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Dos Amigos

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Southwestern
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535 E Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-2161
+1 703-664-0305
11:00 - 22:00
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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with friends and ate the Dos Amigos Chicken Sandwich. Normally I would not eat a sandwich at a Mexican restaurant, but a friend highly recommended it. Grilled chicken, fried egg, special sauce, jalapeños, fries. $11. Perfect with their margarita on the rocks. My new go-to cheap eats place.

Thank Kevin D
Milton, Delaware
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217 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

I give this relatively tiny place props for not 100% toeing the Tex-Mex line- there were some surprises along the way. My partners Mahi dinner was almsot as ifit came from an American seafood house- properly grilled with broccoli and white rice, and a simple salad. My Tacos Al Carbon were 100% on target, and the black beans and Pico... More 

Thank Original_Shrut
Alexandria, Virginia
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We've stopped in here a few times. Mainly after work. The margaritas are good, not watered down. The food was good. The service was fine. Nothing really stood out, but I remember enjoying everything we had. Generally speaking, I only remember something when it knocks my socks off or if it's terrible. I just remember enjoying myself and then moving... More 

Thank Graigrmansfield
Darien, Connecticut
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have been there a few times as it is across from the Braddock st train station and like the place a lot. I especially like the enchiladas but other members of my family have had fish tacos or black bean soup and liked what they ordered. It is a cozy neighborhood eatery. Very friendly with a nice bar also.... More 

Thank Sherry F
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I stopped for a late lunch and got the pork taco daily special. The food was fresh and tasted great. Nice service and good draft beer selection. I liked the food better than District Taco. Would definitely come back.

Thank Andrew W
Alexandria, Virginia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Dos Amigos has consistently fresh, great tasting food. I really love the Mahi Mahi tacos but have had the chicken enchiladas, guacamole, and more. Service is usually good.

Thank Jodi S
Alexandria, Virginia
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129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

I had driven by this place several times and was always curious about it. I finally had an opportunity to go with some friends and we were greeted warmly and seated very quickly. The waitress was very nice and attentive. We were served the standard nachos and salsa. My friend ordered the black bean soup and I ordered the Taco... More 

Thank Naoji W
Alexandria, Virginia
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I wish TripAdvisor allowed half star ratings, because I think Dos Amigos is actually a 3.5. We went to Dos Amigos on a recent Friday evening because it is in our neighborhood and we had heard good things about it. As in most popular places in Alexandria on weekends, the place was packed and the volume was high. We were... More 

Thank Nemo1921
Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Dos Amigos cooks all food and sauces on site, which gives each dish a home cooked taste. They also stay true to the Southwestern style of Mexican food (many places here that advertise Mexican, are South American or El Salvadorian). Every dish is good and I have to be careful not to fill up on the yummy chips and salsa... More 

Thank Heidi A
Bradford, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

It is simply average. A number of apartments are newly located near the Braddock metro and there are limited (very) close restaurants. Dos Amigos is a nice setting as a local authentic Mexican restaurant. Convenient location. Free chips. Sauce was very watery. Food was ok. Service was a little slow getting bill. Not bad, not great. I am not really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 E Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22314-2161
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-664-0305

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?