6 DC Lunch Options Under $10


1. District Taco


5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA | 656 Pennsylvania AVE SE, Washington DC | 1309 F St NW, Washington DC
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In 2009, two neighbors got together over some homemade chips, salsa and guacamole and decided to launch District Taco as a food truck. District Taco has since grown and now operates multiple locations in and around Washington DC.

The mission is to serve quality Mexican (Yucatan style!) food that is fresh, simple and healthy. All of their food is made fresh daily from quality ingredients. They strive to limit their impact on the environment by serving in environmentally-friendly packaging where possible.

2. Amsterdam Falafelshop


2425 18th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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The Falafelshop Fantasy is waiting for you… top it! The falafel is amazing, but the staff really sets Amsterdam Falafelshop apart from the rest. The toppings and sauces are incredible, as well, and you should definitely try them all!

3. The Well Dressed Burrito


1220 19th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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This place is certainly no dive. A diamond in the rough, The Well Dressed Burrito is the perfect place to get a delicious, affordable meal. Their hot-sauce is spectacular! If you enjoy Mexican food, add this spot to your list of must-try’s.

4. Basil Thyme


A Street Near You, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
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Basil Thyme is a from-scratch Italian mobile eatery, specializing in 7 different kinds of lasagna! #1 Rated Truck on Yelp for Over a Year and twice named Top 50 in the USA! They wake up early and make the noodles that go into each dish. Whether it’s the Slow Roasted Pork/Spinach with Vodka sauce Lasagna (a fan fav) or their spin on Lobster Lasagna, eveything is made by hand – for your enjoyment.

5. Pho 14


4201 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008 | 1769 Columbia Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20009 | 1436 Park Road NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010
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A family-owned restaurant, the inspiration for Pho 14 came thanks to their Mom, who provided all of their traditional recipes. Visit one of their three locations or order delivery. Just remember to say “Xin chao” (hello in Vietnamese, pronounced “sin chow”). Try it out!

6. Horace & Dickie’s Seafood Carryout


809 12th st. NE, Washington, D.C. 20002 | 6912 4th st. NW, Washington, D.C. 20012
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Inspired by the everyday family cooking that they grew up with. They have been in business for more than 20 years and now have two locations. One in NE and the other in Takoma, DC. You will feel at home while savoring a great meal. Experience their famous Fish featured on Man vs. Food on the Travel Channel. Their friendly atmosphere and great food is surely what makes them one of the most popular places to eat in Washington D.C.

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