Finally, a Great D.C. Taco Spot?
Tacos El Chilango is now open off of U Street NW. If their food truck is indication, this is good news for D.C.'s lackluster taco scene. (The Arlington-based truck has five stars on Yelp with 169 reviews.)
The taco spot comes from Mexico City natives and brothers Jesus Santacruz and Juan Antonio. "Chilango" is slang for a person from Mexico City.
The menu has nine types of tacos, including three vegetarian varieties. The meat options include carne asada, chicken, al pastor, chorizo, beef tongue, and steak or chicken with sausage. All tacos cost $2.50 or $2.25. There's also a selection of aguas frescas and Mexican sodas.
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Tacos El Chilango, 1119 V St. NW; (202) 986-3030
Photo by Jessica Sidman