District Taco

4.0 stars 4.0 out of 5 7 ratings

656 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20003

(202) 735-5649
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    2 ratingJune 18, 2016

    It was all just ok. The best part was that they write Gluten Free on the ticket so I know that the kitchen knows not to cross contaminate. I wish everywhere would do this! Chips were hard and tasted stale. No salt. Tomatillo salsa was strangely creamy. Guac was a strange texture and a bit bland. Corn tortillas were thick and chewy- in a bad way. Barbacoa is better at Chipotle. Carnitas were bland. My friend got the chicken as said it was the best meat in his three tacos.

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    4 ratingMay 20, 2016

    A good fast food option, qualitatively better than chipotle with roughly equivalent quantity. They have corn tortillas and bowls as GF options, and are generally sensitive to the gluten free diet; largely by default because of the type of food they serve. The guacamole is good and the salsa bar is worth checking out as well. I recommend take out because it can get pretty loud and hectic in the store at times. Good atmosphere on par with similarly priced burrito/taco shops like Chipotle and Moe's. tl;dr - Good food, fair prices, good quality, not dedicated gluten free, would visit again.

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    5 ratingMarch 28, 2016

    Great meal. My daughter had the kids meal with corn tortillas rice and beans. Filled her perfectly and she was thrilled with her meal. 3 thumbs up!!

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    4 ratingAugust 05, 2015

    Food is still good but the lady making our food stuck her hand right in the cheese and lettuce. Maybe she only did it with the gluten free. I can't be sure. My kids aren't as sensitive as me but yesterday I had a teenie stomach ache and we ate there also. So ifs def worth eating just as always watch your food.

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    5 ratingAugust 03, 2015

    Excellent! If you like tacos you will love this place. My kids loved it too! You just let them know you need gluten free and they give you a corn tortillas instead. Delish! The pico de gallo is yum! We got the barbacoa ( shredded beef). Definitely recommend!

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    5 ratingMay 21, 2015

    Easy to order gluten free here and the corn tortillas and fillings are delicious!

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    4 ratingDecember 03, 2013

    Great tacos or bowls with lots of salsa options.

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    5 ratingSeptember 22, 2016

    701 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    a lot of gluten free options! you can get absolutely everything either as a bowl or with corn tortillas. when we explained to them that my daughter had celiac, they changed gloves and took precautions to prevent cross contamination.

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2016

    701 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    This place is so much better than chipotle and has a fresh salsa bar! The guacamole is super good and the chips are corn. They offer corn tortillas and I've never felt sick eating here but I also don't get sick if there's cross contamination. This is a must go place if visiting the area. My favorite is getting carnitas with chips and guac.

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    4 ratingMay 07, 2016

    701 S Washington St, Alexandria, VA 22314

    Long list of gluten free items. Tacos are available with corn tortillas. Local chain- good food.

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    1 ratingSeptember 03, 2015

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    I watched them cook my vegetables right on the same spot they had been warming wheat tortillas.

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    3 ratingJune 26, 2015

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    I had high expectations for this place after reading some reviews. I go to all the popular Mexican restaurants so I find it easy to give my opinion here. Overall the food was decent, no brilliant flavors or spices mostly salt and pepper. The rice is completely unseasoned white rice, no cilantro or lime. The steak was very plain too, however it was tender. I would give their food 2 stars because it was so bland, but adding 1 star because it did taste fresh and they did accommodate gluten intolerant customers. Their chips and queso are gluten free, and to make all the dishes better I put queso on them. Be careful because some of their salsas have wheat, you should ask which ones. I would rate them below all the major Mexican chains even California Tortilla and Moe's...

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    4 ratingSeptember 28, 2013

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    We thought the tacos were very good, especially the fish tacos. I didn't have any symptoms after eating there. The order got confused several times, but they did their best to get it worked out.

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    2 ratingSeptember 13, 2013

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    Unfortunately both times I've been here, I've gotten sick. Make sure if you get tacos that you specify that you want gluten free, not just corn tortillas. They handle them differently. I'm not sure if I picked up cross contamination from the chips or what. However, well priced, and while the food isn't spectacular, it's good with a bit of salt, pepper and lime.

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    5 ratingApril 08, 2013

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    Due to being GFCF I eat a lot of Mexican food but even though it was quick and inexpensive, I wouldn't call it fast food. It was freshly prepared, the salsas tasted home made and it was delicious!! What a wonderful treat. I wish we had these in New Jersey!!

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    5 ratingDecember 13, 2012

    1309 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

    Less than $5 for lunch from District Taco - corn tortillas with pinto beans, rice, guac, and mixed veggies. Tell them you're gluten free at the register and they'll make your meal special to avoid cross contamination!

Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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