For a Mexican meal that’ll leave you beyond satisfied, order extra chips at one of these restaurants with great guacamole.
Don’t forget to add a side of chips and guac to your order at this takeout-centric spot in Falls Church, where Chef Victor Albisu makes the classic dish with grilled avocados ($3.50).
Extra chips are on the house at this high-end Penn Quarter Mexican, where servers mash avocados tableside with green tomatillo, serrano chiles, and crumbled queso fresco ($13.50).
The guacamole at this Navy Yard spot infuses contemporary Mexican cuisine with modern flair. Stay traditional with a spicy citrus blend ($10) or order the guacamole de Jaiba to add jumbo lump crab and fresh corn into the mix ($12). The options thicken at dinner, when the fresh guacamole of the day appears on the menu ($11).
Guacamole gets a sweet or savory spin at this rustic taco specialist. Served alongside pico de gallo and a hot chile de arbol salsa, it can be ordered with grilled pineapple or crispy bacon mashed in ($9.95 for traditional, $11.95 with pineapple or bacon).