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Tortilla Cafe

) #372 of 2,581 Restaurants in Washington DC , Mexican, Latin
210 7th St SE, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20003-4300
+1 202-547-5700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (32 reviews)
“burrito” (19 reviews)
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Central American, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
210 7th St SE, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20003-4300
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The food was good and reasonably priced. I liked the pico which was heavy on lime juice making it extra tangy. The refried beans were not what we had in mind though. They were actually greasy.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Loved the place. The food was amazing. I had the fried plantain, seafood tacos and steak tacos. All tasted great! The staff was friendly as well.

Thank Anin A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I'm lucky enough to live very close to this place. The people that run it are lovely, the food is delicious and it's so affordable. I have a gluten allergy and their pupusa's are tasty, filling and it's nice not be charged extra for having...More

Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We decided to eat here one evening after seeing it on "Diners, Drive-ins and Dives". It is as good as the show said. It does have limited seating and it doesn't take reservations so be prepared to get here early. The people working there are...More

Thank Geochemprof
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I am always looking for 'outside the box' places to eat and I sure found one here! The food was amazing, well seasoned, fresh, and overall delicious! We had a mix of almost all the menu items and were pleased with it all!

Thank _Bekbay_
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This place is literally a HOLE IN THE WALL. But it is SO good. Seriously tasty. I didn't think nachos could be this good. And the Pupusas are amazing - they were my first and I loved them. Every single one of us in a...More

Thank Luis-Daniel A
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We remain big fans of Tortilla Cafe. It's a great place to eat while browsing the Eastern Market farmer and flea markets. This is a small family owned and run restaurant that offers good food and that aims to please. If you ask for something...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Saw on triple d awesomeness pupusas quesadilla horchata and a homemade tamale everything was awesome

1  Thank Helen A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I totally love this little Mom and Pop Salvadorian cafe'. Super nice lady taking orders. Very helpful and great smile!! We had chicken burrito which was packed with flavor and super delicious!!! The pupusas were just like I had in Belize, where I fell in...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Reviews on this place were good but I was still very pleasantly surprised. My daughter had tamales and I had the Texas burrito. I was a little disappointed in the steak, more like pot roast but the plantains more than made up for it.

Thank groggia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Central American, Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Salvadoran, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 7th St SE, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20003-4300
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-547-5700
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