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MXDC

4.7
1709 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican

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Casual
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We are open for dine-in!!! Reservations are encouraged.

Now offering take-out through:

https://mxdcrestaurant.square.site


MXDC Cocina Mexicana by Todd English offers Mexican cuisine with a modern touch. We're located on 14th St, a block from the White House and a short walk from the Washington Monument.
Our bar area is the perfect space for a happy hour with extensive cocktail and tequila menus.
The decor and ambiance makes MXDC the perfect destination for a romantic evening, a family dinner or to host your next private or corporate event.

Created by Todd English, MXDC's menu includes small plates, entrees, and family-style dishes. The menu offers traditional foods from various regions throughout Mexico. Taco options include Pork Belly; beer-battered Mahi Mahi; and Carne Asada. Other favorites include the Seven-Chile Lamb Shank, Tortilla Soup and our open-faced quesadillas.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1709 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good drinks, good food and good service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and even better margaritas!!!

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NussmanW
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WOW!!! It was amazing.

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zoidberg
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I left my credit card at the restaurant and the hostess called me immediately and was so kind when I came to pick it up :)

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

I ordered the Millionaire Margarita and was later told they didn’t have that so I changed my drink and ordered an appetizer which was taken to another table. My server got me a new appetizer and took care of my first drink to apologize for not having the one I ordered. The food was good on my end, my friend didn’t enjoy her food, but I’d return.

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AmyM
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!! We had the fajitas and they were hands down the best I’ve ever had.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waiter was very considerate of our needs. I would go there any day!

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AnnaR
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for lunch and business meetings! Staff is friendly and the menu is great.

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vipBigdaddy
Denver
145 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good guacamole, great drinks. excellent bronzino, tasty salmon-had a very nice meal with friends.

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vipNewfie
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good, service was attentive,

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Janet
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Host was not pleasant although we had reservations. Food was unique!

JJ
vipJJ1660
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Basic Mexican fare, but prepared with finest ingredients
The tastes are alive with freshness

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love MX DC. The food is so good and very filling. The decor could be updated.

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vipdms11
Washington DC
103 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you like Mexican food, you HAVE to go to MXDC. Great drinks, great service and an interesting twist on quesadillas, serving them open-face pizza-style.

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vipDionneL
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food

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vipArtGirl2
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

In town, visiting from California & MXDC had great reviews on Open Table & was close Tom our restaurant. Food was great. Service was a bit slow the first night we dined (ate lunch there a few days later) … but others did their best to help out.

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StephenF
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very good upscale Mexican food. It was very busy but the staff did a nice job of staying on top of things.

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vipArtGirl2
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

First night in DC & the reviews were favorable. Our dinner was great as were the cocktails. Our server was distracted by a larger party at a table next to us. Others did their best to chip in and serve us so all in all not a bad time.

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JulieM
Western NC
7 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Delicious, creative food. Tacos are out of this world so too the margaritas. Very busy and wait staff overburdened but friendly, helpful and courteous. Highly recommend to anyone visiting DC.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was fantastic, from the drinks to the food, we couldn’t have asked for a better experience.

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DrewW
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and food. Only drawback was no free chips and salsa - I feel like that’s a staple at any Mexican restaurant.

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MareW
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and cocktails were fantastic. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Minneapolis
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and cocktails were sublime. We were visiting DC for just 3 days and ate here twice. Highly recommend the Lobster and corn guac and the grapefruit paloma. Have already recommended a friend who is visiting the area to go here. It was delicious!

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Lizzie1314
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Really enjoyed this restaurant and would go back if visiting DC again.

The only downside was that we felt a little rushed by our server. When we ordered drinks and an appetizer, he seemed concerned that we wouldn’t be ordering more food and asked us if we’d be ordering dinner. It seemed like within 5 minutes of being there, he wanted our whole order for the night.

Other than that, the food and ambiance were great. We did mix and match tacos and all were delicious: mahi mahi, carne asada, pork belly and cochinita pibil. Also had guac, jicama salad, brussels (could have done without those) and fried ice cream churro. Drinks were also very good: spicy strawberry Paloma, grapefruit Paloma and mango margarita.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This is one of my favorite restaurants in DC. The food is good and the margaritas are even better! I highly recommend the branzino and roasted chicken dish with honey glaze sauce. This is a great spot to celebrate a special occasion or a night out into what town just because. There’s a parking garage around the corner so the restaurant is easily accessible. Give the restaurant a try!

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Thomas
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great restaurant that we found on a whim. The food was delicious and their selection of tequilas was phenomenal. We would definitely go back again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Husband’s birthday

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EricaP
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were delicious! I requested an outdoor table and it was ready when we arrived.

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StacyL
New England
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Boss was craving Mexican and boy did you deliver. Fantastic, fresh guacamole, great margaritas, and the meals were delicious! Our waitress was amazing, just the right mix of attentive and playful. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful happy hour menu and great food

DC
vipDanC
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I am the traveler that finds a place and sticks with it. It takes me a while to branch out but I have to say since my first visit, I have not looked back. The staff is no less quality than the food. I’ve taken several foodie clients to MX and they have all been equally impressed. I enjoy being loyal when the experience is balanced, quality/friendly staff, delicious food, great wine choices…. Give MXDC a try and you will be a regular too.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The place is cozy and elegant. The food is really tasty and the bar is definitely fun

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
10 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding!!

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vipCamilleB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Good food. Good service. Would recommend for pre dinner at Warner Theater

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PedroD
Miami
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and margaritas!! Tony was very nice and easily accommodated our larger group. Our sever Amy was also very nice and helped us with our food selections. Thanks MXDC!! We all had fun and will be coming back

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Good food, nice location, easy to get in and out

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food and service was great! The payment system was down so we waited about 30mins for a manager to come to our table. They did not make any customer service gestures and asked if they could write down our credit card number to run when their system came back. Wish they would’ve provided better customer service!

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vipDanB
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Felt rushed. Was there for only 15 minutes before they brought out our main courses. They forgot/skipped our appetizers. It’s like they were trying to get us in and out as fast as possible. Taco Bell is slower than they were. Didn’t realize we were going to a fast food restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, sat outside and enjoyed a quiet Friday evening with seriously good food and beverages. Thx MXDC, we’ll be back!

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Traveler
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!! Great choices on the menu. I really enjoyed the Pollo Rostizado. Will come back!!

FAQs

MXDC does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. MXDC also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 393-1900.

MXDC is rated 4.7 stars by 1709 OpenTable diners.

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.

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