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Johnny Pistolas

2333 18th St NW, Adams Morgan, Washington DC, DC 20009-1814
+1 202-817-3255
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
26 Jun 2017
“Great taco place”
13 Feb 2017
“So much fun!!”
Closes in 7 min
All hours
Mexican, Bar, Pub
2333 18th St NW, Adams Morgan, Washington DC, DC 20009-1814
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Johnny Pistola's is a popular night time location with good drinks and a dance floor upstairs. Before it becomes a hotspot for nightlife, it also offers food, which is pretty good as well. Would recommend going early if going for drinks otherwise be prepared to...More

Thank theprincessandqueen
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Stuck to the specialty tacos which were great. Went back the next night for more of the sangria. They will create custom tacos if you ask nicely. Great patio and service.

Thank Choppers70
Reviewed 1 May 2017

At least it's cheap, but I don't recommend the enchiladas as the salsa is canned. Super LOUD on a Sat. but if you don't mind that, then it's OK. Won't go back though.

Thank maxiepatoka
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I've always been here just to drink something and dance during Friday/Saturday night, but last time I really enjoyed have dinner with my friends and spent all my Saturday night at Johnny Pistolas! The Mexican food is good and the service is very nice! We...More

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Tried many different tacos, but the Baja fish taco is a must, it's delicious! Super service and margaritas!

Thank Annma1
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed eating/ drinking here amazing service loved the experience!! Got mimosas and they weren't the usual watered down stuff, it was the best bang for your buck I would say! 10/10 would recommend to a friend

Thank kklein38
Reviewed 9 January 2016

After researching multiple other locations to celebrate NYE in D.C., my friends and I were most fortunate to choose the perfect spot at Johnny Pistolas. The cover was comparable to other venues in the city, but every $ spent in that flat fee was well...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Johnny Pistolas does a great taco Tuesday, and I actually love their food. I have also been several times in the evenings, as there are few bars in Adams Morgan that do not get crazy on weekends. I enjoyed the bartenders and atmosphere, though it...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Bar hopping in Adams Morgan and stopped in here for a snack and a drink. Tacos were flavorful but wouldn't say great. Service was good, price was very good. Too many other restaurant and bar options in the area to suggest a repeat visit.

Thank atlagunabeach
Reviewed 27 May 2015

I have come here on two separate occasions with co-workers due to the affordable happy hour menu. Both times I was let down on the quality. The tacos were just not very good. I mean what did I expect for that price...

Thank Chelssjh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2333 18th St NW, Adams Morgan, Washington DC, DC 20009-1814
    (18th & Belmount)
  • Public Transportation: Woodley Park/Adams Morgan metro
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-817-3255
  • E-mail
Johnny Pistolas is an LA inspired Taqueria located in the heart of Adams Morgan. Our goal is to provide our guests with authentic tasting LA style tacos with a great beer selections and refreshing cocktails.
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