Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at These Washington DC Mexican Restaurants

BY Blog Editor

Whether you plan on celebrating your Mexican heritage this Cinco de Mayo or you’re just looking for some authentic and delicious tacos, fajitas and enchiladas, you can find it all at the Mexican restaurants located near our Wray apartments.

This May 5, celebrate the holiday observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla at these eateries which will only take you take you a few minutes to get to from home. Or, enjoy Cinco de Mayo from the comfort of your Wray couch by ordering takeout or delivery!

El Sol Restaurante & Tequileria, located at 1227 11th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is 12 minutes from your Wray apartment, is a chef-driven Mexican restaurant that brings full-flavored traditional dishes and 60 types of tequila to a simple setting.

Opened in 2014, El Sol Restaurante & Tequileria serves authentic Mexican cuisine inspired by the heritage of Chef Alfredo Solis and his sister, Jessica. Born and raised in Mexico City, the duo moved to DC where they cut their teeth working in some of the city’s finest restaurants – advancing from dishwasher to executive chef positions.

The Well Dressed Burrito, located at 1220 19th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is seven minutes from your Wray apartment, is a compact space turning out classic Mexican fare to a huge regular following.

The Well Dressed Burrito is known for being one of the first Mexican carry-out restaurants in the DuPont Circle area, opening in 1986. Local customers know them as “the burrito place in the alley” because they are a little spot secretly located in an alley. This family run restaurant with loyal staff and overstuffed well-dressed burritos make them a must-visit to meet your Mexican cravings.

El Sol Restaurante & Tequileria

1227 11th St NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20001

(202) 815-4789

The Well Dressed Burrito

1220 19th St NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20036


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