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Tortilla Cafe

$Latin, , Mexican
210 7th St SE, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20003-4300
+1 202-547-5700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (51 reviews)
“plantains” (16 reviews)
“pork” (26 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Salvadoran, Vegetarian Friendly
210 7th St SE, Ste 100, Washington DC, DC 20003-4300
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I travel, I try to find some of the places that I've seen on the Food Network or Cooking Channel. This was one of those places. It's a lot smaller than I was expecting and it could use some freshening up, but the food...More

Thank munseahawk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Big tamales, great chicken. Plantains excellent , blck beans ok. Refried tasted a little burnt. Very good overall

Thank TGOF
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is so favorable. It is very causal with plastic plates but the food is some of the best hispanic food I have had.

Thank ahucek
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Any time I get a chance, I search out places that have been on Triple-D as I have never been disappointed. Met a friend for lunch and we enjoyed ourselves. They have quite the menu which makes it tough to decide when you only get...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is one of the best places I have been to in DC. It is quick, causal service but the food is amazing. I go here every week for lunch!

Thank AlexisH1344
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Really good. Super friendly staff and yummy food. We had tamales, pupusas, and the chicken sandwich. Everything was very good. This is an excellent place with kids—lots of kid friendly items. The price point was a welcomed surprise.

Thank teachhistory
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Searched this place out after seeing it on DDD(like most folks). This is not what we expected from a restaurant, we felt like we were at a fast food restaurant, hurry up and order. The floor was filthy and garbage was full. We ordered and...More

Thank Matt T
Reviewed April 8, 2018

To begin, I love Tortilla Cafe. Going there makes me feel like a smart traveler, someone in the know, no longer a DC novice. Eating at Tortilla Cafe breaks one of my friend's smartest rules, "Fast, Good, and Cheap, pick two." The food arrives quickly...More

1  Thank bobU8601WK
Reviewed January 2, 2018

It was where we went to dinner our first night. Very good and the service was excellent too. The chips and salsa were great.

1  Thank kastbrown
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

My mom and I took the metro to find this place based on Trip Advisor's suggestion. It definitely had a mom and pop feel to it and seemed to be a restaurant that the locals liked. We tried the Pupusa and Sweet corn tamales served...More

1  Thank Rachel H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Latin, Central American, Mexican, Salvadoran, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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