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El Rinconcito/11th Street NW D.C.

Gee Dec 17, 2006 07:35 PM

I've seen several older posts on the Salvadorean place El Rinconcito in Columbia Heights. I'm curious whether the 11th St. resto of the same name is a branch or a separate establishment. I've been by it many times, living a few blocks away (it's just south of M Street).

Has anyone tried the one on 11th? Comments?

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    Steve RE: Gee Dec 18, 2006 02:02 AM

    The one in the 1300 block of Park Rd. in Columbia Heights is El Rinconcito Dos, the outpost of the first El Rinconcito near 11th and M. Dos is a nicer place, but the food is the same.

    The carne deshilada (order this with egg) is a great dish. The tamales are very good. Ceviche is serviceable, as are the papusas. After that, I don't think there's all that much to like, but that's enough.

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