Cheap Eats 2013: Taqueria la Placita
Quick reviews of ethnic cuisines you can experience for less than $25 a person, tax and tip included.
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Ann Limpert, Jessica Voelker, Anna Spiegel
Comments () | Published August 19, 2013
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Taqueria La Placita
Address: 5020 Edmonston Road, Hyattsville, MD 20781-2738
Phone: 301-277-4477
Neighborhood: Hyattsville
Cuisines: South American, Mexican
Opening Hours: Monday through Friday 6AM to 10 PM, Friday and Saturday 8 AM to midnight.
Kid Friendly: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Special Features:
Kid Friendly

If your idea of a taco is a crunchy yellow shell stuffed with underseasoned ground beef, then this roadside dive will come as a bracing corrective. Opt for the more interesting meats if you’re a fan of offal—on the somewhat conservative side, we love the pork leg—and don’t forget that proper taco construction involves more embellishment (with lime, radish, pickled onions, and jalapeños) than a Tim Gunn makeover.

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