And the Winner is…Fish Tacos.

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Nation’s Restaurant News (consider them the Variety of the food service industry) has come out with a report that 2010 was the year of the fish taco. In a study done by Technomic, a research group out of Chicago, they found that the number of fish tacos on menus around the country rose 22.5% in the first half of 2010, compared to 2009. Now, Restaurant News points to fine establishments such as Long John Silvers and California Pizza Kitchen as new fish taco purveyors, but that’s not my scene. Here are some of my favorite places in D.C. to celebrate the Year of the Fish Taco:

  • Surfside – I’ve been over it before, the tacos here are the best.
  • Tacqueria National – This may be some of the most stressful ordering in town, but well worth it.
  • Tacqueria PoblanoIf I’m willing to go to Virginia for tacos, you know they’re good.
  • Oyamel – A little pricier, but Jose Andres does a great version here.

Where do you get your favorite fish tacos?

Ashley Messick

Ashley is a born and bred Washingtonian who left for college but came running back to the District as fast as her little legs could carry her. By day she is a Capitol Hill brat, but by night she is a lean, mean, eating machine. It’s her goal in life to steal Anthony Bourdain’s job…by whatever means necessary. Contact her at Ashley (at) welovedc (dot) com or follow her on Twitter.

5 thoughts on “And the Winner is…Fish Tacos.

  1. El Ranchero in Arlington is the only place I’ve had fish tacos in the area. I need to branch out, but they were pretty good!

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  3. Tackle Box in Georgetown – Wednesdays are half price fish tacos – that means THREE for 6 bucks!