The food at El Centro won’t blow your mind - it’s simple Mexican food, and that’s fine. This spot is more about having a good time than eating food you’ll tell your grandkids about. For birthdays, group dinners, or Friday nights, the guacamole, enchiladas, margaritas, and rooftop to enjoy them all on will get the job done.
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Blues Alley is a hidden bar off of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown with live music almost every night of the week.
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Lauriol Plaza Restaurant
Lauriol doesn't serve the best Mexican food in Dupont, but as long as you know that, it's a fun spot to start a night out.
It gets crowded on the weekends, but El Rey is a reliable spot for after work drinks and Mexican food around U Street.
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The phenomenal tapas and fun times here might be the best example of what Jose Andres has done for DC eating.
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