2444 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20007
Neighborhood: Glover Park
Cuisines: Tex-Mex, South American, Mexican, American
Open daily 11 AM to midnight.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Price Range: Inexpensive
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Accepted
Guacamole; Nevis tacos (corn tortillas with grilled shrimp and pineapple-jalapeño salsa); grilled fish tacos with bean-and-corn salsa and lime sour cream; make-your-own salads with outstanding green-goddess or honey-peanut dressing; Acapulco quesadilla wi
Appetizers, $3.95 to $7.95; main courses, $7.95 to $18.95.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Why go: If the tropical colors and tiki-hut decor don’t lift your spirits, the cooking will. The roster of dishes at this monument to the beach shack is conventional—burritos, quesadillas, tacos. But chef/owner David Scribner brings to the party fresh ingredients and a level of refinement you’d associate with a white-tablecloth spot.
What to get: Guacamole; Nevis tacos (corn tortillas cradling succulent grilled shrimp and a knockout pineapple-jalapeño salsa); grilled fish tacos with bean-and-corn salsa, guacamole, and lime sour cream; make-your-own salads with outstanding green-goddess or honey-peanut dressing; Acapulco quesadilla with grilled chicken, cheese, and mushrooms.
Best for: Feeling better on a rainy day; keeping the party going on a sunny one.
Insider tip: Diners can call ahead for curbside service and have takeout orders delivered to their car.
Open Monday through Saturday for lunch and dinner, Sunday for brunch and dinner.
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