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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Taqueria Habanero

  • 3710 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20010, United States
  • 10 - 30 USD • Mexican
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MICHELIN Guide 2020

Taqueria Habanero

  • 3710 14th St. NW, Washington, D.C., 20010, United States
  • 10 - 30 USD • Mexican
MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Walk by the kitchen at this Columbia Heights Puebla-inspired restaurant and you'll see a chef forming corn masa into tortillas and cooking them on the griddle. It's the attention to detail that makes this Mexican spot a neighborhood favorite. The menu may be concise, but every dish is made fresh and with great care. Even the green salsa that hits the table as soon as you take your seat is a standout. Start with the tacos—lighter than traditional tortillas—typically layered with crispy-edged, juicy barbacoa and red chili oil-flavored chorizo. Follow that up with the regional specialty—mole poblano with tender chicken and a slightly sweet, slightly kicky Puebla-style sauce. Good news for suburban dwellers—there is a sister location in Maryland.

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  • = Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value
  • ò Comfortable

Facilities & Services

  • T Air conditioning
  • Ä New establishment in the guide
  • E Establishment totally or partly reserved for non-smokers

Information

+1 202-722-7700
Opening hours
Open lunch & dinner daily

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