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Surfside Dupont Opens With 24-7 Tacos

Mexican eats for the early-risers and all-nighters.
Blackened fish tacos from the Surfside truck (above) also pop up at the 24-7 Dupont location. Photograph by Kyle Gustafson.

It may not feel like outdoor taco-eating weather, but Surfside opens its 24-7 taco stand in Dupont today. The second brick-and-mortar branch of the Glover Park taqueria is takeout-only (there’s also a food truck), and will add delivery soon.

The menu is similar to the flagship location. Diners can pick from a variety of corn or flour tortillas filled with grilled rockfish, steak, shrimp, or chicken, as well as a few new combinations such as the Phuket, with teriyaki beef short ribs and sesame slaw; or the St. John, with roasted Brussels sprouts, squash, and toasted pumpkin seeds. A number of vegetarian options exist in every category, including quesadillas, burritos, and salads.

Anyone dropping by between 11 PM and 11 AM will find an abbreviated lineup of dishes with a few breakfast options, which can also serve to soak up the booze if you’re ordering after last call. Tortillas with scrambled eggs, bacon, hash browns, and cheddar at 3 AM on a Thursday? Coming right up.

Surfside Dupont. 1800 N St., NW; 202-466-1830. Always open.

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Anna Spiegel
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Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.