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La Loma Mexican Restaurant

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316 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC
+1 202-548-2550
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After hours of marching around DC, La Loma was an oasis for eight hungry, yet elated resisters in pink hats. Like the streets around the Capital the restaurant was packed to overflowing. When marguerites, chips and salsa arrived promptly, we were overjoyed. Understandably,the food took some time to arrive but well worth the wait: warm, fresh and delicious. The atmosphere... More 

Thank Kathleen P. G
Melbourne, Florida
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were cold and hungry after the Women's March. We had to wait outside for a few minutes, then inside for about 10 more. However, with so many people on Capitol Hill and Mall area, Service was impressive. One friend ordered a fajita plate and said it was delicious. The other friend didn't care for Mexican food and ordered the... More 

Thank ChristineGExplores
Braddock Heights, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The truest form of Tex-Mex I have found in the D.C. metro area. Many restaurants claim to be Tex-Mex but La Loma is the real deal! The top shelf margaritas made with Patron are super!

Thank Ed S
Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Fairly priced, fresh Mexican food. Friendly service. Lovely margaritas + piñacoladas. Hope they start a business in Etten-Leur, the Netherlands real soon. I would bring all my friends. Especially at happy hour. (4:00 pm-7.00 pm)

Thank TravelDaan
Columbia, Missouri
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683 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Nice location on Capitol Hill, with a pleasant terrace for nice days. Selection and food is typical, not bad but nothing special.

Thank LMOverby
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Some of the worst Tex-Mex I've ever had. Restaurant seemed dirty overall. The queso was almost certainly just melted Velveeta. Fajitas were tough and flavorless. Honestly do yourself a favor and just don't go.

Thank Edward K
Greater London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Went while killing time before joining a tour at union station. Good service and food came quickly. It wasn't the best Mexican I've ever had (nachos grande and he had tacos supreme) but was tasty enough. Portions were too large but that seems to be the norm. I wouldn't rush back but it did the job: quick dinner convenient to... More 

Thank magillp
Arlington, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great for inexpensive, but tasty (and fast) Tex-Mex dishes. nothing really outstanding, but certainly above average quality (for what it is) at this charming little local restaurant. yup, it's on Cap Hill and you're likely to run into Senate staffers grabbing lunch or a margarita after a busy day. it's NOT high class Rosa Mexicana and it's NOT authentic Mexican... More 

Thank Edward D
Abington, PA
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Near to Union Station but far enough away from it to be fairly quiet. Ate outside on a warm December day with 3 friends. They ate burritos (seemed to like what they got) and my quesadillas were perfectly made. Chips brought to the table were good but not to die for (neither the salsa was over the top either but... More 

Thank Philip M
Stafford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Arrived at 9pm and asked if they were still serving. The sulky waitress came to us every couple of minutes asking for our order, giving us no time to read the menu and pointing out the kitchens were closing. This was precisely why I'd asked if they were still serving. If there were time constraints, she should have said no.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-548-2550

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?