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Oct 12, 2010 07:06 AM

Jarritos in DC?

Tamarind Jarritos came up on another thread... thought I'd start a new topic on this, as it's pretty far afield of the topic of the other thread.

I just learned that Jarritos is a Mexican soda made without HFCS. Where is it available in DC? I'm especially interested in the tamarind flavor.

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  1. Any Mexican Tienda or Bodega, and some supermarkets carry Jarritos soda.

    Los Primos Mexican Grocery

    21703 Great Mills Rd
    , Lexington Park, MD 20653 United States
    38.263861, -76.457409
    (Address is approximate)
    (cross street: )
    (301) 862-7600 | reservations | website | menu | Coupon | More Info


    United States
    400 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20202

    1. I had mine at Surfside in Glover Park (wow, the fish tacos were kind of awesome and HUGE), but I've seen it around elsewhere...I would bet most places around Columbia Road/Mt Pleasant would have it. There's a market on Mt. Pleasant St. which should be a good source. Maybe even the Safeway on Columbia Road?

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      1. re: hamster

        I'll check that Safeway. I pop round there from time to time. Thanks!

      2. The Mexican govenmrent has adopted policies which favor using sugar instead of HFCS. Many sodas from Mexico are made with sugar. If you want to have a nice cold tamarindo, go to Taqueria El Charrito Caminante and get a goat taco - it was spectacular yesterday- with a Jarritos tamarindo.

        El Charrito Caminante
        2710 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201

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        1. re: Steve

          TECC has been on my list of places to try for a long time. I haven't made it there yet. So much food... so little time! :-)

        2. If you're looking for a place in DC, the small grocery markets and bigger Bestway on Mt Pleasant St sell Jarritos in all kinds of flavors, including tamarindo. I have bought them there several times just to have and for my Latino-themed get-togethers.

          1. I just have seen them at the Charrito Caminante in Clarendon, VA area.