Carnitas Tacos, Fish Tacos, Mushroom Huarache. A selection of over 70 tequilas, highlighted by Patron, Don Julio, Cassamigos, Herradura and fresh fruit margaritas.
Private Parties: Distrito welcomes groups of all sizes. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
House Made Corn Tortilla. 3 Pieces
Burrito & Enchiladas Family Package
Comes with: Chopped Salad, Carnitas Burritos, Chipotle Braised Chicken Burritos, Vegetable Enchiladas with Chipotle Cream, Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce, Black Beans and Rice
Avocado, roasted jalapeño, cotija cheese
Consistently exceptional on all front. Delicious food, wonderful food and good value for the dollar.
Menu seems smaller and not as many entree choices. Food is great but very overpriced for portion size. Seating uncomfortable.
First time dining out as a family since COVID. The Distrito menu is much smaller than it used to be, but the food and drinks we had were delicious. I had the beef birria tacos and they were great. Hard to go wrong adding queso. We also had some tasty margaritas and ended the meal with churros. The food came out quickly and our waitress was a total professional, impressive given how short staffed most places are these days. Overall it was a great night out.
Haven't been here in many years. Not the same as remembered. Not as fancy, food quality not as good. Service was good.
Our waitress Robin was great! Very cute outdoor set up:)
the food and margaritas were so damn good. my kids loved the place.
First place to visit in University City when returning to campus!
I’m so glad we chose Distrito as the place to treat our son’s college friends to lunch before everyone headed home for a long break. The food was great and the service was quick, efficient and super friendly.
What a fun place to go - it has such a great atmosphere. Festive but not too loud. This is the first time we went during happy hour and they had a few really good choices for small plates that were both delicious and a good deal, along with their regular menu.The staff was very attentive and friendly. Will definitely be back.
Food was amazing. Wish I could remember the server name, she was awesome. Came to check on us several times, offered us drinks etc. Price was great for Taco Tuesday Happy Hour,
I like the new happy hour menu
Had to wait 30 minutes for a table after arriving on time for our reservation, waitress seemed stressed and the restaurant understaffed. Food and margaritas were delicious.
Great choice on the weekend to celebrate with friends!
Hands down the best nachos and margaritas around
Cute place filled with young people! Food was good and atmosphere nice!
My favorite place to with my husband or even with our kids ; very family friendly
Had a great time at Distrito- as always!! The food & drinks are great and come at such an affordable price. The restaurant was slightly more packed/noisy than usual, but that was expected since it was Valentine's Day. Overall good experience.
Overall, my experience was very good. Food was great and our waitress was so nice and efficient. I got to the restaurant about 20 minutes ahead of time as I was hosting a work function and wanted to order appetizers ahead of the rest of the groups arrivals. The hostess would not seat me until 50% of my party was there. I did not know the other members of my party prior to getting there, so I wanted to make things as seamless as possible (sometimes people can be hesistant to order apps, drinks, etc. so wanted to make it as comfortable as possible for them). I went to the bar and ordered a drink and went back to ask to be seated again (now, about 10 min ahead of time) and I really had to persuade her to seat me early so I could order apps. I was disappointed that on a night when they were not busy, they were really reluctant to accommodate my situation, even when we were spending a decent amount of money. Again, overall, things were fine, but this was one area i think Distrito could improve.
The Margaritas are the best. The waitress were very nice
amazing. our waiter was fantastic. margs are strong. love it.
Distrito is our go to Mexican spot. Good simple Tex/Mex at reasonable prices with a mix of Penn/Drexel students and locals.
We arrived about 10-15 minutes early and was able to get seated immediately although we did move to the bar which they made very easy. As soon as we were seated BOTH times we were greeted with professionalism. Drinks we made quick and our tacos came quick. This was the greatest restaurant experience I’ve ever had. The food was amazing and the drinks were amazing . The bar tender made sure cups of water stayed filled without us having to ask. I just loved it here ! I wish I could’ve sat in the swing seats but the bar was beautiful as well.
Worst service ever experienced in a Philly restaurant; our waitress completely ignored our table of 9 while attending to her other tables normally. We had the check for 45 minutes because she wouldn’t come back over to see if we needed help splitting the bill, and we had to get up and go searching for her because she wasn’t around. We asked for the manager to come over and he never did. The food was mediocre compared to the last time we all had been there, and overall would give it a 2/5 stars. Will not be back
Poor food. Poor service.
Good variety of menu options to share late lunch with friend: jicama salad, plantain, vegetable enchalada, beans with rice. Attentive service. Comfortable setting for an enjoyable afternoon.
Food was delicious but It should be noted somewhere that they do not seat guests upstairs after 8pm. Downstairs is a significantly more of a taco shop atmosphere.
Literally my favorite place to go with friends!
Excellent service and food. Was a little loud, hard to have a conversation. Great value!
The tacos are amazing, the margs-extra boozy, and the ambiance is also very cool.
The staff was very friendly. The food was delicious and the frozen margaritas are amazing!
Great service and good solid food.
Great food. Lots of items to share and also individual entrees. All delicious!
Reservations for Friday night. The first thing you notice as you walk in is a strong smell of bleach. My thoughts are what did they just clean up? Second thing I notice is that it’s pretty empty. It’s noisy but that’s coming from the bartender.
Like most Stephen Starr restaurants, they’re really nice when they first open but then slowly fall apart not very well maintained. The masks that decorate the wall look like they need a good cleaning at least a dusting.
Most of the food was OK. I like the corn. The fish taco tasted just a tad bit off.
I was here before and had a good memory of the place. Now, not so much. Can’t recommend. There are much better Mexican restaurants in the city. The small crowd on a Friday night tells a story of a restaurant thats not popular anymore.
Distrito used to be my first choice in Philadelphia for Mexican food. The quality has regressed and the service was just ok. The guacamole was bland and the salsa was watery. The atmosphere was very much like they didn’t want us there as there were empty tables and stacked chairs and in the past it was inviting and lively.
Really used to love this place, it had a great menu and food, but now its just average Mexican, with a smaller menu and lack luster preparation. The space is still cool and service is fine, but the food, which is why you go there, is past its day. Needs a do-over!
Best margaritas ever! Perfect happy hour spot - and dinner after you've had your fair share of the $5 margaritas. Highly recommend the al pastor tacos. Flavorful, juicy, tangy, delicious!
Food presentation and taste was outstanding. Excellent cucumber margarita. Our server, Sam, was attentive and knowledgeable about the entire menu so as to answer all of our questions. Building can amplify the energetic crowd, but I didn't find that to be a problem. Looking forward to our next visit.
While this restaurant is one of my favorites in University City for everyday dining, I also like it for celebrating with friends!
The service was fantastic, Emmanuel is a great guy who really knows how to make people feel welcome. We look forward to returning soon!
Distrito is a fun place to go with a family or a group of friends. Service was attentive and food was creative and served at the proper temperature with good spacing. We have dined there a number of times and would return.
You can order delivery directly from Distrito Taqueria using the Order Online button. Distrito Taqueria also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Distrito Taqueria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (215) 222-1657.
Distrito Taqueria is rated 4.4 stars by 3301 OpenTable diners.
Distrito Taqueria does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://garces.americommerce.com/.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.