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El Rinconcito Cafe

1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
+1 202-789-4110
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pupusas” (33 reviews)
“shredded beef” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place. We prefer to go in off hours to avoid the crowds. Food and service always great! Enchiladas and Chimichangas are very good. I recently found out from my Salvadorian friend that Pupusas are great too. I will save it for my next visit....More

Thank Sasha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

happened upon this spot while walking in the neighborhood. stopped in for a quick meal and were impressed by the excellent food and good service

Thank Lee_Francisco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am always impressed by the fact that no matter what time of day I go by this restaurant, it always seems to be busy.....and when I finally stopped in to try the food, I realized why--- the food is great, and the prices very...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cute little place that seems to be operated by a family. The waitresses were charming and provided very good service. The menu is large and very wide and allows you to choose from a variety of Mexican and Salvadoran dishes. The food itself is...More

Thank Dream489048
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Just a short walk from our hotel on Thomas Circle, we found this fantastic pupuseria! It is a tiny little place, but has an extensive menu of Salvadoran dishes. We've only had pupusas in Central America and were delighted to have them here in the...More

Thank ecclectic-eccentric
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I am admitted papusa junky. Therefore, I love El Rinconcito. A hole in the wall if there ever was one, its a great feeling to sit among lovers of true Latin American home cooking. Get the chicharron papusas. You won’t be sorry.

Thank Abe F
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Had a chicken burrito which was full of flavor and great rice and beans for a good price. Also had the Tacos which were quite large

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a latin restaurant that was near the downtown area. I have been to many latin restaurants so I have some high standards. I must admit Rinconcito did not disapoint. I was visiting DC with my son. When we arrived, the smell...More

Thank Madridista078
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The food was great the popusas are the best ,great service, and loved the agua fresca de maraño. I would recommend

Thank Mayra T
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Parking was a bit difficult and there isn’t a lot of inside seating. That aside, the food is great and very authentic El Salvadoran and Mexican cuisines. The prices are very reasonable!

Thank hamiltondental10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Salvadoran, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 11th St NW, between N L St & N M St, Washington DC, DC 20001-4354
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-789-4110
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