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The 12 Best Mexican Restaurants Near Adams Morgan, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

Fancy a fajita? How about a burrito? You will find the best Adams Morgan has to offer at these Mexican restaurants. We assessed top review sites and incorporated millions of diner and critic reviews for the best guac in Adams Morgan. With extensive mezcal and tequila menus and the best birria in Adams Morgan, a good time is guaranteed at these taquerias.

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El Tamarindo

Latin, $$, Adams MorganLatin, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Washington DC

    Trip 101, 2019
  • TimeOut, 2016

    The 15 best Mexican restaurants in DC

    TimeOut, 2016

The Blaguard

Mexican, $, Adams MorganMexican, $Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Super Tacos & Bakery

Mexican, $, Adams MorganMexican, $Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Johnny Pistolas

Mexican, $$, Adams MorganMexican, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2020

Los Compañeros

Mexican, Adams MorganMexicanWashington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Pica Taco

Mexican, $, Adams MorganMexican, $Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Los Cuates

Mexican, $$, Adams MorganMexican, $$Washington, Adams Morgan
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Espita

Mexican, $$, Logan CircleMexican, $$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Mexican spots in Washington

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in DC

    Thrillist, 2022

Taqueria Xochi

Mexican, $$, ShawMexican, $$Washington, Shaw
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in DC

    Thrillist, 2022

Maiz 64

Mexican, $$$, Logan CircleMexican, $$$Washington, Logan Circle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Chucho

Mexican, $, Columbia HeightsMexican, $Washington, Columbia Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Mexican Restaurants in DC

    Thrillist, 2022
  • TimeOut, 2017

    The 14 best tacos in DC

    TimeOut, 2017

Surfside Taco Stand

Mexican, $, Dupont CircleMexican, $Washington, Dupont Circle
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2019

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Washington DC

    Trip 101, 2019

How did we curate these results?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Mexican restaurants in Adams Morgan. We analyzed 16302 Washington restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Washington restaurant reviews, and 518 lists and articles – looking closely at what Hoodline and Trip 101 had to say – and applied our boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Hoodline - Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar? and Trip 101 - 10 Mexican Restaurants In Washington DC. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

The Blaguard, Taqueria Al Lado, and Super Tacos & Bakery are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants that serve breakfast in Adams Morgan.

The Blaguard, Taqueria Al Lado, and Super Tacos & Bakery are some of the highest-rated late-night Mexican spots in Adams Morgan.

There are 10 Mexican restaurants in Adams Morgan.

The Blaguard, Taqueria Al Lado, and Super Tacos & Bakery are the highest-rated Mexican restaurants for take-out in Adams Morgan.

Taqueria Al Lado and El Tamarindo are the highest-rated vegan-friendly Mexican restaurants in Adams Morgan.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair beef burrito with ESB

    For an elevated experience, pair your beef burrito with ESB. This combination works particularly well because this beer balances fatty flavours.


  • A next-level match for cheesy chicken and rice burrito

    Experts often pair cheesy chicken and rice burrito with a glass of Indian Pale Ale, a popular beer.

  • Pair Pale Ale with bean, cheese, rice burrito

    Experts would recommend a beer as a pairing to your bean, cheese, rice burrito, specifically Pale Ale because it cuts through richness.

Fun facts

  • A popular dish

    Certain dishes are so iconic that they can become a part of a country’s identity. In Mexico, mole is recognized as one of the most popular national dishes.

  • A traditional drink of Mexico

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

  • fish taco history

    The next time you bite into a deliciousfish taco remember to thank Mexico who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking in the area

Getting a good parking spot in Adams Morgan can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mexican spot.

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