Category Archives: Mexican

Maiz64

Maiz64, web site, 1324 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-450-4962 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | WaPo | Ylp] A Mexican place opened in 2021, nice décor, prices not cheap but not above DC … Continue reading

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Las Gemelas

Las Gemelas, web site, 1280 4th St. NE, Washington, DC (located within “La Cosecha” in the heart of the Union Market District) 202-866-0550 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | City Paper | WaPo | … Continue reading

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El Habanero Tacqueria

El Habanero Tacqueria, FB, 7321 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 571-378-0185 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] I was happy right off the bat when the chips and salsa were decent. The fried mojarra (trout) … Continue reading

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Poca Madre

Poca Madre, web site, 777 Eye St., Techworld Plaza, NW, Washington, DC, 202-838-5300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp]   Chefs Dish DC … Continue reading

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Isabella Eatery

Isabella Eatery, web site, Tysons II, 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA, 571-489-8505, top floor food court (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | WTOP | City Paper | NoVA Mag | … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Washington, D.C. dining scene

Can One Chef’s Approach to Global Fine Dining Catch on in Washington D.C.? Contrary to what many people will insist, it’s now possible to eat excellent Mexican food, including tacqueria-style tacos, in D.C., Northern Virginia and nearby Maryland. But this … Continue reading

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Taco Bamba Vienna

Taco Bamba Vienna, web site, 164 Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, 703-436-6339, note they open at 8:30 a.m. and thus are a breakfast option. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Zagat] … Continue reading

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Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita

Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita, 2911 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 571-970-2824 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Arlington Now | City Paper | Ylp] Huaraches Recipe, Mexican Street Food, Antojito Mexicano Formerly an Arlington food truck, … Continue reading

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ABC Canteen

ABC Canteen, web site, 9528 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-865-0377 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Fairfax Times | TripAdvisor | FCNP | Ylp] The best tacqueria near my home, note it also serves fish and chips (OK), … Continue reading

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Taco Ssam

Taco Ssam, 6017 Leesburg Pike, Baileys Crossroads, Culmore Shopping Center, Falls Church, VA, 703-347-6969 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | Arlington Mag | Ylp] Mostly Mexican, with some Korean mixes, such as fusion tacos with bulgogi … Continue reading

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