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For 2
7:00 PM
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Booked 35 times today

El Centro D.F. on 14th Street

1155 reviews
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$30 and under
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Internationally acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval combines traditional culinary techniques with fresh, high quality ingredients to create authentic Mexican comfort food at El Centro D.F. Designed to reflect the bustling street shops and colorful rituals of everyday life in Mexico, the restaurant is comprised of three distinct dining spaces all under one roof. The Taqueria features a casual atmosphere where a lively open kitchen serves authentic favorites. The Tequileria allows guests to dine or lounge as mixologists craft Latin cocktails from 200 Tequilas & Mezcals. Along the rooftop guests raise a glass at two open-air bars. Warm, Latin-inspired service and welcoming hospitality will round out your experience.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Mexican, Comfort Food, Contemporary Mexican
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Hours of operation
Monday through Sunday
3:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00pm - 2:00am
Friday - Saturday: 11:00pm - 3:00am

Monday - Friday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm Siesta and Full Menu available
Saturday & Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm Full Menu available

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Two Hour Time limit per table

3:00pm - 7:00pm Monday through Friday (only available at the bar or the front section)
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Phone number
(202) 328-3131
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Richard Sandoval
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Cross street
Swann St, NW
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Parking details
Only Street Parking
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Public transit
U Street Metro Stop and all 14th Street bus lines.
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All Night Happy Hour
Every Monday, 3pm-close

Taco Takedown Tuesday
$2 Taco specials all day, every Tuesday

Latin Thursdays
10 PM-2 AM | Every Thursday in the Tequileria Lounge
Salsa / Merengue / Bachata / Top 40 / Samba / and more
No cover | Dress to impress!
Rooftop HH Drinks 10pm-11pm
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Special events & promotions
Please contact Nora Bankert at to book your table. We'll help you select times and menus just right for your gathering. We look forward to hearing from you!
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine