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 RESA 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 RESA couch by ordering takeout or delivery!
Taqueria Las Gemelas, located at 1280 4th St NE, Washington, D.C., allows you to get a workout in before your visit since it’s only a 15 minute walk from your RESA apartment. It’s the newest passion project from the company behind the beloved Oaxacan hotspot, Espita, and its popular ghost kitchen, Ghostburger.
Taqueria Las Gemelas is a fast fancy temple of masa complete with tacos, quesadillas, and tlayudas built upon fresh heirloom corn tortillas made by Yesenia Neri Diaz and her team. Stop by to sip a casual margarita (or two) on their sunny sidewalk café or grab some of their pantry staples, like moles, salsas or tortillas to cook with at home.
Oyamel Cocina Mexicana, located at 401 7th St NW, Washington, D.C. which is right around the corner from your RESA apartment at only seven minutes away, is a lively, upscale spot with creative Mexican tapas and street food, plus a lengthy cocktail and wine menu.
At Oyamel, José Andrés and his team combine Mexico’s rich regional diversity with the vibrant urban atmosphere of Mexico City. The liveliness of the dining room is matched by the creativity of the menu and cocktail list, featuring antojitos—Mexican small plates—ceviches and tacos, plus unique margaritas, and an impressive array of wine, tequila and mezcal.
1280 4th St NE, Washington, D.C., DC 20002
401 7th St NW, Washington, D.C., DC 20004