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Mixtec - CLOSED

1792 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2805
+1 202-332-1011
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good50%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
19 Sep 2013
“Holy Mole!”
13 Mar 2013
“Since 1978 and oh! so good.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1792 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2805
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

This might not be fancy plush and delicate but the food is authentic! It is even more delicious. We gorged ourselves and had to struggle to get up to leave because it was just sooooo good. Excellent on the pours too. Gonna make this a...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Mixtec has been in Adams Morgan before the area was hip. It has seen many other restaurants come and go but the authenticity of its food keep bringing old customers and new ones all the time. We have been there several times but I just...More

Thank GloriaSilvestre
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Mixtec is one of my top two favorite Mexican restaurants in Washington, DC. The other is Rosa Mexicana, which expanded from New York City. It is not Tex Mex, but authentic home cooked Mexican food. I have not yet discovered a Mexican restaurant as good...More

Thank ks1960
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Wonderful Oaxacan mole. Very solid Mexican staples. Proprietor is extremely friendly and welcoming. Low key decor. Prices somewhat high for the setting (but not for the quality of the food). Right in the Center of Adams Morgan, near the corner of Columbia Road, 18th Street...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 28 December 2012

Decent Mexican food. They stay loyal to authentic Mexican recipes, but quality is only okay. Plato Maya is decent (pork chops, pork taco, guacamole, refried beans, rice) but the Mexican rice served with it is mediocre at best. The tres leches is tasty, but nothing...More

Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 26 December 2012

I've been going to this restaurant most of my life- over thirty years. In all that time, have always had a good to great meal. My favorite is the Enchiladas Suizas. Its a great place for two or ten people. Its accomodating, warm, and authentic.

Thank RakelG
Reviewed 15 November 2012

Completely unassuming, ma and pa operation in Adams Morgan. Food tastes great, prices are reasonable, menu has good range, the folks are kindly and welcoming. Highly recommended.

Thank Burnabonian57
Reviewed 17 May 2012

This is not a Tex-Mex restaurant. It is a Mexican restaurant. It is not trendy or cute. It is bare-bones. Nothing but the most tasty, delicious home-cooked food is served here. I've eaten a wide variety off the extensive menu and never had anything that...More

Thank SteverinoJH
Reviewed 3 January 2012

Popped in for a quick lunch, we were hungry so anything would have been good. Food was solid not special. I had the beef torta which was only ok - the tortillas were better. Service was average - my wife got the wrong thing but...More

Thank kellyenz
Reviewed 27 March 2010

I love this place and am never disappointed each time I go here. Really good food, cooked well. Nice, simple atmosphere. I'd really recommend it!

Thank beeg84
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1792 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2805
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-332-1011
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