El Charrito Caminante

El Charrito Caminante, 2710-A North Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-351-1177, between Pershing Drive on the north and the 7-11 on the south, on the west side of Washington Blvd. (the right side as you’re leaving Arlington toward I-395) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | Yelp]

Looks, smells, and feels like a real taqueria. The goat tacos are first-rate, probably the best Mexican dish you can get in Virginia, at least outside of Oyamel. Next in line are the loroco pupusas, but many of the dishes here are no better than ordinary, noting that “ordinary” ain’t so bad. N.B.: there are four high stools and a small amount of counter space, this place is mostly take-out. I also get the passion fruit juice to drink.

El Charrito Caminante
El Charrito Caminante

El Charrito Caminante Goat Taco
El Charrito Caminante Goat Taco

El Charrito Caminante Chicken Burrito
Chicken Burrito

El Charrito Caminante Beef Burrito
Beef Burrito

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2 Responses to El Charrito Caminante

  1. Hobnobblog says:

    El Charrito Caminante

    El Charrito Caminante is a Mexican taqueria in Arlington that serves tacos, pupusas, and burritos. We recommend the goat tacos. The beef and chicken burritos are just OK. A bargian, too: the tacos are $2 each, burritos $3. If there’a…

  2. David says:

    I have to say the Chorizo tacos are amazing, the steak ones are good too. Goat is tasty, next time I will try the lengua.

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