSeptember 24, 2011
    Carne asada!
  • Dheeraj C.
    Dheeraj ChandJune 30, 2009
    Get a goat burrito
  • Lindsey C.
    Lindsey CrawfordOctober 15, 2011
    Tacos de pollo!!
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